The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 225 216 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.49% 9.22% 6.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.13% 30.64% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 131 79
Average daily rate £315 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £15.89 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £58.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 705 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.19% 30.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 357 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
UK

.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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

.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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 104 £308 -11.92% 52
Edinburgh -12 63 £315 +10.52% 37
Aberdeen +2 19 £325 -10.03% 11
Renfrewshire -1 10 £353 -4.72% 1
Stirling +9 7 £375 -6.25% 6
Dundee 0 4 £300 +33.33% 3
Falkirk - 3 £275 -
Fife +1 2 - - 3
East Lothian - 2 £313 -
West Lothian -8 1 £288 +21.05% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £375 - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - - 2
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 261 (67.10%) C#
2 163 (41.90%) ASP.NET
3 161 (41.39%) SQL Server
4 139 (35.73%) HTML
5 136 (34.96%) SQL
6 123 (31.62%) JavaScript
7 108 (27.76%) CSS
8 101 (25.96%) Microsoft
9 84 (21.59%) jQuery
10 79 (20.31%) MVC
11 77 (19.79%) Windows
12 72 (18.51%) SharePoint
13 67 (17.22%) XML
14 64 (16.45%) Finance
15 62 (15.94%) .NET Framework
16 50 (12.85%) Java
17 48 (12.34%) HTML5
18 47 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (12.08%) OO
19 45 (11.57%) Web Services
20 42 (10.80%) Oracle
21 41 (10.54%) WPF
22 38 (9.77%) SharePoint 2010
23 37 (9.51%) Degree
23 37 (9.51%) Security Cleared
23 37 (9.51%) Scrum
24 36 (9.25%) MS Excel
25 34 (8.74%) T-SQL
25 34 (8.74%) VB
25 34 (8.74%) Banking

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (18.51%) SharePoint
2 38 (9.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 29 (7.46%) IIS
4 23 (5.91%) CMS
5 21 (5.40%) SharePoint Server
6 20 (5.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.31%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.80%) MS Project Server
9 5 (1.29%) NServiceBus
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.51%) CICS
12 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.51%) Immediacy CMS
12 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.51%) Node.js
12 2 (0.51%) Lync
13 1 (0.26%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.26%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 36 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.37%) InfoPath
3 10 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.80%) MS Project
4 7 (1.80%) MS Office
5 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 9 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (0.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.86%) Intranet
2 5 (1.29%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.03%) ATM
4 3 (0.77%) SAN
5 2 (0.51%) Internet
5 2 (0.51%) HTTP
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (41.39%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 17 (4.37%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (3.60%) MS Access
10 12 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.83%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.06%) MySQL
14 7 (1.80%) KDB
15 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (1.29%) IDOL
17 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
17 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 33 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.34%) NUnit
4 11 (2.83%) Subversion
5 8 (2.06%) JIRA
6 6 (1.54%) Rational Application Developer
7 5 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.29%) MSI
7 5 (1.29%) InstallShield
7 5 (1.29%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.03%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Blend
9 3 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.77%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.77%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.77%) JUnit
10 2 (0.51%) NetAdvantage
10 2 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.51%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 64 (16.45%) Finance
2 34 (8.74%) Banking
3 7 (1.80%) Retail Banking
3 7 (1.80%) Front Office
3 7 (1.80%) Retail
4 5 (1.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.03%) Marketing
6 2 (0.51%) Games
6 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 305 (78.41%) Developer
2 124 (31.88%) .NET Developer
3 45 (11.57%) C# Developer
4 34 (8.74%) SharePoint Developer
5 30 (7.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 23 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (5.40%) Web Developer
9 20 (5.14%) Analyst
10 18 (4.63%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.37%) Applications Developer
12 16 (4.11%) WPF Developer
12 16 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
13 15 (3.86%) Programmer
14 13 (3.34%) Java Developer
15 11 (2.83%) Software Engineer
16 10 (2.57%) Consultant
16 10 (2.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 9 (2.31%) Business Analyst
17 9 (2.31%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (41.90%) ASP.NET
2 139 (35.73%) HTML
3 108 (27.76%) CSS
4 84 (21.59%) jQuery
5 67 (17.22%) XML
6 62 (15.94%) .NET Framework
7 48 (12.34%) HTML5
8 47 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (11.57%) Web Services
10 41 (10.54%) WPF
11 34 (8.74%) WCF
12 21 (5.40%) CSS3
12 21 (5.40%) XSLT
13 20 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 20 (5.14%) Ajax
14 17 (4.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (3.86%) JSON
16 15 (3.86%) XHTML
17 11 (2.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.57%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (1.80%) Equities
4 5 (1.29%) Derivative
4 5 (1.29%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.03%) NHS
5 4 (1.03%) Open Source
5 4 (1.03%) Web 2.0
5 4 (1.03%) Social Network
6 3 (0.77%) GIS
6 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.77%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.51%) Replication
7 2 (0.51%) Animation
7 2 (0.51%) Statistics
8 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 77 (19.79%) Windows
2 22 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.34%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.57%) Linux
5 10 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.06%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.54%) Android
8 4 (1.03%) Windows CE
8 4 (1.03%) UNIX
8 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.31%) MVC
2 47 (12.08%) OO
3 37 (9.51%) Scrum
4 34 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (8.23%) TDD
6 28 (7.20%) Unit Testing
7 26 (6.68%) Workflow
8 19 (4.88%) Web Development
8 19 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 19 (4.88%) Content Management
8 19 (4.88%) OOP
9 18 (4.63%) Migration
10 17 (4.37%) ITIL
11 14 (3.60%) SOA
11 14 (3.60%) RAD
11 14 (3.60%) MVVM
12 13 (3.34%) Project Management
12 13 (3.34%) Change Management
13 12 (3.08%) ETL
13 12 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 261 (67.10%) C#
2 136 (34.96%) SQL
3 123 (31.62%) JavaScript
4 50 (12.85%) Java
5 34 (8.74%) T-SQL
5 34 (8.74%) VB
6 27 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 26 (6.68%) VB.NET
8 21 (5.40%) VBA
9 18 (4.63%) C++
10 15 (3.86%) VBScript
11 13 (3.34%) VB6
12 11 (2.83%) XAML
13 10 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.06%) Python
14 8 (2.06%) Perl
15 4 (1.03%) PHP
16 3 (0.77%) XPath
17 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (9.51%) Degree
1 37 (9.51%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.54%) MCSD
5 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) MCTS
6 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.54%) SLA
2 5 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) Control-M
2 2 (0.51%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.26%) SCCM
3 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.80%) Oracle
3 12 (3.08%) IBM
4 9 (2.31%) Adobe
5 7 (1.80%) Sybase
6 5 (1.29%) McAfee
6 5 (1.29%) Meridio
7 4 (1.03%) Cognos
7 4 (1.03%) Twitter
8 3 (0.77%) SAP
8 3 (0.77%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.77%) NetApp
8 3 (0.77%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.51%) InterSystems
9 2 (0.51%) Reuters
9 2 (0.51%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.51%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.26%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
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Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 4 days ago
Stirlingshire
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £201 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirling
ITHR 752
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Glasgow
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Aberdeen
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Scotland
ITHR 752
Rate: Competitive
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Stirling
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Glasgow
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Edinburgh
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