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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 35 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 153 156 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.21% 5.28% 8.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.97% 25.20% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 135
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
666 619 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.66% 20.94% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 291 480
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

.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 June 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 June 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 +14 65 £331 +1.84% 27
Edinburgh -26 49 £325 -3.70% 20
Renfrewshire -36 12 £310 -4.76% 3
Aberdeen - 7 - - 1
Dundee - 4 £243 - 2
Fife -2 1 - -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 181 (64.64%) C#
2 117 (41.79%) SQL Server
3 108 (38.57%) ASP.NET
3 108 (38.57%) JavaScript
4 91 (32.50%) HTML
5 81 (28.93%) Microsoft
6 79 (28.21%) MVC
7 73 (26.07%) SQL
8 70 (25.00%) CSS
9 63 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (20.71%) .NET Framework
11 56 (20.00%) jQuery
12 49 (17.50%) Oracle
13 48 (17.14%) Java
14 47 (16.79%) Security Cleared
14 47 (16.79%) AngularJS
15 44 (15.71%) Visual Studio
16 43 (15.36%) Web Services
17 40 (14.29%) VB
18 36 (12.86%) XML
18 36 (12.86%) SharePoint
18 36 (12.86%) HP
18 36 (12.86%) Web Development
19 34 (12.14%) PowerShell
19 34 (12.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (12.14%) Windows
19 34 (12.14%) VB.NET
19 34 (12.14%) Finance
20 33 (11.79%) MS Excel
21 32 (11.43%) Migration

.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 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 27 (9.64%) IIS
3 15 (5.36%) CMS
3 15 (5.36%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (3.93%) ArcGIS
5 10 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.79%) CICS
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.79%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.71%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.71%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.71%) SAS
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.21%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.64%) SaaS
3 7 (2.50%) Office 365
4 6 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.57%) SAN
1 10 (3.57%) SSL
1 10 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.86%) DNS
3 6 (2.14%) Network Security
4 4 (1.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.71%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (41.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.57%) GIS
4 10 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.14%) MySQL
8 5 (1.79%) DB2
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.43%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.07%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 27 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.64%) HP UFT
4 8 (2.86%) Selenium
5 6 (2.14%) NUnit
6 4 (1.43%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.07%) Clang
7 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.07%) Git (software)
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%) JUnit
8 2 (0.71%) Moq
8 2 (0.71%) MSI
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.71%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (12.14%) Finance
2 10 (3.57%) Banking
3 6 (2.14%) Back Office
4 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.43%) Billing
5 4 (1.43%) Games
6 3 (1.07%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 150 (53.57%) Developer
2 65 (23.21%) .NET Developer
3 31 (11.07%) Architect
4 28 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 21 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (6.79%) Analyst
7 17 (6.07%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.29%) Angular Developer
9 12 (4.29%) SharePoint Engineer
9 12 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.93%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (3.57%) Consultant
11 10 (3.57%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.21%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (3.21%) BizTalk Developer
12 9 (3.21%) GIS Developer
12 9 (3.21%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (38.57%) ASP.NET
2 91 (32.50%) HTML
3 70 (25.00%) CSS
4 58 (20.71%) .NET Framework
5 56 (20.00%) jQuery
6 47 (16.79%) AngularJS
7 43 (15.36%) Web Services
8 36 (12.86%) XML
9 34 (12.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (11.07%) HTML5
11 30 (10.71%) Entity Framework
12 24 (8.57%) CSS3
13 12 (4.29%) React
13 12 (4.29%) WCF
14 10 (3.57%) Middleware
14 10 (3.57%) WPF
15 9 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (3.21%) Dojo
15 9 (3.21%) XSLT
16 8 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.86%) iPad
5 8 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.86%) User Experience
6 5 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.43%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.07%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.07%) iPhone
8 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.71%) CMDB
9 2 (0.71%) Physics
9 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.14%) Windows
2 20 (7.14%) Unix
3 18 (6.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.93%) Android
4 11 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.21%) AIX
5 9 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.86%) Linux
6 8 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.07%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.36%) MVS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (28.21%) MVC
2 63 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.86%) Web Development
4 32 (11.43%) Migration
5 26 (9.29%) CRM
6 21 (7.50%) OO
6 21 (7.50%) Workflow
7 20 (7.14%) Open Source
8 17 (6.07%) SDLC
8 17 (6.07%) Test Scripting
9 15 (5.36%) SOA
9 15 (5.36%) TDD
10 14 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.00%) Scrum
10 14 (5.00%) TOGAF
11 13 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.64%) ERP
12 12 (4.29%) ETL
12 12 (4.29%) ITIL
12 12 (4.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 181 (64.64%) C#
2 108 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 73 (26.07%) SQL
4 48 (17.14%) Java
5 40 (14.29%) VB
6 34 (12.14%) PowerShell
6 34 (12.14%) VB.NET
7 13 (4.64%) C++
8 11 (3.93%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.93%) VB6
9 8 (2.86%) Python
9 8 (2.86%) VBA
10 7 (2.50%) COBOL
10 7 (2.50%) VBScript
11 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.43%) C
12 4 (1.43%) PHP
12 4 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (16.79%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.93%) Degree
4 21 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (6.79%) ISTQB
6 17 (6.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 15 (5.36%) MCSE
8 14 (5.00%) ISEB
9 9 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (2.86%) BC Cleared
10 8 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.50%) MCSD
12 5 (1.79%) CCNA
13 4 (1.43%) MCITP
14 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.36%) MCP
14 1 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.43%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.21%) vSphere
3 3 (1.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.50%) AirWatch
1 7 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.36%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 81 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.50%) Oracle
3 36 (12.86%) HP
4 18 (6.43%) IBM
5 15 (5.36%) Citrix
5 15 (5.36%) Nintex
6 14 (5.00%) VMware
7 10 (3.57%) Xamarin
8 8 (2.86%) Cisco
8 8 (2.86%) Sitecore
9 7 (2.50%) Kony
10 6 (2.14%) SAP
11 5 (1.79%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.43%) EMC
12 4 (1.43%) ILOG
12 4 (1.43%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.07%) Cognos
14 2 (0.71%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.71%) DevExpress
14 2 (0.71%) Telerik
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