The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Scotland / Scottish Borders
Rank 2 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 28.57% - 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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 Scottish Borders region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 28.57% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scottish Borders 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 the Scottish Borders

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Scottish Borders region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

.NET
Contract Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 18 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
Galashiels - 2 £275 -
.NET
Scotland

.NET
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for .NET.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft