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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 38 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 52 55 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.66% 4.61% 6.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.20% 13.25% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 26
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +35.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £242 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £454 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
C#
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
394 415 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 34.76% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 271 98
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +96.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.80 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £52.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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#.

1 104 (87.39%) .NET
2 78 (65.55%) ASP.NET
3 70 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 62 (52.10%) MVC
5 51 (42.86%) HTML
6 50 (42.02%) CSS
7 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
8 38 (31.93%) .NET Framework
9 37 (31.09%) SQL
10 36 (30.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (22.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (21.01%) jQuery
13 25 (21.01%) Finance
13 25 (21.01%) SharePoint
13 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
14 21 (17.65%) Windows
14 21 (17.65%) HTML5
15 19 (15.97%) CSS3
15 19 (15.97%) Ajax
16 17 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 17 (14.29%) Entity Framework
16 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 15 (12.61%) WCF
18 14 (11.76%) T-SQL
19 13 (10.92%) VBA
19 13 (10.92%) XML
19 13 (10.92%) SharePoint 2013
20 11 (9.24%) NHibernate
20 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (21.01%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (6.72%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.88%) CMS
5 6 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.20%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.52%) JBoss
8 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.68%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.40%) MS Access
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.88%) CruiseControl
5 6 (5.04%) MSBuild
5 6 (5.04%) Subversion
6 4 (3.36%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.36%) Selenium
6 4 (3.36%) Bower
6 4 (3.36%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.36%) Grunt
6 4 (3.36%) NUnit
7 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.52%) JUnit
7 3 (2.52%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.52%) Mockito
8 2 (1.68%) Redmine
8 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (21.01%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Games
2 1 (0.84%) Banking
2 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
2 1 (0.84%) Marketing
2 1 (0.84%) Electronics
2 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (87.39%) Developer
2 45 (37.82%) .NET Developer
3 17 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (8.40%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Umbraco Developer
8 4 (3.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.52%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.52%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.68%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (1.68%) Senior Developer
10 2 (1.68%) Consultant
10 2 (1.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.68%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (87.39%) .NET
2 78 (65.55%) ASP.NET
3 51 (42.86%) HTML
4 50 (42.02%) CSS
5 38 (31.93%) .NET Framework
6 36 (30.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (21.01%) jQuery
8 21 (17.65%) HTML5
9 19 (15.97%) CSS3
9 19 (15.97%) Ajax
10 17 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 17 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 15 (12.61%) WCF
12 13 (10.92%) XML
13 11 (9.24%) NHibernate
14 9 (7.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (5.88%) JSF
16 6 (5.04%) OAuth
16 6 (5.04%) WPF
16 6 (5.04%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) User Experience
2 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.68%) Health Informatics
3 2 (1.68%) Open Source
3 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.68%) Informatics
4 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.84%) Economics
4 1 (0.84%) Derivative
4 1 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.84%) DTV
4 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.84%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.10%) MVC
2 35 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.56%) Project Management
4 7 (5.88%) TDD
4 7 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 7 (5.88%) Web Development
5 6 (5.04%) Performance Testing
5 6 (5.04%) Migration
5 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.20%) Data Management
6 5 (4.20%) CRM
6 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.20%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.36%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.36%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.36%) Scrum
8 3 (2.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (2.52%) UML
8 3 (2.52%) Test Scripting
8 3 (2.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
2 37 (31.09%) SQL
3 14 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 13 (10.92%) VBA
5 10 (8.40%) Java
6 7 (5.88%) PHP
6 7 (5.88%) VBScript
7 5 (4.20%) XPath
8 4 (3.36%) VB
8 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.68%) Python
9 2 (1.68%) C++
9 2 (1.68%) Ruby
9 2 (1.68%) VB6
10 1 (0.84%) C
10 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) HL7
1 2 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) Lotus
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Telerik
4 3 (2.52%) Google
5 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.68%) Tableau
5 2 (1.68%) SAP
5 2 (1.68%) Sybase
6 1 (0.84%) Talend
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