The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 83 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.48% 5.38% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.38% 28.95% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £222 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £347 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
355 190 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 18.59% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 76 52
Average daily rate £400 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
.NET
Scotland

.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 28 July 2014.

.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 28 July 2014, 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.

1 105 (73.43%) C#
2 67 (46.85%) ASP.NET
3 61 (42.66%) SQL Server
4 55 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 47 (32.87%) HTML
5 47 (32.87%) SQL
6 42 (29.37%) MVC
7 38 (26.57%) CSS
8 36 (25.17%) jQuery
9 33 (23.08%) Finance
10 32 (22.38%) SharePoint
11 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
12 25 (17.48%) XML
13 24 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (16.78%) .NET Framework
14 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (11.89%) Windows
16 17 (11.89%) Visual Studio
16 17 (11.89%) CMS
17 16 (11.19%) SharePoint 2013
18 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (10.49%) Web Services
18 15 (10.49%) WCF
19 14 (9.79%) TDD
19 14 (9.79%) HTML5
20 13 (9.09%) Unit Testing
20 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
21 12 (8.39%) VBA
21 12 (8.39%) Scrum

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 32 (22.38%) SharePoint
2 17 (11.89%) CMS
3 16 (11.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (6.29%) IIS
5 6 (4.20%) Sitefinity
5 6 (4.20%) Lync
6 4 (2.80%) Node.js
6 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.10%) TeamSite
7 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.10%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.40%) CICS
8 2 (1.40%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) MS Office
2 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) Intranet
2 3 (2.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (42.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.40%) MySQL
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.70%) MS Access
10 1 (0.70%) DB2
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.59%) Mercurial
3 8 (5.59%) Subversion
4 5 (3.50%) CruiseControl
4 5 (3.50%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.80%) NUnit
6 3 (2.10%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.40%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.70%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.70%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.70%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.70%) CMake
8 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.70%) MSTest
General
1 33 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.10%) Advertising
4 1 (0.70%) Front Office
4 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.70%) Billing
4 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (80.42%) Developer
2 42 (29.37%) .NET Developer
3 17 (11.89%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (10.49%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.99%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.99%) Lead Developer
7 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.59%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.90%) ScrumMaster
10 6 (4.20%) Architect
10 6 (4.20%) Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.50%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (2.80%) Designer
12 4 (2.80%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (46.85%) ASP.NET
2 47 (32.87%) HTML
3 38 (26.57%) CSS
4 36 (25.17%) jQuery
5 25 (17.48%) XML
6 24 (16.78%) .NET Framework
6 24 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (10.49%) WCF
7 15 (10.49%) Web Services
7 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (9.79%) HTML5
9 11 (7.69%) JSON
9 11 (7.69%) CSS3
10 10 (6.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (6.29%) WPF
12 8 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.90%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.90%) XSLT
13 7 (4.90%) WinForms
14 6 (4.20%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.10%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.10%) Open Source
2 3 (2.10%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.70%) Health Informatics
3 1 (0.70%) FMCG
3 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.70%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.89%) Windows
2 6 (4.20%) Android
2 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.80%) Linux
4 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) MVC
2 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.79%) TDD
4 13 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 12 (8.39%) Scrum
6 11 (7.69%) Web Development
7 10 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.20%) Workflow
9 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.20%) OOP
10 5 (3.50%) EAI
10 5 (3.50%) SOA
10 5 (3.50%) Migration
10 5 (3.50%) Android Development
11 4 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.80%) ETL
11 4 (2.80%) Data Modelling
11 4 (2.80%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (73.43%) C#
2 55 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 47 (32.87%) SQL
4 13 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.39%) VBA
6 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.59%) Java
8 7 (4.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.80%) VB
9 4 (2.80%) C++
10 3 (2.10%) PHP
10 3 (2.10%) VB6
11 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.70%) VBScript
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.90%) Oracle
3 4 (2.80%) Twitter
4 3 (2.10%) HP
4 3 (2.10%) Google
4 3 (2.10%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.40%) Adobe
5 2 (1.40%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.70%) Tableau
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) Sybase
6 1 (0.70%) Apple
6 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.70%) Kofax
6 1 (0.70%) Telerik
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £350 per annum + DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 27 days ago