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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 90 99 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -40
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 39 26 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 1.03% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.53% 3.42% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 48
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £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
597 760 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 30.05% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 479 386
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 16 £290 -22.66% 6
Glasgow -6 10 £325 +2.36% 3
Renfrewshire - 7 £450 -
Fife - 3 - -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 70 (79.55%) C#
4 64 (72.73%) ASP.NET
5 50 (56.82%) MVC
6 44 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 40 (45.45%) HTML
7 40 (45.45%) CSS
8 37 (42.05%) Entity Framework
9 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (32.95%) Windows
10 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
11 28 (31.82%) SQL
12 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (27.27%) jQuery
13 22 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 20 (22.73%) XML
14 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
15 19 (21.59%) OO
15 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (13.64%) Ajax
16 12 (13.64%) T-SQL
17 10 (11.36%) Finance
17 10 (11.36%) VBA
17 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
17 10 (11.36%) MS Access
18 9 (10.23%) CruiseControl
18 9 (10.23%) Content Management
18 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
18 9 (10.23%) NHibernate

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) JRun
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) JBoss
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) NAS
2 2 (2.27%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.27%) SAN
2 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) CTI
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) SSL
3 1 (1.14%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) FTP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.36%) MS Access
4 3 (3.41%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.23%) CruiseControl
3 8 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.68%) NUnit
6 3 (3.41%) Subversion
6 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.27%) Moq
7 2 (2.27%) MSTest
7 2 (2.27%) MSI
7 2 (2.27%) InstallShield
7 2 (2.27%) AdminStudio
8 1 (1.14%) QUnit
8 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.14%) Selenium
8 1 (1.14%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (78.41%) Developer
2 33 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Software Developer
4 11 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.68%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.41%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Programmer
8 3 (3.41%) Consultant
8 3 (3.41%) Software Programmer
9 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.14%) .NET Consultant
10 1 (1.14%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 40 (45.45%) HTML
3 40 (45.45%) CSS
4 37 (42.05%) Entity Framework
5 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (27.27%) jQuery
7 20 (22.73%) XML
8 12 (13.64%) Ajax
9 9 (10.23%) NHibernate
10 8 (9.09%) WPF
10 8 (9.09%) CSS3
10 8 (9.09%) Web Services
11 7 (7.95%) WCF
12 6 (6.82%) LINQ
12 6 (6.82%) JSON
12 6 (6.82%) OAuth
12 6 (6.82%) HTML5
12 6 (6.82%) OAuth2
13 5 (5.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Social Network
4 2 (2.27%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) W3C
5 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) UNIX
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.82%) MVC
2 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) OO
4 9 (10.23%) Content Management
4 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.09%) Project Management
5 8 (9.09%) OOP
6 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.95%) TDD
7 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.55%) Web Development
9 4 (4.55%) MVVM
9 4 (4.55%) Validation
9 4 (4.55%) Scrum
9 4 (4.55%) SOA
9 4 (4.55%) UML
10 3 (3.41%) OOD
10 3 (3.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 70 (79.55%) C#
2 44 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.82%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.36%) VBA
6 8 (9.09%) VB
7 6 (6.82%) XPath
7 6 (6.82%) C++
8 5 (5.68%) VBScript
9 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.41%) Java
11 2 (2.27%) REXX
11 2 (2.27%) Tcl
12 1 (1.14%) Python
12 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.14%) C
12 1 (1.14%) Perl
12 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.68%) MCP
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) MCTS
3 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
1 1 (1.14%) BS7799
1 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) WSUS
1 2 (2.27%) SCCM
1 2 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) Lotus
3 5 (5.68%) Telerik
4 4 (4.55%) HP
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle
5 3 (3.41%) CA
6 2 (2.27%) Symantec
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
6 2 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) Nintex
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