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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing C# 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.84% 2.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.89% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 33.03% 8.20% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
Average daily rate £313 £325 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -53.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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#
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 22 July 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 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 12 (37.50%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
6 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
6 11 (34.38%) jQuery
7 7 (21.88%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) OOP
8 6 (18.75%) OO
8 6 (18.75%) XSLT
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (15.63%) NServiceBus
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (12.50%) Kindle
10 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
10 4 (12.50%) Lotus
10 4 (12.50%) Intranet
10 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
10 4 (12.50%) CAML
10 4 (12.50%) WCF
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) Migration
10 4 (12.50%) Document Management

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (34.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (15.63%) NServiceBus
3 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQLite
4 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Report Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 12 (37.50%) HTML
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (34.38%) jQuery
5 7 (21.88%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 6 (18.75%) XSLT
6 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (12.50%) CAML
8 4 (12.50%) WCF
9 3 (9.38%) WPF
9 3 (9.38%) Ajax
10 2 (6.25%) XSL
10 2 (6.25%) MDX
10 2 (6.25%) WF
10 2 (6.25%) LINQ
10 2 (6.25%) HTML5
11 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Kindle
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) OOP
1 6 (18.75%) OO
1 6 (18.75%) MVC
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Document Management
3 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) ERP
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Lotus
3 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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