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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 146 189 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.29% 6.63% 7.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.64% 32.42% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 110 146
Median daily rate £350 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
548 583 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.35% 20.46% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 336 441
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +3 72 £400 +0.62% 30
Glasgow -6 36 £345 -1.42% 17
Renfrewshire -7 10 £310 -3.12% 2
West Lothian -1 9 £350 +7.69% 3
Aberdeen - 7 £300 -
South Ayrshire - 3 £338 -
Fife +2 2 £310 -
Dundee -2 2 £288 -4.16% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 1
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 210 (73.94%) C#
2 129 (45.42%) ASP.NET
3 122 (42.96%) JavaScript
4 114 (40.14%) SQL Server
5 99 (34.86%) HTML
5 99 (34.86%) SQL
6 91 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (30.63%) CSS
8 84 (29.58%) MVC
9 75 (26.41%) jQuery
10 71 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 69 (24.30%) Microsoft
12 54 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (19.01%) AngularJS
13 41 (14.44%) Visual Studio
14 36 (12.68%) VB
14 36 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 34 (11.97%) Oracle
16 33 (11.62%) VB.NET
16 33 (11.62%) Java
16 33 (11.62%) HTML5
16 33 (11.62%) Entity Framework
17 32 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (10.92%) Scrum
19 30 (10.56%) TDD
19 30 (10.56%) Web Development
19 30 (10.56%) Web Services
20 29 (10.21%) Test Scripting
21 28 (9.86%) T-SQL
21 28 (9.86%) OO

.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 17 (5.99%) IIS
2 13 (4.58%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (4.58%) CMS
2 13 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.52%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.06%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) Liferay
6 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.46%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.76%) GitHub
4 2 (0.70%) IaaS
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) HTTP
2 4 (1.41%) Intranet
3 3 (1.06%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) Network Security
4 2 (0.70%) SAN
4 2 (0.70%) SSL
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (40.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (2.46%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.76%) MySQL
7 5 (1.76%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.06%) MS Access
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.70%) Big Data
10 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (14.44%) Visual Studio
2 36 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.82%) Selenium
4 8 (2.82%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.11%) Jasmine
5 6 (2.11%) JIRA
5 6 (2.11%) Subversion
6 5 (1.76%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.76%) YouTrack
7 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.06%) Moq
7 3 (1.06%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.06%) NUnit
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.06%) StyleCop
8 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
8 2 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 20 (7.04%) Finance
2 7 (2.46%) Banking
2 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.70%) Advertising
4 2 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.35%) Billing
5 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 207 (72.89%) Developer
2 107 (37.68%) .NET Developer
3 42 (14.79%) C# Developer
4 36 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (11.62%) SQL Developer
6 27 (9.51%) Software Developer
7 19 (6.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (6.69%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.34%) Analyst
9 17 (5.99%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.93%) UI Developer
11 13 (4.58%) Applications Developer
12 12 (4.23%) Applications Support
13 11 (3.87%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (3.87%) BizTalk Developer
14 10 (3.52%) .NET Web Developer
14 10 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.52%) PL/SQL Developer
15 9 (3.17%) HTML Developer
15 9 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (45.42%) ASP.NET
2 99 (34.86%) HTML
3 87 (30.63%) CSS
4 75 (26.41%) jQuery
5 71 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 54 (19.01%) AngularJS
6 54 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (11.62%) Entity Framework
7 33 (11.62%) HTML5
8 32 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (10.56%) Web Services
10 26 (9.15%) CSS3
11 20 (7.04%) XML
12 19 (6.69%) RESTful
13 17 (5.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (5.28%) WPF
15 13 (4.58%) JSON
15 13 (4.58%) WCF
16 12 (4.23%) Middleware
17 10 (3.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (5.28%) User Experience
3 11 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.87%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.87%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.82%) LIMS
4 8 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.76%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.41%) Linked Data
6 4 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.70%) Physics
8 2 (0.70%) Replication
8 2 (0.70%) VLE
8 2 (0.70%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.75%) Windows
2 12 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.52%) Android
3 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.06%) Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (29.58%) MVC
3 31 (10.92%) Scrum
4 30 (10.56%) TDD
4 30 (10.56%) Web Development
5 29 (10.21%) Test Scripting
6 28 (9.86%) OO
7 25 (8.80%) Configuration Management
8 24 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (8.45%) Release Management
9 21 (7.39%) SDLC
9 21 (7.39%) Unit Testing
10 18 (6.34%) CRM
10 18 (6.34%) Workflow
11 16 (5.63%) Integration Testing
11 16 (5.63%) ITIL
12 15 (5.28%) ITIL V3
13 14 (4.93%) Front End Development
14 13 (4.58%) System Testing
15 12 (4.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 210 (73.94%) C#
2 122 (42.96%) JavaScript
3 99 (34.86%) SQL
4 36 (12.68%) VB
5 33 (11.62%) Java
5 33 (11.62%) VB.NET
6 28 (9.86%) T-SQL
7 23 (8.10%) VBA
8 19 (6.69%) C++
9 15 (5.28%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.28%) VB6
10 14 (4.93%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.41%) PHP
12 3 (1.06%) C
12 3 (1.06%) Delphi
12 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.06%) VBScript
13 2 (0.70%) Clojure
13 2 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.69%) Degree
4 8 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (1.76%) ISEB
6 5 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.41%) MCSE
8 3 (1.06%) MCAD
8 3 (1.06%) MCSD
8 3 (1.06%) MCTS
9 1 (0.35%) CCNA
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.41%) ISO13485
2 4 (1.41%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) WCAG
4 1 (0.35%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.70%) vSphere
3 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) AirWatch
2 5 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.70%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 69 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.97%) Oracle
3 15 (5.28%) ILOG
4 12 (4.23%) HP
5 5 (1.76%) DevExpress
5 5 (1.76%) Nintex
5 5 (1.76%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.76%) Twitter
6 4 (1.41%) Telerik
7 3 (1.06%) Cognos
7 3 (1.06%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) VMware
9 1 (0.35%) Apple
9 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) Sybase
9 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.35%) WSO2
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