The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 179 140 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.68% 6.26% 8.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.40% 17.65% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 59 115
Average daily rate
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£335 £301 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £402 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £15.52 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £35.40 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
C#
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1029 793 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.40% 35.43% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 400 422
Average daily rate £375 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £13.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.00 £128.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

C#
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 86 £325 +8.33% 39
Edinburgh +9 73 £350 +16.66% 33
West Lothian +1 6 £288 -19.32% 5
Aberdeen +2 3 - - 9
Renfrewshire -27 2 £320 -7.38% 1
Dundee -4 1 £320 +6.66% 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Fife - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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#.

1 309 (83.51%) .NET
2 235 (63.51%) SQL Server
3 197 (53.24%) ASP.NET
4 139 (37.57%) JavaScript
5 137 (37.03%) SQL
6 113 (30.54%) HTML
7 110 (29.73%) Microsoft
8 108 (29.19%) MVC
9 106 (28.65%) CSS
10 97 (26.22%) .NET Framework
11 96 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (21.89%) Visual Studio
13 79 (21.35%) SharePoint
14 73 (19.73%) Finance
15 72 (19.46%) jQuery
16 68 (18.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 67 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 64 (17.30%) Windows
19 61 (16.49%) XML
20 58 (15.68%) T-SQL
21 43 (11.62%) Oracle
22 41 (11.08%) MS Excel
23 39 (10.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 38 (10.27%) Web Services
25 36 (9.73%) C++
26 35 (9.46%) Java
26 35 (9.46%) VBA
27 33 (8.92%) WPF
28 32 (8.65%) WinForms
29 29 (7.84%) Ajax

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 79 (21.35%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (7.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (5.14%) Umbraco
5 17 (4.59%) CMS
6 16 (4.32%) MS Project Server
7 15 (4.05%) IIS
8 9 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (2.16%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.35%) SAS
10 5 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.08%) JBoss
12 3 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
14 1 (0.27%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.27%) Kentico
14 1 (0.27%) PegaRULES
14 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.32%) InfoPath
3 15 (4.05%) MS Project
4 6 (1.62%) MS Office
5 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.81%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.03%) HTTP
2 10 (2.70%) Intranet
3 5 (1.35%) SSL
3 5 (1.35%) Internet
3 5 (1.35%) Extranet
4 2 (0.54%) DHCP
4 2 (0.54%) DNS
4 2 (0.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (63.51%) SQL Server
2 68 (18.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.70%) MS Access
8 6 (1.62%) IDOL
9 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.81%) MySQL
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.27%) SSDT
12 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 81 (21.89%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.78%) Subversion
4 9 (2.43%) Selenium
5 8 (2.16%) NUnit
5 8 (2.16%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.16%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.89%) MSBuild
6 7 (1.89%) CruiseControl
7 6 (1.62%) JIRA
7 6 (1.62%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.62%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.35%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.08%) JUnit
9 4 (1.08%) Mockito
10 3 (0.81%) Moq
10 3 (0.81%) MSTest
10 3 (0.81%) PVCS
General
1 73 (19.73%) Finance
2 23 (6.22%) Banking
3 6 (1.62%) Investment Banking
3 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.35%) Games
4 5 (1.35%) Retail
5 4 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (0.81%) Front Office
6 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 322 (87.03%) Developer
2 140 (37.84%) .NET Developer
3 63 (17.03%) C# Developer
4 39 (10.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (8.92%) Senior Developer
6 29 (7.84%) SharePoint Developer
7 22 (5.95%) C++ Developer
7 22 (5.95%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (4.86%) Web Developer
10 13 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (2.97%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.70%) Senior C++ Developer
12 10 (2.70%) Tools Developer
13 8 (2.16%) Analyst
13 8 (2.16%) Programmer
14 7 (1.89%) Consultant
14 7 (1.89%) Applications Developer
14 7 (1.89%) Lead Developer
14 7 (1.89%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (83.51%) .NET
2 197 (53.24%) ASP.NET
3 113 (30.54%) HTML
4 106 (28.65%) CSS
5 97 (26.22%) .NET Framework
6 72 (19.46%) jQuery
7 67 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 61 (16.49%) XML
9 39 (10.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 38 (10.27%) Web Services
11 33 (8.92%) WPF
12 32 (8.65%) WinForms
13 29 (7.84%) Ajax
14 28 (7.57%) WCF
15 24 (6.49%) HTML5
16 23 (6.22%) FIX Protocol
17 22 (5.95%) JSON
18 20 (5.41%) CSS3
19 19 (5.14%) NHibernate
20 18 (4.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.24%) Market Risk
2 11 (2.97%) Client/Server
3 10 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.89%) User Experience
4 7 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.35%) Replication
6 4 (1.08%) Social Network
6 4 (1.08%) Web 2.0
7 3 (0.81%) Open Source
7 3 (0.81%) NHS
7 3 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.54%) Informatics
8 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.54%) iPhone
8 2 (0.54%) iPad
8 2 (0.54%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.30%) Windows
2 11 (2.97%) Android
3 8 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.62%) Ubuntu
4 6 (1.62%) UNIX
4 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.19%) MVC
2 96 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (7.03%) Unit Testing
4 24 (6.49%) TDD
5 21 (5.68%) OO
6 18 (4.86%) Multithreading
7 14 (3.78%) Project Management
8 13 (3.51%) Migration
8 13 (3.51%) Business Analysis
9 12 (3.24%) Web Development
9 12 (3.24%) CRM
10 11 (2.97%) Scrum
11 9 (2.43%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (2.43%) SOA
11 9 (2.43%) Software Engineering
12 8 (2.16%) Document Management
12 8 (2.16%) OOD
12 8 (2.16%) ETL
13 7 (1.89%) BDD
13 7 (1.89%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 139 (37.57%) JavaScript
2 137 (37.03%) SQL
3 58 (15.68%) T-SQL
4 36 (9.73%) C++
5 35 (9.46%) Java
5 35 (9.46%) VBA
6 25 (6.76%) VBScript
7 10 (2.70%) VB
8 9 (2.43%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.43%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.89%) VB6
11 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.08%) XPath
12 4 (1.08%) PHP
13 3 (0.81%) Python
14 2 (0.54%) Ruby
14 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.54%) REXX
14 2 (0.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.43%) Degree
4 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.08%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) HL7
2 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.54%) RACF
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.54%) WMI
2 2 (0.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 110 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.62%) Oracle
3 8 (2.16%) Lotus
4 6 (1.62%) Meridio
5 5 (1.35%) Sybase
5 5 (1.35%) HP
6 4 (1.08%) Google
6 4 (1.08%) VMware
6 4 (1.08%) IBM
6 4 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.81%) Nintex
7 3 (0.81%) CA
8 2 (0.54%) SAP
8 2 (0.54%) Twitter
8 2 (0.54%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.27%) Ektron
9 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.27%) SolidWorks
9 1 (0.27%) Telerik
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