The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 18 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.13% 8.33% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.37% 34.00% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.22%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.93% 24.51% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 23
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £407 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Scotland

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Aberdeen region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Aberdeen region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.00%) NServiceBus
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (16.00%) WCF
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) CSS
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) HTML
8 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.00%) Workflow
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
8 3 (12.00%) Ajax
8 3 (12.00%) Change Control
9 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (8.00%) Degree
9 2 (8.00%) MDX

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) NServiceBus
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Report Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 2 (8.00%) MDX
6 2 (8.00%) WPF
6 2 (8.00%) WF
6 2 (8.00%) XSL
6 2 (8.00%) XSLT
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) ODBC
7 1 (4.00%) XHTML
7 1 (4.00%) LINQ
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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