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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 62 74 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.19% 11.97% 17.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.39% 25.00% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 76
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£344 £308 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
304 296 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.27% 47.90% 56.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 171 255
Average daily rate £383 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
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 £17.50 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 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 30 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#.

1 119 (85.61%) .NET
2 80 (57.55%) SQL Server
3 72 (51.80%) ASP.NET
4 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
5 46 (33.09%) SQL
6 40 (28.78%) CSS
7 36 (25.90%) HTML
8 28 (20.14%) XML
8 28 (20.14%) Finance
9 27 (19.42%) Windows
9 27 (19.42%) Visual Studio
9 27 (19.42%) Microsoft
9 27 (19.42%) .NET Framework
10 26 (18.71%) MVC
11 25 (17.99%) Web Services
12 23 (16.55%) jQuery
13 21 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (15.11%) Oracle
13 21 (15.11%) Java
14 20 (14.39%) SharePoint
14 20 (14.39%) Entity Framework
14 20 (14.39%) WPF
15 19 (13.67%) HTTP
15 19 (13.67%) Banking
16 17 (12.23%) IIS
16 17 (12.23%) C++
17 15 (10.79%) OO
17 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (10.07%) Market Risk

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (14.39%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.23%) IIS
3 12 (8.63%) Umbraco
3 12 (8.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (7.91%) CMS
5 9 (6.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.72%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.44%) MS Project
2 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.67%) HTTP
2 7 (5.04%) SSL
3 3 (2.16%) Intranet
3 3 (2.16%) Extranet
4 2 (1.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (57.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.44%) OLTP
8 2 (1.44%) OLAP
8 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.44%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.72%) SQLite
9 1 (0.72%) SSDT
9 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (19.42%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.76%) JIRA
2 8 (5.76%) TeamCity
3 7 (5.04%) Fiddler
3 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.16%) NUnit
4 3 (2.16%) Subversion
4 3 (2.16%) MSTest
4 3 (2.16%) Moq
5 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 19 (13.67%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Back Office
4 5 (3.60%) Games
5 4 (2.88%) Front Office
5 4 (2.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 123 (88.49%) Developer
2 47 (33.81%) .NET Developer
3 25 (17.99%) C# Developer
4 21 (15.11%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.79%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Web Developer
6 13 (9.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (7.19%) C++ Developer
8 9 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Administrator
10 5 (3.60%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (3.60%) C# Web Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Designer
11 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (2.16%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (85.61%) .NET
2 72 (51.80%) ASP.NET
3 40 (28.78%) CSS
4 36 (25.90%) HTML
5 28 (20.14%) XML
6 27 (19.42%) .NET Framework
7 25 (17.99%) Web Services
8 23 (16.55%) jQuery
9 20 (14.39%) Entity Framework
9 20 (14.39%) WPF
10 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (8.63%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (7.91%) WCF
13 10 (7.19%) STL
14 8 (5.76%) JSON
15 7 (5.04%) Ajax
15 7 (5.04%) CSS3
16 6 (4.32%) HTML5
16 6 (4.32%) COM+
17 5 (3.60%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Market Risk
2 9 (6.47%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.04%) Replication
3 7 (5.04%) User Experience
4 5 (3.60%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.60%) Web 2.0
5 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.88%) Social Network
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.44%) Derivative
6 2 (1.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (1.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) SCADA
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Windows
2 8 (5.76%) Linux
3 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.16%) Android
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.71%) MVC
2 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.79%) OO
3 14 (10.07%) Multithreading
4 13 (9.35%) Unit Testing
4 13 (9.35%) OOD
5 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (6.47%) TDD
7 7 (5.04%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (4.32%) Migration
8 6 (4.32%) Document Management
9 5 (3.60%) UX Design
9 5 (3.60%) SOA
10 4 (2.88%) ETL
10 4 (2.88%) MVVM
10 4 (2.88%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.88%) BDD
11 3 (2.16%) CRM
12 2 (1.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (1.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
2 46 (33.09%) SQL
3 21 (15.11%) Java
4 17 (12.23%) C++
5 12 (8.63%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.04%) VB
7 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.60%) VB6
9 4 (2.88%) XPath
9 4 (2.88%) VBScript
10 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.44%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) VBA
11 1 (0.72%) Python
11 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.60%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.44%) RACF
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.11%) Oracle
3 9 (6.47%) Sybase
4 3 (2.16%) Nintex
5 2 (1.44%) IBM
5 2 (1.44%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.44%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
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