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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 33 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 58 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.92% 4.55% 4.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.71% 12.42% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 18
Average daily rate
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£346 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
423 467 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.62% 36.66% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 311 98
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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 95 (83.33%) .NET
2 68 (59.65%) ASP.NET
3 58 (50.88%) SQL Server
4 50 (43.86%) HTML
4 50 (43.86%) MVC
5 47 (41.23%) CSS
6 40 (35.09%) JavaScript
7 34 (29.82%) SQL
8 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (23.68%) .NET Framework
8 27 (23.68%) jQuery
8 27 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (19.30%) SharePoint
10 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 20 (17.54%) Finance
12 18 (15.79%) HTML5
13 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
14 16 (14.04%) CSS3
14 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (14.04%) Windows
15 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (12.28%) WCF
16 13 (11.40%) Entity Framework
17 12 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (10.53%) Ajax
17 12 (10.53%) XML
18 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
18 11 (9.65%) Project Management
19 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 9 (7.89%) Scrum

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (6.14%) CMS
4 6 (5.26%) IBM Notes
4 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.39%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.75%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.88%) Apache
7 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (50.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.14%) MS Access
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.51%) Grunt
4 4 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (3.51%) Bower
4 4 (3.51%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.63%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.63%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.88%) Redmine
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 98 (85.96%) Developer
2 44 (38.60%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Web Developer
6 6 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Umbraco Developer
8 4 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Software Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Software Project Manager
10 2 (1.75%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (0.88%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (83.33%) .NET
2 68 (59.65%) ASP.NET
3 50 (43.86%) HTML
4 47 (41.23%) CSS
5 27 (23.68%) .NET Framework
5 27 (23.68%) jQuery
5 27 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (15.79%) HTML5
7 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
8 16 (14.04%) CSS3
9 14 (12.28%) WCF
10 13 (11.40%) Entity Framework
11 12 (10.53%) Ajax
11 12 (10.53%) XML
12 8 (7.02%) WPF
13 6 (5.26%) WinForms
14 5 (4.39%) NHibernate
14 5 (4.39%) D3.js
14 5 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) User Experience
2 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.63%) Statistics
3 3 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) Equities
5 1 (0.88%) Economics
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Windows
2 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.86%) MVC
2 27 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.65%) Project Management
4 9 (7.89%) Scrum
4 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (7.89%) Web Development
5 8 (7.02%) Business Analysis
5 8 (7.02%) SDLC
6 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.26%) Migration
7 6 (5.26%) Analytics
8 5 (4.39%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.39%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.39%) OO
8 5 (4.39%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.39%) TDD
8 5 (4.39%) Data Management
9 4 (3.51%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.51%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.09%) JavaScript
2 34 (29.82%) SQL
3 9 (7.89%) T-SQL
3 9 (7.89%) VBA
4 7 (6.14%) XPath
4 7 (6.14%) Java
5 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.39%) PHP
6 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Ada
8 1 (0.88%) XQuery
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.26%) Lotus
2 6 (5.26%) Telerik
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.63%) Tableau
3 3 (2.63%) Google
4 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.75%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Talend
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