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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 85 91 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 43 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.17% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.13% 3.98% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 25
Average daily rate
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£318 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £285 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
.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
603 729 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.43% 29.53% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 406 321
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 30 March 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 30 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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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 +14 21 £300 -14.28% 7
Glasgow -6 14 £325 +8.33% 12
West Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 84 (84.00%) C#
3 82 (82.00%) SQL Server
4 70 (70.00%) ASP.NET
5 55 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 51 (51.00%) MVC
7 44 (44.00%) Entity Framework
8 41 (41.00%) CSS
9 40 (40.00%) HTML
10 37 (37.00%) SQL
11 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
14 26 (26.00%) Visual Studio
15 25 (25.00%) jQuery
15 25 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
16 22 (22.00%) Windows
17 19 (19.00%) OO
18 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
19 16 (16.00%) XML
20 15 (15.00%) Finance
21 13 (13.00%) VBScript
22 10 (10.00%) MS Access
22 10 (10.00%) VBA
22 10 (10.00%) Web Services
22 10 (10.00%) Ajax
22 10 (10.00%) NHibernate
23 9 (9.00%) TDD
23 9 (9.00%) MS Excel

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.00%) CMS
4 4 (4.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.00%) NAS
3 1 (1.00%) Network Security
3 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (82.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.00%) MS Access
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.00%) EDRMS
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.00%) Big Data
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) SSDT
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (26.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.00%) CruiseControl
3 6 (6.00%) MSBuild
3 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.00%) MSTest
4 3 (3.00%) Moq
4 3 (3.00%) NUnit
4 3 (3.00%) Subversion
4 3 (3.00%) Selenium
5 2 (2.00%) MSI
5 2 (2.00%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Banking
2 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (85.00%) Developer
2 43 (43.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 14 (14.00%) Software Developer
5 13 (13.00%) Web Developer
6 12 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (3.00%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Android Developer
11 2 (2.00%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) C++ Developer
11 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Consultant
12 1 (1.00%) Solutions Architect
12 1 (1.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 44 (44.00%) Entity Framework
4 41 (41.00%) CSS
5 40 (40.00%) HTML
6 34 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (25.00%) jQuery
8 16 (16.00%) XML
9 10 (10.00%) Ajax
9 10 (10.00%) NHibernate
9 10 (10.00%) Web Services
10 6 (6.00%) LINQ
10 6 (6.00%) OAuth
10 6 (6.00%) JSON
10 6 (6.00%) OAuth2
11 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.00%) CSS3
12 4 (4.00%) REST
12 4 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.00%) Social Network
2 4 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.00%) Android
3 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) MVC
2 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.00%) OO
4 9 (9.00%) TDD
4 9 (9.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (8.00%) Project Management
5 8 (8.00%) OOP
6 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (6.00%) Scrum
8 5 (5.00%) OOD
8 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.00%) Content Management
9 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.00%) BDD
10 3 (3.00%) Android Development
10 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.00%) Web Development
10 3 (3.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 84 (84.00%) C#
2 55 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 37 (37.00%) SQL
4 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.00%) VBScript
6 10 (10.00%) VBA
7 8 (8.00%) VB
8 6 (6.00%) C++
9 5 (5.00%) XPath
10 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.00%) Java
11 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.00%) REXX
12 2 (2.00%) Tcl
13 1 (1.00%) Ruby
13 1 (1.00%) Python
13 1 (1.00%) C
13 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.00%) MCSD
4 3 (3.00%) MCSE
5 1 (1.00%) MCTS
5 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.00%) WSUS
1 2 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Lotus
3 3 (3.00%) HP
3 3 (3.00%) Google
4 2 (2.00%) CA
4 2 (2.00%) Symantec
4 2 (2.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.00%) Telerik
5 1 (1.00%) Twitter
5 1 (1.00%) Nintex
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
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