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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 80 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 47 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 1.34% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 5.28% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £381 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
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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
775 625 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 25.29% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 306 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 September 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 September 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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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 -3 16 £375 +22.95% 11
Edinburgh -4 11 £350 +5.26% 9
Aberdeen +12 8 £300 -14.28% 12
Renfrewshire -13 5 £350 -5.08%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Highlands - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (89.61%) C#
3 36 (46.75%) SQL
4 34 (44.16%) Microsoft
5 32 (41.56%) ASP.NET
6 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
6 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
7 28 (36.36%) Windows
8 26 (33.77%) MVC
9 22 (28.57%) HTML
10 20 (25.97%) Visual Studio
10 20 (25.97%) jQuery
11 19 (24.68%) CSS
12 18 (23.38%) WPF
12 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (20.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (19.48%) LINQ
14 15 (19.48%) WCF
14 15 (19.48%) XML
14 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
15 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
16 11 (14.29%) MVVM
16 11 (14.29%) Banking
17 10 (12.99%) WinForms
17 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
17 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
18 9 (11.69%) UNIX
18 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
19 8 (10.39%) XSLT

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) NAS
2 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) FTP
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) IDOL
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.60%) NCrunch
3 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) NUnit
3 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.60%) MSI
3 2 (2.60%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.60%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (14.29%) Banking
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (80.52%) Developer
2 32 (41.56%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.48%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.69%) WPF Developer
5 6 (7.79%) SharePoint Specialist
5 6 (7.79%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.30%) Programmer
9 1 (1.30%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.30%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.30%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (1.30%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (41.56%) ASP.NET
3 22 (28.57%) HTML
4 20 (25.97%) jQuery
5 19 (24.68%) CSS
6 18 (23.38%) WPF
6 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (20.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 15 (19.48%) LINQ
8 15 (19.48%) WCF
8 15 (19.48%) XML
9 10 (12.99%) WinForms
10 8 (10.39%) XSLT
10 8 (10.39%) Ajax
11 6 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (7.79%) COM+
11 6 (7.79%) DCOM
11 6 (7.79%) OLE DB
12 5 (6.49%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.30%) RIA
3 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) MVC
2 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
4 11 (14.29%) MVVM
5 5 (6.49%) TDD
5 5 (6.49%) OO
5 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.19%) SOA
6 4 (5.19%) Content Management
6 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.90%) Workflow
7 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.60%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.60%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (2.60%) OOP
8 2 (2.60%) ITIL
8 2 (2.60%) Web Development
8 2 (2.60%) Scrum
9 1 (1.30%) Project Management
9 1 (1.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (89.61%) C#
2 36 (46.75%) SQL
3 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.79%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Java
7 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.90%) VBScript
9 2 (2.60%) REXX
9 2 (2.60%) Tcl
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) MCTS
3 3 (3.90%) MCP
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
1 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Meridio
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle
4 3 (3.90%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) Twitter
5 2 (2.60%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.60%) CA
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec
5 2 (2.60%) Sybase
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) DevExpress
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