The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 26 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 56 44 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.35% 5.89% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.21% 20.56% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 27
Average daily rate £315 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.22%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
424 214 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.97% 28.65% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 101 108
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -49.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
Scotland

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 17 April 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 88 (83.81%) .NET
2 56 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 53 (50.48%) HTML
4 51 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 46 (43.81%) ASP.NET
6 40 (38.10%) CSS
7 39 (37.14%) SQL
8 36 (34.29%) MVC
9 29 (27.62%) jQuery
10 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
11 21 (20.00%) XML
11 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (17.14%) .NET Framework
13 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (15.24%) Finance
15 14 (13.33%) Windows
15 14 (13.33%) HTML5
15 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (12.38%) Visual Studio
16 13 (12.38%) T-SQL
16 13 (12.38%) SharePoint
17 12 (11.43%) Unit Testing
18 11 (10.48%) WCF
18 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
18 11 (10.48%) TDD
19 10 (9.52%) Java
19 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
20 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 9 (8.57%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (12.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.71%) IIS
4 3 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.95%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.95%) Lync
6 1 (0.95%) Node.js
6 1 (0.95%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Intranet
2 2 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (8.57%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.90%) MySQL
9 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.95%) DB2
10 1 (0.95%) OLAP
10 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.76%) NUnit
4 4 (3.81%) Selenium
5 3 (2.86%) CruiseControl
5 3 (2.86%) Xcode
6 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.90%) Subversion
6 2 (1.90%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.95%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.95%) NCrunch
7 1 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (92.38%) Developer
2 42 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Systems Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (2.86%) iOS Developer
10 3 (2.86%) CRM Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Junior Software Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (83.81%) .NET
2 53 (50.48%) HTML
3 46 (43.81%) ASP.NET
4 40 (38.10%) CSS
5 29 (27.62%) jQuery
6 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (20.00%) XML
7 18 (17.14%) .NET Framework
8 14 (13.33%) HTML5
9 11 (10.48%) WCF
10 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (8.57%) Web Services
11 6 (5.71%) XSL
11 6 (5.71%) CSS3
11 6 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (4.76%) JSON
12 5 (4.76%) NHibernate
13 4 (3.81%) Swing
13 4 (3.81%) JSP
13 4 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.86%) iPhone
3 3 (2.86%) iPad
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.95%) Ontologies
5 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) MVC
2 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.43%) Unit Testing
4 11 (10.48%) TDD
5 9 (8.57%) Scrum
5 9 (8.57%) OO
6 7 (6.67%) SOA
7 6 (5.71%) UML
7 6 (5.71%) OOP
8 4 (3.81%) RAD
8 4 (3.81%) CRM
8 4 (3.81%) Workflow
8 4 (3.81%) Migration
8 4 (3.81%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.86%) Web Development
9 3 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.86%) iOS Development
9 3 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 39 (37.14%) SQL
3 13 (12.38%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.52%) Java
5 5 (4.76%) VB
6 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.81%) PHP
7 3 (2.86%) Python
7 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) XPath
8 2 (1.90%) XQuery
8 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) VBA
9 1 (0.95%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) ISEB
2 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) Twitter
4 1 (0.95%) Sybase
4 1 (0.95%) IBM
4 1 (0.95%) Kofax
4 1 (0.95%) VMware
4 1 (0.95%) Telerik
4 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.95%) Red Gate
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