The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 15 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.15% 10.13% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 38.10% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
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£313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 39.39% 26.58% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 8
Average daily rate £335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.36 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.29% -5.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
4 15 (46.88%) CSS
5 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
7 12 (37.50%) jQuery
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
9 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
9 9 (28.13%) MVC
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) Intranet
12 5 (15.63%) OO
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) XML
12 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
12 5 (15.63%) CAML
12 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (12.50%) WCF
13 4 (12.50%) Finance
13 4 (12.50%) Migration
13 4 (12.50%) Document Management
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (12.50%) XSLT
13 4 (12.50%) Oracle
13 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
13 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
13 4 (12.50%) OOP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Intranet
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQLite
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) PVCS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) C# Developer
4 10 (31.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
10 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Programmer
10 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
4 15 (46.88%) CSS
5 12 (37.50%) jQuery
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.63%) CAML
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (15.63%) XML
9 4 (12.50%) XSLT
9 4 (12.50%) WCF
10 3 (9.38%) HTML5
10 3 (9.38%) REST
11 2 (6.25%) CSS3
11 2 (6.25%) JSON
12 1 (3.13%) WPF
12 1 (3.13%) LINQ
12 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Kindle
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
2 5 (15.63%) OO
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Document Management
3 4 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) SOA
5 2 (6.25%) Android Development
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
1 4 (12.50%) Lotus
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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