Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 118 124
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 -27
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 38 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 1.62% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.81% 5.86% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 48
Scotland median daily rate £375 £335 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +1.28% -5.50%
10th Percentile £310 £273 £263
90th Percentile £490 £444 £450
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%

.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 1354 1195 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.85% 27.57% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 717 671
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 16
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +1.58%
10th Percentile £17.89 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.03 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

.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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 -21 25 £380 -0.33% 3
Glasgow -24 7 £350 +7.69% 9
Dundee +5 2 £294 +30.56%
Fife +3 2 £538 +73.39%
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
3 28 (73.68%) C#
4 26 (68.42%) MVC
5 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (55.26%) HTML
6 21 (55.26%) Entity Framework
7 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET
8 17 (44.74%) CSS
9 15 (39.47%) XML
10 14 (36.84%) SDLC
11 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
11 13 (34.21%) Web Development
12 12 (31.58%) JSON
13 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
13 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (28.95%) SignalR
13 11 (28.95%) .NET Core
14 10 (26.32%) SOAP
14 10 (26.32%) Web Services
14 10 (26.32%) SQL
15 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
15 9 (23.68%) QA
15 9 (23.68%) Use Case
15 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
15 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
16 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (21.05%) Redis

.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 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.79%) PaaS
3 5 (13.16%) IaaS
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Redis
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) NUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Redmine
3 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Moq
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Development Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Development Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) Entity Framework
2 21 (55.26%) HTML
3 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET
4 17 (44.74%) CSS
5 15 (39.47%) XML
6 12 (31.58%) JSON
7 11 (28.95%) .NET Core
7 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (28.95%) SignalR
8 10 (26.32%) SOAP
8 10 (26.32%) Web Services
9 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (18.42%) jQuery
10 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (18.42%) WCF
11 6 (15.79%) NHibernate
12 5 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.89%) Blog
2 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) MVC
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) SDLC
4 13 (34.21%) Web Development
5 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.68%) Use Case
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) SOA
8 6 (15.79%) TDD
8 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Microservices
9 5 (13.16%) OOD
9 5 (13.16%) OOP
9 5 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
10 4 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (7.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) ES6
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) XAML
7 2 (5.26%) XPath
8 1 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) MCSD
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Avaya