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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 192 173 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.97% 7.09% 9.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.42% 25.29% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 89 120
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £14.40 £16.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £29.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
611 684 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.18% 28.04% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 370 319
Average daily rate £375 £323 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 0 87 £330 +10.00% 39
Edinburgh 0 79 £350 - 39
Aberdeen -3 7 £225 -34.06% 4
North Lanarkshire +3 6 £330 +6.79%
West Lothian 0 3 - - 3
Fife - 3 £325 - 3
Aberdeenshire +2 1 - - 1
Dundee 0 1 £250 -16.66%
Stirling -11 1 - -
Renfrewshire - - - - 1
East Ayrshire - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 303 (73.19%) C#
2 235 (56.76%) SQL Server
3 222 (53.62%) ASP.NET
4 155 (37.44%) JavaScript
5 136 (32.85%) SQL
6 132 (31.88%) HTML
7 123 (29.71%) CSS
8 118 (28.50%) MVC
9 104 (25.12%) .NET Framework
10 98 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
11 95 (22.95%) Microsoft
12 83 (20.05%) jQuery
13 74 (17.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 74 (17.87%) SharePoint
14 73 (17.63%) Finance
15 68 (16.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 67 (16.18%) Windows
17 64 (15.46%) Visual Studio
18 59 (14.25%) T-SQL
19 55 (13.29%) XML
20 53 (12.80%) Web Services
21 51 (12.32%) Oracle
22 42 (10.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 35 (8.45%) Java
23 35 (8.45%) C++
24 34 (8.21%) SharePoint 2013
25 32 (7.73%) IIS
26 31 (7.49%) CMS
27 30 (7.25%) WCF
27 30 (7.25%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 74 (17.87%) SharePoint
2 34 (8.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 32 (7.73%) IIS
4 31 (7.49%) CMS
5 21 (5.07%) Umbraco
6 19 (4.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.93%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.21%) Apache
9 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.72%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.72%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.48%) JBoss
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.24%) Node.js
12 1 (0.24%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.72%) MS Office
2 3 (0.72%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.72%) Tridion
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.28%) HTTP
2 11 (2.66%) Intranet
3 8 (1.93%) SSL
4 7 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.21%) Extranet
6 4 (0.97%) Network Security
7 3 (0.72%) DNS
7 3 (0.72%) SAN
7 3 (0.72%) Internet
8 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.48%) AMQP
8 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.24%) Firewall
9 1 (0.24%) IPv4
9 1 (0.24%) IPv6
9 1 (0.24%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 68 (16.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (3.62%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.42%) MS Access
7 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.45%) MySQL
9 5 (1.21%) IDOL
9 5 (1.21%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (15.46%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.17%) Subversion
3 9 (2.17%) Selenium
4 7 (1.69%) CruiseControl
4 7 (1.69%) Toad
4 7 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.45%) Fiddler
5 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.45%) MSBuild
5 6 (1.45%) NUnit
6 5 (1.21%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.97%) JIRA
7 4 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.97%) JUnit
7 4 (0.97%) JMeter
8 3 (0.72%) PVCS
8 3 (0.72%) MSTest
General
1 73 (17.63%) Finance
2 24 (5.80%) Banking
3 9 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.69%) Retail
5 4 (0.97%) Local Government
5 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.48%) Back Office
6 2 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.24%) Front Office
7 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 344 (83.09%) Developer
2 154 (37.20%) .NET Developer
3 54 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 35 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (8.45%) SharePoint Developer
5 32 (7.73%) Software Developer
6 31 (7.49%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.76%) Web Developer
8 21 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (3.86%) C++ Developer
10 13 (3.14%) Analyst
11 11 (2.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (2.17%) Senior C++ Developer
12 9 (2.17%) Senior Web Developer
12 9 (2.17%) Applications Developer
12 9 (2.17%) Programmer
13 7 (1.69%) Java Developer
13 7 (1.69%) Lead Developer
13 7 (1.69%) Applications Support
13 7 (1.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (53.62%) ASP.NET
2 132 (31.88%) HTML
3 123 (29.71%) CSS
4 104 (25.12%) .NET Framework
5 83 (20.05%) jQuery
6 74 (17.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (13.29%) XML
8 53 (12.80%) Web Services
9 42 (10.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 30 (7.25%) WCF
10 30 (7.25%) WPF
11 29 (7.00%) Ajax
12 28 (6.76%) WinForms
13 26 (6.28%) HTML5
14 23 (5.56%) CSS3
15 22 (5.31%) NHibernate
16 21 (5.07%) AngularJS
17 20 (4.83%) JSON
18 18 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
19 15 (3.62%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.66%) Client/Server
3 10 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.17%) User Experience
4 9 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.17%) Open Source
4 9 (2.17%) Market Risk
5 7 (1.69%) Web 2.0
6 6 (1.45%) NHS
6 6 (1.45%) Replication
7 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.97%) Social Network
8 4 (0.97%) W3C
9 3 (0.72%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.72%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (0.72%) Derivative
9 3 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.72%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.18%) Windows
2 17 (4.11%) Linux
3 16 (3.86%) Android
4 11 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.42%) UNIX
6 9 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (28.50%) MVC
2 98 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (6.28%) OO
4 21 (5.07%) TDD
5 19 (4.59%) Project Management
6 18 (4.35%) Scrum
6 18 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 18 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 16 (3.86%) Web Development
7 16 (3.86%) Multithreading
8 15 (3.62%) Content Management
9 12 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (2.66%) OOD
10 11 (2.66%) SOA
11 10 (2.42%) CRM
12 9 (2.17%) Asset Management
12 9 (2.17%) Workflow
12 9 (2.17%) Android Development
13 8 (1.93%) Business Analysis
13 8 (1.93%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 303 (73.19%) C#
2 155 (37.44%) JavaScript
3 136 (32.85%) SQL
4 59 (14.25%) T-SQL
5 35 (8.45%) Java
5 35 (8.45%) C++
6 24 (5.80%) VBA
7 21 (5.07%) VB.NET
7 21 (5.07%) VBScript
8 16 (3.86%) VB
9 13 (3.14%) Perl
9 13 (3.14%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.66%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.42%) VB6
12 7 (1.69%) Python
12 7 (1.69%) PHP
12 7 (1.69%) Ruby
13 6 (1.45%) C
14 4 (0.97%) XPath
15 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (7.00%) Degree
2 16 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.17%) VCP4
5 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.97%) MCTS
6 4 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.97%) MCP
7 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) MCSE
8 2 (0.48%) HND
8 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.48%) CCNP
8 2 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) CISM
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.24%) CISSP
9 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) HL7
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) RACF
2 2 (0.48%) Nmap
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) SCOM
1 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.48%) Nessus
2 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.24%) WSUS
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.32%) Oracle
3 8 (1.93%) Lotus
4 7 (1.69%) Sybase
5 6 (1.45%) HP
6 4 (0.97%) Google
6 4 (0.97%) IBM
7 3 (0.72%) SAP
7 3 (0.72%) Nintex
8 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.48%) Meridio
8 2 (0.48%) Ektron
8 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.48%) Twitter
8 2 (0.48%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.48%) VMware
9 1 (0.24%) Telerik
9 1 (0.24%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.24%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.24%) Dell
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