The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 11 6 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs citing C# 84 187 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.16% 20.44% 3.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.35% 35.62% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 88 18
Average daily rate £345 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £524 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.24 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
345 525 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.93% 57.38% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 264 162
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 99 (82.50%) .NET
2 53 (44.17%) SQL Server
3 50 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 43 (35.83%) JavaScript
5 39 (32.50%) HTML
6 37 (30.83%) OO
7 36 (30.00%) SQL
8 29 (24.17%) jQuery
9 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 27 (22.50%) CSS
10 27 (22.50%) XML
10 27 (22.50%) MVC
11 24 (20.00%) Finance
11 24 (20.00%) Windows
11 24 (20.00%) Java
11 24 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 21 (17.50%) WPF
12 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (17.50%) C++
13 19 (15.83%) OOP
14 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (14.17%) Perl
16 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
17 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 15 (12.50%) Banking
18 14 (11.67%) XSLT
18 14 (11.67%) Oracle
18 14 (11.67%) MVVM
19 13 (10.83%) Multithreading
20 12 (10.00%) Ajax

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.50%) Umbraco
3 8 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.33%) CMS
6 4 (3.33%) IIS
7 2 (1.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (44.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (8.33%) KDB
4 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (4.17%) IDOL
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.83%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.83%) SQLite
11 1 (0.83%) MySQL
11 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Blend
3 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.67%) NUnit
4 2 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.83%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.83%) NCrunch
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Banking
3 11 (9.17%) Front Office
4 4 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 100 (83.33%) Developer
2 38 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 16 (13.33%) WPF Developer
5 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.33%) DBA
10 4 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Designer
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Designer
11 3 (2.50%) CRM Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (82.50%) .NET
2 50 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 39 (32.50%) HTML
4 29 (24.17%) jQuery
5 27 (22.50%) CSS
5 27 (22.50%) XML
6 24 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 21 (17.50%) WPF
7 21 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (11.67%) XSLT
9 12 (10.00%) Ajax
9 12 (10.00%) Web Services
10 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 11 (9.17%) WCF
11 10 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (7.50%) JSON
12 9 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (6.67%) HTML5
14 7 (5.83%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Equities
2 7 (5.83%) Derivative
2 7 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.50%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.50%) NHS
6 3 (2.50%) Web 2.0
6 3 (2.50%) Animation
6 3 (2.50%) Social Network
6 3 (2.50%) Open Source
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.50%) Linux
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.83%) UNIX
5 2 (1.67%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.83%) OO
2 27 (22.50%) MVC
3 19 (15.83%) OOP
4 14 (11.67%) MVVM
5 13 (10.83%) Multithreading
6 10 (8.33%) TDD
7 9 (7.50%) Web Development
7 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.67%) Scrum
8 8 (6.67%) OOD
9 7 (5.83%) SOA
9 7 (5.83%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.17%) ETL
10 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.33%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (3.33%) Web Application Development
12 3 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.50%) CRM
13 2 (1.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.83%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.00%) SQL
3 24 (20.00%) Java
4 21 (17.50%) C++
5 17 (14.17%) Perl
6 12 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (10.00%) Python
7 11 (9.17%) XAML
8 4 (3.33%) XPath
8 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.50%) VB
10 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.67%) VBScript
10 2 (1.67%) VB6
11 1 (0.83%) VC++
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) XQuery
11 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.33%) vSphere
2 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) Oracle
3 9 (7.50%) Adobe
4 5 (4.17%) VMware
4 5 (4.17%) Meridio
4 5 (4.17%) IBM
5 3 (2.50%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Progress
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.83%) ION Trading
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