The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.81% 9.86% 9.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.73% 26.92% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £375 £288 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -22.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
Scotland

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 West Lothian region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 34.38% 36.62% 52.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 28
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £393 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the West Lothian region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

.NET
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +2 5 £375 +28.75%
.NET
Scotland

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) VB6
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) VB
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (16.67%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 2 (16.67%) CSS3
8 2 (16.67%) HTML5
9 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (8.33%) Android Development
9 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
9 1 (8.33%) Android
9 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) VB Developer
4 4 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) VB6
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL