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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 181 215 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.21% 8.50% 8.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.32% 28.29% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 139 129
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£328 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -44.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
597 760 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 30.05% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 479 386
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 82 £325 -13.33% 29
Glasgow -18 47 £334 -2.55% 27
Fife +1 18 £338 -38.63%
Renfrewshire +7 14 £450 +68.22%
West Lothian - 13 £288 -
Aberdeen -7 11 £250 -23.07% 5
North Lanarkshire - 7 - -
Stirling -5 6 - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 240 (64.34%) C#
2 194 (52.01%) ASP.NET
3 187 (50.13%) SQL Server
4 132 (35.39%) JavaScript
5 125 (33.51%) SQL
6 123 (32.98%) HTML
7 111 (29.76%) MVC
8 102 (27.35%) CSS
9 88 (23.59%) .NET Framework
10 84 (22.52%) Microsoft
11 76 (20.38%) Windows
12 74 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (18.50%) Finance
14 68 (18.23%) SharePoint
15 64 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (15.55%) Visual Studio
17 55 (14.75%) XML
17 55 (14.75%) jQuery
18 51 (13.67%) Java
19 42 (11.26%) SQL Server 2008
20 41 (10.99%) Web Services
21 38 (10.19%) Oracle
22 37 (9.92%) Entity Framework
23 36 (9.65%) IIS
23 36 (9.65%) OO
24 34 (9.12%) AngularJS
25 31 (8.31%) HTML5
25 31 (8.31%) MS Excel
25 31 (8.31%) T-SQL
26 30 (8.04%) WCF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (18.23%) SharePoint
2 36 (9.65%) IIS
3 28 (7.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (6.70%) CMS
5 14 (3.75%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.14%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.88%) Node.js
9 6 (1.61%) Lync
10 4 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.54%) SAS
11 2 (0.54%) Apache
11 2 (0.54%) JBoss
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.27%) JRun
12 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.07%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.80%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.80%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.61%) Office 365
2 6 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.56%) HTTP
2 10 (2.68%) SSL
3 8 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.14%) Intranet
4 4 (1.07%) Network Security
4 4 (1.07%) DNS
5 3 (0.80%) SAN
5 3 (0.80%) Firewall
5 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.54%) NAS
6 2 (0.54%) AMQP
6 2 (0.54%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.54%) FTP
6 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) Extranet
7 1 (0.27%) CTI
7 1 (0.27%) IPv4
7 1 (0.27%) IPv6
7 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (50.13%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.02%) MS Access
5 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.41%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.61%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.07%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.80%) MySQL
13 3 (0.80%) EDRMS
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (15.55%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.41%) CruiseControl
3 9 (2.41%) Fiddler
3 9 (2.41%) MSBuild
4 8 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.14%) Selenium
4 8 (2.14%) NUnit
4 8 (2.14%) Toad
5 7 (1.88%) Subversion
5 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.07%) JIRA
9 3 (0.80%) PVCS
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.54%) MSTest
10 2 (0.54%) Moq
10 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 69 (18.50%) Finance
2 20 (5.36%) Banking
3 9 (2.41%) Retail
4 8 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.88%) Law
6 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.07%) Local Government
7 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Front Office
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 266 (71.31%) Developer
2 107 (28.69%) .NET Developer
3 37 (9.92%) C# Developer
4 32 (8.58%) SharePoint Developer
5 31 (8.31%) Software Developer
6 24 (6.43%) Analyst
6 24 (6.43%) Web Developer
6 24 (6.43%) Senior Developer
7 21 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (3.49%) Java Developer
9 13 (3.49%) Administrator
10 12 (3.22%) Architect
11 9 (2.41%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (2.14%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.14%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.14%) Programmer
12 8 (2.14%) Consultant
13 7 (1.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (52.01%) ASP.NET
2 123 (32.98%) HTML
3 102 (27.35%) CSS
4 88 (23.59%) .NET Framework
5 64 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 55 (14.75%) XML
6 55 (14.75%) jQuery
7 41 (10.99%) Web Services
8 37 (9.92%) Entity Framework
9 34 (9.12%) AngularJS
10 31 (8.31%) HTML5
11 30 (8.04%) WCF
12 29 (7.77%) Ajax
13 24 (6.43%) CSS3
14 23 (6.17%) WPF
15 18 (4.83%) NHibernate
16 14 (3.75%) JSON
17 12 (3.22%) XSLT
18 11 (2.95%) RESTful
19 10 (2.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.95%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.68%) User Experience
4 7 (1.88%) Replication
5 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.34%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.34%) Web 2.0
5 5 (1.34%) Open Source
5 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.07%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.07%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.07%) W3C
7 3 (0.80%) NHS
7 3 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.80%) Cryptography
7 3 (0.80%) Derivative
7 3 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.54%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.38%) Windows
2 20 (5.36%) Linux
3 11 (2.95%) UNIX
4 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.61%) Android
5 6 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.07%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (29.76%) MVC
2 74 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (9.65%) OO
4 25 (6.70%) Unit Testing
5 21 (5.63%) TDD
5 21 (5.63%) Software Engineering
5 21 (5.63%) Content Management
6 20 (5.36%) Asset Management
7 19 (5.09%) Scrum
7 19 (5.09%) Project Management
8 17 (4.56%) Web Development
9 13 (3.49%) OOD
10 12 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (2.95%) Validation
11 11 (2.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (2.68%) Test Scripting
13 9 (2.41%) SOA
13 9 (2.41%) OOP
13 9 (2.41%) ITIL
13 9 (2.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 240 (64.34%) C#
2 132 (35.39%) JavaScript
3 125 (33.51%) SQL
4 51 (13.67%) Java
5 31 (8.31%) T-SQL
6 25 (6.70%) C++
7 24 (6.43%) VB
8 22 (5.90%) VB.NET
9 21 (5.63%) VBA
10 17 (4.56%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.95%) Perl
12 10 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.41%) VBScript
14 8 (2.14%) VB6
15 7 (1.88%) Ruby
15 7 (1.88%) XPath
16 6 (1.61%) Python
16 6 (1.61%) C
17 5 (1.34%) PHP
18 4 (1.07%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (7.77%) Degree
2 20 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.34%) MCSE
5 5 (1.34%) MCP
5 5 (1.34%) MCTS
6 4 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.80%) MCSD
7 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CCNP
8 2 (0.54%) CCNA
8 2 (0.54%) ISEB
8 2 (0.54%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) CISM
9 1 (0.27%) MCITP
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) BS7799
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) DICOM
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.54%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.54%) SCCM
1 2 (0.54%) SCOM
1 2 (0.54%) WSUS
1 2 (0.54%) Nmap
1 2 (0.54%) Nessus
1 2 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 84 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.19%) Oracle
3 14 (3.75%) Sybase
4 8 (2.14%) Lotus
4 8 (2.14%) HP
5 6 (1.61%) Telerik
6 5 (1.34%) VMware
7 3 (0.80%) SAP
7 3 (0.80%) CA
7 3 (0.80%) Nintex
8 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.54%) Veeam
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco
8 2 (0.54%) Symantec
9 1 (0.27%) Citrix
9 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.27%) Juniper
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.27%) Alterian
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