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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 105 104 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.11% 8.92% 4.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.61% 35.74% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £254 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
343 291 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.49% 24.96% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 138 60
Average daily rate £364 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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 20 October 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.

1 125 (70.62%) C#
2 94 (53.11%) SQL Server
3 87 (49.15%) ASP.NET
4 60 (33.90%) JavaScript
5 54 (30.51%) HTML
6 52 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (27.68%) CSS
7 49 (27.68%) MVC
8 48 (27.12%) SQL
8 48 (27.12%) SharePoint
9 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
10 42 (23.73%) Finance
10 42 (23.73%) jQuery
11 35 (19.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (18.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (15.82%) XML
14 27 (15.25%) .NET Framework
15 26 (14.69%) WinForms
16 24 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
17 22 (12.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 21 (11.86%) WCF
18 21 (11.86%) CMS
19 19 (10.73%) WPF
19 19 (10.73%) Web Services
19 19 (10.73%) Windows
19 19 (10.73%) User Experience
20 18 (10.17%) T-SQL
20 18 (10.17%) Visual Studio
20 18 (10.17%) JSON
21 17 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 48 (27.12%) SharePoint
2 24 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (11.86%) CMS
4 13 (7.34%) IIS
5 11 (6.21%) Lync
6 9 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.82%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.82%) Sitefinity
7 5 (2.82%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.69%) Apache
8 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.69%) TeamSite
8 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.69%) Node.js
8 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.56%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Kentico
9 1 (0.56%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 9 (5.08%) MS Office
1 9 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.39%) Intranet
2 5 (2.82%) Internet
3 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (53.11%) SQL Server
2 35 (19.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (12.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.82%) MySQL
9 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.56%) MS Access
12 1 (0.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.52%) Subversion
4 7 (3.95%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.69%) HttpUnit
7 3 (1.69%) JMeter
7 3 (1.69%) JUnit
7 3 (1.69%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.56%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.56%) CMake
9 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.56%) T4 Templates
General
1 42 (23.73%) Finance
2 7 (3.95%) Banking
3 3 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Games
4 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 145 (81.92%) Developer
2 69 (38.98%) .NET Developer
3 20 (11.30%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (10.17%) C# Developer
5 16 (9.04%) Lead Developer
6 14 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.95%) ScrumMaster
11 6 (3.39%) Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.82%) Architect
13 4 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.26%) Programmer
13 4 (2.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (49.15%) ASP.NET
2 54 (30.51%) HTML
3 49 (27.68%) CSS
4 42 (23.73%) jQuery
5 32 (18.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (15.82%) XML
7 27 (15.25%) .NET Framework
8 26 (14.69%) WinForms
9 21 (11.86%) WCF
10 19 (10.73%) WPF
10 19 (10.73%) Web Services
11 18 (10.17%) JSON
12 16 (9.04%) HTML5
13 13 (7.34%) RESTful
13 13 (7.34%) SOAP
14 12 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (6.21%) CSS3
16 8 (4.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (4.52%) AngularJS
16 8 (4.52%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.73%) User Experience
2 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.39%) Open Source
4 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.69%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.13%) Clustering
6 2 (1.13%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) Informatics
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) DataPower
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) RIA
7 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.73%) Windows
2 13 (7.34%) Android
2 13 (7.34%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.26%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.56%) Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.68%) MVC
3 17 (9.60%) Scrum
4 15 (8.47%) TDD
5 12 (6.78%) Web Development
6 10 (5.65%) Coaching
7 8 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (4.52%) Software Engineering
7 8 (4.52%) CRM
8 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.95%) Android Development
9 6 (3.39%) OO
10 5 (2.82%) SOA
10 5 (2.82%) Business Analysis
10 5 (2.82%) Automated Testing
10 5 (2.82%) Migration
10 5 (2.82%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.82%) Multithreading
10 5 (2.82%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (70.62%) C#
2 60 (33.90%) JavaScript
3 48 (27.12%) SQL
4 18 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.04%) VBA
6 13 (7.34%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.08%) Java
8 7 (3.95%) VBScript
9 5 (2.82%) PHP
10 4 (2.26%) C++
11 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.69%) Perl
11 3 (1.69%) VB
11 3 (1.69%) VB6
11 3 (1.69%) Ruby
11 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Python
12 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.13%) MCSE
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.13%) MCTS
3 2 (1.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (7.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle
3 4 (2.26%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.69%) Google
4 3 (1.69%) HP
5 2 (1.13%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Ektron
6 1 (0.56%) Tableau
6 1 (0.56%) Citrix
6 1 (0.56%) CA
6 1 (0.56%) Apple
6 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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