Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 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 (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 34 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 279 239 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.88% 5.05% 7.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.29% 19.53% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 156 185
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.07% -1.43%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £266
90th Percentile £488 £473 £464
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

.NET 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 1,375 1,224 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.96% 25.85% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 758 669
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £270
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 19
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -49.21% +17.57%
10th Percentile £13.16 £13.45 £17.32
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Scotland

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Scotland

.NET
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 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
Edinburgh +8 139 £400 +6.67% 78
Glasgow -5 97 £365 +4.29% 49
Dundee +8 14 £323 +43.33% 2
Renfrewshire -6 7 £408 +21.64% 5
West Lothian +10 5 £235 -30.37% 10
Midlothian - 3 £400 -
Aberdeen -1 2 - - 12
Stirling -1 1 - -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 203 (72.76%) C#
2 132 (47.31%) SQL Server
3 115 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (39.43%) SQL
5 106 (37.99%) MVC
6 104 (37.28%) JavaScript
7 103 (36.92%) ASP.NET
8 79 (28.32%) .NET Framework
9 75 (26.88%) HTML
9 75 (26.88%) Microsoft
10 70 (25.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 66 (23.66%) CSS
12 59 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 51 (18.28%) AngularJS
14 49 (17.56%) Visual Studio
15 44 (15.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 42 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
17 40 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (13.98%) jQuery
19 38 (13.62%) Web Development
20 37 (13.26%) Finance
21 36 (12.90%) Java
22 35 (12.54%) SharePoint
23 34 (12.19%) Entity Framework
24 33 (11.83%) SDLC
25 32 (11.47%) Git (software)
26 31 (11.11%) React
27 30 (10.75%) XML
28 29 (10.39%) Office 365
29 27 (9.68%) TypeScript

.NET
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 35 (12.54%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (4.30%) IIS
4 9 (3.23%) Confluence
4 9 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.51%) Apache
6 4 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.08%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.36%) Appian
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.43%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.72%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 70 (25.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.39%) Office 365
3 24 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.87%) NuGet
4 8 (2.87%) SaaS
5 6 (2.15%) Datadog
5 6 (2.15%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.15%) PaaS
6 5 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.43%) npm
7 4 (1.43%) Yarn
8 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.72%) IaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.08%) Firewall
1 3 (1.08%) HTTP
1 3 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) ATM
2 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.36%) Broadband
2 1 (0.36%) NFC
2 1 (0.36%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (47.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (5.73%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.15%) MySQL
8 5 (1.79%) MS Access
8 5 (1.79%) Power BI
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (17.56%) Visual Studio
2 42 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (11.47%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.45%) NUnit
5 12 (4.30%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.94%) JIRA
7 9 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (3.23%) Selenium
8 8 (2.87%) Artifactory
8 8 (2.87%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.51%) IBM UrbanCode
9 7 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.15%) Zephyr
11 5 (1.79%) Subversion
11 5 (1.79%) webpack
12 4 (1.43%) Babel
12 4 (1.43%) Maven
12 4 (1.43%) Mocha
General
1 37 (13.26%) Finance
2 19 (6.81%) Banking
2 19 (6.81%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.15%) Law
4 5 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 218 (78.14%) Developer
2 105 (37.63%) .NET Developer
3 58 (20.79%) C# Developer
4 30 (10.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (7.53%) Web Developer
6 18 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 16 (5.73%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (5.38%) Architect
9 14 (5.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (5.02%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.66%) .NET Web Developer
11 12 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.58%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.58%) SQL Developer
13 9 (3.23%) Azure Developer
14 8 (2.87%) CRM Developer
14 8 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (2.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (36.92%) ASP.NET
2 79 (28.32%) .NET Framework
3 75 (26.88%) HTML
4 66 (23.66%) CSS
5 59 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (18.28%) AngularJS
7 44 (15.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (13.98%) jQuery
9 34 (12.19%) Entity Framework
10 31 (11.11%) React
11 30 (10.75%) XML
12 27 (9.68%) HTML5
13 24 (8.60%) Web Services
14 23 (8.24%) CSS3
14 23 (8.24%) REST
15 18 (6.45%) SOAP
16 16 (5.73%) JSON
17 15 (5.38%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (5.38%) RESTful
18 13 (4.66%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.51%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.15%) Fintech
6 5 (1.79%) User Experience
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.45%) Windows
2 13 (4.66%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.87%) Unix
4 7 (2.51%) Linux
4 7 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.15%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) Android
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (37.99%) MVC
3 40 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (13.62%) Web Development
5 33 (11.83%) SDLC
6 26 (9.32%) Scrum
7 20 (7.17%) ERP
7 20 (7.17%) TDD
8 19 (6.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (6.09%) Software Engineering
10 15 (5.38%) Analytics
11 14 (5.02%) Test Automation
12 13 (4.66%) Project Management
13 12 (4.30%) DevOps
13 12 (4.30%) Microservices
13 12 (4.30%) Migration
14 11 (3.94%) CRM
15 10 (3.58%) Data Modelling
15 10 (3.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 203 (72.76%) C#
2 110 (39.43%) SQL
3 104 (37.28%) JavaScript
4 36 (12.90%) Java
5 27 (9.68%) TypeScript
6 25 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.73%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.30%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.30%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.94%) Python
10 7 (2.51%) VB
10 7 (2.51%) VBA
11 5 (1.79%) C++
11 5 (1.79%) ES6
12 3 (1.08%) C
13 2 (0.72%) Perl
13 2 (0.72%) Ruby
13 2 (0.72%) VBScript
14 1 (0.36%) Delphi
14 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (2.51%) Degree
2 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.43%) MCSE
3 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.72%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) PMO
3 1 (0.36%) EMIR
System Software
1 15 (5.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.30%) Puppet
2 9 (3.23%) Ansible
3 7 (2.51%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.15%) Nagios
5 3 (1.08%) Terraform
6 2 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) Packer
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.32%) Oracle
3 19 (6.81%) Epicor
4 6 (2.15%) AppDynamics
4 6 (2.15%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (2.15%) Google
4 6 (2.15%) Micro Focus
4 6 (2.15%) New Relic
4 6 (2.15%) Splunk
5 5 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.43%) Nintex
6 4 (1.43%) OutSystems
7 3 (1.08%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) CA
8 2 (0.72%) Twitter
9 1 (0.36%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (0.36%) Informatica
9 1 (0.36%) RedGate
9 1 (0.36%) Talend
9 1 (0.36%) Vermilion