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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK / Scotland
Rank 24 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 109 178 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.53% 6.99% 7.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.29% 27.47% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 100 132
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 £31.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.57% -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
489 648 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.32% 25.43% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 370 373
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +6 55 £325 -18.75% 27
Glasgow -5 32 £350 +3.70% 10
West Lothian -2 12 £325 - 2
Renfrewshire +12 3 £310 -3.12%
Fife +1 3 £310 -
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Dundee -5 1 £205 -36.92% 2
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 - 2
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 205 (74.82%) C#
2 127 (46.35%) ASP.NET
3 113 (41.24%) JavaScript
4 106 (38.69%) SQL Server
5 96 (35.04%) MVC
6 88 (32.12%) SQL
7 81 (29.56%) CSS
8 80 (29.20%) HTML
9 75 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (27.01%) .NET Framework
11 69 (25.18%) Microsoft
12 59 (21.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (21.17%) jQuery
14 49 (17.88%) AngularJS
15 39 (14.23%) Visual Studio
16 37 (13.50%) Entity Framework
17 33 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
18 32 (11.68%) Web Development
19 29 (10.58%) Java
19 29 (10.58%) T-SQL
19 29 (10.58%) HTML5
20 28 (10.22%) Finance
20 28 (10.22%) TDD
21 27 (9.85%) Windows
22 26 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 25 (9.12%) OO
24 24 (8.76%) Web Services
24 24 (8.76%) Scrum
24 24 (8.76%) WPF
24 24 (8.76%) CSS3

.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 14 (5.11%) IIS
2 12 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (4.38%) CMS
3 11 (4.01%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.36%) Liferay
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.55%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.46%) GitHub
4 2 (0.73%) IaaS
4 2 (0.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.55%) Internet
2 5 (1.82%) HTTP
2 5 (1.82%) Intranet
3 2 (0.73%) Firewall
3 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (38.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.57%) Relational Database
2 18 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.73%) Big Data
7 2 (0.73%) MS Access
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.36%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 39 (14.23%) Visual Studio
2 33 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.55%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.19%) Jasmine
5 6 (2.19%) Selenium
5 6 (2.19%) Subversion
6 5 (1.82%) JIRA
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.82%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.46%) YouTrack
8 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.09%) Maven
8 3 (1.09%) Moq
8 3 (1.09%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.09%) NUnit
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.73%) MSI
9 2 (0.73%) StyleCop
General
1 28 (10.22%) Finance
2 8 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (2.19%) Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.09%) Retail
5 2 (0.73%) Advertising
5 2 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 203 (74.09%) Developer
2 99 (36.13%) .NET Developer
3 45 (16.42%) C# Developer
4 35 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (10.58%) SQL Developer
6 27 (9.85%) Software Developer
7 21 (7.66%) Web Developer
8 19 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (6.20%) Analyst
10 16 (5.84%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.11%) Applications Developer
12 12 (4.38%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.38%) UI Developer
13 11 (4.01%) BizTalk Developer
14 10 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
14 10 (3.65%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 9 (3.28%) C# Web Developer
15 9 (3.28%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (46.35%) ASP.NET
2 81 (29.56%) CSS
3 80 (29.20%) HTML
4 74 (27.01%) .NET Framework
5 59 (21.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (21.17%) jQuery
7 49 (17.88%) AngularJS
8 37 (13.50%) Entity Framework
9 29 (10.58%) HTML5
10 26 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (8.76%) CSS3
11 24 (8.76%) Web Services
11 24 (8.76%) WPF
12 21 (7.66%) RESTful
13 16 (5.84%) WCF
14 15 (5.47%) XML
15 12 (4.38%) Middleware
16 11 (4.01%) JSON
17 9 (3.28%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.38%) User Experience
3 10 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.65%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.92%) LIMS
6 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.46%) Linked Data
7 4 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.73%) VLE
9 2 (0.73%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.36%) EPoS
10 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.36%) Life Science
10 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.85%) Windows
2 13 (4.74%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.38%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.01%) Android
5 9 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.55%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.46%) Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.04%) MVC
2 75 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.68%) Web Development
4 28 (10.22%) TDD
5 25 (9.12%) OO
6 24 (8.76%) Scrum
7 23 (8.39%) Configuration Management
8 21 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (7.30%) Unit Testing
10 18 (6.57%) SDLC
10 18 (6.57%) Test Scripting
11 17 (6.20%) Integration Testing
11 17 (6.20%) Release Management
12 14 (5.11%) System Testing
13 11 (4.01%) CRM
13 11 (4.01%) ETL
14 10 (3.65%) ERP
14 10 (3.65%) Front End Development
15 9 (3.28%) ITIL V3
15 9 (3.28%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 205 (74.82%) C#
2 113 (41.24%) JavaScript
3 88 (32.12%) SQL
4 29 (10.58%) Java
4 29 (10.58%) T-SQL
5 23 (8.39%) VB
6 21 (7.66%) VB.NET
7 16 (5.84%) PowerShell
8 15 (5.47%) VBA
9 12 (4.38%) C++
9 12 (4.38%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.28%) VB6
11 3 (1.09%) C
11 3 (1.09%) Delphi
11 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.09%) PHP
11 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.73%) Clojure
12 2 (0.73%) Scala
12 2 (0.73%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.93%) Degree
2 14 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.46%) MCSE
6 3 (1.09%) MCAD
6 3 (1.09%) MCSD
6 3 (1.09%) MCTS
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.46%) ISO13485
3 3 (1.09%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) WCAG
5 1 (0.36%) GMP
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.73%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.73%) Ansible
2 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.73%) Puppet
2 2 (0.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 69 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.66%) Oracle
3 9 (3.28%) ILOG
4 6 (2.19%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.82%) Twitter
6 4 (1.46%) HP
6 4 (1.46%) VMware
7 3 (1.09%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.09%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.36%) Apple
9 1 (0.36%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.36%) Brio
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco
9 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) Sybase
9 1 (0.36%) Telerik
9 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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