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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK / Scotland
Rank 17 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 150 141 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.52% 5.53% 7.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.73% 22.20% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 73 133
Median daily rate £350 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.02% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%

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
541 635 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.74% 24.90% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 349 361
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

.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 21 February 2017.

.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 21 February 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
Edinburgh +17 63 £350 -12.50% 30
Glasgow 0 59 £350 +6.06% 21
Renfrewshire +21 12 £327 +2.03% 3
West Lothian +2 8 £323 -14.00% 2
Fife -1 3 £320 -
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Dundee -3 1 £205 -36.92% 3
Aberdeen - 1 £363 - 2
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 222 (74.50%) C#
2 138 (46.31%) ASP.NET
3 119 (39.93%) JavaScript
4 116 (38.93%) SQL Server
5 115 (38.59%) MVC
6 90 (30.20%) Microsoft
7 87 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (27.85%) CSS
9 82 (27.52%) SQL
10 81 (27.18%) HTML
11 73 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (24.16%) .NET Framework
13 63 (21.14%) AngularJS
14 53 (17.79%) jQuery
15 45 (15.10%) Team Foundation Server
16 43 (14.43%) Windows
17 42 (14.09%) Visual Studio
18 41 (13.76%) Entity Framework
19 38 (12.75%) Web Development
20 37 (12.42%) Java
21 35 (11.74%) Finance
22 34 (11.41%) Web Services
23 31 (10.40%) HTML5
24 30 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
24 30 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web API
24 30 (10.07%) WPF
24 30 (10.07%) TDD
25 29 (9.73%) T-SQL
25 29 (9.73%) MS Excel
26 28 (9.40%) 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 28 (9.40%) IIS
2 21 (7.05%) CMS
3 18 (6.04%) Umbraco
4 12 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.02%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.34%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.67%) Apache
9 2 (0.67%) SAS
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.34%) Confluence
10 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.34%) Liferay
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.34%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.35%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.01%) GitHub
3 4 (1.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.67%) IaaS
4 2 (0.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) Internet
2 6 (2.01%) Intranet
3 5 (1.68%) HTTP
4 2 (0.67%) Firewall
4 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (38.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.01%) Big Data
6 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.01%) MS Access
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.67%) MySQL
9 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (15.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (14.09%) Visual Studio
3 27 (9.06%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.01%) Jasmine
5 6 (2.01%) NUnit
5 6 (2.01%) Selenium
5 6 (2.01%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.68%) JIRA
6 5 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.68%) Subversion
7 4 (1.34%) YouTrack
8 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.01%) Maven
8 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (1.01%) Moq
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.67%) JUnit
9 2 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 35 (11.74%) Finance
2 7 (2.35%) Banking
3 5 (1.68%) Back Office
4 3 (1.01%) Law
4 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.01%) Retail
5 2 (0.67%) Advertising
5 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 212 (71.14%) Developer
2 102 (34.23%) .NET Developer
3 48 (16.11%) C# Developer
4 36 (12.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (8.72%) SQL Developer
6 25 (8.39%) Web Developer
7 21 (7.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (6.71%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.37%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.70%) Analyst
10 14 (4.70%) Software Engineer
11 13 (4.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (4.36%) UI Developer
12 12 (4.03%) Applications Developer
12 12 (4.03%) C# Web Developer
13 11 (3.69%) .NET Web Developer
13 11 (3.69%) BizTalk Developer
14 9 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 9 (3.02%) HTML Developer
14 9 (3.02%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (46.31%) ASP.NET
2 83 (27.85%) CSS
3 81 (27.18%) HTML
4 73 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 72 (24.16%) .NET Framework
6 63 (21.14%) AngularJS
7 53 (17.79%) jQuery
8 41 (13.76%) Entity Framework
9 34 (11.41%) Web Services
10 31 (10.40%) HTML5
11 30 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (10.07%) WPF
12 26 (8.72%) CSS3
13 24 (8.05%) RESTful
13 24 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (5.03%) WCF
15 13 (4.36%) XML
16 12 (4.03%) Middleware
17 11 (3.69%) WinForms
18 10 (3.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.70%) User Experience
4 12 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.34%) Linked Data
7 3 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.01%) Fintech
7 3 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.01%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.67%) LIMS
8 2 (0.67%) VLE
8 2 (0.67%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.34%) EPoS
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.43%) Windows
2 26 (8.72%) Windows Server
3 21 (7.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (4.70%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.69%) Android
6 9 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.68%) Linux
8 5 (1.68%) Unix
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) MVS
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.59%) MVC
2 87 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (12.75%) Web Development
4 30 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (10.07%) TDD
5 23 (7.72%) Scrum
6 22 (7.38%) OO
7 18 (6.04%) Configuration Management
8 16 (5.37%) Unit Testing
9 14 (4.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (4.70%) Front End Development
9 14 (4.70%) Integration Testing
9 14 (4.70%) Release Management
10 13 (4.36%) MVVM
10 13 (4.36%) SDLC
11 12 (4.03%) Open Source
12 11 (3.69%) CRM
12 11 (3.69%) ETL
12 11 (3.69%) Software Engineering
12 11 (3.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 222 (74.50%) C#
2 119 (39.93%) JavaScript
3 82 (27.52%) SQL
4 37 (12.42%) Java
5 29 (9.73%) T-SQL
6 25 (8.39%) PowerShell
7 19 (6.38%) VB
7 19 (6.38%) XAML
8 18 (6.04%) VB.NET
9 12 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.03%) VBA
10 9 (3.02%) C++
11 8 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.01%) PHP
12 6 (2.01%) VB6
13 5 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.68%) Python
14 4 (1.34%) C
14 4 (1.34%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.38%) Degree
3 15 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.34%) MCSE
6 3 (1.01%) CEH
6 3 (1.01%) CISSP
6 3 (1.01%) MCAD
6 3 (1.01%) MCSD
6 3 (1.01%) MCTS
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.01%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) WCAG
4 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.34%) Basel III
4 1 (0.34%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.03%) Puppet
2 8 (2.68%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.01%) Ansible
3 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 90 (30.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.70%) Oracle
3 8 (2.68%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.35%) Twitter
5 6 (2.01%) ILOG
6 5 (1.68%) Adobe
7 4 (1.34%) VMware
8 3 (1.01%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.01%) HP
8 3 (1.01%) Splunk
8 3 (1.01%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.67%) Perforce
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.67%) Telerik
10 1 (0.34%) Apple
10 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.34%) Brio
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco
10 1 (0.34%) Sybase
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