The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.00% 1.15% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 2.94% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
Scotland

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 Stirling region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 34 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 30.00% 39.08% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 2
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Stirling region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

.NET
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Development Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft