The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

.NET Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 101 70
Rank change year-on-year +40 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 46 30 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.62% 1.16% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 1.22% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 47
Median daily rate £350 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% +0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1657 2456 2818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.36% 94.68% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1359 1547
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 78
Median hourly rate £17.32 £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.02% +30.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Scotland

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Scotland

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Scotland

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Scotland

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Glasgow +20 29 £350 +4.86% 13
Edinburgh +27 14 £313 +0.80% 17
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 87 (87.88%) C#
3 71 (71.72%) MVC
4 66 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 58 (58.59%) SQL Server
6 49 (49.49%) JavaScript
7 48 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (41.41%) AngularJS
9 36 (36.36%) HTML
9 36 (36.36%) .NET Framework
10 35 (35.35%) CSS
11 31 (31.31%) jQuery
12 27 (27.27%) SQL
13 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
14 24 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (23.23%) Entity Framework
16 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
17 15 (15.15%) HTML5
17 15 (15.15%) Web Development
18 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (12.12%) Scrum
19 11 (11.11%) CSS3
19 11 (11.11%) TDD
20 10 (10.10%) Finance
20 10 (10.10%) RESTful
21 9 (9.09%) Umbraco
21 9 (9.09%) CMS

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (9.09%) CMS
1 9 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 8 (8.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.06%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) GitHub
3 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
1 3 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (58.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.04%) MS Access
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.04%) NUnit
4 4 (4.04%) Selenium
5 3 (3.03%) Moq
5 3 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
7 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.01%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Back Office
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 48 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (41.41%) AngularJS
5 36 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 36 (36.36%) HTML
6 35 (35.35%) CSS
7 31 (31.31%) jQuery
8 23 (23.23%) Entity Framework
9 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (15.15%) HTML5
11 11 (11.11%) CSS3
12 10 (10.10%) RESTful
13 8 (8.08%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (8.08%) WCF
13 8 (8.08%) Web Services
14 7 (7.07%) WPF
15 6 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (6.06%) WinForms
16 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.03%) Fintech
2 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.01%) EPoS
3 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) Windows
1 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (71.72%) MVC
2 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.15%) Web Development
4 12 (12.12%) Scrum
5 11 (11.11%) TDD
6 7 (7.07%) CRM
7 6 (6.06%) Front End Development
7 6 (6.06%) OO
8 5 (5.05%) OOD
8 5 (5.05%) SDLC
9 4 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (3.03%) Mobile Development
10 3 (3.03%) OOP
10 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.02%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.02%) Microservices
11 2 (2.02%) MVVM
11 2 (2.02%) SOLID
11 2 (2.02%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (87.88%) C#
2 49 (49.49%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.08%) TypeScript
6 7 (7.07%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.03%) Java
8 2 (2.02%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) MCAD
3 3 (3.03%) MCSD
3 3 (3.03%) MCTS
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Twitter
4 3 (3.03%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.01%) Perforce
5 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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