The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 18.18% 41.18% 31.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 63.64% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 36.36% 64.71% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate £320 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £205 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +108.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) BPEL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) CAML
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) Dojo
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle