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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 45 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 50 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.00% 6.29% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.72% 23.96% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £237 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £435 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
299 313 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.96% 26.24% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 183 87
Average daily rate £360 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

.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 27 August 2015.

.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 27 August 2015, 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 76 (56.30%) C#
2 71 (52.59%) ASP.NET
3 66 (48.89%) SQL Server
4 49 (36.30%) SQL
5 48 (35.56%) MVC
6 47 (34.81%) HTML
7 44 (32.59%) JavaScript
8 35 (25.93%) CSS
8 35 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (21.48%) Finance
10 28 (20.74%) Microsoft
11 27 (20.00%) jQuery
12 26 (19.26%) .NET Framework
13 24 (17.78%) Windows
14 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (14.81%) HTML5
15 20 (14.81%) SharePoint
16 19 (14.07%) T-SQL
17 17 (12.59%) XML
18 16 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (11.85%) SDLC
19 15 (11.11%) Java
20 14 (10.37%) Visual Studio
20 14 (10.37%) Asset Management
21 13 (9.63%) Ajax
21 13 (9.63%) VB.NET
21 13 (9.63%) Scrum
21 13 (9.63%) SharePoint 2013
22 12 (8.89%) AngularJS
22 12 (8.89%) Banking

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 20 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (6.67%) IIS
4 5 (3.70%) Lync
5 4 (2.96%) CMS
5 4 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.48%) SAS
7 2 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.74%) JRun
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.48%) Agresso
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) FTP
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) SSL
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) SMTP
2 1 (0.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (48.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.22%) MySQL
5 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.22%) Selenium
4 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.48%) JMeter
5 1 (0.74%) NUnit
5 1 (0.74%) HttpUnit
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.74%) NCrunch
5 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.74%) JUnit
5 1 (0.74%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (21.48%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (61.48%) Developer
2 35 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 12 (8.89%) Software Developer
4 10 (7.41%) Administrator
5 9 (6.67%) Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.93%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Architect
10 4 (2.96%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) SharePoint Administrator
10 4 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.22%) UI Programmer
11 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.22%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (52.59%) ASP.NET
2 47 (34.81%) HTML
3 35 (25.93%) CSS
4 27 (20.00%) jQuery
5 26 (19.26%) .NET Framework
6 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (14.81%) HTML5
8 17 (12.59%) XML
9 13 (9.63%) Ajax
10 12 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.89%) WCF
11 11 (8.15%) CSS3
12 10 (7.41%) Web Services
13 7 (5.19%) Entity Framework
14 6 (4.44%) WPF
15 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (2.96%) RESTful
16 4 (2.96%) WinForms
17 3 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.70%) User Experience
3 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.22%) Statistics
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) iSeries
6 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) AS400
6 1 (0.74%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.78%) Windows
2 4 (2.96%) Android
2 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) OS/400
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.56%) MVC
2 35 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.85%) SDLC
4 14 (10.37%) Asset Management
5 13 (9.63%) Scrum
6 11 (8.15%) TDD
6 11 (8.15%) Test Scripting
7 9 (6.67%) Workflow
8 7 (5.19%) OO
9 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.44%) Validation
9 6 (4.44%) Project Management
9 6 (4.44%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.44%) Data Management
9 6 (4.44%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.44%) Web Development
10 5 (3.70%) Open Source
10 5 (3.70%) ETL
10 5 (3.70%) Software Testing
10 5 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 76 (56.30%) C#
2 49 (36.30%) SQL
3 44 (32.59%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.07%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.11%) Java
6 13 (9.63%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.19%) XPath
8 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.22%) Perl
9 3 (2.22%) PHP
9 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.22%) Ruby
10 2 (1.48%) C
10 2 (1.48%) VBA
10 2 (1.48%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) XQuery
11 1 (0.74%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (2.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) HND
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) DICOM
2 1 (0.74%) BS7799
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) Oracle
3 6 (4.44%) Telerik
4 5 (3.70%) VMware
5 4 (2.96%) Veeam
6 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.74%) Alterian
7 1 (0.74%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) CA
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