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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 24 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 64 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.33% 4.81% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.76% 19.27% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £365 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
406 275 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.83% 24.93% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 112 90
Average daily rate £365 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.42 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 95 (83.33%) .NET
2 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
3 48 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 39 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 31 (27.19%) SQL
6 29 (25.44%) HTML
6 29 (25.44%) Visual Studio
7 28 (24.56%) MVC
8 25 (21.93%) Windows
8 25 (21.93%) jQuery
9 20 (17.54%) CSS
9 20 (17.54%) Finance
9 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 19 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (13.16%) C++
14 13 (11.40%) XML
14 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (11.40%) WCF
15 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (9.65%) CMS
16 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
17 10 (8.77%) T-SQL
17 10 (8.77%) VBA
18 9 (7.89%) WinForms
18 9 (7.89%) Web Services
18 9 (7.89%) Oracle
18 9 (7.89%) WPF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.65%) CMS
3 8 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.75%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.88%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Kentico
5 1 (0.88%) Lync
5 1 (0.88%) PegaRULES
5 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Office
2 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.75%) MySQL
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) DB2
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.02%) Subversion
3 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.51%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.63%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.75%) NUnit
7 2 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.75%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.88%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.88%) FxCop
8 1 (0.88%) MSTest
8 1 (0.88%) Moq
8 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 95 (83.33%) Developer
2 32 (28.07%) .NET Developer
3 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.77%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (7.02%) C++ Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Applications Support
6 8 (7.02%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) C++ Programmer
7 7 (6.14%) C++/C# Developer
7 7 (6.14%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.39%) CRM Developer
9 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (83.33%) .NET
2 48 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 29 (25.44%) HTML
4 25 (21.93%) jQuery
5 20 (17.54%) CSS
6 19 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.40%) WCF
7 13 (11.40%) XML
7 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (7.89%) Web Services
9 9 (7.89%) WPF
9 9 (7.89%) WinForms
10 8 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.39%) MSMQ
12 4 (3.51%) JSON
12 4 (3.51%) HTML5
13 3 (2.63%) REST
13 3 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.63%) SWIFT
2 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.88%) RIA
3 1 (0.88%) DataPower
3 1 (0.88%) Open Source
3 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.88%) NHS
3 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.88%) Informatics
3 1 (0.88%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Windows
2 3 (2.63%) Android
2 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.63%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) MVC
2 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
4 8 (7.02%) Scrum
4 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (7.02%) Web Application Development
5 7 (6.14%) TDD
6 6 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 6 (5.26%) OOP
6 6 (5.26%) SOA
7 5 (4.39%) CRM
7 5 (4.39%) EAI
7 5 (4.39%) Migration
8 4 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.51%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.51%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.51%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.51%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 31 (27.19%) SQL
3 15 (13.16%) C++
4 10 (8.77%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.77%) VBA
5 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.39%) Java
6 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.88%) VB6
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) VBScript
8 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (1.75%) Sybase
3 2 (1.75%) Google
3 2 (1.75%) Red Gate
3 2 (1.75%) Twitter
4 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix
4 1 (0.88%) CA
4 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
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