.NET Contracts in Scotland

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring .NET skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that cited .NET over the 6 months leading up to 12 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 67 78 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 -45 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 55 93 230
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 2.66% 3.33% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.73% 14.01% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 70 157
10th Percentile £261 £400 £400
25th Percentile £321 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £475 £538 £513
90th Percentile £573 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £58.91 £50.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +17.81% -4.76% +28.09%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland

.NET falls under the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies requiring technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills in Scotland.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 432 664 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.88% 23.77% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 489 610
10th Percentile £325 £400 £406
25th Percentile £400 £433 £426
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £460 £480 £500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% +16.28%
75th Percentile £550 £541 £550
90th Percentile £683 £635 £639
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.18% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
10th Percentile £36.10 £18.90 £34.40
25th Percentile £51.25 £27.50 £42.18
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.73 £47.25
Median % change year-on-year +15.23% +1.02% +18.13%
75th Percentile £57.50 £59.03 £51.56
90th Percentile - - £61.80
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £62.50 £53.25
% change year-on-year -12.00% +17.37% +18.33%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Scotland

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Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 July 2024.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Scotland.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in Scotland

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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 12 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +5 34 £425 -10.53% 13
Glasgow +17 9 £320 -36.00% 14
Aberdeen +3 2 £419 - 3
Perthshire - 2 £525 -
West Lothian - 2 £525 - 4
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UK

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (67.27%) Azure
2 23 (41.82%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (12.73%) PaaS
4 5 (9.09%) GitHub
4 5 (9.09%) IaaS
4 5 (9.09%) SaaS
5 4 (7.27%) Power Platform
5 4 (7.27%) Serverless
6 3 (5.45%) iPaaS
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (5.45%) Power Automate
6 3 (5.45%) PowerApps
7 2 (3.64%) AWS
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (3.64%) Azure Functions
7 2 (3.64%) Azure Key Vault
7 2 (3.64%) Azure Logic Apps
7 2 (3.64%) Entra ID
8 1 (1.82%) Azure API Management
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LAN
1 3 (5.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) 2G
3 1 (1.82%) 5G
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.27%) Power BI
4 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.82%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git
2 6 (10.91%) JIRA
3 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.45%) Selenium
5 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.64%) Cypress.io
6 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.82%) Appium
7 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (52.73%) Public Sector
2 14 (25.45%) Social Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 23 (41.82%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Senior
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) React Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior React Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Full Stack .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Power Platform Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) React
2 11 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
3 9 (16.36%) RESTful
4 8 (14.55%) Web Services
5 7 (12.73%) CSS
5 7 (12.73%) SOAP
6 6 (10.91%) REST
7 5 (9.09%) HTML
8 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
8 4 (7.27%) Playwright
8 4 (7.27%) WinForms
8 4 (7.27%) WPF
9 3 (5.45%) HTML5 Canvas
9 3 (5.45%) J2EE
10 2 (3.64%) jQuery
10 2 (3.64%) OpenID
10 2 (3.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Legacy Applications
2 9 (16.36%) Product Ownership
2 9 (16.36%) Wiki
3 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.27%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.82%) CMDB
6 1 (1.82%) Cyber Threat
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.82%) Legacy Code
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) DevOps
2 17 (30.91%) Agile
3 13 (23.64%) User Experience
4 11 (20.00%) Code Quality
5 9 (16.36%) Knowledge Transfer
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 7 (12.73%) MVC
6 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.91%) CI/CD
7 6 (10.91%) Microservices
7 6 (10.91%) SDLC
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.09%) SOA
9 4 (7.27%) API Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.27%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) C#
2 13 (23.64%) SQL
3 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
5 4 (7.27%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) VB
5 4 (7.27%) VB6
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) VBA
7 2 (3.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Azure Certification
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.45%) Terraform
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Infragistics
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.64%) OutSystems
5 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) Optimizely