The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Aberdeen region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 6 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.24% 12.62% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 76.00% 65.00% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 5
Average daily rate £325 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £304 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £516 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.37% 19.42% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 10
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £408 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
Scotland

.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 18 April 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 18 April 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 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
2 23 (62.16%) C#
3 20 (54.05%) SharePoint
4 15 (40.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
5 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) VB6
6 10 (27.03%) VB
6 10 (27.03%) VBA
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.03%) MS Access
7 8 (21.62%) Intranet
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) MVC
9 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.51%) NServiceBus
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (10.81%) WCF
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
11 3 (8.11%) HTML
11 3 (8.11%) Java
11 3 (8.11%) XML
11 3 (8.11%) CSS
11 3 (8.11%) Windows
11 3 (8.11%) Workflow
11 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (8.11%) Ajax
11 3 (8.11%) jQuery
11 3 (8.11%) Change Control

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (54.05%) SharePoint
2 15 (40.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (13.51%) NServiceBus
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
1 10 (27.03%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (21.62%) Programmer
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) Ajax
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) WPF
5 2 (5.41%) WF
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) XSL
5 2 (5.41%) XSLT
6 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.70%) ODBC
6 1 (2.70%) XHTML
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (2.70%) LINQ
6 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) MVC
2 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Workflow
3 3 (8.11%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) ETL
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) VB6
3 10 (27.03%) VB
3 10 (27.03%) VBA
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
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