The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 27 37 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing .NET 136 126 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.02% 3.88% 9.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.48% 19.66% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 75 133
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £22.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 - £107.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
.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
633 641 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 19.74% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 327 387
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh +9 57 £350 - 19
Glasgow 0 45 £320 +0.78% 19
Renfrewshire 0 12 £290 -10.76% 1
Highlands - 7 £275 -
Aberdeen - 4 - -
Dundee - 3 £260 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £371 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £450 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 209 (74.11%) C#
2 129 (45.74%) JavaScript
3 119 (42.20%) ASP.NET
4 115 (40.78%) SQL Server
5 95 (33.69%) HTML
6 89 (31.56%) SQL
7 86 (30.50%) Microsoft
8 70 (24.82%) CSS
9 69 (24.47%) MVC
10 67 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (22.34%) .NET Framework
11 63 (22.34%) jQuery
12 54 (19.15%) Oracle
13 53 (18.79%) Security Cleared
14 49 (17.38%) VB
15 47 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 42 (14.89%) HP
17 41 (14.54%) AngularJS
18 40 (14.18%) Java
18 40 (14.18%) MS Excel
19 39 (13.83%) XML
19 39 (13.83%) SC Cleared
20 35 (12.41%) SharePoint
21 34 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
22 33 (11.70%) PowerShell
22 33 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
22 33 (11.70%) Web Development
22 33 (11.70%) CRM
22 33 (11.70%) VB.NET
23 32 (11.35%) IIS

.NET
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 35 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 32 (11.35%) IIS
3 15 (5.32%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (4.96%) CMS
5 11 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.84%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.77%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.77%) CICS
9 5 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.42%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.71%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.35%) Apache
13 1 (0.35%) Kentico
13 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.48%) Office 365
3 5 (1.77%) SaaS
4 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.55%) SAN
1 10 (3.55%) SSL
1 10 (3.55%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.84%) DNS
3 6 (2.13%) Network Security
4 4 (1.42%) Firewall
4 4 (1.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (40.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.77%) DB2
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.77%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.42%) GIS
8 4 (1.42%) MySQL
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.42%) Spotfire
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.06%) MS Access
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 33 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.03%) HP UFT
4 8 (2.84%) Selenium
5 5 (1.77%) NUnit
6 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.42%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.42%) Subversion
7 3 (1.06%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.06%) StyleCop
7 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.71%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.71%) Hudson
8 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.71%) Maven
8 2 (0.71%) NuGet
8 2 (0.71%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (7.80%) Finance
2 7 (2.48%) Banking
2 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (1.77%) Billing
4 4 (1.42%) Back Office
4 4 (1.42%) Electronics
4 4 (1.42%) Games
5 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 159 (56.38%) Developer
2 77 (27.30%) .NET Developer
3 29 (10.28%) Architect
3 29 (10.28%) C# Developer
4 24 (8.51%) Analyst
5 22 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (7.09%) Software Developer
6 20 (7.09%) SQL Developer
7 17 (6.03%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.67%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.61%) SharePoint Engineer
9 13 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.26%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.55%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (3.19%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.84%) Applications Developer
13 8 (2.84%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 8 (2.84%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (42.20%) ASP.NET
2 95 (33.69%) HTML
3 70 (24.82%) CSS
4 63 (22.34%) .NET Framework
4 63 (22.34%) jQuery
5 41 (14.54%) AngularJS
6 39 (13.83%) XML
7 34 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (9.93%) Entity Framework
8 28 (9.93%) Web Services
9 24 (8.51%) HTML5
10 16 (5.67%) CSS3
11 14 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (4.26%) WPF
13 11 (3.90%) WCF
14 9 (3.19%) XSLT
15 8 (2.84%) Ajax
16 7 (2.48%) ADO.NET
16 7 (2.48%) LESS
17 6 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.55%) User Experience
5 8 (2.84%) LIMS
6 7 (2.48%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.77%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.77%) iPad
8 5 (1.77%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.42%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.93%) Windows
2 17 (6.03%) Unix
3 14 (4.96%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.19%) AIX
4 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.84%) Android
5 8 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.77%) Linux
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.35%) MVS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.47%) MVC
2 67 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.70%) CRM
3 33 (11.70%) Web Development
4 32 (11.35%) Test Scripting
5 31 (10.99%) Migration
6 28 (9.93%) Workflow
7 26 (9.22%) OO
8 24 (8.51%) Configuration Management
9 21 (7.45%) SDLC
10 18 (6.38%) ITIL
11 17 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.67%) Scrum
13 15 (5.32%) Release Management
13 15 (5.32%) TDD
13 15 (5.32%) Test Automation
14 14 (4.96%) Functional Testing
15 12 (4.26%) ERP
15 12 (4.26%) ITIL V3
15 12 (4.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 209 (74.11%) C#
2 129 (45.74%) JavaScript
3 89 (31.56%) SQL
4 49 (17.38%) VB
5 40 (14.18%) Java
6 33 (11.70%) PowerShell
6 33 (11.70%) VB.NET
7 21 (7.45%) C++
8 18 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 17 (6.03%) VBA
10 13 (4.61%) VB6
11 7 (2.48%) Python
11 7 (2.48%) VBScript
12 6 (2.13%) COBOL
12 6 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.77%) PHP
14 3 (1.06%) Delphi
14 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.71%) Ruby
15 2 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (18.79%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.87%) ISTQB
4 23 (8.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 22 (7.80%) Degree
5 22 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (6.38%) ISEB
7 15 (5.32%) MCSE
8 13 (4.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.84%) BC Cleared
9 8 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.48%) MCSD
11 5 (1.77%) CCNA
12 4 (1.42%) MCITP
13 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.35%) MCP
13 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.42%) ISO13485
2 4 (1.42%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) Basel III
4 1 (0.35%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.19%) vSphere
3 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.71%) Perfmon
2 2 (0.71%) Puppet
2 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.35%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 86 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.15%) Oracle
3 42 (14.89%) HP
4 16 (5.67%) IBM
4 16 (5.67%) Nintex
5 12 (4.26%) Citrix
5 12 (4.26%) ILOG
6 10 (3.55%) Sitecore
6 10 (3.55%) VMware
7 7 (2.48%) Cisco
8 4 (1.42%) Cognos
8 4 (1.42%) EMC
9 3 (1.06%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.06%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.06%) Telerik
9 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.35%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.35%) Perforce
10 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
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