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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET 156 143 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.22% 4.48% 9.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.40% 22.48% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 82 152
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
.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
591 636 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.36% 19.94% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 346 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +20 66 £395 +17.64% 22
Glasgow +2 49 £323 -0.76% 23
Renfrewshire -10 16 £290 -12.78% 1
Highlands - 7 £275 -
Aberdeen - 5 £300 - 2
Dundee +2 3 £300 - 2
Scottish Borders - 2 £371 -
West Lothian +2 1 £325 +1.56% 5
North Lanarkshire - 1 £450 - 1
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 229 (75.58%) C#
2 151 (49.83%) ASP.NET
3 140 (46.20%) JavaScript
4 108 (35.64%) SQL Server
5 106 (34.98%) HTML
6 97 (32.01%) SQL
7 90 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (27.39%) MVC
9 82 (27.06%) CSS
10 80 (26.40%) Microsoft
11 74 (24.42%) .NET Framework
12 72 (23.76%) jQuery
13 52 (17.16%) VB
14 51 (16.83%) AngularJS
15 50 (16.50%) Oracle
16 48 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (15.51%) Visual Studio
18 44 (14.52%) Security Cleared
19 38 (12.54%) HP
20 37 (12.21%) Web Services
21 36 (11.88%) Web Development
22 35 (11.55%) VB.NET
22 35 (11.55%) Test Scripting
23 34 (11.22%) Java
23 34 (11.22%) XML
23 34 (11.22%) MS Excel
24 33 (10.89%) SharePoint
24 33 (10.89%) SC Cleared
24 33 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
25 32 (10.56%) Entity Framework

.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 33 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 28 (9.24%) IIS
3 15 (4.95%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (4.95%) CMS
4 10 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.64%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.65%) CICS
8 5 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.65%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.66%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.33%) Apache
11 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (2.97%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.32%) GitHub
3 4 (1.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Office 365
4 2 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.63%) SSL
2 10 (3.30%) SAN
2 10 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.64%) DNS
4 7 (2.31%) HTTP
5 4 (1.32%) Firewall
6 3 (0.99%) Intranet
7 2 (0.66%) Network Security
8 1 (0.33%) FTP
8 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.60%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.65%) DB2
7 5 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.32%) MySQL
8 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.99%) MS Access
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (15.51%) Visual Studio
2 33 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.61%) HP UFT
4 7 (2.31%) Selenium
5 5 (1.65%) NUnit
6 4 (1.32%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.32%) JIRA
6 4 (1.32%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.32%) YouTrack
7 3 (0.99%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.99%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.99%) StyleCop
7 3 (0.99%) Subversion
8 2 (0.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.66%) JUnit
8 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (6.27%) Finance
2 7 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (1.65%) Banking
3 5 (1.65%) Billing
3 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.32%) Advertising
4 4 (1.32%) Back Office
4 4 (1.32%) Games
5 3 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 188 (62.05%) Developer
2 90 (29.70%) .NET Developer
3 32 (10.56%) C# Developer
4 27 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (7.92%) Software Developer
6 23 (7.59%) Architect
6 23 (7.59%) SQL Developer
7 21 (6.93%) Analyst
7 21 (6.93%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.29%) BizTalk Developer
10 13 (4.29%) SharePoint Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Test Analyst
11 12 (3.96%) Applications Developer
11 12 (3.96%) UI Developer
12 11 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
14 9 (2.97%) Applications Support
15 8 (2.64%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (49.83%) ASP.NET
2 106 (34.98%) HTML
3 82 (27.06%) CSS
4 74 (24.42%) .NET Framework
5 72 (23.76%) jQuery
6 51 (16.83%) AngularJS
7 48 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (12.21%) Web Services
9 34 (11.22%) XML
10 32 (10.56%) Entity Framework
11 31 (10.23%) HTML5
12 25 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (7.59%) CSS3
14 14 (4.62%) RESTful
15 13 (4.29%) Middleware
15 13 (4.29%) WPF
16 11 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (3.63%) WCF
17 10 (3.30%) Ajax
18 9 (2.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.62%) User Experience
4 12 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.64%) LIMS
7 6 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.98%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.65%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.65%) iPad
8 5 (1.65%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.32%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.99%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) Replication
11 2 (0.66%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.91%) Windows
2 17 (5.61%) Android
2 17 (5.61%) Apple iOS
3 13 (4.29%) Unix
3 13 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.97%) AIX
7 8 (2.64%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.39%) MVC
3 36 (11.88%) Web Development
4 35 (11.55%) Test Scripting
5 28 (9.24%) OO
6 27 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (8.91%) CRM
6 27 (8.91%) Migration
6 27 (8.91%) Scrum
7 25 (8.25%) Configuration Management
7 25 (8.25%) SDLC
8 24 (7.92%) Workflow
9 23 (7.59%) TDD
10 18 (5.94%) Release Management
11 17 (5.61%) ITIL
12 15 (4.95%) Functional Testing
12 15 (4.95%) ITIL V3
12 15 (4.95%) Test Automation
13 14 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 229 (75.58%) C#
2 140 (46.20%) JavaScript
3 97 (32.01%) SQL
4 52 (17.16%) VB
5 35 (11.55%) VB.NET
6 34 (11.22%) Java
7 26 (8.58%) PowerShell
8 23 (7.59%) C++
9 22 (7.26%) T-SQL
9 22 (7.26%) VBA
10 16 (5.28%) VB6
11 7 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.65%) COBOL
12 5 (1.65%) Python
13 4 (1.32%) Delphi
13 4 (1.32%) Scala
14 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.99%) VBScript
15 2 (0.66%) Clojure
15 2 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.25%) Degree
4 21 (6.93%) ISTQB
5 19 (6.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 15 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.62%) ISEB
8 13 (4.29%) MCSE
9 10 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (2.31%) MCSD
11 4 (1.32%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.32%) CCNA
11 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.33%) MCP
12 1 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.32%) ISO13485
3 2 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Basel III
4 1 (0.33%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (2.97%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (2.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.31%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.99%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.66%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 80 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.50%) Oracle
3 38 (12.54%) HP
4 15 (4.95%) ILOG
5 12 (3.96%) IBM
5 12 (3.96%) Nintex
6 11 (3.63%) Citrix
6 11 (3.63%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.97%) VMware
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco
8 4 (1.32%) EMC
8 4 (1.32%) Telerik
8 4 (1.32%) Twitter
9 3 (0.99%) Cognos
9 3 (0.99%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.99%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.33%) Apple
10 1 (0.33%) Logi Analytics
10 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
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