Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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 (dotNet)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 260 290 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.33% 7.91% 6.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.16% 26.34% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 195 190
Scotland median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £263
90th Percentile £450 £454 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Scotland median hourly rate £60.00 £17.32 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +246.42% -52.22% -19.44%
10th Percentile £57.50 £15.77 £24.25
90th Percentile £62.50 £43.20 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +17.65%

.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 1,229 1,101 1,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.18% 30.02% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 693 744
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £513 £488 £516
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 11
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £48.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.52% +21.25% +63.27%
10th Percentile £13.62 £16.18 £21.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.17 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

.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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -21 123 £375 - 47
Glasgow +2 100 £350 - 47
Aberdeen +11 13 £425 +41.67% 2
Fife +6 7 £500 +58.73% 4
Dundee -3 6 £225 -18.18% 1
Stirling - 3 £338 -
North Lanarkshire -3 1 - - 1
West Lothian -10 1 £338 +3.85% 5
Perth and Kinross - 1 £308 -
.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 191 (73.46%) C#
2 123 (47.31%) JavaScript
3 121 (46.54%) ASP.NET
4 118 (45.38%) MVC
5 116 (44.62%) SQL Server
6 108 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (31.15%) HTML
8 76 (29.23%) SQL
9 70 (26.92%) Microsoft
10 64 (24.62%) CSS
11 60 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 56 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 55 (21.15%) .NET Framework
14 46 (17.69%) AngularJS
14 46 (17.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (15.00%) Scrum
16 38 (14.62%) Finance
17 37 (14.23%) jQuery
18 35 (13.46%) Entity Framework
19 31 (11.92%) Web Development
19 31 (11.92%) Visual Studio
20 30 (11.54%) Web Services
20 30 (11.54%) RESTful
21 29 (11.15%) TDD
22 28 (10.77%) Java
22 28 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (10.38%) XML
24 25 (9.62%) Oracle
25 24 (9.23%) SharePoint
25 24 (9.23%) Software Engineering

.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 24 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.00%) IIS
3 8 (3.08%) CMS
4 6 (2.31%) Apache
4 6 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.92%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.54%) JBoss
7 3 (1.15%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.77%) CICS
8 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.77%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.77%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 56 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.38%) Office 365
4 9 (3.46%) PaaS
5 8 (3.08%) IaaS
6 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.77%) Dialogflow
7 2 (0.77%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.69%) Intranet
3 4 (1.54%) Firewall
4 2 (0.77%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.77%) CTI
4 2 (0.77%) Internet
4 2 (0.77%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.77%) WEP
5 1 (0.38%) ATM
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) Skype
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.54%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.92%) Redis
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.54%) MySQL
6 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.77%) DB2
8 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (11.92%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.77%) NUnit
3 14 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.69%) JIRA
5 7 (2.69%) Selenium
6 5 (1.92%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.54%) Maven
8 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.77%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.77%) PVCS
9 2 (0.77%) Redmine
9 2 (0.77%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.77%) Subversion
9 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (14.62%) Finance
2 13 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.15%) Retail
4 2 (0.77%) Advertising
4 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.77%) Legal
4 2 (0.77%) Marketing
4 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 193 (74.23%) Developer
2 125 (48.08%) .NET Developer
3 48 (18.46%) C# Developer
4 32 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.31%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (6.54%) Senior C# Developer
8 16 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.38%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.00%) Analyst
10 13 (5.00%) Architect
11 12 (4.62%) Consultant
11 12 (4.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
13 10 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
13 10 (3.85%) Web Developer
14 9 (3.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (46.54%) ASP.NET
2 81 (31.15%) HTML
3 64 (24.62%) CSS
4 60 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (21.15%) .NET Framework
6 46 (17.69%) AngularJS
6 46 (17.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (14.23%) jQuery
8 35 (13.46%) Entity Framework
9 30 (11.54%) RESTful
9 30 (11.54%) Web Services
10 27 (10.38%) XML
11 23 (8.85%) REST
12 19 (7.31%) WCF
13 18 (6.92%) HTML5
14 14 (5.38%) CSS3
14 14 (5.38%) JSON
14 14 (5.38%) SignalR
14 14 (5.38%) SOAP
15 12 (4.62%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.69%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.69%) User Experience
4 6 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.31%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.15%) Blog
7 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.15%) DataPower
7 3 (1.15%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.15%) PKI
8 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.77%) RIA
8 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.69%) Windows
2 10 (3.85%) Linux
3 8 (3.08%) Unix
4 6 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.15%) zOS
7 2 (0.77%) AIX
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (45.38%) MVC
2 108 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.00%) Scrum
4 31 (11.92%) Web Development
5 29 (11.15%) TDD
6 28 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 23 (8.85%) SDLC
9 20 (7.69%) CRM
9 20 (7.69%) Front End Development
10 18 (6.92%) OO
10 18 (6.92%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.38%) Kanban
11 14 (5.38%) Microservices
12 12 (4.62%) Service Design
13 11 (4.23%) Unit Testing
14 10 (3.85%) SOA
14 10 (3.85%) SOLID
15 9 (3.46%) OOD
16 8 (3.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 191 (73.46%) C#
2 123 (47.31%) JavaScript
3 76 (29.23%) SQL
4 28 (10.77%) Java
5 17 (6.54%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.77%) PL/SQL
6 15 (5.77%) Python
6 15 (5.77%) TypeScript
7 13 (5.00%) PHP
8 10 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.08%) C++
9 8 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.31%) Perl
11 5 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.15%) C
12 3 (1.15%) XAML
13 2 (0.77%) COBOL
13 2 (0.77%) ES6
13 2 (0.77%) VB
13 2 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (4.23%) Degree
2 7 (2.69%) MCSD
2 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.15%) MCAD
3 3 (1.15%) MCTS
4 2 (0.77%) CCNP
4 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.23%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.54%) Docker
3 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.77%) Ansible
2 2 (0.77%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.77%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.62%) Oracle
3 8 (3.08%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.31%) IBM
5 5 (1.92%) Adobe
5 5 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.15%) Citrix
6 3 (1.15%) F5
6 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.15%) Telerik
7 2 (0.77%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.77%) Avaya
7 2 (0.77%) Capita
7 2 (0.77%) Imperva
7 2 (0.77%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.77%) Planview
7 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.77%) VMware
8 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) SAP