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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 39 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 147 177 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.01% 6.05% 8.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.92% 29.26% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 139
Median daily rate £334 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
.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
590 605 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.10% 20.67% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 305 468
Median daily rate £350 £352 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Glasgow +13 64 £338 -5.26% 28
Edinburgh -21 48 £365 +12.30% 13
Renfrewshire -42 13 £315 -30.00% 3
Aberdeen +2 3 - - 1
Fife -4 2 - -
Dundee - 2 £243 - 1
Falkirk - 1 £315 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 170 (60.50%) C#
2 118 (41.99%) SQL Server
3 108 (38.43%) ASP.NET
4 105 (37.37%) JavaScript
5 98 (34.88%) Microsoft
6 86 (30.60%) HTML
7 77 (27.40%) MVC
8 70 (24.91%) .NET Framework
9 68 (24.20%) CSS
10 64 (22.78%) SQL
11 58 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (18.51%) jQuery
13 49 (17.44%) Security Cleared
13 49 (17.44%) AngularJS
14 47 (16.73%) Java
15 46 (16.37%) Windows
16 43 (15.30%) PowerShell
17 42 (14.95%) Visual Studio
18 41 (14.59%) Oracle
19 39 (13.88%) Finance
20 38 (13.52%) ASP.NET MVC
21 37 (13.17%) HP
22 36 (12.81%) MS Excel
22 36 (12.81%) SharePoint
22 36 (12.81%) Web Development
22 36 (12.81%) Entity Framework
23 35 (12.46%) Web Services
24 32 (11.39%) XML
24 32 (11.39%) Windows Server
24 32 (11.39%) SC Cleared

.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 36 (12.81%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.25%) IIS
3 13 (4.63%) ArcGIS
4 12 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (3.91%) CMS
6 9 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.85%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (2.49%) NServiceBus
9 5 (1.78%) CICS
9 5 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.42%) GeoServer
10 4 (1.42%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.71%) Node.js
12 2 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (12.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (3.20%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.27%) SaaS
3 7 (2.49%) Office 365
4 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.56%) SSL
3 8 (2.85%) DNS
3 8 (2.85%) SAN
4 4 (1.42%) Firewall
4 4 (1.42%) Network Security
5 2 (0.71%) HTTP
5 2 (0.71%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
6 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (41.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.63%) GIS
3 13 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.85%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.85%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (2.49%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.78%) DB2
7 5 (1.78%) MySQL
7 5 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.07%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (14.95%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.27%) HP UFT
4 7 (2.49%) NUnit
5 6 (2.14%) Selenium
6 5 (1.78%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.78%) MSI
7 3 (1.07%) Clang
7 3 (1.07%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.07%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.71%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.71%) git-flow
8 2 (0.71%) JUnit
8 2 (0.71%) Moq
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.71%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (13.88%) Finance
2 12 (4.27%) Banking
3 7 (2.49%) Back Office
4 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.42%) Billing
5 4 (1.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.07%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (53.38%) Developer
2 71 (25.27%) .NET Developer
3 29 (10.32%) Architect
3 29 (10.32%) C# Developer
4 23 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (6.41%) Analyst
5 18 (6.41%) SharePoint Engineer
6 17 (6.05%) Web Developer
7 16 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.27%) Angular Developer
8 12 (4.27%) GIS Developer
9 11 (3.91%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.56%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.20%) BizTalk Developer
11 9 (3.20%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (2.85%) Consultant
13 7 (2.49%) .NET Web Developer
13 7 (2.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (38.43%) ASP.NET
2 86 (30.60%) HTML
3 70 (24.91%) .NET Framework
4 68 (24.20%) CSS
5 52 (18.51%) jQuery
6 49 (17.44%) AngularJS
7 38 (13.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (12.81%) Entity Framework
9 35 (12.46%) Web Services
10 32 (11.39%) HTML5
10 32 (11.39%) XML
11 23 (8.19%) CSS3
12 16 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (4.27%) Dojo
13 12 (4.27%) React
14 11 (3.91%) Middleware
14 11 (3.91%) WPF
15 10 (3.56%) WCF
16 8 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (2.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.47%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.05%) User Experience
4 13 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.85%) iPad
5 8 (2.85%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.78%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (1.42%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.42%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.07%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.07%) iPhone
9 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.71%) CMDB
10 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.37%) Windows
2 32 (11.39%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.83%) Unix
4 13 (4.63%) Linux
5 12 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.56%) Android
6 10 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.20%) AIX
8 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.36%) MVS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.40%) MVC
2 58 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.81%) Web Development
4 31 (11.03%) Migration
5 26 (9.25%) OO
6 23 (8.19%) CRM
6 23 (8.19%) Open Source
7 17 (6.05%) Test Scripting
8 16 (5.69%) Scrum
8 16 (5.69%) Workflow
9 14 (4.98%) TOGAF
10 13 (4.63%) ERP
10 13 (4.63%) SOA
10 13 (4.63%) TDD
11 12 (4.27%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.27%) ETL
11 12 (4.27%) Test Automation
12 10 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.20%) Content Management
13 9 (3.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 170 (60.50%) C#
2 105 (37.37%) JavaScript
3 64 (22.78%) SQL
4 47 (16.73%) Java
5 43 (15.30%) PowerShell
6 31 (11.03%) VB
7 29 (10.32%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.63%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.56%) C++
9 10 (3.56%) COBOL
10 9 (3.20%) VB6
10 9 (3.20%) VBScript
11 7 (2.49%) C
11 7 (2.49%) Python
12 5 (1.78%) PL/1
12 5 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.42%) PHP
13 4 (1.42%) VBA
14 3 (1.07%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 49 (17.44%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 31 (11.03%) Degree
3 31 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (7.47%) ISTQB
5 20 (7.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 17 (6.05%) ISEB
7 15 (5.34%) MCSE
8 12 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.85%) BC Cleared
10 8 (2.85%) MCITP
11 7 (2.49%) MCP
11 7 (2.49%) MCSD
11 7 (2.49%) MCTS
12 5 (1.78%) CCNA
13 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.36%) CCNP
14 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.78%) QA
2 4 (1.42%) COBIT
2 4 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) Basel III
System Software
1 18 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.20%) vSphere
3 3 (1.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.49%) AirWatch
2 6 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.71%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 98 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.59%) Oracle
3 37 (13.17%) HP
4 18 (6.41%) VMware
5 16 (5.69%) IBM
6 15 (5.34%) Citrix
7 12 (4.27%) Cisco
8 11 (3.91%) Xamarin
9 10 (3.56%) Nintex
10 8 (2.85%) Sitecore
11 7 (2.49%) Kony
12 6 (2.14%) SAP
13 5 (1.78%) Ab Initio
14 4 (1.42%) EMC
14 4 (1.42%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.71%) Cognizant
16 1 (0.36%) Avaya
16 1 (0.36%) Cognos
16 1 (0.36%) Perforce
16 1 (0.36%) Sybase
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