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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.22% 15.00% 15.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.29% 36.00% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Median daily rate £325 £325 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.42% -
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 West Lothian region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 64.81% 41.67% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 15
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £388 £380
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 West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 19 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
Livingston -1 12 £325 -
.NET
Scotland

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for .NET.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) IIS
9 2 (14.29%) Android Development
9 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 2 (14.29%) CSS3
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Android Development
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle