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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.70% 8.07% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 79.31% 69.23% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.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
29 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.36% 11.66% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 7
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 30 (68.18%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 19 (43.18%) HTML
4 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
5 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 14 (31.82%) CSS
6 14 (31.82%) SQL
7 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 12 (27.27%) jQuery
7 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 11 (25.00%) Web Services
9 9 (20.45%) Oracle
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (18.18%) MVC
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 8 (18.18%) Lotus
10 8 (18.18%) Java
10 8 (18.18%) IBM Notes
11 7 (15.91%) XML
12 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
12 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
12 6 (13.64%) XSLT
12 6 (13.64%) Intranet
12 6 (13.64%) Finance
12 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (11.36%) Document Management
13 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (11.36%) WCF
13 5 (11.36%) Windows

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.18%) IBM Notes
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) SQLite
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Android Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.27%) iOS Developer
10 1 (2.27%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (2.27%) PMO Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) HTML
2 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.82%) CSS
4 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 12 (27.27%) jQuery
5 11 (25.00%) Web Services
6 7 (15.91%) XML
7 6 (13.64%) XSLT
8 5 (11.36%) WCF
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (9.09%) CAML
10 3 (6.82%) REST
11 2 (4.55%) XSL
11 2 (4.55%) Ajax
11 2 (4.55%) WF
11 2 (4.55%) HTML5
12 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (2.27%) CSS3
12 1 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Kindle
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) MVC
2 5 (11.36%) Document Management
2 5 (11.36%) OO
3 4 (9.09%) OOP
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) ERP
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
4 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) Workflow
4 3 (6.82%) SOA
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Android Development
5 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.09%) VB
7 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) VB6
9 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.82%) MCSD
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Lotus
3 3 (6.82%) JD Edwards
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.55%) Cognos
4 2 (4.55%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter
5 1 (2.27%) Baan
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