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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 59 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.74% 6.46% 7.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 14.58% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 28
Average daily rate
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£348 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £278 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
354 288 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.46% 44.31% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 149 183
Average daily rate £388 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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#.

1 113 (71.97%) .NET
2 69 (43.95%) Microsoft
3 54 (34.39%) SQL Server
3 54 (34.39%) ASP.NET
4 45 (28.66%) JavaScript
4 45 (28.66%) SQL
5 40 (25.48%) WPF
6 38 (24.20%) HTML
7 32 (20.38%) Java
7 32 (20.38%) Banking
8 31 (19.75%) Windows
9 25 (15.92%) Oracle
9 25 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (15.29%) .NET Framework
10 24 (15.29%) CSS
10 24 (15.29%) C++
11 23 (14.65%) Finance
12 22 (14.01%) XML
12 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
13 21 (13.38%) WinForms
14 20 (12.74%) Multithreading
14 20 (12.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (12.10%) jQuery
15 19 (12.10%) TDD
15 19 (12.10%) VB
16 18 (11.46%) UNIX
16 18 (11.46%) CRM
16 18 (11.46%) MVC
16 18 (11.46%) WCF
16 18 (11.46%) MVVM

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.73%) IIS
2 9 (5.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.18%) SAS
4 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.18%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.91%) MS Office
4 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.83%) HTTP
2 4 (2.55%) SAN
3 3 (1.91%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.27%) FTP
4 2 (1.27%) SSL
4 2 (1.27%) Intranet
4 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.64%) DNS
5 1 (0.64%) LDAP
5 1 (0.64%) LAN
5 1 (0.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.64%) Internet
5 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (34.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.10%) KDB
4 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (1.91%) NCrunch
4 2 (1.27%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.64%) NUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Subversion
5 1 (0.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.64%) Selenium
5 1 (0.64%) CppUnit
General
1 32 (20.38%) Banking
2 23 (14.65%) Finance
3 14 (8.92%) Front Office
4 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 129 (82.17%) Developer
2 51 (32.48%) C# Developer
3 32 (20.38%) WPF Developer
4 26 (16.56%) .NET Developer
5 15 (9.55%) C++ Developer
5 15 (9.55%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.73%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Senior C++ Developer
9 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.55%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 3 (1.91%) Test Leader
11 3 (1.91%) CRM Developer
11 3 (1.91%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (71.97%) .NET
2 54 (34.39%) ASP.NET
3 40 (25.48%) WPF
4 38 (24.20%) HTML
5 24 (15.29%) CSS
5 24 (15.29%) .NET Framework
6 22 (14.01%) XML
7 21 (13.38%) WinForms
8 19 (12.10%) jQuery
9 18 (11.46%) WCF
10 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (8.92%) STL
12 13 (8.28%) JSP
13 10 (6.37%) LINQ
14 9 (5.73%) DCOM
15 8 (5.10%) Web Services
15 8 (5.10%) Reactive Extensions
16 7 (4.46%) COM+
16 7 (4.46%) OLE DB
17 6 (3.82%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (5.73%) Equities
3 5 (3.18%) Derivative
4 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.55%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.55%) User Experience
5 3 (1.91%) Animation
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.91%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) Replication
6 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.27%) iPhone
6 2 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.64%) Open Source
7 1 (0.64%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.75%) Windows
2 18 (11.46%) UNIX
3 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.18%) Linux
5 3 (1.91%) Android
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.74%) Multithreading
3 19 (12.10%) TDD
4 18 (11.46%) CRM
4 18 (11.46%) MVC
4 18 (11.46%) MVVM
5 17 (10.83%) OO
6 14 (8.92%) Unit Testing
7 10 (6.37%) OOP
8 9 (5.73%) Test Automation
8 9 (5.73%) Functional Testing
9 7 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.46%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.46%) ETL
10 6 (3.82%) Scrum
11 4 (2.55%) Workflow
11 4 (2.55%) Migration
11 4 (2.55%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.55%) Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (2.55%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.66%) JavaScript
1 45 (28.66%) SQL
2 32 (20.38%) Java
3 24 (15.29%) C++
4 19 (12.10%) VB
5 15 (9.55%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.01%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.46%) Perl
8 6 (3.82%) XAML
9 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.18%) VBA
10 4 (2.55%) Python
11 3 (1.91%) VB6
11 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.27%) Korn
12 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.64%) VBScript
13 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.28%) ISTQB
2 13 (8.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (5.73%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.82%) Degree
6 3 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.64%) MCPD
8 1 (0.64%) MCSD
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) SLA
1 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (43.95%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.92%) Oracle
3 13 (8.28%) HP
4 4 (2.55%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.91%) Sybase
5 3 (1.91%) Adobe
5 3 (1.91%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Nintex
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
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