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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 61 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.72% 25.96% 7.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.71% 87.14% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.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 Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 70 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.53% 29.79% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014, 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 33 (70.21%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
4 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 14 (29.79%) CSS
6 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
7 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (27.66%) Oracle
8 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
8 12 (25.53%) jQuery
9 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
9 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 10 (21.28%) MVC
10 8 (17.02%) Lotus
10 8 (17.02%) IBM Notes
10 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (12.77%) Java
11 6 (12.77%) XML
11 6 (12.77%) OO
11 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.77%) Intranet
12 5 (10.64%) Finance
12 5 (10.64%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (10.64%) Windows
12 5 (10.64%) OOP
12 5 (10.64%) VB
12 5 (10.64%) CAML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.02%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.51%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQLite
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (6.38%) PVCS
3 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) Toad
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
2 14 (29.79%) C# Developer
3 11 (23.40%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Programmer
9 2 (4.26%) Administrator
10 1 (2.13%) iOS Developer
10 1 (2.13%) PMO Administrator
10 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Applications Support
10 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
1 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
2 14 (29.79%) CSS
3 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
3 12 (25.53%) jQuery
4 10 (21.28%) Web Services
5 6 (12.77%) XML
5 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.64%) CAML
7 4 (8.51%) WCF
7 4 (8.51%) XSLT
8 3 (6.38%) REST
9 2 (4.26%) CSS3
9 2 (4.26%) WPF
9 2 (4.26%) JSON
9 2 (4.26%) HTML5
9 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.13%) RESTful
10 1 (2.13%) LINQ
10 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Kindle
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) MVC
2 6 (12.77%) OO
3 5 (10.64%) OOP
3 5 (10.64%) Document Management
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) ERP
5 3 (6.38%) SOA
5 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Android Development
6 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.26%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Web Development
6 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.13%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) VB
7 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) MCSD
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Lotus
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.26%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter
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