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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 89 86 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.09% 7.05% 12.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.65% 28.10% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 71
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -
.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
361 306 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.69% 25.08% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 169 120
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 18 December 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 18 December 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.

1 139 (76.37%) C#
2 114 (62.64%) SQL Server
3 94 (51.65%) ASP.NET
4 72 (39.56%) JavaScript
5 60 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (32.97%) HTML
5 60 (32.97%) MVC
6 59 (32.42%) SQL
7 54 (29.67%) CSS
8 51 (28.02%) Microsoft
9 49 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 46 (25.27%) Finance
11 42 (23.08%) jQuery
12 38 (20.88%) .NET Framework
13 37 (20.33%) SharePoint
13 37 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (18.13%) T-SQL
15 28 (15.38%) WinForms
16 24 (13.19%) WCF
17 23 (12.64%) XML
18 21 (11.54%) Windows
18 21 (11.54%) Visual Studio
18 21 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 21 (11.54%) HTML5
19 20 (10.99%) Web Services
19 20 (10.99%) CMS
20 19 (10.44%) VBA
21 18 (9.89%) VBScript
22 17 (9.34%) Android
22 17 (9.34%) Apple iOS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (20.33%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.99%) CMS
3 14 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (4.40%) IIS
6 6 (3.30%) Lync
6 6 (3.30%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.75%) Sitefinity
8 4 (2.20%) Apache
8 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.65%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.65%) TeamSite
9 3 (1.65%) Node.js
10 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.55%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.55%) JBoss
11 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.55%) assyst
2 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) Internet
2 4 (2.20%) Intranet
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.10%) DNS
3 2 (1.10%) Extranet
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (62.64%) SQL Server
2 49 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (3.30%) MySQL
7 4 (2.20%) MS Access
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.55%) Informix
10 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.55%) DB2
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.04%) Subversion
3 10 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.49%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.65%) HttpUnit
4 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.65%) JUnit
4 3 (1.65%) JMeter
5 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.55%) Selenium
6 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.55%) T4 Templates
6 1 (0.55%) Clang
6 1 (0.55%) CMake
6 1 (0.55%) GoogleTest
General
1 46 (25.27%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Banking
3 1 (0.55%) Retail
3 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.55%) Front Office
3 1 (0.55%) Games
3 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 151 (82.97%) Developer
2 72 (39.56%) .NET Developer
3 19 (10.44%) C# Developer
4 18 (9.89%) Software Developer
5 16 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (5.49%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (5.49%) Applications Developer
7 9 (4.95%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Android Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.75%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.20%) CRM Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Software Engineer
13 3 (1.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (1.65%) Front-End Developer
13 3 (1.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (1.65%) Java Developer
13 3 (1.65%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (51.65%) ASP.NET
2 60 (32.97%) HTML
3 54 (29.67%) CSS
4 42 (23.08%) jQuery
5 38 (20.88%) .NET Framework
6 37 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (15.38%) WinForms
8 24 (13.19%) WCF
9 23 (12.64%) XML
10 21 (11.54%) HTML5
11 20 (10.99%) Web Services
12 17 (9.34%) CSS3
13 16 (8.79%) WPF
13 16 (8.79%) JSON
14 12 (6.59%) Ajax
15 11 (6.04%) NHibernate
16 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (5.49%) REST
17 9 (4.95%) XSLT
17 9 (4.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.59%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.49%) User Experience
3 7 (3.85%) Open Source
4 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.65%) Informatics
5 3 (1.65%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.65%) Clustering
5 3 (1.65%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (1.65%) Health Informatics
6 2 (1.10%) iPad
6 2 (1.10%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.10%) iPhone
6 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.55%) RIA
7 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.55%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.55%) iSeries
7 1 (0.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.54%) Windows
2 17 (9.34%) Android
2 17 (9.34%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.20%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.65%) Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.10%) UNIX
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
1 60 (32.97%) MVC
2 11 (6.04%) TDD
2 11 (6.04%) Android Development
3 10 (5.49%) Web Development
4 8 (4.40%) Multithreading
4 8 (4.40%) Software Engineering
4 8 (4.40%) CRM
4 8 (4.40%) Scrum
5 7 (3.85%) SOA
5 7 (3.85%) OO
6 6 (3.30%) Coaching
6 6 (3.30%) iOS Development
6 6 (3.30%) Project Management
6 6 (3.30%) Business Analysis
7 5 (2.75%) Automated Testing
8 4 (2.20%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (2.20%) EAI
8 4 (2.20%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.20%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 139 (76.37%) C#
2 72 (39.56%) JavaScript
3 59 (32.42%) SQL
4 33 (18.13%) T-SQL
5 19 (10.44%) VBA
6 18 (9.89%) VBScript
7 14 (7.69%) Java
8 9 (4.95%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.30%) PHP
11 4 (2.20%) Perl
11 4 (2.20%) VB
11 4 (2.20%) VB6
12 3 (1.65%) Ruby
12 3 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.10%) C++
13 2 (1.10%) C
14 1 (0.55%) Python
14 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (8.24%) Degree
2 3 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.10%) MCSE
3 2 (1.10%) MCTS
3 2 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) HL7
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 51 (28.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (3.30%) Google
4 5 (2.75%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.65%) HP
6 2 (1.10%) Ektron
6 2 (1.10%) Twitter
6 2 (1.10%) Lotus
7 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.55%) Telerik
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Sybase
7 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.55%) VMware
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) Apple
7 1 (0.55%) CA
7 1 (0.55%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) Dell
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