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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.82% 16.30% 10.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.86% 65.22% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 11
Average daily rate
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- £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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 £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
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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
7 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.91% 25.00% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 15
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
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 £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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
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 30 January 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 20 (83.33%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
6 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
6 7 (29.17%) MVC
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (12.50%) PVCS
10 3 (12.50%) Intranet
10 3 (12.50%) XML
10 3 (12.50%) VB
10 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.50%) jQuery
10 3 (12.50%) WCF
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 2 (8.33%) REST
11 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (8.33%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (12.50%) PVCS
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (12.50%) jQuery
6 3 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (8.33%) REST
7 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 2 (8.33%) XSLT
8 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.17%) WinForms
8 1 (4.17%) JSON
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.17%) CAML
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) MVC
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Web Development
3 2 (8.33%) Content Management
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) OOP
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Lotus