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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 39 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing C# 71 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.24% 3.48% 10.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.37% 11.05% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £305 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +12.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £248 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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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
494 362 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.48% 31.45% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 189 107
Average daily rate £380 £325 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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#.

1 139 (90.26%) .NET
2 99 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 89 (57.79%) ASP.NET
4 71 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (41.56%) JavaScript
6 61 (39.61%) MVC
7 53 (34.42%) HTML
7 53 (34.42%) CSS
8 47 (30.52%) SQL
9 46 (29.87%) .NET Framework
10 42 (27.27%) Finance
11 41 (26.62%) Microsoft
12 39 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 34 (22.08%) jQuery
15 30 (19.48%) T-SQL
16 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
16 27 (17.53%) WinForms
17 23 (14.94%) Windows
17 23 (14.94%) Visual Studio
18 19 (12.34%) VBScript
19 17 (11.04%) HTML5
20 15 (9.74%) CSS3
20 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 15 (9.74%) VBA
21 14 (9.09%) XML
21 14 (9.09%) Ajax
21 14 (9.09%) WCF
21 14 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 13 (8.44%) SharePoint 2013

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (6.49%) CMS
4 5 (3.25%) IBM Notes
4 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.60%) JBoss
5 4 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.60%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.65%) PegaRULES
7 1 (0.65%) Kentico
7 1 (0.65%) Lync
7 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.65%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) Intranet
3 2 (1.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 38 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.55%) MS Access
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.95%) MySQL
8 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (14.94%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.14%) Subversion
4 7 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.90%) CruiseControl
5 6 (3.90%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.90%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.25%) NUnit
6 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.25%) Selenium
7 4 (2.60%) Mockito
7 4 (2.60%) JUnit
8 2 (1.30%) Redmine
8 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.65%) Grunt
9 1 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.65%) T4 Templates
9 1 (0.65%) Bower
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (1.95%) Banking
3 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 143 (92.86%) Developer
2 70 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 20 (12.99%) C# Developer
4 17 (11.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (9.74%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.19%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Programmer
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Android Developer
11 4 (2.60%) C++/C# Developer
11 4 (2.60%) CRM Developer
11 4 (2.60%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.60%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.60%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.60%) C++ Programmer
12 3 (1.95%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (90.26%) .NET
2 89 (57.79%) ASP.NET
3 53 (34.42%) HTML
3 53 (34.42%) CSS
4 46 (29.87%) .NET Framework
5 39 (25.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (22.08%) jQuery
7 27 (17.53%) WinForms
8 17 (11.04%) HTML5
9 15 (9.74%) CSS3
10 14 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (9.09%) Ajax
10 14 (9.09%) WCF
10 14 (9.09%) XML
11 13 (8.44%) NHibernate
12 11 (7.14%) WPF
13 10 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (5.84%) JSON
15 7 (4.55%) REST
16 6 (3.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.30%) User Experience
2 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.30%) Open Source
2 2 (1.30%) iPad
2 2 (1.30%) Health Informatics
2 2 (1.30%) Informatics
2 2 (1.30%) iPhone
3 1 (0.65%) DataPower
3 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.65%) NHS
3 1 (0.65%) Chemistry
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.94%) Windows
2 7 (4.55%) Android
2 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (39.61%) MVC
3 11 (7.14%) TDD
4 9 (5.84%) CRM
4 9 (5.84%) Business Analysis
4 9 (5.84%) Unit Testing
5 8 (5.19%) Scrum
6 6 (3.90%) UML
6 6 (3.90%) Automated Testing
6 6 (3.90%) Software Engineering
6 6 (3.90%) Web Development
7 5 (3.25%) Performance Testing
7 5 (3.25%) Multithreading
7 5 (3.25%) OO
7 5 (3.25%) Project Management
7 5 (3.25%) Android Development
8 4 (2.60%) Web Application Development
8 4 (2.60%) Migration
9 3 (1.95%) Investment Management
9 3 (1.95%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.56%) JavaScript
2 47 (30.52%) SQL
3 30 (19.48%) T-SQL
4 19 (12.34%) VBScript
5 15 (9.74%) VBA
6 13 (8.44%) Java
7 6 (3.90%) C++
8 3 (1.95%) PHP
8 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.30%) Python
9 2 (1.30%) VB6
9 2 (1.30%) Ruby
9 2 (1.30%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) C
10 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
1 2 (1.30%) HL7
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 41 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.49%) Oracle
3 5 (3.25%) Lotus
4 3 (1.95%) Google
4 3 (1.95%) Sybase
5 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.30%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Ektron
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) CA
6 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.65%) Telerik
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £450 per day + Experience depending
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago