The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 17 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 78 61 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.87% 9.82% 14.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.80% 22.51% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 61
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £18.43 £19.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £30.94 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
291 271 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.84% 43.64% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 150 248
Average daily rate £388 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Glasgow region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Glasgow region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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#.

1 118 (87.41%) .NET
2 82 (60.74%) SQL Server
3 74 (54.81%) ASP.NET
4 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
5 46 (34.07%) SQL
6 40 (29.63%) CSS
7 38 (28.15%) HTML
8 35 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 30 (22.22%) Visual Studio
10 28 (20.74%) XML
11 27 (20.00%) Windows
11 27 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 25 (18.52%) Web Services
12 25 (18.52%) MVC
13 23 (17.04%) Finance
13 23 (17.04%) jQuery
13 23 (17.04%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (16.30%) SharePoint
14 22 (16.30%) HTTP
14 22 (16.30%) Oracle
15 20 (14.81%) C++
16 18 (13.33%) IIS
16 18 (13.33%) WPF
16 18 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 17 (12.59%) Banking
18 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (11.85%) Java
18 16 (11.85%) T-SQL
18 16 (11.85%) FIX Protocol
19 14 (10.37%) Market Risk

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (16.30%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.33%) IIS
3 13 (9.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (8.89%) Umbraco
5 10 (7.41%) CMS
6 9 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.96%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.74%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.22%) MS Project
3 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.30%) HTTP
2 6 (4.44%) SSL
3 4 (2.96%) Intranet
4 3 (2.22%) Extranet
5 2 (1.48%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (60.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.74%) SQLite
8 1 (0.74%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 30 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.93%) JIRA
2 8 (5.93%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.44%) Fiddler
3 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.22%) MSTest
4 3 (2.22%) Moq
4 3 (2.22%) NUnit
4 3 (2.22%) Subversion
5 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 23 (17.04%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Back Office
4 5 (3.70%) Games
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 120 (88.89%) Developer
2 45 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.78%) C# Developer
4 22 (16.30%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
6 14 (10.37%) Web Developer
6 14 (10.37%) C++ Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Senior C++ Developer
9 6 (4.44%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (2.96%) Administrator
10 4 (2.96%) Designer
11 3 (2.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Analyst
11 3 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (87.41%) .NET
2 74 (54.81%) ASP.NET
3 40 (29.63%) CSS
4 38 (28.15%) HTML
5 28 (20.74%) XML
6 27 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 25 (18.52%) Web Services
8 23 (17.04%) jQuery
9 18 (13.33%) WPF
9 18 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (11.85%) FIX Protocol
11 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (9.63%) STL
13 11 (8.15%) WCF
14 9 (6.67%) JSON
15 7 (5.19%) HTML5
15 7 (5.19%) CSS3
15 7 (5.19%) COM+
15 7 (5.19%) Ajax
16 6 (4.44%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Market Risk
2 9 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.19%) User Experience
4 6 (4.44%) Replication
5 5 (3.70%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.96%) Social Network
7 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.74%) Derivative
9 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.74%) SCADA
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (3.70%) Linux
2 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.22%) Android
3 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) MVC
2 16 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (10.37%) Multithreading
4 13 (9.63%) Unit Testing
4 13 (9.63%) OO
5 12 (8.89%) TDD
6 9 (6.67%) OOD
6 9 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.44%) Migration
7 6 (4.44%) SOA
7 6 (4.44%) Document Management
7 6 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (3.70%) UX Design
8 5 (3.70%) BDD
8 5 (3.70%) ETL
9 3 (2.22%) CRM
9 3 (2.22%) Waterfall
10 2 (1.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.48%) Data Transformation
10 2 (1.48%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
2 46 (34.07%) SQL
3 20 (14.81%) C++
4 16 (11.85%) Java
4 16 (11.85%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.19%) VB
6 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.70%) VB6
8 4 (2.96%) XPath
8 4 (2.96%) VBScript
9 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.96%) VCP4
3 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.48%) RACF
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.30%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Sybase
4 3 (2.22%) IBM
4 3 (2.22%) Nintex
5 2 (1.48%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.48%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
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