The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET Framework
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +31 -4  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 33 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.77% 1.21% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.78% 5.13% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 9
Median daily rate £444 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.87% -3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £127 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £425 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 306 312 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.71% 23.55% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 172 136
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Edinburgh

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Edinburgh

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Edinburgh

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (87.80%) MVC
3 35 (85.37%) C#
4 31 (75.61%) JavaScript
5 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET
6 26 (63.41%) HTML
6 26 (63.41%) Entity Framework
7 24 (58.54%) CSS
8 23 (56.10%) AngularJS
9 21 (51.22%) SQL
10 20 (48.78%) EPiServer
10 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (46.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (43.90%) jQuery
12 18 (43.90%) Finance
13 17 (41.46%) Web Services
13 17 (41.46%) TDD
13 17 (41.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (39.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (39.02%) LINQ
14 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
14 16 (39.02%) Migration
14 16 (39.02%) XSLT
15 14 (34.15%) Financial Institution
15 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
16 13 (31.71%) Modernizr
16 13 (31.71%) Moq
16 13 (31.71%) Octopus Deploy

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (48.78%) EPiServer
2 5 (12.20%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) Drupal
3 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Redis
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MS Access
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (31.71%) gulp
2 13 (31.71%) Moq
2 13 (31.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Architect
3 13 (31.71%) .NET Developer
4 11 (26.83%) C# Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
6 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (9.76%) UI Developer
9 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) EPiServer Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
10 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET
3 26 (63.41%) Entity Framework
3 26 (63.41%) HTML
4 24 (58.54%) CSS
5 23 (56.10%) AngularJS
6 18 (43.90%) jQuery
7 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (41.46%) Web Services
8 16 (39.02%) LINQ
8 16 (39.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (39.02%) XSLT
9 13 (31.71%) Modernizr
10 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (12.20%) XML
12 4 (9.76%) .NET Core
12 4 (9.76%) JSON
12 4 (9.76%) SOAP
13 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (7.32%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) MVC
2 19 (46.34%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (41.46%) TDD
4 16 (39.02%) Migration
5 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) Web Development
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) Scrum
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 3 (7.32%) Content Management
10 2 (4.88%) Microservices
10 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
10 2 (4.88%) SOA
10 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Use Case
10 2 (4.88%) Web Design
10 2 (4.88%) Wireframes
11 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.44%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) C#
2 31 (75.61%) JavaScript
3 21 (51.22%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) MCTS
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Sitecore