The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
UK / Scotland
Rank 78 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 28 53 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 2.08% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.66% 8.18% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 48
Median daily rate £310 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-50.37% +2.66%

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
495 648 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.52% 25.42% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 370 371
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 12 £350 +3.70% 1
Edinburgh +6 11 £306 -23.43% 6
Fife +2 3 £310 -
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (77.33%) C#
3 50 (66.67%) MVC
4 45 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
6 38 (50.67%) Entity Framework
7 37 (49.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
9 33 (44.00%) CSS
10 32 (42.67%) HTML
11 27 (36.00%) Visual Studio
12 26 (34.67%) AngularJS
13 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (29.33%) jQuery
15 21 (28.00%) SQL
16 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
16 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (25.33%) TDD
17 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (20.00%) CSS3
18 15 (20.00%) HTML5
19 14 (18.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 12 (16.00%) Web Development
20 12 (16.00%) OO
20 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
21 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
22 10 (13.33%) Scrum
22 10 (13.33%) RESTful
22 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
22 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.33%) MS Access
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.00%) Moq
5 3 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 3 (4.00%) NUnit
5 3 (4.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) JIRA
6 2 (2.67%) YouTrack
7 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (84.00%) Developer
2 38 (50.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Automation Developer
8 4 (5.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 38 (50.67%) Entity Framework
4 37 (49.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (44.00%) CSS
6 32 (42.67%) HTML
7 26 (34.67%) AngularJS
8 22 (29.33%) jQuery
9 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (20.00%) CSS3
10 15 (20.00%) HTML5
11 14 (18.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (13.33%) RESTful
12 10 (13.33%) WCF
13 8 (10.67%) Web Services
13 8 (10.67%) WinForms
14 6 (8.00%) WPF
15 5 (6.67%) Kendo UI
16 3 (4.00%) NHibernate
16 3 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Linked Data
2 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.67%) VLE
3 2 (2.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (66.67%) MVC
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) TDD
4 12 (16.00%) OO
4 12 (16.00%) Web Development
5 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.33%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.67%) Change Control
10 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (6.67%) OOD
10 5 (6.67%) SDLC
10 5 (6.67%) Secure Coding
10 5 (6.67%) System Testing
11 4 (5.33%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (77.33%) C#
2 43 (57.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.00%) SQL
4 8 (10.67%) VB
5 7 (9.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.67%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Java
8 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) MCAD
3 3 (4.00%) MCSD
3 3 (4.00%) MCTS
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.33%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.33%) Telerik