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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 79 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.72% 5.37% 9.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.38% 20.18% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
260 327 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.81% 26.63% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 170 71
Average daily rate £358 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.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 4 March 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 4 March 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.

1 137 (75.69%) C#
2 104 (57.46%) SQL Server
3 102 (56.35%) ASP.NET
4 75 (41.44%) JavaScript
5 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (38.67%) MVC
6 59 (32.60%) SQL
7 58 (32.04%) CSS
8 57 (31.49%) HTML
9 51 (28.18%) .NET Framework
10 48 (26.52%) Microsoft
11 47 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (25.41%) jQuery
13 44 (24.31%) Finance
14 41 (22.65%) SharePoint
15 38 (20.99%) SQL Server 2008
16 31 (17.13%) T-SQL
17 23 (12.71%) WinForms
18 21 (11.60%) VBA
18 21 (11.60%) Windows
18 21 (11.60%) MS Excel
19 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 19 (10.50%) VBScript
20 19 (10.50%) Visual Studio
21 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 18 (9.94%) HTML5
22 17 (9.39%) SharePoint 2013
23 16 (8.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 16 (8.84%) CSS3
24 15 (8.29%) Ajax

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 41 (22.65%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (7.73%) CMS
4 11 (6.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (4.42%) IBM Notes
6 7 (3.87%) Umbraco
7 6 (3.31%) IIS
8 4 (2.21%) Apache
8 4 (2.21%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.10%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.55%) JBoss
10 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.66%) Intranet
1 3 (1.66%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) Extranet
2 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (57.46%) SQL Server
2 38 (20.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.52%) MS Access
6 5 (2.76%) MySQL
6 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.76%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.55%) DB2
9 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.55%) Informix
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (10.50%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.87%) CruiseControl
3 7 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.31%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.21%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.21%) Subversion
5 4 (2.21%) JMeter
6 3 (1.66%) JUnit
6 3 (1.66%) Selenium
6 3 (1.66%) HttpUnit
7 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.10%) NUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (24.31%) Finance
2 6 (3.31%) Banking
3 2 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.55%) Advertising
4 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (87.85%) Developer
2 77 (42.54%) .NET Developer
3 20 (11.05%) Software Developer
4 18 (9.94%) C# Developer
5 16 (8.84%) SharePoint Developer
6 15 (8.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Applications Developer
9 5 (2.76%) Architect
9 5 (2.76%) Tester
9 5 (2.76%) Web Developer
9 5 (2.76%) Umbraco Developer
10 4 (2.21%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.21%) Business Developer
10 4 (2.21%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.66%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (1.66%) Senior Developer
11 3 (1.66%) Programmer
11 3 (1.66%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (56.35%) ASP.NET
2 58 (32.04%) CSS
3 57 (31.49%) HTML
4 51 (28.18%) .NET Framework
5 47 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (25.41%) jQuery
7 23 (12.71%) WinForms
8 18 (9.94%) HTML5
9 16 (8.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (8.84%) CSS3
10 15 (8.29%) Ajax
10 15 (8.29%) NHibernate
10 15 (8.29%) WCF
11 13 (7.18%) XML
12 12 (6.63%) WPF
13 10 (5.52%) Web Services
14 9 (4.97%) AngularJS
15 7 (3.87%) JSON
15 7 (3.87%) REST
15 7 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.31%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.76%) Open Source
3 3 (1.66%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.66%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.10%) User Experience
4 2 (1.10%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.10%) iPhone
4 2 (1.10%) iPad
4 2 (1.10%) Informatics
4 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.55%) Clustering
5 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.55%) SCORM
5 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.55%) Life Science
5 1 (0.55%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.60%) Windows
2 10 (5.52%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.52%) Android
3 6 (3.31%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.66%) Linux
5 2 (1.10%) UNIX
6 1 (0.55%) AIX
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
1 70 (38.67%) MVC
2 13 (7.18%) Project Management
3 12 (6.63%) Scrum
4 10 (5.52%) TDD
5 9 (4.97%) Asset Management
5 9 (4.97%) OO
6 8 (4.42%) Business Analysis
7 6 (3.31%) Performance Testing
7 6 (3.31%) Software Engineering
7 6 (3.31%) CRM
8 5 (2.76%) ITIL
8 5 (2.76%) RAD
8 5 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (2.76%) Workflow
8 5 (2.76%) Release Management
8 5 (2.76%) Multithreading
8 5 (2.76%) Android Development
9 4 (2.21%) Investment Management
9 4 (2.21%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (75.69%) C#
2 75 (41.44%) JavaScript
3 59 (32.60%) SQL
4 31 (17.13%) T-SQL
5 21 (11.60%) VBA
6 19 (10.50%) VBScript
7 13 (7.18%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.52%) Java
9 5 (2.76%) PHP
10 4 (2.21%) Perl
11 3 (1.66%) VB
11 3 (1.66%) VB6
11 3 (1.66%) Ruby
11 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.55%) C++
12 1 (0.55%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.55%) Python
12 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) Degree
2 3 (1.66%) VCP4
2 3 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) HND
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) HL7
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 48 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.73%) Oracle
3 8 (4.42%) Lotus
4 3 (1.66%) Google
5 2 (1.10%) Twitter
5 2 (1.10%) Ektron
5 2 (1.10%) Sybase
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.55%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) Dell
6 1 (0.55%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.55%) VMware
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Telerik
6 1 (0.55%) F5
6 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + Experience depending
Posted: 15 days ago
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QA Limited
Rate: £153.75 - £192.38 per week
Posted: 20 days ago
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QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per week
Posted: 21 days ago