The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Scotland / Scottish Borders
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 50.00% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scottish Borders
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the Scottish Borders

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in the Scottish Borders

.NET
Contract Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Galashiels - 1 £275 -
.NET
Scotland

.NET
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland