Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 85 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 104 100 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.19% 2.10% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.19% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 65 66
Scotland median daily rate £363 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.54% -1.52%
10th Percentile £315 £303 £261
90th Percentile £428 £404 £425
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Scotland median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +15.56% +14.65% -1.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,505 4,560 3,589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 95.70% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,534 2,657 2,070
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £223
90th Percentile £563 £538 £501
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 113 133
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.70% -17.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.83 £10.53
90th Percentile £44.50 £35.00 £49.68
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.76%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Glasgow -5 53 £350 - 18
Edinburgh -5 38 £375 - 30
Dundee +1 4 £305 +3.83% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £315 -
Aberdeen +6 1 - - 3
West Lothian +5 1 £350 +3.70% 5
Stirling +1 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £375 -
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (72.12%) C#
3 58 (55.77%) MVC
4 45 (43.27%) ASP.NET
5 41 (39.42%) JavaScript
6 39 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 38 (36.54%) SQL Server
8 36 (34.62%) .NET Framework
9 33 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (28.85%) SQL
10 30 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (25.00%) HTML
12 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
12 23 (22.12%) Entity Framework
12 23 (22.12%) AngularJS
13 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (20.19%) Web Development
15 20 (19.23%) CSS
16 15 (14.42%) Finance
17 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 13 (12.50%) TypeScript
18 11 (10.58%) RESTful
19 10 (9.62%) jQuery
19 10 (9.62%) REST
19 10 (9.62%) Web Services
20 9 (8.65%) SDLC
21 8 (7.69%) Scrum
21 8 (7.69%) VB.NET
21 8 (7.69%) JSON
21 8 (7.69%) Git (software)

.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 1 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (0.96%) IIS
1 1 (0.96%) NServiceBus
1 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.85%) NuGet
4 3 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.85%) MySQL
4 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.88%) NUnit
4 1 (0.96%) Moq
4 1 (0.96%) MSTest
4 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (43.27%) ASP.NET
3 36 (34.62%) .NET Framework
4 30 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (25.00%) HTML
6 23 (22.12%) AngularJS
6 23 (22.12%) Entity Framework
7 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (19.23%) CSS
9 11 (10.58%) RESTful
10 10 (9.62%) jQuery
10 10 (9.62%) REST
10 10 (9.62%) Web Services
11 8 (7.69%) JSON
12 7 (6.73%) .NET Core
12 7 (6.73%) Sass
13 5 (4.81%) HTML5
13 5 (4.81%) Node.js
13 5 (4.81%) React
14 4 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Fintech
2 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.92%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.96%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) MVC
2 33 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.19%) Web Development
4 9 (8.65%) SDLC
5 8 (7.69%) Scrum
6 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.73%) TDD
7 6 (5.77%) Microservices
7 6 (5.77%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (3.85%) DevOps
8 4 (3.85%) Kanban
8 4 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (3.85%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (2.88%) Facilities Management
9 3 (2.88%) Front End Development
9 3 (2.88%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.88%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (72.12%) C#
2 41 (39.42%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.85%) SQL
4 13 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 8 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (2.88%) VB
9 2 (1.92%) Java
9 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) Perl
10 1 (0.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (0.96%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) Google
4 2 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.96%) Sybase
5 1 (0.96%) Twitter