The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 68 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 59 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 2.84% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 3.06% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
.NET Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2527 2221 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.66% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1106 1010
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Scotland region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Scotland region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 32 £325 +8.33% 17
Edinburgh +8 24 £300 -11.11% 7
Aberdeen -3 1 - -
Dundee - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 144 (100.00%) .NET
2 126 (87.50%) C#
3 104 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 98 (68.06%) ASP.NET
5 63 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 62 (43.06%) MVC
7 58 (40.28%) CSS
8 53 (36.81%) HTML
9 46 (31.94%) .NET Framework
10 44 (30.56%) jQuery
11 38 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (25.00%) Finance
14 34 (23.61%) SQL
15 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
16 26 (18.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 22 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (14.58%) WinForms
19 20 (13.89%) WPF
20 19 (13.19%) WCF
21 17 (11.81%) Visual Studio
22 15 (10.42%) T-SQL
23 14 (9.72%) Oracle
23 14 (9.72%) Windows
23 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
23 14 (9.72%) NHibernate
24 13 (9.03%) TDD
25 12 (8.33%) Banking
25 12 (8.33%) OO
25 12 (8.33%) XML

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.25%) IIS
2 9 (6.25%) CMS
2 9 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 7 (4.86%) IBM Notes
4 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.08%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) AMQP
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.25%) MS Access
5 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.08%) MySQL
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.69%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.78%) NUnit
4 3 (2.08%) MSTest
4 3 (2.08%) Moq
4 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.39%) Selenium
5 2 (1.39%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Front Office
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) .NET
2 98 (68.06%) ASP.NET
3 58 (40.28%) CSS
4 53 (36.81%) HTML
5 46 (31.94%) .NET Framework
6 44 (30.56%) jQuery
7 38 (26.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (18.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (14.58%) WinForms
10 20 (13.89%) WPF
11 19 (13.19%) WCF
12 14 (9.72%) NHibernate
13 12 (8.33%) XML
14 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (5.56%) Web Services
15 8 (5.56%) AngularJS
15 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (4.86%) Ajax
17 6 (4.17%) JSON
18 5 (3.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Market Risk
1 7 (4.86%) User Experience
2 5 (3.47%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.39%) NHS
4 2 (1.39%) iPhone
4 2 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Windows
2 4 (2.78%) Android
3 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.06%) MVC
2 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.03%) TDD
4 12 (8.33%) OO
5 8 (5.56%) Project Management
6 7 (4.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (4.17%) Multithreading
7 6 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.17%) Web Development
8 5 (3.47%) UX Design
8 5 (3.47%) BDD
8 5 (3.47%) OOD
8 5 (3.47%) Scrum
9 4 (2.78%) Content Management
10 3 (2.08%) Workflow
10 3 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.08%) Automated Testing
11 2 (1.39%) Software Engineering
11 2 (1.39%) Performance Testing
11 2 (1.39%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (87.50%) C#
2 63 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 34 (23.61%) SQL
4 15 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.64%) VBA
6 6 (4.17%) VBScript
7 4 (2.78%) VB
7 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.39%) C++
8 2 (1.39%) VB6
9 1 (0.69%) PHP5
9 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) Java
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.08%) VCP4
2 2 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle
3 7 (4.86%) Lotus
4 5 (3.47%) Sybase
5 2 (1.39%) Ektron
6 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.69%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.69%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
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