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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.28% 13.27% 11.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 77.78% 57.69% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 13
Average daily rate
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£288 £341 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% -5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £308 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £370 £525
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 - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
.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
18 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.22% 23.01% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 19
Average daily rate £388 £358 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £295 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £378 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 31 March 2015.

.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 31 March 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 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) PVCS
7 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (25.00%) C++
7 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) X++
8 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 4 (20.00%) Toad
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) PVCS
3 4 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Programmer
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Report Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
3 2 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (15.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (5.00%) Information Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) OOP
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
3 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) X++
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards