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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 94 78 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.80% 6.92% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.92% 31.71% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 26
Average daily rate
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£334 £338 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £249 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
304 246 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.23% 21.83% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 114 60
Average daily rate £375 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 115 (70.55%) C#
2 79 (48.47%) SQL Server
3 76 (46.63%) ASP.NET
4 60 (36.81%) JavaScript
5 49 (30.06%) SQL
6 47 (28.83%) HTML
6 47 (28.83%) MVC
7 46 (28.22%) SharePoint
8 44 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (24.54%) CSS
10 38 (23.31%) jQuery
11 35 (21.47%) Finance
11 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
12 30 (18.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (15.95%) .NET Framework
13 26 (15.95%) XML
14 25 (15.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (15.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 22 (13.50%) Visual Studio
16 21 (12.88%) Windows
17 19 (11.66%) WCF
17 19 (11.66%) Web Services
18 18 (11.04%) HTML5
19 17 (10.43%) User Experience
19 17 (10.43%) CMS
19 17 (10.43%) JSON
20 16 (9.82%) WinForms
20 16 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 15 (9.20%) VBA
21 15 (9.20%) PowerShell

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (28.22%) SharePoint
2 25 (15.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (10.43%) CMS
4 14 (8.59%) IIS
5 11 (6.75%) Lync
6 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.07%) Sitefinity
7 5 (3.07%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.45%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.84%) Node.js
9 3 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.84%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.84%) TeamSite
10 2 (1.23%) CICS
11 1 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.61%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.61%) Kentico
11 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.61%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Office
2 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.61%) assyst
2 1 (0.61%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) Intranet
2 3 (1.84%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (48.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.84%) MySQL
11 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (13.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.52%) Mercurial
4 8 (4.91%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.29%) Subversion
6 5 (3.07%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.45%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.84%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.23%) NCrunch
10 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.61%) Moq
10 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.61%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.61%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.61%) CMake
General
1 35 (21.47%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Banking
3 3 (1.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 132 (80.98%) Developer
2 57 (34.97%) .NET Developer
3 21 (12.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 16 (9.82%) Lead Developer
5 13 (7.98%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.36%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.36%) C# Developer
7 8 (4.91%) Web Developer
7 8 (4.91%) Applications Support
7 8 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.29%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (4.29%) Architect
9 6 (3.68%) Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.68%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.07%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.45%) Programmer
11 4 (2.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (46.63%) ASP.NET
2 47 (28.83%) HTML
3 40 (24.54%) CSS
4 38 (23.31%) jQuery
5 26 (15.95%) .NET Framework
5 26 (15.95%) XML
6 25 (15.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (11.66%) WCF
7 19 (11.66%) Web Services
8 18 (11.04%) HTML5
9 17 (10.43%) JSON
10 16 (9.82%) WinForms
10 16 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (7.98%) CSS3
12 12 (7.36%) WPF
13 11 (6.75%) RESTful
13 11 (6.75%) SOAP
14 10 (6.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (4.91%) AngularJS
16 7 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) User Experience
2 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.45%) Open Source
4 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.23%) Clustering
5 2 (1.23%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.61%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.61%) Informatics
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.61%) RIA
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) DataPower
6 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Windows
2 8 (4.91%) Android
2 8 (4.91%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.45%) Linux
4 3 (1.84%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.83%) MVC
2 44 (26.99%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (8.59%) TDD
3 14 (8.59%) Scrum
4 10 (6.13%) Coaching
4 10 (6.13%) Web Development
5 9 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.91%) Software Engineering
7 6 (3.68%) OOP
7 6 (3.68%) Unit Testing
7 6 (3.68%) Automated Testing
7 6 (3.68%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.68%) Android Development
8 5 (3.07%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.07%) Migration
8 5 (3.07%) CRM
8 5 (3.07%) SOA
9 4 (2.45%) EAI
9 4 (2.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 115 (70.55%) C#
2 60 (36.81%) JavaScript
3 49 (30.06%) SQL
4 15 (9.20%) VBA
4 15 (9.20%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.59%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.52%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.52%) Java
7 4 (2.45%) C++
7 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.45%) VBScript
8 3 (1.84%) PHP
9 2 (1.23%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) VB
9 2 (1.23%) VB6
10 1 (0.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (5.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.23%) MCSE
4 2 (1.23%) MCTS
4 2 (1.23%) MCITP
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.75%) Oracle
3 4 (2.45%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.84%) Google
4 3 (1.84%) HP
4 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.23%) Twitter
5 2 (1.23%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.61%) Tableau
6 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.61%) CA
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) Sybase
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