The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role 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 Developer in their job title 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
.NET Developer
Rank 85 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 46 74 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.80% 2.79% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.91% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £47.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
.NET Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2398 2541 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.86% 95.78% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1415 1062
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 66
Average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Scotland region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET Developer
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 Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh -19 22 £350 +11.11% 6
Glasgow -10 14 £330 +1.53% 15
West Lothian +2 4 £375 +31.57% 1
Stirling +8 2 £400 +45.45%
Fife - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 104 (83.20%) C#
3 96 (76.80%) SQL Server
4 80 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 80 (64.00%) MVC
5 63 (50.40%) .NET Framework
6 57 (45.60%) CSS
7 50 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (36.80%) HTML
9 44 (35.20%) JavaScript
10 41 (32.80%) Entity Framework
11 35 (28.00%) SQL
12 30 (24.00%) VB.NET
12 30 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (24.00%) jQuery
12 30 (24.00%) AngularJS
12 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 19 (15.20%) CSS3
14 19 (15.20%) Visual Studio
14 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (14.40%) T-SQL
16 17 (13.60%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (12.00%) HTML5
17 15 (12.00%) Web Services
18 14 (11.20%) JSON
19 13 (10.40%) Scrum
19 13 (10.40%) OO
19 13 (10.40%) Dependency Injection
20 12 (9.60%) SDLC

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.60%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.20%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.80%) Node.js
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (76.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (13.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.60%) MS Access
7 2 (1.60%) MySQL
8 1 (0.80%) dBASE
8 1 (0.80%) Informix
8 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (15.20%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.20%) NUnit
6 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.60%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.60%) Selenium
8 1 (0.80%) git-flow
8 1 (0.80%) JIRA
8 1 (0.80%) Moq
8 1 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.80%) WatiN
8 1 (0.80%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Retail
3 6 (4.80%) Banking
4 5 (4.00%) Back Office
5 3 (2.40%) Automotive
5 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 80 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 63 (50.40%) .NET Framework
4 57 (45.60%) CSS
5 50 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (36.80%) HTML
7 41 (32.80%) Entity Framework
8 30 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 30 (24.00%) jQuery
9 19 (15.20%) CSS3
10 15 (12.00%) HTML5
10 15 (12.00%) Web Services
11 14 (11.20%) JSON
12 11 (8.80%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (8.00%) REST
13 10 (8.00%) SignalR
14 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (7.20%) LINQ
14 9 (7.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) User Experience
2 5 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.60%) Derivative
3 2 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (1.60%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.80%) Equities
4 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.80%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.60%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) Unix
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Android
4 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (64.00%) MVC
2 30 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.40%) Dependency Injection
3 13 (10.40%) OO
3 13 (10.40%) Scrum
4 12 (9.60%) SDLC
5 11 (8.80%) Front End Development
5 11 (8.80%) Investment Management
5 11 (8.80%) TDD
6 5 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.00%) Secure Coding
6 5 (4.00%) SOLID
6 5 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (4.00%) Web Development
7 4 (3.20%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (3.20%) MVVM
7 4 (3.20%) OOD
7 4 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.20%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (83.20%) C#
2 44 (35.20%) JavaScript
3 35 (28.00%) SQL
4 30 (24.00%) VB.NET
5 18 (14.40%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.40%) VB
6 8 (6.40%) VB6
7 5 (4.00%) Java
8 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.60%) VBA
10 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (0.80%) Telerik
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