The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 212 151 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.99% 6.58% 11.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.07% 25.04% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 68 149
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £247 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £26.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
.NET
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
661 603 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.92% 26.26% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 325 335
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £39.25 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Scotland region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Scotland region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

.NET
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +20 99 £325 +9.24% 41
Edinburgh +2 79 £375 +7.14% 38
West Lothian +8 9 £289 -21.69% 3
North Lanarkshire +3 6 £330 +6.79% 1
Aberdeen -5 4 - - 6
Dundee 0 3 £285 +3.63% 1
Stirling -8 1 £275 -8.33%
Renfrewshire -14 1 £165 -52.85%
Fife - 1 - -
Falkirk - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing .NET 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.

1 318 (69.74%) C#
2 262 (57.46%) SQL Server
3 232 (50.88%) ASP.NET
4 173 (37.94%) SQL
5 164 (35.96%) JavaScript
6 140 (30.70%) HTML
7 124 (27.19%) Microsoft
8 123 (26.97%) CSS
9 121 (26.54%) MVC
10 109 (23.90%) .NET Framework
11 100 (21.93%) SharePoint
12 92 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
13 82 (17.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 80 (17.54%) jQuery
15 78 (17.11%) Oracle
16 77 (16.89%) Visual Studio
17 76 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
18 73 (16.01%) T-SQL
19 71 (15.57%) Windows
20 70 (15.35%) Finance
21 67 (14.69%) XML
22 62 (13.60%) Web Services
23 38 (8.33%) Java
24 37 (8.11%) C++
25 36 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 35 (7.68%) SharePoint 2013
26 35 (7.68%) CMS
27 34 (7.46%) WCF
28 33 (7.24%) WinForms
29 30 (6.58%) HTTP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 100 (21.93%) SharePoint
2 35 (7.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 35 (7.68%) CMS
3 29 (6.36%) IIS
4 23 (5.04%) Umbraco
5 17 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.32%) Lync
8 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.88%) Apache
9 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.66%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.66%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.44%) JBoss
11 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.44%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 24 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.66%) Tridion
4 3 (0.66%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.44%) Endur
6 1 (0.22%) JDE World
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.58%) HTTP
2 17 (3.73%) Intranet
3 7 (1.54%) SSL
3 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.32%) Internet
5 5 (1.10%) Extranet
6 4 (0.88%) Network Security
7 3 (0.66%) SAN
8 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.44%) AMQP
8 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.44%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) Firewall
9 1 (0.22%) IPv4
9 1 (0.22%) IPv6
9 1 (0.22%) NAS
9 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (57.46%) SQL Server
2 82 (17.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.97%) IDOL
9 7 (1.54%) MS Access
9 7 (1.54%) MySQL
9 7 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (16.89%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.97%) Subversion
4 8 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.54%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.32%) Selenium
6 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.32%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.32%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.10%) NUnit
7 5 (1.10%) Toad
7 5 (1.10%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.88%) JUnit
9 3 (0.66%) JMeter
9 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.66%) PVCS
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.66%) HttpUnit
General
1 70 (15.35%) Finance
2 23 (5.04%) Banking
3 7 (1.54%) Back Office
4 6 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.32%) Retail
5 4 (0.88%) Local Government
5 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.22%) Front Office
7 1 (0.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) Billing
7 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (81.58%) Developer
2 167 (36.62%) .NET Developer
3 59 (12.94%) C# Developer
4 41 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 34 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 30 (6.58%) Software Developer
8 27 (5.92%) Web Developer
9 23 (5.04%) C++ Developer
10 22 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (4.39%) Analyst
12 15 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.07%) SQL Developer
14 12 (2.63%) Lead Developer
15 10 (2.19%) Support Analyst
15 10 (2.19%) Senior C++ Developer
16 9 (1.97%) Senior Web Developer
16 9 (1.97%) Applications Support
16 9 (1.97%) Applications Developer
17 8 (1.75%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (50.88%) ASP.NET
2 140 (30.70%) HTML
3 123 (26.97%) CSS
4 109 (23.90%) .NET Framework
5 80 (17.54%) jQuery
6 76 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (14.69%) XML
8 62 (13.60%) Web Services
9 36 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 34 (7.46%) WCF
11 33 (7.24%) WinForms
12 28 (6.14%) WPF
13 27 (5.92%) Ajax
13 27 (5.92%) HTML5
14 25 (5.48%) JSON
15 23 (5.04%) FIX Protocol
16 20 (4.39%) STL
17 19 (4.17%) NHibernate
17 19 (4.17%) CSS3
18 16 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.29%) User Experience
2 13 (2.85%) Client/Server
2 13 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.19%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.97%) Open Source
5 8 (1.75%) Market Risk
5 8 (1.75%) NHS
6 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.10%) Replication
8 4 (0.88%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.88%) Informatics
8 4 (0.88%) Social Network
8 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.88%) W3C
9 3 (0.66%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.66%) Clustering
9 3 (0.66%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (0.44%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.44%) iPhone
10 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (15.57%) Windows
2 16 (3.51%) Android
3 14 (3.07%) UNIX
4 12 (2.63%) Linux
5 11 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (26.54%) MVC
2 92 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (6.36%) Web Development
4 23 (5.04%) Unit Testing
5 21 (4.61%) Workflow
6 20 (4.39%) OO
7 19 (4.17%) TDD
8 17 (3.73%) Content Management
8 17 (3.73%) Project Management
9 15 (3.29%) Scrum
10 14 (3.07%) SOA
11 13 (2.85%) Multithreading
11 13 (2.85%) Software Engineering
11 13 (2.85%) CRM
12 12 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (2.63%) Process Management
13 11 (2.41%) Migration
14 9 (1.97%) Android Development
14 9 (1.97%) Business Analysis
15 8 (1.75%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 318 (69.74%) C#
2 173 (37.94%) SQL
3 164 (35.96%) JavaScript
4 73 (16.01%) T-SQL
5 38 (8.33%) Java
6 37 (8.11%) C++
7 24 (5.26%) VBA
8 21 (4.61%) VBScript
9 20 (4.39%) VB.NET
9 20 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.95%) VB
10 18 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.97%) VB6
11 9 (1.97%) Perl
12 7 (1.54%) PHP
12 7 (1.54%) C
12 7 (1.54%) Ruby
13 6 (1.32%) Python
14 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (5.70%) Degree
2 24 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.32%) MCTS
7 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.88%) MCSE
8 4 (0.88%) MCP
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.44%) MCITP
10 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) CCNP
10 2 (0.44%) CCNA
10 2 (0.44%) ISEB
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.07%) QA
2 6 (1.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) HL7
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) Nmap
2 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.44%) RACF
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) SCOM
2 2 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.22%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 78 (17.11%) Oracle
3 23 (5.04%) HP
4 12 (2.63%) Kofax
5 6 (1.32%) Meridio
5 6 (1.32%) Lotus
6 5 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.10%) IBM
6 5 (1.10%) Google
7 4 (0.88%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.88%) Sybase
8 3 (0.66%) Nintex
9 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.44%) Twitter
9 2 (0.44%) Ektron
9 2 (0.44%) SAP
9 2 (0.44%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.44%) CA
9 2 (0.44%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.44%) VMware
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Edinburgh
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