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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 35 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 54 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.55% 4.29% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.14% 13.32% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 29
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £315 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £249 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
411 413 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.06% 32.19% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 227 102
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 (90.16%) .NET
2 79 (64.75%) ASP.NET
3 67 (54.92%) SQL Server
4 63 (51.64%) JavaScript
5 59 (48.36%) MVC
6 45 (36.89%) HTML
6 45 (36.89%) CSS
7 41 (33.61%) .NET Framework
7 41 (33.61%) SQL
8 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (28.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
11 25 (20.49%) SharePoint
12 24 (19.67%) jQuery
13 22 (18.03%) Finance
14 21 (17.21%) T-SQL
15 19 (15.57%) Windows
16 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
16 16 (13.11%) Entity Framework
17 15 (12.30%) HTML5
17 15 (12.30%) Ajax
18 14 (11.48%) Visual Studio
19 13 (10.66%) VBScript
19 13 (10.66%) VBA
19 13 (10.66%) CSS3
19 13 (10.66%) AngularJS
19 13 (10.66%) SharePoint 2013
20 12 (9.84%) Java
21 11 (9.02%) WCF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (20.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.66%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (7.38%) CMS
4 8 (6.56%) IBM Notes
5 7 (5.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.92%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.46%) JBoss
7 3 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.64%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 16 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) CTI
1 1 (0.82%) Intranet
1 1 (0.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (54.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.20%) MS Access
4 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.82%) MySQL
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.56%) Subversion
3 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.74%) CruiseControl
4 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.92%) MSBuild
5 5 (4.10%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.28%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.28%) Selenium
6 4 (3.28%) NUnit
6 4 (3.28%) Grunt
6 4 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.28%) Bower
7 3 (2.46%) JUnit
7 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.46%) Mockito
7 3 (2.46%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.64%) Redmine
8 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (18.03%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 110 (90.16%) Developer
2 43 (35.25%) .NET Developer
3 18 (14.75%) SharePoint Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Umbraco Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) AWS Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Consultant
11 2 (1.64%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (90.16%) .NET
2 79 (64.75%) ASP.NET
3 45 (36.89%) HTML
3 45 (36.89%) CSS
4 41 (33.61%) .NET Framework
5 35 (28.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (19.67%) jQuery
7 16 (13.11%) Entity Framework
8 15 (12.30%) HTML5
8 15 (12.30%) Ajax
9 13 (10.66%) CSS3
9 13 (10.66%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.02%) WCF
11 10 (8.20%) NHibernate
11 10 (8.20%) WinForms
12 9 (7.38%) XML
12 9 (7.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.74%) JSF
13 7 (5.74%) JSON
14 6 (4.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.28%) User Experience
2 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.64%) Open Source
3 2 (1.64%) Health Informatics
3 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.64%) Informatics
4 1 (0.82%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.82%) iPhone
4 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.82%) Derivative
4 1 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.46%) Android
3 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.36%) MVC
2 37 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.38%) Project Management
4 7 (5.74%) Business Analysis
5 6 (4.92%) Migration
5 6 (4.92%) CRM
5 6 (4.92%) Performance Testing
5 6 (4.92%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.10%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.10%) Web Development
6 5 (4.10%) UML
6 5 (4.10%) TDD
7 4 (3.28%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.28%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.28%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.46%) Investment Management
8 3 (2.46%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.46%) Data Management
8 3 (2.46%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (2.46%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) JavaScript
2 41 (33.61%) SQL
3 21 (17.21%) T-SQL
4 13 (10.66%) VBScript
4 13 (10.66%) VBA
5 12 (9.84%) Java
6 7 (5.74%) PHP
7 4 (3.28%) VB
8 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.64%) C
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) Python
8 2 (1.64%) VB6
8 2 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (0.82%) XPath
9 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) HL7
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle
3 8 (6.56%) Lotus
4 3 (2.46%) Google
4 3 (2.46%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.64%) Telerik
5 2 (1.64%) Sybase
6 1 (0.82%) SAP
6 1 (0.82%) Ektron
6 1 (0.82%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago