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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 107 95 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 25 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 1.25% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 4.16% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £380 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
.NET Framework
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
615 794 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.54% 30.01% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 464 320
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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 7 July 2015.

.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 7 July 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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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 -5 12 £325 -7.14% 13
Glasgow -15 6 £325 -13.33% 3
Renfrewshire - 2 £325 -
Fife - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 £275 -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (80.30%) SQL Server
2 53 (80.30%) ASP.NET
3 51 (77.27%) C#
4 41 (62.12%) MVC
5 34 (51.52%) HTML
5 34 (51.52%) CSS
6 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (36.36%) Windows
8 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 24 (36.36%) Entity Framework
9 19 (28.79%) jQuery
9 19 (28.79%) XML
9 19 (28.79%) SQL
10 18 (27.27%) OO
11 17 (25.76%) SharePoint
12 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
13 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (15.15%) Content Management
15 10 (15.15%) WPF
16 9 (13.64%) OOP
16 9 (13.64%) VB
16 9 (13.64%) CSS3
17 8 (12.12%) HTML5
17 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (12.12%) Ajax
18 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
18 7 (10.61%) MS Excel

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 17 (25.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) JRun
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SAN
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
1 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.52%) CTI
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (80.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) MS Access
4 3 (4.55%) EDRMS
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) NUnit
3 4 (6.06%) CruiseControl
3 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.06%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 2 (3.03%) MSI
4 2 (3.03%) InstallShield
4 2 (3.03%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.52%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.52%) MSTest
5 1 (1.52%) Moq
5 1 (1.52%) QUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Front Office
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (72.73%) Developer
2 26 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Software Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.52%) .NET Consultant
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Consultant
9 1 (1.52%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.52%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (80.30%) ASP.NET
3 34 (51.52%) CSS
3 34 (51.52%) HTML
4 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 19 (28.79%) jQuery
6 19 (28.79%) XML
7 10 (15.15%) WPF
8 9 (13.64%) CSS3
9 8 (12.12%) HTML5
9 8 (12.12%) Ajax
10 6 (9.09%) WCF
11 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.58%) JSON
12 4 (6.06%) XSLT
12 4 (6.06%) LINQ
13 3 (4.55%) NHibernate
13 3 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
1 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) MVC
2 18 (27.27%) OO
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.15%) Content Management
5 9 (13.64%) OOP
6 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Project Management
7 6 (9.09%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.58%) Web Development
8 5 (7.58%) MVVM
9 4 (6.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.06%) Validation
10 3 (4.55%) Change Management
10 3 (4.55%) ITIL
10 3 (4.55%) UML
10 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) C#
2 33 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.79%) SQL
4 9 (13.64%) VB
5 7 (10.61%) VBA
6 5 (7.58%) XPath
7 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) REXX
8 2 (3.03%) Tcl
9 1 (1.52%) Java
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) MCTS
3 5 (7.58%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) MCSD
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) BS7799
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (3.03%) WSUS
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Lotus
3 5 (7.58%) Telerik
4 4 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle
5 3 (4.55%) Sybase
5 3 (4.55%) CA
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec
6 2 (3.03%) VMware
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