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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 240 143 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.76% 5.85% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.42% 24.44% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 71 86
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
789 585 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.79% 23.93% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 271 190
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 94 £375 +7.14% 63
Edinburgh +3 85 £350 +23.89% 53
Aberdeen +20 24 £300 -11.11% 14
Stirling +9 16 £375 - 1
Highlands - 2 - - 2
West Lothian +1 1 £401 +0.06% 3
Fife 0 1 £550 - 1
Dundee -2 1 £325 +22.64% 3
Renfrewshire -21 1 £456 +23.74%
Ayrshire - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 310 (67.25%) C#
2 187 (40.56%) ASP.NET
3 178 (38.61%) SQL Server
4 157 (34.06%) SQL
5 156 (33.84%) JavaScript
6 146 (31.67%) HTML
7 138 (29.93%) Microsoft
8 97 (21.04%) CSS
9 88 (19.09%) Finance
10 85 (18.44%) MVC
11 84 (18.22%) SharePoint
11 84 (18.22%) jQuery
12 73 (15.84%) Java
13 72 (15.62%) Windows
14 67 (14.53%) .NET Framework
15 64 (13.88%) WPF
16 61 (13.23%) Web Services
17 58 (12.58%) Oracle
18 56 (12.15%) XML
19 49 (10.63%) Security Cleared
19 49 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
20 47 (10.20%) Banking
21 46 (9.98%) OO
22 45 (9.76%) WCF
23 41 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
23 41 (8.89%) Visual Studio
23 41 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
24 40 (8.68%) SC Cleared
25 39 (8.46%) JSP
26 37 (8.03%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 84 (18.22%) SharePoint
2 41 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 37 (8.03%) IIS
4 30 (6.51%) CMS
5 25 (5.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (2.60%) Lync
7 11 (2.39%) Umbraco
8 10 (2.17%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.74%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.52%) MS Project Server
11 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.30%) Node.js
11 6 (1.30%) Sitefinity
12 5 (1.08%) NServiceBus
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.65%) TeamSite
Applications
1 31 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.12%) InfoPath
3 9 (1.95%) MS Office
4 7 (1.52%) MS Project
4 7 (1.52%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.74%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) assyst
6 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Office 365
2 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.47%) Intranet
2 10 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.95%) HTTP
4 6 (1.30%) SAN
5 5 (1.08%) Internet
6 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.43%) Firewall
7 2 (0.43%) DNS
7 2 (0.43%) SSL
7 2 (0.43%) FTP
8 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) ATM
8 1 (0.22%) LAN
8 1 (0.22%) WAN
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (38.61%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (4.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 16 (3.47%) KDB
7 15 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.17%) MS Access
11 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.08%) MySQL
15 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.82%) Subversion
2 13 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.74%) Mercurial
5 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Blend
6 6 (1.30%) MSI
6 6 (1.30%) InstallShield
6 6 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.08%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.87%) NUnit
8 4 (0.87%) JIRA
8 4 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.65%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.65%) JUnit
10 2 (0.43%) NetAdvantage
10 2 (0.43%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 88 (19.09%) Finance
2 47 (10.20%) Banking
3 16 (3.47%) Front Office
4 11 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.08%) Advertising
6 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.43%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.22%) Retail
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Law
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 336 (72.89%) Developer
2 121 (26.25%) .NET Developer
3 61 (13.23%) C# Developer
4 53 (11.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 36 (7.81%) WPF Developer
6 29 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (6.29%) Analyst
7 24 (5.21%) Software Developer
8 20 (4.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (4.12%) Designer
9 19 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 19 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 16 (3.47%) Applications Developer
10 16 (3.47%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.25%) Web Developer
12 14 (3.04%) Lead Developer
13 13 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
15 11 (2.39%) Solutions Designer
15 11 (2.39%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (40.56%) ASP.NET
2 146 (31.67%) HTML
3 97 (21.04%) CSS
4 84 (18.22%) jQuery
5 67 (14.53%) .NET Framework
6 64 (13.88%) WPF
7 61 (13.23%) Web Services
8 56 (12.15%) XML
9 49 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (9.76%) WCF
11 39 (8.46%) JSP
12 35 (7.59%) HTML5
13 30 (6.51%) WinForms
14 26 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (5.21%) JSON
16 22 (4.77%) XSLT
17 20 (4.34%) CSS3
18 19 (4.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 15 (3.25%) LINQ
20 12 (2.60%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (3.25%) Equities
3 11 (2.39%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.74%) Derivative
6 8 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.52%) Open Source
7 7 (1.52%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.08%) Animation
9 4 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.87%) Kindle
10 3 (0.65%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.65%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.65%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.65%) Replication
11 2 (0.43%) NHS
11 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.62%) Windows
2 25 (5.42%) UNIX
3 20 (4.34%) Linux
4 15 (3.25%) Android
5 12 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.43%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.44%) MVC
2 46 (9.98%) OO
3 37 (8.03%) Unit Testing
4 30 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (5.86%) TDD
6 26 (5.64%) Workflow
7 25 (5.42%) Scrum
8 24 (5.21%) Web Development
9 23 (4.99%) OOP
9 23 (4.99%) MVVM
10 22 (4.77%) CRM
11 19 (4.12%) Multithreading
12 18 (3.90%) Project Management
13 16 (3.47%) ITIL
13 16 (3.47%) Software Engineering
14 14 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (3.04%) Migration
14 14 (3.04%) Data Management
14 14 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (2.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 310 (67.25%) C#
2 157 (34.06%) SQL
3 156 (33.84%) JavaScript
4 73 (15.84%) Java
5 36 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 31 (6.72%) VB
7 29 (6.29%) PowerShell
8 27 (5.86%) VB.NET
9 26 (5.64%) C++
10 14 (3.04%) XAML
11 13 (2.82%) Python
11 13 (2.82%) Perl
11 13 (2.82%) VBA
12 11 (2.39%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.74%) VB6
15 4 (0.87%) VBScript
15 4 (0.87%) PHP
16 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.68%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.59%) Degree
4 28 (6.07%) ISTQB
5 20 (4.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 19 (4.12%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.52%) MCITP
8 7 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.08%) MCSD
10 2 (0.43%) ISEB
10 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) MCPD
11 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.82%) QA
2 8 (1.74%) SLA
3 4 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.60%) Control-M
2 8 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.43%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 138 (29.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.58%) Oracle
3 31 (6.72%) HP
4 15 (3.25%) IBM
5 10 (2.17%) Adobe
6 9 (1.95%) Sybase
7 8 (1.74%) Lotus
8 7 (1.52%) GoldenSource
8 7 (1.52%) Cisco
8 7 (1.52%) SAP
9 6 (1.30%) Cognos
9 6 (1.30%) Citrix
9 6 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.30%) Nintex
10 5 (1.08%) Twitter
10 5 (1.08%) McAfee
10 5 (1.08%) Kofax
11 4 (0.87%) InterSystems
11 4 (0.87%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.87%) Google
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Glasgow
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Aberdeen
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Aberdeen
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Aberdeen
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