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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 63 50 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.91% 6.64% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.80% 33.56% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 30
Average daily rate £315 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £178 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £346 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 87 (67.44%) C#
2 62 (48.06%) HTML
3 57 (44.19%) SQL Server
4 53 (41.09%) JavaScript
5 49 (37.98%) ASP.NET
6 47 (36.43%) SQL
7 46 (35.66%) CSS
8 37 (28.68%) MVC
9 31 (24.03%) jQuery
10 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
11 26 (20.16%) Finance
12 24 (18.60%) XML
13 21 (16.28%) Windows
13 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
14 20 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (14.73%) Java
16 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
16 17 (13.18%) HTML5
17 14 (10.85%) Visual Studio
17 14 (10.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (10.08%) Relational Database
18 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 12 (9.30%) Unit Testing
19 12 (9.30%) Oracle
19 12 (9.30%) VB.NET
20 11 (8.53%) T-SQL
20 11 (8.53%) RAD
20 11 (8.53%) RDBMS
20 11 (8.53%) PowerShell

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.43%) IIS
3 7 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.10%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) CICS
6 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) StreamWeaver
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.78%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Lync
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
6 1 (0.78%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.55%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.78%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.78%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) Intranet
2 4 (3.10%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.08%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (8.53%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.55%) MySQL
9 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.78%) DB2
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.88%) CruiseControl
3 5 (3.88%) NUnit
3 5 (3.88%) Rational Application Developer
4 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.33%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.55%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.55%) Subversion
6 2 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.78%) Selenium
7 1 (0.78%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.78%) NCrunch
General
1 26 (20.16%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Publishing
3 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Billing
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (86.82%) Developer
2 43 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (9.30%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.53%) Software Developer
5 10 (7.75%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.20%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Applications Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Architect
7 5 (3.88%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.33%) VBA Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (2.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (48.06%) HTML
2 49 (37.98%) ASP.NET
3 46 (35.66%) CSS
4 31 (24.03%) jQuery
5 24 (18.60%) XML
6 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
8 17 (13.18%) HTML5
9 11 (8.53%) WCF
10 9 (6.98%) CSS3
10 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (6.20%) JSP
11 8 (6.20%) Web Services
11 8 (6.20%) Swing
11 8 (6.20%) JSF
12 7 (5.43%) Struts
13 6 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.65%) EJB
13 6 (4.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.78%) Statistics
4 1 (0.78%) FMCG
4 1 (0.78%) Social Media
4 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.28%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.10%) Linux
6 2 (1.55%) Android
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.68%) MVC
2 20 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.30%) Unit Testing
4 11 (8.53%) RAD
5 10 (7.75%) Scrum
5 10 (7.75%) TDD
6 7 (5.43%) Workflow
7 6 (4.65%) OOP
8 5 (3.88%) SOA
8 5 (3.88%) OO
8 5 (3.88%) UML
8 5 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.10%) Release Management
9 4 (3.10%) Migration
9 4 (3.10%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.10%) CRM
9 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.33%) Automated Testing
10 3 (2.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (67.44%) C#
2 53 (41.09%) JavaScript
3 47 (36.43%) SQL
4 19 (14.73%) Java
5 12 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.53%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.98%) VBA
8 8 (6.20%) VB
9 6 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.55%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) SCCM
1 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (3.10%) Twitter
4 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.55%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.78%) Epicor
6 1 (0.78%) Dell
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.78%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.78%) Kofax
6 1 (0.78%) Telerik
6 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.78%) Dell KACE
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