The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 27 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 (dotNet)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.25% - 19.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% - 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £343 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.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 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 18 5 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 56.25% 15.15% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +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
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in West Lothian

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for .NET.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB