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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 39 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 55 67 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.41% 5.23% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.30% 14.50% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 23
Average daily rate
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£328 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £231 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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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
447 462 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 36.09% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 300 109
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 July 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 July 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 79 (75.24%) .NET
2 56 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 49 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 47 (44.76%) HTML
5 43 (40.95%) CSS
5 43 (40.95%) MVC
6 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 34 (32.38%) SQL
8 25 (23.81%) jQuery
9 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (21.90%) Finance
11 20 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (18.10%) HTML5
13 16 (15.24%) CSS3
14 15 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 15 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
16 13 (12.38%) WCF
17 12 (11.43%) Java
17 12 (11.43%) XML
17 12 (11.43%) Windows
18 11 (10.48%) Ajax
18 11 (10.48%) SDLC
19 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
19 9 (8.57%) T-SQL
19 9 (8.57%) Oracle
19 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (5.71%) CMS
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.86%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.90%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.90%) Apache
6 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.95%) MS Access
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.76%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.86%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.86%) Grunt
4 3 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (2.86%) Bower
5 2 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.95%) JUnit
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.95%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.95%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.95%) Android Studio
General
1 23 (21.90%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Military
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Games
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (83.81%) Developer
2 32 (30.48%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.43%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.48%) Software Developer
4 11 (10.48%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.76%) PowerBuilder Developer
8 5 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Umbraco Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Software Manager
11 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (1.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (1.90%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (75.24%) .NET
2 56 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 47 (44.76%) HTML
4 43 (40.95%) CSS
5 25 (23.81%) jQuery
6 20 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (18.10%) HTML5
8 16 (15.24%) CSS3
9 15 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 13 (12.38%) WCF
11 12 (11.43%) XML
12 11 (10.48%) Ajax
13 8 (7.62%) WPF
13 8 (7.62%) Entity Framework
14 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (3.81%) RESTful
15 4 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (3.81%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (3.81%) User Experience
2 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.86%) Statistics
2 3 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.95%) DTV
4 1 (0.95%) Equities
4 1 (0.95%) Economics
4 1 (0.95%) Derivative
4 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.95%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.95%) MVC
2 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.48%) SDLC
4 9 (8.57%) Scrum
4 9 (8.57%) Web Development
4 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.71%) TDD
6 6 (5.71%) Project Management
6 6 (5.71%) Analytics
7 5 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.76%) OO
7 5 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.81%) Data Management
8 4 (3.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.81%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.81%) Migration
8 4 (3.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 34 (32.38%) SQL
3 12 (11.43%) Java
4 9 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.67%) XPath
7 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.81%) PHP
7 4 (3.81%) C++
8 2 (1.90%) C
8 2 (1.90%) VB
8 2 (1.90%) Ada
9 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.95%) XQuery
9 1 (0.95%) VBA
9 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle
3 6 (5.71%) Telerik
4 3 (2.86%) Google
4 3 (2.86%) Tableau
5 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.95%) Talend
6 1 (0.95%) Sybase
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Lotus
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