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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 119 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 29 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 1.27% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.79% 6.23% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 18
Average daily rate £356 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £230 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
.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
606 610 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.38% 20.41% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 340 464
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 £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 28 April 2016.

.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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +13 23 £328 +4.80% 13
Edinburgh -18 5 £425 +41.66% 2
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (88.46%) SQL Server
3 59 (75.64%) C#
4 52 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 52 (66.67%) MVC
5 43 (55.13%) Entity Framework
6 39 (50.00%) CSS
7 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
8 35 (44.87%) HTML
8 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
9 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (23.08%) Windows
11 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (21.79%) AngularJS
12 17 (21.79%) jQuery
13 16 (20.51%) Scrum
13 16 (20.51%) SQL
13 16 (20.51%) T-SQL
13 16 (20.51%) HTML5
14 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
14 15 (19.23%) Web Development
15 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
16 13 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (15.38%) User Experience
17 12 (15.38%) OO
17 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
18 11 (14.10%) MSMQ
18 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
18 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.10%) NServiceBus
4 4 (5.13%) IIS
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
1 4 (5.13%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (88.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) NUnit
4 2 (2.56%) git-flow
4 2 (2.56%) Moq
4 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.28%) WatiN
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (58.97%) Developer
2 36 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 15 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Web Developer
6 10 (12.82%) SharePoint Engineer
7 9 (11.54%) Architect
8 8 (10.26%) Technical Architect
9 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.41%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.41%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
14 2 (2.56%) Applications Developer
14 2 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
14 2 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 43 (55.13%) Entity Framework
4 39 (50.00%) CSS
5 35 (44.87%) HTML
6 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (21.79%) AngularJS
8 17 (21.79%) jQuery
9 16 (20.51%) HTML5
10 11 (14.10%) CSS3
10 11 (14.10%) MSMQ
10 11 (14.10%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (7.69%) JSON
12 6 (7.69%) NHibernate
12 6 (7.69%) WCF
12 6 (7.69%) Web Services
13 4 (5.13%) LINQ
13 4 (5.13%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) User Experience
2 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (5.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) MVC
2 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.51%) Scrum
4 15 (19.23%) Web Development
5 12 (15.38%) OO
6 11 (14.10%) TDD
7 10 (12.82%) Content Management
8 7 (8.97%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (8.97%) Front End Development
9 6 (7.69%) CRM
9 6 (7.69%) SOLID
9 6 (7.69%) Validation
10 5 (6.41%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (6.41%) Investment Management
10 5 (6.41%) Secure Coding
10 5 (6.41%) Workflow
11 4 (5.13%) DevOps
11 4 (5.13%) ERP
11 4 (5.13%) OOP
12 3 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (75.64%) C#
2 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 16 (20.51%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.13%) Java
6 4 (5.13%) PHP
7 3 (3.85%) VB
8 2 (2.56%) VB6
9 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.82%) MCP
3 10 (12.82%) MCTS
4 9 (11.54%) Degree
5 8 (10.26%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) MCSD
7 1 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.28%) Nintex
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
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