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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 270 205 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.71% 8.30% 6.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.84% 32.80% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 100 94
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +109.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £32.50 £15.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.25 £35.50 £25.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
775 625 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 25.29% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 306 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +16 102 £363 +16.00% 63
Edinburgh +4 94 £334 -1.11% 37
Aberdeen 0 18 £350 +7.69% 13
Stirling - 16 £375 -
Renfrewshire -20 7 £347 -2.11% 1
Highlands - 4 £135 - 2
West Lothian +3 3 £401 - 2
Dundee -4 2 £315 +14.54% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £300 - 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - - - - 1
Lothian - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 304 (62.42%) C#
2 200 (41.07%) SQL Server
3 191 (39.22%) ASP.NET
4 178 (36.55%) SQL
5 158 (32.44%) JavaScript
6 154 (31.62%) Microsoft
7 141 (28.95%) HTML
8 116 (23.82%) SharePoint
9 90 (18.48%) CSS
9 90 (18.48%) MVC
10 85 (17.45%) Finance
10 85 (17.45%) Oracle
11 83 (17.04%) jQuery
12 79 (16.22%) Java
13 78 (16.02%) Windows
14 77 (15.81%) .NET Framework
15 73 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
16 66 (13.55%) XML
17 58 (11.91%) Visual Studio
18 57 (11.70%) WPF
19 54 (11.09%) SQL Server 2008
20 52 (10.68%) Web Services
21 51 (10.47%) T-SQL
22 50 (10.27%) Security Cleared
23 47 (9.65%) Banking
23 47 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
23 47 (9.65%) HP
24 44 (9.03%) WCF
25 42 (8.62%) SC Cleared
26 41 (8.42%) WinForms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 116 (23.82%) SharePoint
2 40 (8.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 31 (6.37%) IIS
3 31 (6.37%) CMS
4 21 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (3.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (2.46%) Lync
7 11 (2.26%) Umbraco
8 10 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (1.85%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.64%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.03%) Node.js
12 5 (1.03%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.62%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.62%) TeamSite
15 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 32 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.85%) InfoPath
2 9 (1.85%) MS Office
3 6 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.64%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.41%) Endur
8 1 (0.21%) assyst
8 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.03%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.70%) HTTP
1 18 (3.70%) Intranet
2 12 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.44%) SAN
4 6 (1.23%) Internet
5 4 (0.82%) DNS
6 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.62%) Firewall
7 2 (0.41%) SSL
7 2 (0.41%) FTP
7 2 (0.41%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.41%) NAS
8 1 (0.21%) LDAP
8 1 (0.21%) ATM
8 1 (0.21%) LAN
8 1 (0.21%) WAN
8 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.67%) KDB
7 13 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (2.05%) MS Access
10 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.44%) IDOL
13 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
16 3 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (11.91%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (2.46%) Subversion
5 9 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 9 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Blend
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.82%) MSI
8 4 (0.82%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.82%) JUnit
8 4 (0.82%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.82%) JIRA
9 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.62%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.41%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.41%) Fiddler
General
1 85 (17.45%) Finance
2 47 (9.65%) Banking
3 14 (2.87%) Front Office
4 10 (2.05%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.23%) Back Office
6 4 (0.82%) Advertising
6 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.21%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Legal
8 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 351 (72.07%) Developer
2 133 (27.31%) .NET Developer
3 58 (11.91%) C# Developer
4 50 (10.27%) SharePoint Developer
5 31 (6.37%) Analyst
6 30 (6.16%) WPF Developer
7 29 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (5.54%) Senior Developer
9 21 (4.31%) C++ Developer
9 21 (4.31%) Software Developer
10 20 (4.11%) Designer
11 17 (3.49%) Lead Developer
11 17 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.29%) Applications Support
12 16 (3.29%) Support Analyst
12 16 (3.29%) SQL Developer
13 14 (2.87%) Web Developer
14 12 (2.46%) Applications Developer
15 11 (2.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (2.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (39.22%) ASP.NET
2 141 (28.95%) HTML
3 90 (18.48%) CSS
4 83 (17.04%) jQuery
5 77 (15.81%) .NET Framework
6 66 (13.55%) XML
7 57 (11.70%) WPF
8 52 (10.68%) Web Services
9 47 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (9.03%) WCF
11 41 (8.42%) WinForms
12 39 (8.01%) JSP
13 35 (7.19%) HTML5
14 26 (5.34%) JSON
15 25 (5.13%) XSLT
16 22 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (3.90%) CSS3
18 18 (3.70%) AngularJS
19 16 (3.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 15 (3.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.34%) User Experience
2 15 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (2.46%) Equities
4 10 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 9 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.23%) Open Source
7 6 (1.23%) Derivative
7 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.03%) Animation
9 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.82%) Kindle
9 4 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.62%) Informatics
10 3 (0.62%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.41%) Clustering
11 2 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.02%) Windows
2 27 (5.54%) UNIX
3 19 (3.90%) Linux
4 13 (2.67%) Android
5 11 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.21%) HPUX
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.48%) MVC
2 73 (14.99%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (8.01%) OO
4 32 (6.57%) Unit Testing
5 31 (6.37%) Web Development
6 29 (5.95%) Workflow
7 26 (5.34%) Scrum
8 23 (4.72%) TDD
9 22 (4.52%) CRM
10 21 (4.31%) MVVM
11 19 (3.90%) OOP
12 18 (3.70%) Multithreading
13 16 (3.29%) Data Management
14 15 (3.08%) Software Engineering
15 14 (2.87%) Project Management
15 14 (2.87%) Migration
15 14 (2.87%) Asset Management
16 13 (2.67%) Content Management
16 13 (2.67%) Test Automation
16 13 (2.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 304 (62.42%) C#
2 178 (36.55%) SQL
3 158 (32.44%) JavaScript
4 79 (16.22%) Java
5 51 (10.47%) T-SQL
6 34 (6.98%) C++
7 31 (6.37%) VB
8 29 (5.95%) PowerShell
9 28 (5.75%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.90%) VBA
10 19 (3.90%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.26%) Python
11 11 (2.26%) Perl
12 10 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.05%) XAML
13 6 (1.23%) VB6
14 5 (1.03%) PHP
14 5 (1.03%) VBScript
15 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.95%) ISTQB
3 29 (5.95%) Degree
4 21 (4.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 20 (4.11%) DV Cleared
6 18 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.85%) MCITP
8 7 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.03%) MCTS
10 4 (0.82%) MCSD
11 3 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.62%) MCP
12 2 (0.41%) ISEB
12 2 (0.41%) MCSE
13 1 (0.21%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.87%) QA
2 7 (1.44%) SLA
3 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.46%) Control-M
2 9 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.41%) SCCM
3 2 (0.41%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 154 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.45%) Oracle
3 47 (9.65%) HP
4 16 (3.29%) Kofax
5 15 (3.08%) IBM
6 10 (2.05%) Sybase
7 8 (1.64%) Adobe
7 8 (1.64%) Lotus
8 7 (1.44%) Meridio
8 7 (1.44%) GoldenSource
8 7 (1.44%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.44%) Cisco
9 6 (1.23%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.23%) Citrix
9 6 (1.23%) Cognos
9 6 (1.23%) Nintex
10 5 (1.03%) SAP
11 4 (0.82%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.82%) Google
11 4 (0.82%) RightFax
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