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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 218 281 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.67% 11.24% 10.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.80% 37.02% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 137 139
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 15
Average hourly rate - £34.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -15.38%
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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
757 759 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.65% 30.35% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 405 289
Average daily rate £370 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +9.75%
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 20 19
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 28 November 2014.

.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 28 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 -1 102 £350 +7.69% 43
Glasgow +4 68 £315 -1.56% 60
Aberdeen -5 14 £308 -5.38% 8
West Lothian +10 7 £289 -11.83% 6
Renfrewshire -23 6 £340 -4.22% 2
Dundee 0 4 £315 +14.54% 3
Aberdeenshire +2 1 - -
Stirling -7 1 £275 - 1
Fife - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 316 (66.11%) C#
2 232 (48.54%) SQL Server
3 219 (45.82%) ASP.NET
4 176 (36.82%) JavaScript
5 174 (36.40%) SQL
6 159 (33.26%) HTML
7 158 (33.05%) Microsoft
8 113 (23.64%) CSS
9 107 (22.38%) MVC
10 102 (21.34%) .NET Framework
11 100 (20.92%) SharePoint
12 92 (19.25%) jQuery
13 88 (18.41%) Oracle
14 80 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
15 79 (16.53%) Finance
16 70 (14.64%) T-SQL
16 70 (14.64%) SQL Server 2008
17 69 (14.44%) Windows
18 68 (14.23%) Visual Studio
19 65 (13.60%) XML
19 65 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
20 58 (12.13%) Java
21 48 (10.04%) HP
21 48 (10.04%) WCF
22 47 (9.83%) WinForms
23 45 (9.41%) Web Services
24 44 (9.21%) WPF
24 44 (9.21%) Security Cleared
25 38 (7.95%) Banking
26 37 (7.74%) SC Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (20.92%) SharePoint
2 35 (7.32%) CMS
3 32 (6.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (5.02%) IIS
5 21 (4.39%) Umbraco
5 21 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.26%) Sitefinity
8 6 (1.26%) Lync
9 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.84%) Apache
10 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.84%) Node.js
11 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.63%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.09%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) MS Project
3 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.46%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.63%) Tridion
6 2 (0.42%) Endur
7 1 (0.21%) assyst
7 1 (0.21%) JDE World
7 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.60%) HTTP
2 17 (3.56%) Intranet
3 10 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.67%) Internet
4 8 (1.67%) SAN
5 4 (0.84%) Extranet
6 3 (0.63%) DNS
7 2 (0.42%) Firewall
7 2 (0.42%) SSL
7 2 (0.42%) NAS
7 2 (0.42%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (48.54%) SQL Server
2 70 (14.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.35%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (2.09%) IDOL
9 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.46%) MySQL
11 5 (1.05%) KDB
11 5 (1.05%) MS Access
11 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.84%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 68 (14.23%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.51%) Subversion
2 12 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.30%) Mercurial
3 11 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.63%) Selenium
5 3 (0.63%) HttpUnit
5 3 (0.63%) NUnit
5 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.63%) JUnit
5 3 (0.63%) PVCS
5 3 (0.63%) JMeter
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.42%) GoogleTest
6 2 (0.42%) MSI
6 2 (0.42%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.42%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.42%) Toad
6 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 79 (16.53%) Finance
2 38 (7.95%) Banking
3 8 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.46%) Back Office
5 6 (1.26%) Front Office
6 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.42%) Advertising
7 2 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 356 (74.48%) Developer
2 155 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 66 (13.81%) C# Developer
4 40 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (7.95%) SharePoint Developer
6 29 (6.07%) Senior Developer
7 24 (5.02%) Analyst
8 22 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (4.18%) Software Developer
9 20 (4.18%) Web Developer
10 19 (3.97%) C++ Developer
10 19 (3.97%) Designer
11 16 (3.35%) WPF Developer
12 15 (3.14%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.14%) Applications Support
12 15 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (2.93%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.30%) Solutions Designer
14 11 (2.30%) Applications Developer
15 9 (1.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (45.82%) ASP.NET
2 159 (33.26%) HTML
3 113 (23.64%) CSS
4 102 (21.34%) .NET Framework
5 92 (19.25%) jQuery
6 65 (13.60%) XML
6 65 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (10.04%) WCF
8 47 (9.83%) WinForms
9 45 (9.41%) Web Services
10 44 (9.21%) WPF
11 32 (6.69%) JSP
12 28 (5.86%) HTML5
13 27 (5.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 24 (5.02%) JSON
15 23 (4.81%) XSLT
16 21 (4.39%) Ajax
17 19 (3.97%) NHibernate
18 18 (3.77%) LINQ
18 18 (3.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.97%) Mobile App
2 18 (3.77%) User Experience
3 12 (2.51%) Open Source
4 11 (2.30%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.26%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.05%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.05%) Informatics
8 5 (1.05%) NHS
9 4 (0.84%) Equities
9 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.84%) iPhone
9 4 (0.84%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.84%) Social Network
10 3 (0.63%) Health Informatics
10 3 (0.63%) Clustering
10 3 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 69 (14.44%) Windows
2 25 (5.23%) UNIX
2 25 (5.23%) Android
3 20 (4.18%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.30%) Linux
5 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.84%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (22.38%) MVC
2 80 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (6.28%) Web Development
4 26 (5.44%) CRM
5 25 (5.23%) OO
5 25 (5.23%) TDD
6 23 (4.81%) Unit Testing
7 20 (4.18%) Multithreading
8 18 (3.77%) Workflow
9 17 (3.56%) Android Development
10 16 (3.35%) Software Engineering
10 16 (3.35%) Scrum
11 14 (2.93%) Content Management
11 14 (2.93%) UML
12 13 (2.72%) SOA
13 12 (2.51%) Migration
13 12 (2.51%) Process Management
13 12 (2.51%) Project Management
13 12 (2.51%) Data Management
13 12 (2.51%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 316 (66.11%) C#
2 176 (36.82%) JavaScript
3 174 (36.40%) SQL
4 70 (14.64%) T-SQL
5 58 (12.13%) Java
6 29 (6.07%) C++
7 27 (5.65%) VB
8 23 (4.81%) VB.NET
9 22 (4.60%) VBA
10 21 (4.39%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.97%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.35%) VBScript
13 9 (1.88%) VB6
13 9 (1.88%) PHP
13 9 (1.88%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.05%) Perl
15 4 (0.84%) XPath
16 3 (0.63%) Ruby
16 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.74%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.07%) ISTQB
4 28 (5.86%) Degree
5 21 (4.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 20 (4.18%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.88%) MCITP
9 7 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.26%) MCTS
11 4 (0.84%) MCP
12 3 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.42%) MCSE
13 2 (0.42%) ISEB
14 1 (0.21%) MCPD
14 1 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.09%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) HL7
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.05%) Control-M
3 2 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.42%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 158 (33.05%) Microsoft
2 88 (18.41%) Oracle
3 48 (10.04%) HP
4 12 (2.51%) Kofax
5 8 (1.67%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.67%) Google
6 7 (1.46%) Meridio
6 7 (1.46%) GoldenSource
6 7 (1.46%) Cisco
7 6 (1.26%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.26%) Citrix
8 5 (1.05%) IBM
8 5 (1.05%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.84%) Nintex
10 3 (0.63%) Ektron
10 3 (0.63%) CA
10 3 (0.63%) Sybase
10 3 (0.63%) SAP
10 3 (0.63%) VMware
10 3 (0.63%) JD Edwards
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