The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 68 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 57 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 1.30% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 4.45% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 14 26
Average daily rate
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£335 £331 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
.NET Framework
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
737 719 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.46% 29.11% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 391 307
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +8 28 £400 +33.33% 7
Glasgow +5 18 £320 -1.53% 13
West Lothian - 3 £275 - 2
Aberdeen +9 2 £300 - 1
Dundee +6 2 £304 -
Renfrewshire -13 1 £333 -19.39%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 92 (88.46%) C#
3 70 (67.31%) SQL Server
4 55 (52.88%) ASP.NET
5 52 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 46 (44.23%) SQL
7 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
8 34 (32.69%) HTML
9 33 (31.73%) CSS
9 33 (31.73%) MVC
10 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (26.92%) T-SQL
12 27 (25.96%) Windows
12 27 (25.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (24.04%) jQuery
14 24 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 22 (21.15%) SharePoint
16 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
17 19 (18.27%) Finance
18 17 (16.35%) XML
19 16 (15.38%) VBScript
19 16 (15.38%) LINQ
20 15 (14.42%) Ajax
21 13 (12.50%) WCF
21 13 (12.50%) WPF
22 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
23 11 (10.58%) Banking
23 11 (10.58%) Web Services
23 11 (10.58%) OO

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.85%) CMS
3 4 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) HTTP
2 4 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) NAS
3 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (67.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (25.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.77%) IDOL
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.88%) MS Access
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
6 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) SSDT
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.88%) Selenium
2 3 (2.88%) Mercurial
2 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.88%) NUnit
2 3 (2.88%) Subversion
3 2 (1.92%) MSI
3 2 (1.92%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.92%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.92%) MSTest
3 2 (1.92%) Moq
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.96%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (84.62%) Developer
2 41 (39.42%) .NET Developer
3 23 (22.12%) C# Developer
4 14 (13.46%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.69%) WPF Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.77%) SharePoint Specialist
8 5 (4.81%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) Applications Developer
11 2 (1.92%) VB.NET Developer
12 1 (0.96%) Solutions Consultant
12 1 (0.96%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (52.88%) ASP.NET
3 34 (32.69%) HTML
4 33 (31.73%) CSS
5 25 (24.04%) jQuery
6 24 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (16.35%) XML
9 16 (15.38%) LINQ
10 15 (14.42%) Ajax
11 13 (12.50%) WCF
11 13 (12.50%) WPF
12 11 (10.58%) Web Services
13 10 (9.62%) XSLT
13 10 (9.62%) WinForms
14 7 (6.73%) REST
14 7 (6.73%) JSON
15 6 (5.77%) FIX Protocol
16 5 (4.81%) CSS3
16 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.85%) Web 2.0
2 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.85%) Social Network
3 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) RIA
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.96%) NHS
4 1 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.96%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) UNIX
3 3 (2.88%) Android
3 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) MVC
2 29 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 11 (10.58%) OO
5 9 (8.65%) MVVM
6 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.81%) OOD
6 5 (4.81%) SOA
7 4 (3.85%) Scrum
7 4 (3.85%) Content Management
7 4 (3.85%) TDD
7 4 (3.85%) Web Development
8 3 (2.88%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.88%) Android Development
8 3 (2.88%) Project Management
9 2 (1.92%) ITIL
9 2 (1.92%) OOP
9 2 (1.92%) Business Analysis
9 2 (1.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 92 (88.46%) C#
2 52 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 46 (44.23%) SQL
4 28 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 16 (15.38%) VBScript
6 8 (7.69%) Java
6 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.73%) C++
8 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.85%) XPath
9 3 (2.88%) VBA
10 2 (1.92%) VB
10 2 (1.92%) C
10 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.92%) Python
10 2 (1.92%) REXX
10 2 (1.92%) Tcl
11 1 (0.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.73%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.85%) MCP
3 4 (3.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (1.92%) SCCM
1 2 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Meridio
3 4 (3.85%) HP
4 3 (2.88%) Google
5 2 (1.92%) CA
5 2 (1.92%) Lotus
5 2 (1.92%) Symantec
5 2 (1.92%) VMware
5 2 (1.92%) Twitter
6 1 (0.96%) Nintex
6 1 (0.96%) Telerik
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
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