The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 32 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 55 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.73% 4.70% 6.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.61% 14.68% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £376 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
404 402 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.37% 32.06% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 207 93
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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#.

1 112 (91.06%) .NET
2 78 (63.41%) ASP.NET
3 72 (58.54%) SQL Server
4 63 (51.22%) JavaScript
5 57 (46.34%) MVC
6 45 (36.59%) CSS
7 44 (35.77%) .NET Framework
8 43 (34.96%) HTML
9 41 (33.33%) SQL
10 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
13 28 (22.76%) SharePoint
14 26 (21.14%) jQuery
15 25 (20.33%) Finance
16 23 (18.70%) T-SQL
17 16 (13.01%) HTML5
17 16 (13.01%) Entity Framework
18 15 (12.20%) VBScript
18 15 (12.20%) Windows
18 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
19 14 (11.38%) VBA
20 13 (10.57%) Visual Studio
20 13 (10.57%) CSS3
20 13 (10.57%) AngularJS
20 13 (10.57%) SharePoint 2013
21 12 (9.76%) Java
21 12 (9.76%) Ajax
22 11 (8.94%) WinForms

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 28 (22.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (6.50%) IBM Notes
5 7 (5.69%) CMS
6 6 (4.88%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.44%) JBoss
7 3 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.63%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Intranet
2 2 (1.63%) Extranet
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 29 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.13%) MS Access
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.81%) MySQL
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.50%) Subversion
3 7 (5.69%) CruiseControl
3 7 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.88%) MSBuild
4 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.07%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.25%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.25%) Grunt
6 4 (3.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.25%) Bower
6 4 (3.25%) Selenium
6 4 (3.25%) NUnit
7 3 (2.44%) JUnit
7 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.44%) Mockito
7 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.63%) Redmine
8 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (20.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (92.68%) Developer
2 47 (38.21%) .NET Developer
3 18 (14.63%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (11.38%) Software Developer
5 12 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Umbraco Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.44%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Android Developer
11 2 (1.63%) CRM Developer
11 2 (1.63%) Consultant
11 2 (1.63%) Senior Developer
11 2 (1.63%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (91.06%) .NET
2 78 (63.41%) ASP.NET
3 45 (36.59%) CSS
4 44 (35.77%) .NET Framework
5 43 (34.96%) HTML
6 35 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (21.14%) jQuery
8 16 (13.01%) HTML5
8 16 (13.01%) Entity Framework
9 13 (10.57%) CSS3
9 13 (10.57%) AngularJS
10 12 (9.76%) Ajax
11 11 (8.94%) WinForms
12 10 (8.13%) NHibernate
12 10 (8.13%) WCF
13 9 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (6.50%) XML
15 7 (5.69%) WPF
15 7 (5.69%) JSON
15 7 (5.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.25%) User Experience
2 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.63%) Open Source
3 2 (1.63%) Health Informatics
3 2 (1.63%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.63%) Informatics
4 1 (0.81%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) iPhone
4 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.81%) Derivative
4 1 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) iPad
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Windows
2 6 (4.88%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.25%) Android
3 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.34%) MVC
2 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.32%) Project Management
4 7 (5.69%) Business Analysis
5 6 (4.88%) Performance Testing
5 6 (4.88%) Web Development
5 6 (4.88%) Migration
5 6 (4.88%) CRM
6 5 (4.07%) UML
6 5 (4.07%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.07%) TDD
6 5 (4.07%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.25%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.25%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.25%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.44%) Investment Management
8 3 (2.44%) OO
8 3 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.44%) Android Development
9 2 (1.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 41 (33.33%) SQL
3 23 (18.70%) T-SQL
4 15 (12.20%) VBScript
5 14 (11.38%) VBA
6 12 (9.76%) Java
7 6 (4.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.44%) VB
9 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.63%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) Python
9 2 (1.63%) VB6
9 2 (1.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) XPath
10 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) HL7
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.50%) Lotus
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle
4 3 (2.44%) Google
5 2 (1.63%) Sybase
5 2 (1.63%) Telerik
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.81%) Ektron
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter
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