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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 42 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 111 244 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.49% 8.86% 5.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.16% 30.81% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 129 73
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -50.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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
647 792 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.32% 28.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 436 279
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
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 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
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 £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

.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 3 August 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
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 3 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
Edinburgh -12 60 £328 -9.65% 21
Glasgow -25 33 £315 -16.00% 31
Fife -1 8 £338 -38.63% 2
West Lothian -1 6 £288 -28.21% 2
Renfrewshire +9 5 £325 -28.77%
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 - 1
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 178 (60.54%) C#
2 144 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 144 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 104 (35.37%) HTML
4 100 (34.01%) JavaScript
4 100 (34.01%) SQL
5 95 (32.31%) MVC
6 83 (28.23%) CSS
7 73 (24.83%) Microsoft
8 63 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 60 (20.41%) Windows
10 57 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (18.37%) SharePoint
12 50 (17.01%) Finance
13 47 (15.99%) jQuery
14 46 (15.65%) Java
15 44 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (14.63%) Visual Studio
16 43 (14.63%) XML
17 36 (12.24%) OO
17 36 (12.24%) HTML5
18 31 (10.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 30 (10.20%) TDD
19 30 (10.20%) AngularJS
20 23 (7.82%) CSS3
20 23 (7.82%) SDLC
20 23 (7.82%) Software Engineering
20 23 (7.82%) Scrum
20 23 (7.82%) Oracle
21 22 (7.48%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 54 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.14%) IIS
3 20 (6.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (3.74%) CMS
5 8 (2.72%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.72%) Node.js
6 7 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.04%) Lync
8 4 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.68%) Apache
9 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.68%) SAS
9 2 (0.68%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.38%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.34%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.72%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.04%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.36%) DNS
1 4 (1.36%) SSL
1 4 (1.36%) Intranet
2 3 (1.02%) Firewall
3 2 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.68%) NAS
3 2 (0.68%) SAN
3 2 (0.68%) FTP
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) SMTP
4 1 (0.34%) DHCP
4 1 (0.34%) CTI
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.70%) MS Access
7 5 (1.70%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.02%) EDRMS
9 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.02%) MySQL
10 2 (0.68%) DB2
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.04%) NUnit
4 5 (1.70%) Toad
5 4 (1.36%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.02%) PVCS
6 3 (1.02%) Subversion
6 3 (1.02%) Selenium
6 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.02%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.68%) JIRA
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.68%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.68%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.68%) JMeter
7 2 (0.68%) MSI
7 2 (0.68%) InstallShield
General
1 50 (17.01%) Finance
2 20 (6.80%) Banking
3 9 (3.06%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.38%) Law
5 6 (2.04%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.02%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Front Office
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 195 (66.33%) Developer
2 74 (25.17%) .NET Developer
3 32 (10.88%) C# Developer
4 23 (7.82%) Software Developer
5 22 (7.48%) Analyst
6 21 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 21 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
7 18 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (5.10%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.42%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.08%) Administrator
11 11 (3.74%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.06%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.72%) Systems Analyst
14 8 (2.72%) Business Analyst
14 8 (2.72%) Architect
15 7 (2.38%) Programmer
15 7 (2.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (48.98%) ASP.NET
2 104 (35.37%) HTML
3 83 (28.23%) CSS
4 63 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 47 (15.99%) jQuery
6 44 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (14.63%) XML
8 36 (12.24%) HTML5
9 30 (10.20%) AngularJS
10 23 (7.82%) CSS3
11 22 (7.48%) WCF
12 21 (7.14%) Entity Framework
13 18 (6.12%) WPF
13 18 (6.12%) Web Services
14 17 (5.78%) Ajax
15 12 (4.08%) RESTful
16 10 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 8 (2.72%) NHibernate
17 8 (2.72%) WinForms
18 7 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.72%) User Experience
4 8 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.70%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.36%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (1.36%) Statistics
6 4 (1.36%) Derivative
7 3 (1.02%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
8 2 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.68%) SCADA
8 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.41%) Windows
2 16 (5.44%) Linux
3 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.04%) UNIX
6 5 (1.70%) Android
6 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.36%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) OS/400
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (32.31%) MVC
2 57 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.24%) OO
4 30 (10.20%) TDD
5 23 (7.82%) Software Engineering
5 23 (7.82%) Scrum
5 23 (7.82%) SDLC
6 21 (7.14%) Content Management
7 19 (6.46%) Asset Management
7 19 (6.46%) Unit Testing
8 12 (4.08%) Web Development
8 12 (4.08%) OOP
8 12 (4.08%) Project Management
9 11 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (3.74%) Validation
9 11 (3.74%) Test Scripting
10 10 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (3.06%) Workflow
11 9 (3.06%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 178 (60.54%) C#
2 100 (34.01%) JavaScript
2 100 (34.01%) SQL
3 46 (15.65%) Java
4 22 (7.48%) T-SQL
4 22 (7.48%) VB.NET
5 16 (5.44%) VB
6 13 (4.42%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.42%) C++
7 8 (2.72%) Perl
7 8 (2.72%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.72%) VBA
8 7 (2.38%) XPath
9 6 (2.04%) PHP
10 5 (1.70%) X++
11 4 (1.36%) Ruby
12 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.68%) C
13 2 (0.68%) VBScript
13 2 (0.68%) REXX
Qualifications
1 20 (6.80%) Degree
2 16 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.72%) MCTS
5 8 (2.72%) MCP
6 3 (1.02%) MCSD
6 3 (1.02%) MCSE
7 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) DICOM
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.34%) BS7799
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (0.68%) WSUS
1 2 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.82%) Oracle
3 12 (4.08%) Sybase
4 7 (2.38%) VMware
4 7 (2.38%) Telerik
5 6 (2.04%) HP
6 4 (1.36%) Veeam
7 3 (1.02%) CA
8 2 (0.68%) Symantec
8 2 (0.68%) Twitter
8 2 (0.68%) SAP
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco
8 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.34%) Juniper
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) Alterian
9 1 (0.34%) ESRI
9 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
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