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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 22 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 82 106 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.25% 9.02% 4.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.55% 29.61% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 23
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£350 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £377 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
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
442 358 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.69% 30.47% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 173 94
Average daily rate £390 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -8.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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#.

1 125 (85.62%) .NET
2 79 (54.11%) SQL Server
3 67 (45.89%) ASP.NET
4 65 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (32.19%) JavaScript
6 43 (29.45%) HTML
7 40 (27.40%) MVC
8 37 (25.34%) Finance
8 37 (25.34%) CSS
9 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
10 34 (23.29%) jQuery
11 31 (21.23%) SQL
12 29 (19.86%) Visual Studio
12 29 (19.86%) Windows
13 28 (19.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (19.18%) .NET Framework
14 27 (18.49%) SharePoint
14 27 (18.49%) WinForms
15 26 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (13.01%) WPF
17 18 (12.33%) WCF
17 18 (12.33%) T-SQL
18 17 (11.64%) XML
19 16 (10.96%) C++
20 15 (10.27%) Scrum
21 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 13 (8.90%) TDD
23 12 (8.22%) CMS
23 12 (8.22%) SharePoint 2013
24 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (18.49%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.22%) CMS
2 12 (8.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.37%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.68%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.68%) JBoss
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Kentico
5 1 (0.68%) Lync
5 1 (0.68%) PegaRULES
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) Internet
2 3 (2.05%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (54.11%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.37%) MySQL
7 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (19.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.85%) Subversion
2 10 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.42%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.05%) CruiseControl
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.05%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.37%) NUnit
7 1 (0.68%) JUnit
7 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.68%) T4 Templates
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.68%) NCrunch
7 1 (0.68%) FxCop
General
1 37 (25.34%) Finance
2 3 (2.05%) Banking
3 2 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Front Office
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (86.30%) Developer
2 61 (41.78%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.33%) C# Developer
4 13 (8.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (7.53%) Programmer
6 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.16%) C++ Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.48%) Lead Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.48%) C++ Programmer
8 8 (5.48%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (5.48%) C++/C# Developer
9 7 (4.79%) ScrumMaster
9 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Android Developer
12 4 (2.74%) CRM Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (85.62%) .NET
2 67 (45.89%) ASP.NET
3 43 (29.45%) HTML
4 37 (25.34%) CSS
5 34 (23.29%) jQuery
6 28 (19.18%) .NET Framework
7 27 (18.49%) WinForms
8 26 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (13.01%) WPF
10 18 (12.33%) WCF
11 17 (11.64%) XML
12 9 (6.16%) HTML5
13 8 (5.48%) CSS3
14 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (4.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (4.11%) REST
15 6 (4.11%) JSON
15 6 (4.11%) Ajax
15 6 (4.11%) NHibernate
16 5 (3.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.05%) User Experience
2 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.37%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
4 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.68%) RIA
4 1 (0.68%) iPhone
4 1 (0.68%) DataPower
4 1 (0.68%) Open Source
4 1 (0.68%) iPad
4 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.68%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.86%) Windows
2 7 (4.79%) Android
2 7 (4.79%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.74%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.40%) MVC
3 15 (10.27%) Scrum
4 13 (8.90%) TDD
5 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
6 9 (6.16%) Automated Testing
7 8 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (5.48%) Web Application Development
8 6 (4.11%) Web Development
8 6 (4.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.11%) Business Analysis
8 6 (4.11%) CRM
9 5 (3.42%) OO
9 5 (3.42%) SOA
9 5 (3.42%) Multithreading
9 5 (3.42%) Android Development
10 4 (2.74%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.74%) Software Testing
10 4 (2.74%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.19%) JavaScript
2 31 (21.23%) SQL
3 18 (12.33%) T-SQL
4 16 (10.96%) C++
5 11 (7.53%) VBA
6 8 (5.48%) VBScript
7 7 (4.79%) Java
8 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.68%) VB6
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle
3 3 (2.05%) Google
4 2 (1.37%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.68%) Sybase
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco
5 1 (0.68%) Citrix
5 1 (0.68%) CA
5 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.68%) VMware
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