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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 253 156 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.06% 6.35% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.15% 28.06% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 72 81
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 £243 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +109.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £28.20 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.25 £35.40 £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.93%
.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
787 556 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.18% 22.63% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 260 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 21 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
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 21 August 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 21 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
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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 +17 107 £375 +14.94% 55
Edinburgh -5 74 £344 +7.42% 46
Aberdeen +12 27 £313 -7.40% 16
Stirling - 17 £375 -
West Lothian +4 3 £401 - 5
Dundee -3 1 £325 +22.64% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 2
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 289 (61.75%) C#
2 182 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 178 (38.03%) SQL
4 172 (36.75%) ASP.NET
5 149 (31.84%) Microsoft
6 145 (30.98%) JavaScript
7 133 (28.42%) HTML
8 100 (21.37%) SharePoint
9 83 (17.74%) CSS
10 82 (17.52%) Oracle
11 81 (17.31%) Finance
12 78 (16.67%) Java
13 77 (16.45%) jQuery
14 75 (16.03%) MVC
15 72 (15.38%) Windows
16 64 (13.68%) .NET Framework
17 59 (12.61%) WPF
18 55 (11.75%) Web Services
18 55 (11.75%) XML
19 48 (10.26%) Visual Studio
19 48 (10.26%) Banking
20 46 (9.83%) Security Cleared
21 45 (9.62%) T-SQL
21 45 (9.62%) HP
22 43 (9.19%) OO
22 43 (9.19%) WCF
23 41 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
24 39 (8.33%) IIS
24 39 (8.33%) JSP
25 38 (8.12%) SC Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 100 (21.37%) SharePoint
2 39 (8.33%) IIS
3 37 (7.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 29 (6.20%) CMS
5 23 (4.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (3.63%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (2.78%) Lync
8 12 (2.56%) Umbraco
9 10 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (2.14%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.71%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.07%) Node.js
12 5 (1.07%) Sitefinity
12 5 (1.07%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.85%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.64%) TeamSite
14 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 32 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.99%) InfoPath
3 9 (1.92%) MS Office
4 6 (1.28%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.71%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.43%) Endur
8 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) assyst
8 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.28%) Office 365
2 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.06%) Intranet
2 12 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.35%) HTTP
4 6 (1.28%) Internet
4 6 (1.28%) SAN
5 4 (0.85%) DNS
6 3 (0.64%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.43%) SSL
7 2 (0.43%) Firewall
7 2 (0.43%) FTP
8 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.21%) LDAP
8 1 (0.21%) ATM
8 1 (0.21%) LAN
8 1 (0.21%) WAN
8 1 (0.21%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.42%) KDB
7 14 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.35%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.14%) MS Access
12 9 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
15 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
17 3 (0.64%) IDOL
17 3 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.78%) Subversion
3 13 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.71%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Blend
7 6 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.07%) MSI
8 5 (1.07%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.85%) JIRA
9 4 (0.85%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.64%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.64%) JUnit
10 3 (0.64%) NUnit
11 2 (0.43%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 81 (17.31%) Finance
2 48 (10.26%) Banking
3 16 (3.42%) Front Office
4 11 (2.35%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.28%) Back Office
6 5 (1.07%) Advertising
7 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 335 (71.58%) Developer
2 117 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 58 (12.39%) C# Developer
4 52 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 33 (7.05%) Analyst
5 33 (7.05%) WPF Developer
6 27 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (4.70%) Senior Developer
8 21 (4.49%) Applications Support
9 20 (4.27%) Support Analyst
9 20 (4.27%) Software Developer
9 20 (4.27%) Designer
10 17 (3.63%) Lead Developer
11 16 (3.42%) Applications Developer
11 16 (3.42%) C++ Developer
12 15 (3.21%) SQL Developer
13 14 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (2.56%) Administrator
15 12 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (36.75%) ASP.NET
2 133 (28.42%) HTML
3 83 (17.74%) CSS
4 77 (16.45%) jQuery
5 64 (13.68%) .NET Framework
6 59 (12.61%) WPF
7 55 (11.75%) Web Services
7 55 (11.75%) XML
8 43 (9.19%) WCF
9 39 (8.33%) JSP
10 37 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (7.05%) WinForms
12 27 (5.77%) HTML5
12 27 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 23 (4.91%) XSLT
14 22 (4.70%) JSON
15 14 (2.99%) LINQ
15 14 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (2.78%) CSS3
17 11 (2.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (3.21%) Equities
3 10 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.14%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.71%) Data Integration
4 8 (1.71%) Derivative
5 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.07%) Open Source
6 5 (1.07%) Animation
7 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.85%) Kindle
8 3 (0.64%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.64%) Replication
8 3 (0.64%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.43%) Clustering
9 2 (0.43%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.38%) Windows
2 26 (5.56%) UNIX
3 21 (4.49%) Linux
4 11 (2.35%) Android
4 11 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (16.03%) MVC
2 43 (9.19%) OO
3 35 (7.48%) Unit Testing
4 34 (7.26%) Workflow
5 32 (6.84%) Web Development
6 26 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (4.91%) Scrum
8 22 (4.70%) CRM
9 21 (4.49%) TDD
9 21 (4.49%) MVVM
10 19 (4.06%) Multithreading
10 19 (4.06%) OOP
11 16 (3.42%) ITIL
11 16 (3.42%) Project Management
11 16 (3.42%) Data Management
12 15 (3.21%) Software Engineering
13 13 (2.78%) Asset Management
13 13 (2.78%) UML
13 13 (2.78%) Process Management
13 13 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 289 (61.75%) C#
2 178 (38.03%) SQL
3 145 (30.98%) JavaScript
4 78 (16.67%) Java
5 45 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 32 (6.84%) VB
6 32 (6.84%) PowerShell
7 29 (6.20%) C++
8 28 (5.98%) VB.NET
9 18 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 16 (3.42%) VBA
11 13 (2.78%) Python
11 13 (2.78%) Perl
12 12 (2.56%) XAML
13 9 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.50%) VB6
15 4 (0.85%) PHP
16 3 (0.64%) VBScript
17 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (9.83%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.12%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.05%) Degree
4 29 (6.20%) ISTQB
5 21 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 20 (4.27%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.92%) MCITP
9 7 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.07%) MCSD
11 2 (0.43%) MCSE
11 2 (0.43%) ISEB
11 2 (0.43%) MCTS
11 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.21%) MCPD
12 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.99%) QA
2 8 (1.71%) SLA
3 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.56%) Control-M
2 9 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.43%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.21%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 149 (31.84%) Microsoft
2 82 (17.52%) Oracle
3 45 (9.62%) HP
4 17 (3.63%) Kofax
5 14 (2.99%) IBM
6 10 (2.14%) Sybase
7 8 (1.71%) Lotus
7 8 (1.71%) Adobe
8 7 (1.50%) GoldenSource
8 7 (1.50%) Cisco
8 7 (1.50%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.28%) Nintex
9 6 (1.28%) Cognos
9 6 (1.28%) Citrix
9 6 (1.28%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.07%) SAP
11 4 (0.85%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.85%) McAfee
11 4 (0.85%) InterSystems
11 4 (0.85%) Google
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