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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 106 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 30 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.53% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 5.53% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.63 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -9.09%
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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
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
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 £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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
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 August 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
Glasgow +1 15 £338 -10.00% 10
Edinburgh -15 9 £338 +1.88% 5
Renfrewshire +13 5 £325 -28.77%
West Lothian - 1 £275 - 1
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 55 (79.71%) ASP.NET
4 51 (73.91%) C#
5 39 (56.52%) MVC
6 35 (50.72%) HTML
6 35 (50.72%) CSS
7 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
7 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
8 26 (37.68%) Windows
9 24 (34.78%) SQL
9 24 (34.78%) Visual Studio
10 23 (33.33%) XML
10 23 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (24.64%) OO
14 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
14 16 (23.19%) jQuery
15 15 (21.74%) Content Management
16 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (14.49%) WPF
18 10 (14.49%) MCP
18 10 (14.49%) OOP
18 10 (14.49%) VB
18 10 (14.49%) MCTS
19 9 (13.04%) Ajax
19 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (13.04%) Degree

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) JRun
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) SAN
1 2 (2.90%) Firewall
1 2 (2.90%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.90%) NAS
2 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.45%) CTI
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) FTP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.35%) EDRMS
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.80%) NUnit
4 2 (2.90%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) MSI
4 2 (2.90%) InstallShield
4 2 (2.90%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.90%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.45%) QUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.45%) WatiN
5 1 (1.45%) Moq
5 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.45%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 29 (42.03%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Programmer
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Development Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (1.45%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (79.71%) ASP.NET
3 35 (50.72%) CSS
3 35 (50.72%) HTML
4 23 (33.33%) XML
4 23 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (23.19%) jQuery
7 10 (14.49%) WPF
8 9 (13.04%) HTML5
8 9 (13.04%) CSS3
8 9 (13.04%) Ajax
9 8 (11.59%) NHibernate
10 7 (10.14%) Web Services
11 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.70%) WCF
12 5 (7.25%) XSLT
12 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
13 4 (5.80%) JSON
13 4 (5.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) MVC
2 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.64%) OO
4 15 (21.74%) Content Management
5 10 (14.49%) OOP
6 8 (11.59%) TDD
7 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.14%) Validation
8 6 (8.70%) Scrum
8 6 (8.70%) Web Development
9 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.25%) MVVM
10 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.35%) Change Management
11 3 (4.35%) ITIL
11 3 (4.35%) UML
11 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
12 2 (2.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (73.91%) C#
2 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 10 (14.49%) VB
5 5 (7.25%) XPath
6 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.90%) REXX
7 2 (2.90%) Tcl
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.49%) MCTS
2 10 (14.49%) MCP
3 9 (13.04%) Degree
4 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) MCSD
6 3 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) BS7799
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.90%) WSUS
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Telerik
3 5 (7.25%) HP
4 3 (4.35%) CA
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
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