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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 84 64 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.88% 5.34% 6.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.01% 19.88% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +37.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
247 322 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.28% 26.88% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 209 81
Average daily rate £345 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £256 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 106 (65.03%) C#
2 97 (59.51%) ASP.NET
3 78 (47.85%) SQL Server
4 67 (41.10%) MVC
5 60 (36.81%) HTML
5 60 (36.81%) JavaScript
6 53 (32.52%) SQL
7 50 (30.67%) CSS
8 48 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (27.61%) .NET Framework
10 40 (24.54%) Microsoft
10 40 (24.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (23.31%) SharePoint
12 35 (21.47%) jQuery
13 33 (20.25%) Finance
14 29 (17.79%) Windows
14 29 (17.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (14.72%) HTML5
16 22 (13.50%) Ajax
16 22 (13.50%) MS Excel
17 19 (11.66%) T-SQL
17 19 (11.66%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (10.43%) Entity Framework
18 17 (10.43%) CSS3
19 16 (9.82%) VBA
19 16 (9.82%) Visual Studio
19 16 (9.82%) XML
19 16 (9.82%) WCF
20 15 (9.20%) Asset Management
20 15 (9.20%) VB.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 38 (23.31%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (7.36%) CMS
4 11 (6.75%) IIS
5 8 (4.91%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.07%) Lync
7 5 (3.07%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.23%) SAS
9 2 (1.23%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.61%) JRun
10 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.61%) Apache
10 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.07%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) FTP
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) SSL
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) SMTP
2 1 (0.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (47.85%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.13%) MS Access
5 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.84%) MySQL
7 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (9.82%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.91%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.29%) MSBuild
4 7 (4.29%) CruiseControl
5 4 (2.45%) Selenium
6 2 (1.23%) JMeter
6 2 (1.23%) NUnit
6 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.61%) Subversion
7 1 (0.61%) HttpUnit
7 1 (0.61%) JIRA
7 1 (0.61%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.61%) JUnit
7 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (20.25%) Finance
2 4 (2.45%) Banking
3 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (69.94%) Developer
2 48 (29.45%) .NET Developer
3 18 (11.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (10.43%) Software Developer
5 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (4.91%) C# Developer
6 8 (4.91%) Architect
7 7 (4.29%) Administrator
7 7 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (3.68%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Analyst
9 5 (3.07%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (3.07%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.45%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Business Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.84%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (1.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (59.51%) ASP.NET
2 60 (36.81%) HTML
3 50 (30.67%) CSS
4 45 (27.61%) .NET Framework
5 40 (24.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (21.47%) jQuery
7 24 (14.72%) HTML5
8 22 (13.50%) Ajax
9 17 (10.43%) Entity Framework
9 17 (10.43%) CSS3
10 16 (9.82%) WCF
10 16 (9.82%) XML
11 15 (9.20%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.13%) NHibernate
13 7 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (3.68%) OAuth2
14 6 (3.68%) WPF
14 6 (3.68%) OAuth
14 6 (3.68%) WinForms
15 5 (3.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.07%) User Experience
2 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.45%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) Life Science
6 1 (0.61%) iSeries
6 1 (0.61%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.61%) DTV
6 1 (0.61%) AS400
6 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) SCORM
6 1 (0.61%) Economics
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Statistics
6 1 (0.61%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.79%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Ubuntu
3 3 (1.84%) Android
3 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.23%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) OS/400
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.10%) MVC
2 48 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.20%) Asset Management
3 15 (9.20%) Project Management
4 13 (7.98%) Scrum
5 11 (6.75%) TDD
5 11 (6.75%) SDLC
6 9 (5.52%) OO
6 9 (5.52%) Test Scripting
7 8 (4.91%) Release Management
7 8 (4.91%) Business Analysis
8 7 (4.29%) ITIL
9 6 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.68%) Workflow
9 6 (3.68%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.68%) Performance Testing
10 5 (3.07%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.07%) Web Development
10 5 (3.07%) Validation
10 5 (3.07%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 106 (65.03%) C#
2 60 (36.81%) JavaScript
3 53 (32.52%) SQL
4 19 (11.66%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.82%) VBA
6 15 (9.20%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.75%) Java
8 7 (4.29%) XPath
9 6 (3.68%) VBScript
10 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.45%) PHP
12 3 (1.84%) Perl
12 3 (1.84%) VB
12 3 (1.84%) Ruby
12 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.23%) C
13 2 (1.23%) C++
14 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.61%) RPG
14 1 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (5.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (0.61%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) HL7
2 1 (0.61%) DICOM
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) BS7799
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 40 (24.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.36%) Oracle
3 8 (4.91%) Lotus
4 7 (4.29%) Telerik
5 3 (1.84%) VMware
6 2 (1.23%) Sybase
6 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.23%) Veeam
7 1 (0.61%) CA
7 1 (0.61%) Alterian
7 1 (0.61%) Google
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £300 - £320 per day all inclusive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
First Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago