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 28 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 12 19
Contract jobs citing .NET 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 4.26% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 18.18% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
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 £41.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +13.88% +4.34%  

.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 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 33.33% 23.40% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.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 28 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for .NET.

1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) Selenium
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Android
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Android Development
8 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
8 2 (15.38%) CSS3

.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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle