The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 23 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 54 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.71% 4.00% 4.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.52% 13.04% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 42
Median daily rate £320 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £530 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
348 437 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.23% 30.67% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 250 277
Median daily rate £375 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for C#.

1 101 (86.32%) .NET
2 51 (43.59%) SQL
3 44 (37.61%) ASP.NET
4 40 (34.19%) MVC
5 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (29.91%) SQL Server
7 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
8 33 (28.21%) CSS
9 32 (27.35%) HTML
9 32 (27.35%) .NET Framework
10 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 20 (17.09%) WPF
13 19 (16.24%) Java
14 18 (15.38%) jQuery
15 17 (14.53%) Entity Framework
15 17 (14.53%) AngularJS
16 16 (13.68%) OO
17 14 (11.97%) Web Services
17 14 (11.97%) T-SQL
17 14 (11.97%) Oracle
17 14 (11.97%) Integration Testing
18 13 (11.11%) ETL
18 13 (11.11%) Finance
19 12 (10.26%) Scrum
19 12 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
19 12 (10.26%) Middleware
19 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (10.26%) SDLC
20 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.42%) CMS
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.71%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.85%) MS Access
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.27%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.27%) Subversion
5 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.42%) Maven
5 4 (3.42%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.56%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.71%) Hudson
7 2 (1.71%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.71%) NuGet
8 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Advertising
2 2 (1.71%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Military
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (76.92%) Developer
2 35 (29.91%) .NET Developer
3 20 (17.09%) C# Developer
4 13 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.40%) BizTalk Developer
6 10 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.98%) UI Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.27%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Architect
10 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (86.32%) .NET
2 44 (37.61%) ASP.NET
3 33 (28.21%) CSS
4 32 (27.35%) .NET Framework
4 32 (27.35%) HTML
5 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (17.09%) WPF
7 18 (15.38%) jQuery
8 17 (14.53%) AngularJS
8 17 (14.53%) Entity Framework
9 14 (11.97%) Web Services
10 12 (10.26%) Middleware
11 10 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (6.84%) WCF
12 8 (6.84%) WinForms
13 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (5.98%) XML
14 6 (5.13%) CSS3
14 6 (5.13%) LINQ
14 6 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) User Experience
2 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.85%) EPoS
3 1 (0.85%) Fintech
3 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) MVC
2 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.68%) OO
4 14 (11.97%) Integration Testing
5 13 (11.11%) ETL
6 12 (10.26%) Scrum
6 12 (10.26%) SDLC
7 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
7 10 (8.55%) ERP
7 10 (8.55%) Web Development
8 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.69%) TDD
9 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.98%) Investment Management
10 6 (5.13%) Change Control
10 6 (5.13%) Front End Development
10 6 (5.13%) Time Management
10 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.13%) Workflow
11 5 (4.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) SQL
2 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.24%) Java
4 14 (11.97%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.69%) VB
6 6 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.27%) C++
7 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.42%) C
9 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.56%) XAML
10 2 (1.71%) VBScript
11 1 (0.85%) Ada
11 1 (0.85%) Delphi
11 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
3 3 (2.56%) DevExpress
3 3 (2.56%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.71%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.71%) Twitter
5 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
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