The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank - 2 21
Contract jobs citing .NET 0 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 21.62% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 85.71% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 6
Average daily rate
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- £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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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 Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 23.40% 25.23% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 7
Average daily rate £438 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Aberdeen region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (41.67%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (33.33%) X++
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) IIS
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Toad
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) PVCS
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Degree

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (25.00%) PVCS
1 3 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Report Developer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (33.33%) X++
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards