Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 2018 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
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 19 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 12.75% 7.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 86.67% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £60.00 £17.32 £36.25
% change year-on-year +246.42% -52.22% -19.44%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 15 40 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 14.71% 36.04% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 £293 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.30% -38.42% +35.71%
10th Percentile £276 £264 £463
90th Percentile £438 £369 £488
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £52.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -53.85% +43.45% +47.96%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for .NET.

1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
4 7 (53.85%) Intranet
5 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) Document Management
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
9 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (15.38%) RESTful
9 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree

.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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Tandem
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Document Management
3 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin