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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 36 46 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs citing .NET 121 112 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.89% 3.50% 8.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.24% 17.69% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 71 124
Median daily rate £320 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
.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
629 633 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.41% 19.78% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 306 431
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% -3.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +15 51 £320 -1.53% 33
Edinburgh -11 49 £344 +4.16% 16
Renfrewshire -11 7 £293 -12.68% 1
Aberdeen - 6 - - 1
Dundee - 5 £260 - 1
North Lanarkshire +10 1 £450 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 192 (68.82%) C#
2 122 (43.73%) JavaScript
3 120 (43.01%) ASP.NET
4 112 (40.14%) SQL Server
5 100 (35.84%) HTML
6 84 (30.11%) Microsoft
7 76 (27.24%) SQL
8 75 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (26.52%) MVC
10 72 (25.81%) CSS
11 60 (21.51%) .NET Framework
11 60 (21.51%) jQuery
12 57 (20.43%) Oracle
13 51 (18.28%) Security Cleared
14 48 (17.20%) Visual Studio
15 43 (15.41%) VB
16 42 (15.05%) HP
16 42 (15.05%) AngularJS
17 38 (13.62%) SC Cleared
17 38 (13.62%) Java
18 37 (13.26%) XML
19 36 (12.90%) Web Services
19 36 (12.90%) MS Excel
19 36 (12.90%) SharePoint
19 36 (12.90%) Web Development
20 34 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
21 33 (11.83%) PowerShell
21 33 (11.83%) Migration
22 32 (11.47%) CRM
22 32 (11.47%) Team Foundation Server

.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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 31 (11.11%) IIS
3 15 (5.38%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (5.02%) CMS
5 11 (3.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.87%) OpenStack
7 8 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (2.51%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.79%) CICS
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.79%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.72%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.36%) Captiva
12 1 (0.36%) Kentico
12 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.51%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.66%) SaaS
3 7 (2.51%) Office 365
4 6 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.72%) IaaS
5 2 (0.72%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.58%) SAN
1 10 (3.58%) SSL
1 10 (3.58%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.87%) DNS
3 6 (2.15%) Network Security
4 4 (1.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.72%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (40.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.15%) GIS
7 6 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.79%) DB2
8 5 (1.79%) MySQL
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.43%) MS Access
9 4 (1.43%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 48 (17.20%) Visual Studio
2 32 (11.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.09%) HP UFT
4 7 (2.51%) Selenium
5 6 (2.15%) NUnit
6 4 (1.43%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.08%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.72%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.72%) JUnit
8 2 (0.72%) Moq
8 2 (0.72%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.72%) MSI
8 2 (0.72%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.36%) Subversion
9 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (8.60%) Finance
2 9 (3.23%) Banking
3 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.43%) Back Office
4 4 (1.43%) Billing
4 4 (1.43%) Games
5 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 143 (51.25%) Developer
2 67 (24.01%) .NET Developer
3 31 (11.11%) Architect
4 28 (10.04%) C# Developer
5 22 (7.89%) Analyst
6 21 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.73%) Test Analyst
9 12 (4.30%) SharePoint Engineer
10 11 (3.94%) Consultant
10 11 (3.94%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (3.58%) Angular Developer
11 10 (3.58%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.23%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.23%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.23%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.87%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (43.01%) ASP.NET
2 100 (35.84%) HTML
3 72 (25.81%) CSS
4 60 (21.51%) .NET Framework
4 60 (21.51%) jQuery
5 42 (15.05%) AngularJS
6 37 (13.26%) XML
7 36 (12.90%) Web Services
8 34 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (10.39%) Entity Framework
10 27 (9.68%) HTML5
11 18 (6.45%) CSS3
12 14 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (4.30%) WCF
14 10 (3.58%) WPF
15 9 (3.23%) XSLT
16 8 (2.87%) ADO.NET
16 8 (2.87%) Ajax
16 8 (2.87%) Middleware
16 8 (2.87%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.94%) User Experience
4 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.87%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.15%) iPad
7 5 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.43%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.43%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.08%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.72%) Physics
10 2 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.04%) Windows
2 17 (6.09%) Unix
3 15 (5.38%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.23%) AIX
4 9 (3.23%) Android
4 9 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.43%) Linux
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.36%) MVS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (26.52%) MVC
3 36 (12.90%) Web Development
4 33 (11.83%) Migration
5 32 (11.47%) CRM
6 27 (9.68%) Workflow
7 26 (9.32%) Test Scripting
8 25 (8.96%) OO
9 20 (7.17%) Scrum
10 19 (6.81%) SDLC
11 18 (6.45%) Configuration Management
12 17 (6.09%) TDD
13 15 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.38%) SOA
13 15 (5.38%) Test Automation
14 14 (5.02%) ERP
14 14 (5.02%) Functional Testing
14 14 (5.02%) ITIL
14 14 (5.02%) TOGAF
15 13 (4.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 192 (68.82%) C#
2 122 (43.73%) JavaScript
3 76 (27.24%) SQL
4 43 (15.41%) VB
5 38 (13.62%) Java
6 33 (11.83%) PowerShell
7 29 (10.39%) VB.NET
8 16 (5.73%) C++
9 11 (3.94%) VBA
10 10 (3.58%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.23%) VB6
12 8 (2.87%) VBScript
13 7 (2.51%) COBOL
13 7 (2.51%) Python
14 5 (1.79%) PHP
14 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.08%) C
15 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.72%) PL/1
16 2 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.96%) Degree
3 25 (8.96%) ISTQB
4 23 (8.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 21 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (6.45%) ISEB
7 15 (5.38%) MCSE
8 13 (4.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.87%) BC Cleared
9 8 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.51%) MCSD
11 5 (1.79%) CCNA
12 4 (1.43%) MCITP
13 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.36%) MCP
13 1 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (2.15%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.23%) vSphere
3 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.72%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.72%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.36%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 84 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 57 (20.43%) Oracle
3 42 (15.05%) HP
4 19 (6.81%) IBM
5 16 (5.73%) Nintex
6 12 (4.30%) Citrix
7 11 (3.94%) VMware
8 8 (2.87%) Cisco
8 8 (2.87%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.15%) ILOG
9 6 (2.15%) SAP
10 5 (1.79%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.79%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.43%) Cognos
11 4 (1.43%) EMC
12 3 (1.08%) DevExpress
12 3 (1.08%) Telerik
13 2 (0.72%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.72%) Kony
14 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
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