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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 53 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.88% 22.27% 7.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 67.74% 85.48% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 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 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £395 £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 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
31 62 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.29% 26.05% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 7
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 £286 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £403
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 1 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 1 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 34 (69.39%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) HTML
2 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
4 18 (36.73%) SharePoint
5 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
6 16 (32.65%) SQL
7 15 (30.61%) CSS
8 13 (26.53%) jQuery
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
9 11 (22.45%) Oracle
10 10 (20.41%) Web Services
10 10 (20.41%) MVC
11 8 (16.33%) Lotus
11 8 (16.33%) IBM Notes
11 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
11 8 (16.33%) Java
12 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (12.24%) XML
12 6 (12.24%) Intranet
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.24%) Finance
13 5 (10.20%) OO
13 5 (10.20%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (10.20%) VB
13 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
13 5 (10.20%) CAML
13 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (10.20%) Document Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (36.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.33%) IBM Notes
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.16%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Intranet
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) SQLite
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Toad
3 1 (2.04%) PVCS
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
5 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Administrator
11 1 (2.04%) Consultant
11 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Programmer
11 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) Applications Support
11 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
11 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) HTML
2 20 (40.82%) ASP.NET
3 15 (30.61%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) jQuery
5 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
6 10 (20.41%) Web Services
7 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.24%) XML
8 5 (10.20%) CAML
9 4 (8.16%) WCF
9 4 (8.16%) XSLT
10 3 (6.12%) HTML5
10 3 (6.12%) REST
11 2 (4.08%) JSON
11 2 (4.08%) CSS3
12 1 (2.04%) WinForms
12 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
12 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Kindle
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) MVC
2 5 (10.20%) OO
2 5 (10.20%) Document Management
3 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.16%) OOP
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) ERP
4 3 (6.12%) SOA
4 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
4 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Web Development
5 2 (4.08%) Android Development
5 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.04%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.04%) Project Management
6 1 (2.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) VB
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.12%) MCSD
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Lotus
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) JD Edwards
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.08%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos
6 1 (2.04%) Baan
6 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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