The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 9 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 5.88% 14.58% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 80.00% 63.64% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £381 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 7.35% 22.92% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £388 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Aberdeen

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Aberdeen

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for .NET.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 3 (60.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago