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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 43 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 54 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.15% 5.43% 4.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.97% 16.00% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £365 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +20.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
451 400 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.33% 33.93% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 236 112
Average daily rate £350 £355 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 77 (70.00%) .NET
2 54 (49.09%) SQL Server
3 53 (48.18%) ASP.NET
4 44 (40.00%) HTML
5 41 (37.27%) MVC
6 40 (36.36%) SQL
7 39 (35.45%) CSS
8 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
9 30 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (23.64%) Finance
11 22 (20.00%) jQuery
12 21 (19.09%) .NET Framework
13 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
15 17 (15.45%) Java
16 16 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (14.55%) HTML5
16 16 (14.55%) SDLC
17 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
17 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (10.91%) WCF
18 12 (10.91%) Oracle
18 12 (10.91%) XML
18 12 (10.91%) Windows
18 12 (10.91%) CSS3
19 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
19 11 (10.00%) Ajax
20 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
21 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
21 9 (8.18%) Scrum

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.73%) Apache
3 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.73%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.73%) MS Project
2 3 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.82%) Agresso
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) PowerBuilder
2 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.91%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.91%) Grunt
6 1 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.91%) Bower
6 1 (0.91%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.91%) JUnit
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
6 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (23.64%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Military
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Billing
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (80.00%) Developer
2 32 (29.09%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.73%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (6.36%) PowerBuilder Developer
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Software Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Payments Business Analyst
9 2 (1.82%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (70.00%) .NET
2 53 (48.18%) ASP.NET
3 44 (40.00%) HTML
4 39 (35.45%) CSS
5 22 (20.00%) jQuery
6 21 (19.09%) .NET Framework
7 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (14.55%) HTML5
9 12 (10.91%) CSS3
9 12 (10.91%) WCF
9 12 (10.91%) XML
10 11 (10.00%) Ajax
10 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.27%) Entity Framework
12 7 (6.36%) WPF
13 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (3.64%) RESTful
14 4 (3.64%) Web Services
14 4 (3.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.73%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.73%) Statistics
2 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.82%) User Experience
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.91%) iPhone
4 1 (0.91%) iPad
4 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (0.91%) Physics
4 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.91%) DTV
4 1 (0.91%) Equities
4 1 (0.91%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) MVC
2 30 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.55%) SDLC
4 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
4 9 (8.18%) Scrum
5 7 (6.36%) Data Management
5 7 (6.36%) Web Development
5 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.36%) OO
6 6 (5.45%) TDD
6 6 (5.45%) Analytics
7 5 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.55%) Project Management
8 4 (3.64%) Workflow
8 4 (3.64%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.64%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.64%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.64%) Kanban
9 3 (2.73%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.36%) SQL
2 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.45%) Java
4 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.36%) XPath
7 6 (5.45%) C++
8 5 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.73%) Ada
10 2 (1.82%) C
10 2 (1.82%) PHP
10 2 (1.82%) VB
10 2 (1.82%) Ruby
11 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.91%) Python
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.91%) XQuery
11 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) Telerik
4 3 (2.73%) Google
4 3 (2.73%) Tableau
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.91%) Talend
6 1 (0.91%) Sybase
6 1 (0.91%) SAP
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