The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - - 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework 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 West Lothian with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 17 5 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 54.84% 15.63% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 12
Median daily rate £375 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £420 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing .NET Framework 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 Framework in West Lothian

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in West Lothian