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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 33 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 58 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.12% 5.18% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.09% 15.49% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 19
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
443 439 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.44% 33.46% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 260 179
Average daily rate £388 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 82 (71.93%) .NET
2 57 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 54 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 51 (44.74%) SQL
5 45 (39.47%) CSS
5 45 (39.47%) MVC
6 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (32.46%) Microsoft
8 36 (31.58%) HTML
8 36 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 35 (30.70%) JavaScript
10 28 (24.56%) Finance
11 27 (23.68%) jQuery
12 24 (21.05%) Entity Framework
13 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (20.18%) T-SQL
14 20 (17.54%) HTML5
15 19 (16.67%) CSS3
16 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (14.04%) Scrum
17 15 (13.16%) Investment Management
18 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
18 13 (11.40%) TDD
18 13 (11.40%) Visual Studio
18 13 (11.40%) Web Services
18 13 (11.40%) OO
19 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
19 12 (10.53%) Windows
19 12 (10.53%) Oracle
19 12 (10.53%) Asset Management

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (9.65%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (9.65%) NServiceBus
2 8 (7.02%) IIS
2 8 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.88%) Node.js
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Markit EDM
2 5 (4.39%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.75%) MS Access
5 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.88%) Informix
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.77%) Selenium
3 7 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.14%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.51%) NUnit
4 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.75%) Appium
6 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.75%) git-flow
6 2 (1.75%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.88%) Grunt
7 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.88%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.88%) YouTrack
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Games
3 4 (3.51%) Interactive Media
4 3 (2.63%) Banking
4 3 (2.63%) Publishing
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Front Office
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (74.56%) Developer
2 39 (34.21%) .NET Developer
3 32 (28.07%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Software Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Web Developer
6 11 (9.65%) .NET Software Developer
6 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
7 10 (8.77%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.51%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (3.51%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (71.93%) .NET
2 54 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 45 (39.47%) CSS
4 36 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 36 (31.58%) HTML
5 27 (23.68%) jQuery
6 24 (21.05%) Entity Framework
7 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (17.54%) HTML5
9 19 (16.67%) CSS3
10 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
10 13 (11.40%) Web Services
11 12 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
12 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (9.65%) MSMQ
13 8 (7.02%) Middleware
13 8 (7.02%) WCF
14 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (6.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 6 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) User Experience
2 5 (4.39%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.63%) VLE
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.88%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Physics
5 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.47%) MVC
2 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.04%) Scrum
4 15 (13.16%) Investment Management
5 13 (11.40%) OO
5 13 (11.40%) TDD
6 12 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 9 (7.89%) ETL
8 8 (7.02%) Automated Testing
8 8 (7.02%) SDLC
8 8 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.14%) BDD
9 7 (6.14%) Data Management
10 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.26%) SOLID
11 5 (4.39%) DevOps
11 5 (4.39%) Front End Development
11 5 (4.39%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.39%) Secure Coding
11 5 (4.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.74%) SQL
2 35 (30.70%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.18%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.26%) C++
6 5 (4.39%) Java
6 5 (4.39%) VB
7 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.51%) VB6
8 3 (2.63%) C
8 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.63%) VBA
9 2 (1.75%) Ada
9 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.75%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.75%) Perl
9 2 (1.75%) Python
9 2 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) ISEB
1 7 (6.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (32.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (1.75%) Ab Initio
3 2 (1.75%) Charles River
3 2 (1.75%) Sybase
4 1 (0.88%) IBM
4 1 (0.88%) Telerik
4 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
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