The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Framework
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 107 85
Rank change year-on-year +24 -22  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 24 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.37% 0.93% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 4.15% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 38
Median daily rate £350 £334 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +2.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £285 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 519 578 595
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.56% 22.28% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 338 357
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Scotland

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Scotland

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Scotland

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Scotland

.NET Framework
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 Framework 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 -2 12 £370 +12.97% 3
Edinburgh +26 8 £325 -23.52% 7
Fife +2 2 £320 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Scotland region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (78.69%) C#
3 45 (73.77%) MVC
4 39 (63.93%) ASP.NET
5 38 (62.30%) Entity Framework
6 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
7 32 (52.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
9 27 (44.26%) AngularJS
10 23 (37.70%) CSS
10 23 (37.70%) HTML
10 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (34.43%) Visual Studio
12 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
13 17 (27.87%) TDD
14 16 (26.23%) jQuery
15 15 (24.59%) SQL
16 14 (22.95%) Web Development
16 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
18 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (18.03%) WCF
20 10 (16.39%) CSS3
20 10 (16.39%) OO
20 10 (16.39%) Web Services
21 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
21 9 (14.75%) HTML5
21 9 (14.75%) TypeScript
22 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Framework
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 6 (9.84%) CMS
1 6 (9.84%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.28%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.64%) MS Access
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Visual Studio
2 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.92%) Moq
5 3 (4.92%) NUnit
5 3 (4.92%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.92%) Banking
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (83.61%) Developer
2 36 (59.02%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.23%) C# Developer
4 15 (24.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.39%) Web Developer
7 8 (13.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (11.48%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (9.84%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
9 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
11 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Angular Developer
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Database Developer
11 4 (6.56%) HTML Developer
11 4 (6.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (63.93%) ASP.NET
3 38 (62.30%) Entity Framework
4 32 (52.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (44.26%) AngularJS
6 23 (37.70%) CSS
6 23 (37.70%) HTML
7 16 (26.23%) jQuery
8 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (18.03%) WCF
10 10 (16.39%) CSS3
10 10 (16.39%) Web Services
11 9 (14.75%) HTML5
12 7 (11.48%) WinForms
13 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (9.84%) WPF
14 4 (6.56%) RESTful
15 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (4.92%) Kendo UI
15 3 (4.92%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Linked Data
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) MVC
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) TDD
4 14 (22.95%) Web Development
5 10 (16.39%) OO
6 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Change Control
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Scrum
9 5 (8.20%) Secure Coding
9 5 (8.20%) System Testing
10 4 (6.56%) OOD
11 3 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (4.92%) RDF
11 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
12 2 (3.28%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) C#
2 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
3 15 (24.59%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) TypeScript
5 7 (11.48%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) MCAD
2 3 (4.92%) MCSD
2 3 (4.92%) MCTS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) WCAG
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) Twitter