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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 75 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.09% 4.83% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.99% 19.49% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 19
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £245 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.77%
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
417 272 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.87% 24.79% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 119 87
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 15 September 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 15 September 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#.

1 110 (83.97%) .NET
2 63 (48.09%) SQL Server
3 58 (44.27%) ASP.NET
4 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (35.11%) JavaScript
6 40 (30.53%) MVC
7 37 (28.24%) HTML
8 33 (25.19%) SQL
9 32 (24.43%) Visual Studio
10 31 (23.66%) jQuery
11 30 (22.90%) Windows
12 28 (21.37%) CSS
13 27 (20.61%) Finance
14 25 (19.08%) SharePoint
15 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
15 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
16 21 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (12.98%) WCF
18 16 (12.21%) C++
19 14 (10.69%) XML
20 13 (9.92%) T-SQL
20 13 (9.92%) SharePoint 2013
21 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
21 12 (9.16%) Scrum
21 12 (9.16%) WinForms
21 12 (9.16%) TDD
22 11 (8.40%) CMS
22 11 (8.40%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 25 (19.08%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (8.40%) CMS
4 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.53%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.76%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Kentico
6 1 (0.76%) Lync
6 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.76%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Office
2 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) Intranet
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) MySQL
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.76%) DB2
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (24.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.87%) Subversion
4 6 (4.58%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.82%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.05%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.29%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.53%) NUnit
8 2 (1.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.53%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.76%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.76%) T4 Templates
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.76%) FxCop
9 1 (0.76%) MSTest
General
1 27 (20.61%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Front Office
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 112 (85.50%) Developer
2 47 (35.88%) .NET Developer
3 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.16%) C# Developer
5 11 (8.40%) Programmer
5 11 (8.40%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.87%) C++ Developer
6 9 (6.87%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (6.11%) C++/C# Developer
7 8 (6.11%) C++ Programmer
7 8 (6.11%) Applications Support
7 8 (6.11%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.34%) ScrumMaster
8 7 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (83.97%) .NET
2 58 (44.27%) ASP.NET
3 37 (28.24%) HTML
4 31 (23.66%) jQuery
5 28 (21.37%) CSS
6 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
7 21 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (12.98%) WCF
9 14 (10.69%) XML
10 12 (9.16%) WinForms
10 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (8.40%) HTML5
12 10 (7.63%) CSS3
12 10 (7.63%) WPF
13 9 (6.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (6.11%) Web Services
15 7 (5.34%) Ajax
16 6 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (3.82%) NHibernate
17 5 (3.82%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.29%) User Experience
2 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.29%) SWIFT
2 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.76%) RIA
3 1 (0.76%) DataPower
3 1 (0.76%) Open Source
3 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.76%) NHS
3 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.76%) Informatics
3 1 (0.76%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.90%) Windows
2 3 (2.29%) Android
2 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.29%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.76%) UNIX
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.53%) MVC
3 12 (9.16%) TDD
3 12 (9.16%) Scrum
3 12 (9.16%) Unit Testing
4 9 (6.87%) Web Application Development
5 8 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (6.11%) Automated Testing
6 6 (4.58%) OOP
6 6 (4.58%) SOA
7 5 (3.82%) CRM
7 5 (3.82%) EAI
7 5 (3.82%) Migration
7 5 (3.82%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.82%) Business Analysis
7 5 (3.82%) Web Development
8 4 (3.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.05%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.05%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.11%) JavaScript
2 33 (25.19%) SQL
3 16 (12.21%) C++
4 13 (9.92%) T-SQL
5 10 (7.63%) VBA
6 6 (4.58%) Java
7 5 (3.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.29%) VBScript
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) C
10 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle
3 2 (1.53%) Sybase
3 2 (1.53%) Google
3 2 (1.53%) Red Gate
3 2 (1.53%) Twitter
4 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix
4 1 (0.76%) CA
4 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.76%) VMware
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