Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 18 November 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 > Fife
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 35.71% 1.59% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 11.11% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Fife median daily rate £500 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% -8.15% -
10th Percentile £332 £295 £286
90th Percentile £566 £325 £439
Scotland median daily rate £355 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Fife median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

.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 Fife with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Fife
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 15 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 53.57% 14.29% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Fife median daily rate £500 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +1.96% -
10th Percentile £309 £304 £193
90th Percentile £564 £338 £427
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Fife median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.85% -
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Fife

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Fife

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Fife over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Fife

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Fife

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Fife region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +6 10 £500 +61.29%
.NET
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Fife region with a requirement for .NET.

1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) SOLID
3 6 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (60.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) C
5 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) XAML
6 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) SDET
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) SOLID
3 6 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) SDET
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) XAML