The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 95 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 32 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.30% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.09% 5.34% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 14
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 599 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.34% 24.36% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 277 192
Average daily rate £375 £368 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
.NET Framework
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.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 July 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 30 July 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
(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 +2 15 £375 +7.99% 15
Edinburgh -16 9 £313 +89.39% 8
Aberdeen +11 6 £306 -2.00% 10
Renfrewshire -22 1 £456 +23.74%
West Dunbartonshire - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
Falkirk - - - -
.NET Framework
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (92.65%) C#
3 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 29 (42.65%) HTML
5 28 (41.18%) MVC
6 27 (39.71%) SQL
7 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
7 26 (38.24%) CSS
7 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
7 26 (38.24%) jQuery
8 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
9 24 (35.29%) Windows
10 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (27.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (26.47%) WPF
13 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 17 (25.00%) WCF
14 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (19.12%) LINQ
16 11 (16.18%) TDD
17 10 (14.71%) Finance
17 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
18 9 (13.24%) Banking
18 9 (13.24%) XML
18 9 (13.24%) MVVM
19 8 (11.76%) WinForms
20 7 (10.29%) Workflow
20 7 (10.29%) NHibernate
20 7 (10.29%) UNIX
20 7 (10.29%) Shell Script

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Intranet
2 2 (2.94%) FTP
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) IDOL
6 1 (1.47%) SQLite
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) NCrunch
4 2 (2.94%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.47%) MSI
5 1 (1.47%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.47%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.47%) PhoneGap
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (94.12%) Developer
2 35 (51.47%) .NET Developer
3 13 (19.12%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.24%) WPF Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (1.47%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (1.47%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) .NET Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 29 (42.65%) HTML
4 26 (38.24%) CSS
4 26 (38.24%) jQuery
5 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (27.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 18 (26.47%) WPF
8 17 (25.00%) WCF
9 13 (19.12%) LINQ
10 9 (13.24%) XML
11 8 (11.76%) WinForms
12 7 (10.29%) NHibernate
12 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (8.82%) HTML5
13 6 (8.82%) CSS3
14 5 (7.35%) Ajax
14 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 4 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) MVC
2 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.18%) TDD
4 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 9 (13.24%) MVVM
6 7 (10.29%) Workflow
7 6 (8.82%) OO
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.41%) Web Development
8 3 (4.41%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.41%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (2.94%) BDD
9 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.94%) OOP
9 2 (2.94%) Project Management
9 2 (2.94%) OOD
9 2 (2.94%) SOA
9 2 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 63 (92.65%) C#
2 27 (39.71%) SQL
3 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.88%) C++
5 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.41%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) REXX
8 1 (1.47%) Tcl
8 1 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.47%) WSUS
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Twitter
4 2 (2.94%) Red Gate
4 2 (2.94%) Sybase
4 2 (2.94%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Meridio
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
5 1 (1.47%) DevExpress
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