Period
to 23 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 97 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 68 116 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.63% 2.16% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.27% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 80 64
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £302
90th Percentile £475 £425 £409
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 3,997 5,105 4,623
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 95.03% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,231 2,738 2,611
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £180 £222 £229
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 136 142
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -19.54% +37.53%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.63 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% +3.89%

.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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Edinburgh +14 33 £415 +10.67% 18
Glasgow -14 25 £375 +3.45% 32
Aberdeen -6 3 £363 - 3
Renfrewshire - 3 £438 -
Dundee +1 2 £401 +8.08%
Stirling -3 1 - -
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (79.41%) C#
3 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
4 28 (41.18%) MVC
5 27 (39.71%) Azure
6 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (36.76%) .NET Framework
8 21 (30.88%) HTML
9 20 (29.41%) CSS
10 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
10 19 (27.94%) .NET Core
10 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
11 17 (25.00%) SQL
11 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (19.12%) DevOps
12 13 (19.12%) Entity Framework
13 12 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (17.65%) React
13 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (16.18%) Public Sector
15 8 (11.76%) SDLC
15 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
16 7 (10.29%) Web Development
16 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
17 6 (8.82%) Web Services
17 6 (8.82%) Scrum
17 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
17 6 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory

.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 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 27 (39.71%) Azure
2 6 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) AWS
4 1 (1.47%) npm
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Serverless
4 1 (1.47%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.35%) NUnit
3 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.94%) MSTest
6 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.47%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (16.18%) Public Sector
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (36.76%) .NET Framework
3 21 (30.88%) HTML
4 20 (29.41%) CSS
5 19 (27.94%) .NET Core
5 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
6 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (19.12%) Entity Framework
8 12 (17.65%) React
9 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (8.82%) HTML5
10 6 (8.82%) Web Services
11 5 (7.35%) REST
12 4 (5.88%) jQuery
13 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (4.41%) CSS3
13 3 (4.41%) RESTful
14 2 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (2.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) MVC
2 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) DevOps
4 8 (11.76%) SDLC
5 7 (10.29%) Web Development
6 6 (8.82%) Scrum
7 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.35%) Microservices
7 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.35%) TDD
7 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.88%) OO
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.41%) Kanban
10 2 (2.94%) Analytics
10 2 (2.94%) B2C
10 2 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (2.94%) Decision-Making
10 2 (2.94%) Task Automation
10 2 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (79.41%) C#
2 29 (42.65%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) ESRI
3 1 (1.47%) Nintex
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.47%) Sybase