Period
to 13 November 2018

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 6 months to 13 November 2018 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
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 152 120
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32 +18
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 71 39 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.33% 0.78% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 2.89% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 49
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +0.76%
10th Percentile £327 £319 £213
90th Percentile £438 £490 £444
UK median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Scotland median hourly rate - - £46.13
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

.NET Framework 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,506 1,351 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.26% 27.16% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 836 741
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 15
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -36.47% +5.25%
10th Percentile £12.14 £18.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.39 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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 0 30 £375 -1.32% 10
Glasgow +2 29 £368 +3.52% 12
Dundee -5 5 £388 +34.78%
West Lothian - 4 - - 1
Midlothian - 2 £425 - 2
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 71 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (77.46%) C#
3 52 (73.24%) MVC
4 44 (61.97%) ASP.NET
5 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
6 40 (56.34%) HTML
7 39 (54.93%) SQL Server
8 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (47.89%) CSS
10 32 (45.07%) Visual Studio
11 31 (43.66%) SQL
12 28 (39.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (36.62%) Entity Framework
13 26 (36.62%) jQuery
14 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (33.80%) AngularJS
16 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
17 19 (26.76%) XML
18 18 (25.35%) TypeScript
18 18 (25.35%) HTML5
19 17 (23.94%) CSS3
19 17 (23.94%) Office 365
19 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (23.94%) NUnit
20 16 (22.54%) SharePoint
20 16 (22.54%) KnockoutJS
20 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
21 15 (21.13%) JSON

.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 16 (22.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (21.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (23.94%) Office 365
3 8 (11.27%) NuGet
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.41%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 32 (45.07%) Visual Studio
2 28 (39.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (23.94%) NUnit
4 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Moq
5 1 (1.41%) MSTest
5 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (91.55%) Developer
2 38 (53.52%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (19.72%) C# Developer
5 11 (15.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.63%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Angular Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Office 365 Developer
10 3 (4.23%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Architect
11 2 (2.82%) Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (61.97%) ASP.NET
3 40 (56.34%) HTML
4 34 (47.89%) CSS
5 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (36.62%) Entity Framework
6 26 (36.62%) jQuery
7 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (33.80%) AngularJS
9 19 (26.76%) XML
10 18 (25.35%) HTML5
11 17 (23.94%) CSS3
12 16 (22.54%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (21.13%) JSON
14 14 (19.72%) React
14 14 (19.72%) Web Services
15 10 (14.08%) Node.js
15 10 (14.08%) SOAP
16 9 (12.68%) REST
17 6 (8.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) MVC
2 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (18.31%) SDLC
5 11 (15.49%) Web Development
6 8 (11.27%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (9.86%) TDD
8 5 (7.04%) Coaching
8 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.63%) Scrum
9 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.23%) API Development
10 3 (4.23%) ETL
10 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
10 3 (4.23%) Project Management
10 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (77.46%) C#
2 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
3 31 (43.66%) SQL
4 18 (25.35%) TypeScript
5 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.63%) Java
6 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Sybase
3 1 (1.41%) Xamarin