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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 73 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 56 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 1.51% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.57% 4.94% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 23
Average daily rate
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£349 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £268 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +16.80%
.NET Framework
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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
740 770 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.46% 30.60% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 415 283
Average daily rate £370 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 19
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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 +1 23 £400 +25.49% 9
Glasgow +1 14 £319 -1.92% 14
Renfrewshire -4 5 £347 -15.76% 1
Aberdeen +13 3 £375 - 4
Dundee +8 2 £304 - 1
West Lothian - 2 £275 - 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Highlands - - - -
.NET Framework
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (88.30%) C#
3 55 (58.51%) SQL Server
4 47 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
5 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
6 42 (44.68%) SQL
7 31 (32.98%) MVC
8 27 (28.72%) HTML
8 27 (28.72%) CSS
8 27 (28.72%) Windows
9 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (23.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (21.28%) jQuery
11 20 (21.28%) T-SQL
12 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
12 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
12 19 (20.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (18.09%) XML
14 15 (15.96%) WCF
14 15 (15.96%) WPF
14 15 (15.96%) LINQ
14 15 (15.96%) Finance
15 12 (12.77%) Banking
15 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
15 12 (12.77%) VBScript
16 11 (11.70%) Ajax
16 11 (11.70%) WinForms
16 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.45%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.19%) CMS
4 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) HTTP
2 4 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.13%) NAS
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (58.51%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.45%) IDOL
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.06%) SQLite
7 1 (1.06%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.13%) MSI
3 2 (2.13%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.13%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.13%) NUnit
3 2 (2.13%) Subversion
3 2 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.06%) MSTest
4 1 (1.06%) Moq
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (82.98%) Developer
2 37 (39.36%) .NET Developer
3 22 (23.40%) C# Developer
4 9 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (9.57%) WPF Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.45%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.38%) SharePoint Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.13%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (1.06%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (28.72%) CSS
3 27 (28.72%) HTML
4 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (23.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 20 (21.28%) jQuery
6 17 (18.09%) XML
7 15 (15.96%) WCF
7 15 (15.96%) WPF
7 15 (15.96%) LINQ
8 11 (11.70%) WinForms
8 11 (11.70%) Ajax
9 9 (9.57%) XSLT
10 7 (7.45%) OLE DB
10 7 (7.45%) COM+
10 7 (7.45%) DCOM
10 7 (7.45%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (6.38%) Web Services
12 5 (5.32%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) User Experience
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.13%) Social Network
4 1 (1.06%) RIA
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) UNIX
3 2 (2.13%) Android
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) MVC
2 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
4 10 (10.64%) MVVM
5 8 (8.51%) OO
6 5 (5.32%) TDD
6 5 (5.32%) Content Management
6 5 (5.32%) Web Development
7 4 (4.26%) Scrum
8 3 (3.19%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.19%) SOA
8 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.13%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.13%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (2.13%) Software Distribution
9 2 (2.13%) Android Development
9 2 (2.13%) OOD
9 2 (2.13%) ITIL
9 2 (2.13%) OOP
9 2 (2.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 83 (88.30%) C#
2 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
3 42 (44.68%) SQL
4 20 (21.28%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.77%) VBScript
6 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.45%) C++
8 6 (6.38%) Java
8 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.13%) XPath
11 2 (2.13%) REXX
11 2 (2.13%) Tcl
11 2 (2.13%) VB
12 1 (1.06%) PHP
12 1 (1.06%) C
12 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
1 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) Degree
3 4 (4.26%) MCP
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.13%) WSUS
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) Meridio
3 4 (4.26%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) Google
5 2 (2.13%) Twitter
5 2 (2.13%) CA
5 2 (2.13%) Symantec
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
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