The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 33 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 64 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.51% 6.03% 5.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.80% 30.60% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 60 27
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £451 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
381 268 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.85% 19.72% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 149 143
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 81 (58.27%) C#
2 67 (48.20%) SQL Server
3 66 (47.48%) ASP.NET
4 48 (34.53%) MVC
5 44 (31.65%) SQL
6 43 (30.94%) jQuery
7 42 (30.22%) CSS
8 41 (29.50%) .NET Framework
9 39 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (27.34%) JavaScript
11 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
12 34 (24.46%) HTML
13 31 (22.30%) Finance
14 29 (20.86%) AngularJS
15 27 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (18.71%) T-SQL
17 21 (15.11%) Entity Framework
18 20 (14.39%) User Experience
18 20 (14.39%) HTML5
18 20 (14.39%) Investment Management
18 20 (14.39%) Web Services
19 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (13.67%) CSS3
20 18 (12.95%) Windows
20 18 (12.95%) Java
21 17 (12.23%) Scrum
22 15 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
23 14 (10.07%) Open Source
23 14 (10.07%) Asset Management
23 14 (10.07%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.07%) IIS
2 13 (9.35%) ArcGIS
2 13 (9.35%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.91%) NServiceBus
4 6 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.44%) CMS
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.72%) Captiva
7 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Markit EDM
2 9 (6.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (3.60%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.44%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) GitHub
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (48.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.35%) GIS
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.16%) MS Access
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) dBASE
8 1 (0.72%) DTS
8 1 (0.72%) Informix
8 1 (0.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.60%) NUnit
4 4 (2.88%) Selenium
4 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.16%) git-flow
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.44%) Appium
6 2 (1.44%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.72%) Grunt
7 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.72%) YouTrack
General
1 31 (22.30%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Banking
3 3 (2.16%) Publishing
4 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) German Language
5 1 (0.72%) Local Government
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (71.22%) Developer
2 47 (33.81%) .NET Developer
3 23 (16.55%) C# Developer
4 21 (15.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (10.79%) Web Developer
6 14 (10.07%) Software Developer
7 13 (9.35%) GIS Developer
8 12 (8.63%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (8.63%) Architect
9 10 (7.19%) .NET Web Developer
9 10 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (5.76%) Angular Developer
11 8 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.76%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.04%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (4.32%) Analyst
13 6 (4.32%) BizTalk Developer
14 5 (3.60%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (47.48%) ASP.NET
2 43 (30.94%) jQuery
3 42 (30.22%) CSS
4 41 (29.50%) .NET Framework
5 34 (24.46%) HTML
6 29 (20.86%) AngularJS
7 27 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (15.11%) Entity Framework
9 20 (14.39%) HTML5
9 20 (14.39%) Web Services
10 19 (13.67%) CSS3
11 13 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (9.35%) Dojo
12 12 (8.63%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (7.91%) MSMQ
14 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (5.76%) WCF
16 7 (5.04%) Middleware
17 6 (4.32%) LINQ
17 6 (4.32%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) User Experience
2 5 (3.60%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.16%) VLE
4 2 (1.44%) CMDB
4 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.44%) Statistics
5 1 (0.72%) Economics
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.95%) Windows
2 7 (5.04%) Windows Server
2 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.16%) Android
4 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.53%) MVC
2 39 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.39%) Investment Management
4 17 (12.23%) Scrum
5 14 (10.07%) Asset Management
5 14 (10.07%) Open Source
6 13 (9.35%) Data Analysis
6 13 (9.35%) Web Development
7 11 (7.91%) OO
7 11 (7.91%) SDLC
8 10 (7.19%) ETL
9 8 (5.76%) Data Management
9 8 (5.76%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.04%) SOA
10 7 (5.04%) Workflow
11 6 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.32%) DevOps
11 6 (4.32%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.32%) SOLID
11 6 (4.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (58.27%) C#
2 44 (31.65%) SQL
3 38 (27.34%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.71%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.95%) Java
6 12 (8.63%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.88%) VB
10 3 (2.16%) VB6
11 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.44%) VBA
12 1 (0.72%) C
12 1 (0.72%) C++
12 1 (0.72%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.60%) Degree
3 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) MiFID
2 3 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.19%) Oracle
3 5 (3.60%) Ab Initio
4 4 (2.88%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.16%) HP
5 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.44%) FactSet
6 2 (1.44%) IBM
6 2 (1.44%) VMware
7 1 (0.72%) Avaya
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco
7 1 (0.72%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.72%) PayPal
7 1 (0.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) Sybase
7 1 (0.72%) Telerik
7 1 (0.72%) Veeam
7 1 (0.72%) Xamarin