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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 30 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 64 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.01% 4.99% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.19% 19.10% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £220 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
451 267 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.32% 26.10% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 105 91
Average daily rate £363 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 25 July 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 25 July 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#.

1 102 (81.60%) .NET
2 57 (45.60%) SQL Server
2 57 (45.60%) ASP.NET
3 48 (38.40%) JavaScript
4 42 (33.60%) SQL
5 40 (32.00%) HTML
6 38 (30.40%) MVC
7 31 (24.80%) CSS
8 29 (23.20%) jQuery
9 28 (22.40%) Windows
10 26 (20.80%) Visual Studio
10 26 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (18.40%) Finance
12 22 (17.60%) .NET Framework
13 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
14 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (15.20%) SharePoint
16 18 (14.40%) XML
16 18 (14.40%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
18 15 (12.00%) T-SQL
19 14 (11.20%) WCF
20 13 (10.40%) C++
21 11 (8.80%) TDD
21 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 10 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 10 (8.00%) Scrum
23 9 (7.20%) Web Services
23 9 (7.20%) Degree
23 9 (7.20%) WPF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (15.20%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.60%) CMS
4 4 (3.20%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.40%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.80%) Lync
6 1 (0.80%) Node.js
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Office
2 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) Intranet
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (45.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.60%) MySQL
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.80%) DB2
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (20.80%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.40%) Subversion
4 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.00%) CruiseControl
5 5 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.20%) NUnit
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.40%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.60%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.80%) MSTest
9 1 (0.80%) Moq
General
1 23 (18.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Front Office
4 1 (0.80%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 108 (86.40%) Developer
2 36 (28.80%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 14 (11.20%) C# Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.60%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.80%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.00%) Programmer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.00%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (4.00%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (81.60%) .NET
2 57 (45.60%) ASP.NET
3 40 (32.00%) HTML
4 31 (24.80%) CSS
5 29 (23.20%) jQuery
6 22 (17.60%) .NET Framework
7 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (14.40%) XML
9 14 (11.20%) WCF
10 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (7.20%) WPF
12 9 (7.20%) Web Services
13 8 (6.40%) HTML5
14 7 (5.60%) WinForms
15 6 (4.80%) CSS3
15 6 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (4.00%) MSMQ
17 4 (3.20%) NHibernate
18 3 (2.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.40%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.40%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) Open Source
4 1 (0.80%) Health Informatics
4 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.80%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.40%) Windows
2 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.60%) Android
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) MVC
2 26 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
4 11 (8.80%) TDD
5 10 (8.00%) Scrum
6 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.60%) OOP
8 6 (4.80%) Workflow
8 6 (4.80%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.80%) Web Application Development
9 5 (4.00%) Migration
9 5 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (4.00%) Web Development
9 5 (4.00%) EAI
9 5 (4.00%) SOA
10 4 (3.20%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.20%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.20%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.40%) JavaScript
2 42 (33.60%) SQL
3 15 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (10.40%) C++
5 7 (5.60%) VBA
6 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.00%) Java
6 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.40%) PHP
8 3 (2.40%) VB
9 2 (1.60%) VB6
9 2 (1.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.80%) VBScript
10 1 (0.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.80%) XPath
10 1 (0.80%) Python
10 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) Oracle
3 4 (3.20%) Twitter
4 2 (1.60%) Sybase
4 2 (1.60%) Google
4 2 (1.60%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco
5 1 (0.80%) Citrix
5 1 (0.80%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.80%) Kofax
5 1 (0.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.80%) Telerik
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £350 per annum + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 25 days ago