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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 62 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 59 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 0.97% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.94% 3.71% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 8 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
.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
660 593 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.64% 26.05% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 318 343
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
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 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +18 29 £400 +52.38% 10
Glasgow +9 24 £325 +24.40% 9
West Lothian +9 3 £275 -4.34% 2
Dundee +4 1 £320 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 97 (89.81%) C#
3 77 (71.30%) SQL Server
4 63 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 55 (50.93%) JavaScript
6 45 (41.67%) SQL
7 43 (39.81%) MVC
8 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
9 37 (34.26%) HTML
10 36 (33.33%) CSS
10 36 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (26.85%) T-SQL
13 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (25.00%) Windows
15 26 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (23.15%) SharePoint
17 24 (22.22%) Visual Studio
18 23 (21.30%) jQuery
19 20 (18.52%) Finance
20 18 (16.67%) XML
21 17 (15.74%) VBScript
22 15 (13.89%) Ajax
23 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
24 12 (11.11%) Web Services
25 11 (10.19%) OO
26 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
26 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
26 10 (9.26%) LINQ
26 10 (9.26%) XSLT

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 25 (23.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (4.63%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.70%) CMS
4 4 (3.70%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) HTTP
2 4 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.93%) NAS
3 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (71.30%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.48%) MS Access
4 6 (5.56%) IDOL
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.78%) MySQL
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) SSDT
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.56%) CruiseControl
3 5 (4.63%) MSBuild
3 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.78%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.78%) MSTest
4 3 (2.78%) Moq
4 3 (2.78%) Subversion
4 3 (2.78%) Selenium
4 3 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.93%) MSI
5 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (86.11%) Developer
2 43 (39.81%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.96%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.56%) SharePoint Specialist
8 5 (4.63%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.78%) WPF Developer
11 2 (1.85%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (1.85%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 37 (34.26%) HTML
4 36 (33.33%) CSS
4 36 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (21.30%) jQuery
7 18 (16.67%) XML
8 15 (13.89%) Ajax
9 12 (11.11%) Web Services
10 10 (9.26%) XSLT
10 10 (9.26%) LINQ
11 9 (8.33%) NHibernate
12 7 (6.48%) JSON
12 7 (6.48%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (6.48%) REST
13 6 (5.56%) CSS3
14 5 (4.63%) OAuth
14 5 (4.63%) WCF
14 5 (4.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.70%) Social Network
2 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) RIA
3 1 (0.93%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) W3C
3 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.70%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.81%) MVC
2 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
4 11 (10.19%) OO
5 5 (4.63%) OOD
5 5 (4.63%) SOA
5 5 (4.63%) Project Management
5 5 (4.63%) Web Development
5 5 (4.63%) Performance Testing
6 4 (3.70%) Scrum
6 4 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 4 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 4 (3.70%) TDD
6 4 (3.70%) Content Management
7 3 (2.78%) MVVM
7 3 (2.78%) BDD
7 3 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.78%) Android Development
7 3 (2.78%) Multithreading
8 2 (1.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 97 (89.81%) C#
2 55 (50.93%) JavaScript
3 45 (41.67%) SQL
4 29 (26.85%) T-SQL
5 17 (15.74%) VBScript
6 8 (7.41%) C++
7 7 (6.48%) VBA
7 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.63%) Java
9 4 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.70%) XPath
10 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.85%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Ruby
12 1 (0.93%) Python
12 1 (0.93%) REXX
12 1 (0.93%) Tcl
12 1 (0.93%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) Degree
3 4 (3.70%) MCP
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.93%) WSUS
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Meridio
3 5 (4.63%) Lotus
4 3 (2.78%) HP
4 3 (2.78%) Google
5 2 (1.85%) Twitter
6 1 (0.93%) Nintex
6 1 (0.93%) CA
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Telerik
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