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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 115 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 25 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 1.16% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.86% 4.06% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £259 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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
647 789 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.28% 28.59% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 436 284
Average daily rate £350 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £40.38 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.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
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 31 July 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 -6 11 £325 +4.00% 2
Glasgow 0 10 £325 -13.33% 7
Renfrewshire +9 2 £335 -26.58% 1
Fife - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £275 - 2
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (80.65%) SQL Server
2 50 (80.65%) ASP.NET
3 45 (72.58%) C#
4 38 (61.29%) MVC
5 31 (50.00%) HTML
5 31 (50.00%) CSS
6 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
7 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
8 23 (37.10%) Windows
8 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (33.87%) Entity Framework
10 19 (30.65%) OO
11 18 (29.03%) XML
11 18 (29.03%) SQL
12 17 (27.42%) jQuery
13 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
14 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
16 12 (19.35%) Content Management
16 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (16.13%) WPF
17 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (14.52%) VB
18 9 (14.52%) OOP
18 9 (14.52%) TDD
19 8 (12.90%) HTML5
19 8 (12.90%) CSS3
20 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
20 7 (11.29%) Scrum

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) JRun
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.61%) CTI
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (80.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.84%) EDRMS
6 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) MS Access
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) NUnit
4 2 (3.23%) CruiseControl
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) MSI
4 2 (3.23%) InstallShield
4 2 (3.23%) AdminStudio
4 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.61%) QUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.61%) WatiN
5 1 (1.61%) Moq
5 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Front Office
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Programmer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (1.61%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (1.61%) PowerBuilder Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (80.65%) ASP.NET
3 31 (50.00%) CSS
3 31 (50.00%) HTML
4 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (33.87%) Entity Framework
6 18 (29.03%) XML
7 17 (27.42%) jQuery
8 10 (16.13%) WPF
9 8 (12.90%) HTML5
9 8 (12.90%) CSS3
10 7 (11.29%) Ajax
11 6 (9.68%) WCF
12 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (8.06%) Web Services
13 4 (6.45%) NHibernate
13 4 (6.45%) JSON
13 4 (6.45%) XSLT
13 4 (6.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) N-Tier
1 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) MVC
2 19 (30.65%) OO
3 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.35%) Content Management
5 9 (14.52%) OOP
5 9 (14.52%) TDD
6 7 (11.29%) Scrum
7 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.06%) Validation
8 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.06%) MVVM
9 4 (6.45%) Web Development
9 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.84%) Change Management
10 3 (4.84%) ITIL
10 3 (4.84%) UML
10 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (72.58%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) VB
5 5 (8.06%) XPath
6 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.23%) REXX
6 2 (3.23%) Tcl
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.29%) MCTS
2 7 (11.29%) MCP
2 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) MCSD
5 3 (4.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) BS7799
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (3.23%) WSUS
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) HP
2 5 (8.06%) Telerik
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Sybase
4 3 (4.84%) CA
5 2 (3.23%) Symantec
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) Lotus
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