The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing C# 154 144 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.79% 4.41% 7.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.46% 14.27% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 84 101
Median daily rate £325 £326 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.38 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
C#
UK

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
882 1009 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.91% 30.88% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 528 585
Median daily rate £340 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 49 £320 - 21
Edinburgh -5 48 £350 +2.94% 25
Renfrewshire +9 25 £296 -10.22% 3
Dundee +11 10 £243 +5.43% 2
Highlands - 7 £275 -
Fife +2 3 £325 -10.34% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £450 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for C#.

1 207 (68.09%) .NET
2 144 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 122 (40.13%) SQL Server
4 101 (33.22%) SQL
5 91 (29.93%) ASP.NET
6 79 (25.99%) Java
7 78 (25.66%) jQuery
8 77 (25.33%) HTML
9 68 (22.37%) MVC
9 68 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 60 (19.74%) CSS
12 57 (18.75%) Security Cleared
13 53 (17.43%) PowerShell
13 53 (17.43%) .NET Framework
14 52 (17.11%) Windows
15 43 (14.14%) SC Cleared
16 42 (13.82%) Configuration Management
17 41 (13.49%) Web Development
18 40 (13.16%) AngularJS
18 40 (13.16%) Migration
19 38 (12.50%) OO
19 38 (12.50%) C++
19 38 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
20 37 (12.17%) VB
21 36 (11.84%) Visual Studio
21 36 (11.84%) MS Excel
22 33 (10.86%) XML
23 32 (10.53%) CRM
24 31 (10.20%) Oracle

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.55%) IIS
1 26 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.29%) CMS
2 10 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (2.63%) OpenStack
4 8 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.66%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.30%) Office 365
3 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.99%) iTunes
3 3 (0.99%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.29%) SSL
2 8 (2.63%) DNS
2 8 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.30%) Network Security
4 4 (1.32%) Firewall
4 4 (1.32%) SAN
5 3 (0.99%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (40.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.32%) GIS
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.66%) QGIS
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (11.84%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.92%) HP UFT
4 7 (2.30%) Jasmine
5 6 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (1.64%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.64%) Grunt
6 5 (1.64%) NUnit
7 4 (1.32%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.32%) MSI
7 4 (1.32%) Subversion
8 3 (0.99%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.66%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.66%) Hudson
9 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.66%) NuGet
9 2 (0.66%) Selenium
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (10.20%) Finance
2 15 (4.93%) Banking
3 9 (2.96%) Games
4 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.64%) Electronics
5 5 (1.64%) Legal
6 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 178 (58.55%) Developer
2 69 (22.70%) .NET Developer
3 44 (14.47%) C# Developer
4 29 (9.54%) SQL Developer
5 28 (9.21%) Applications Developer
6 23 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 18 (5.92%) Software Engineer
8 18 (5.92%) Web Developer
9 15 (4.93%) Architect
10 13 (4.28%) SharePoint Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Analyst
12 9 (2.96%) Lead Developer
12 9 (2.96%) Tester
13 8 (2.63%) Angular Developer
13 8 (2.63%) Applications Support
13 8 (2.63%) Automation Tester
13 8 (2.63%) Consultant
13 8 (2.63%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (68.09%) .NET
2 91 (29.93%) ASP.NET
3 78 (25.66%) jQuery
4 77 (25.33%) HTML
5 60 (19.74%) CSS
6 53 (17.43%) .NET Framework
7 40 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 33 (10.86%) XML
9 28 (9.21%) HTML5
10 27 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (8.22%) Entity Framework
12 19 (6.25%) Web Services
13 18 (5.92%) WPF
14 17 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (4.93%) CSS3
16 14 (4.61%) WCF
17 13 (4.28%) React
18 11 (3.62%) REST
19 10 (3.29%) LESS
20 9 (2.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 14 (4.61%) Algorithms
3 14 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.95%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.63%) iPad
5 8 (2.63%) LIMS
5 8 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.97%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.97%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.64%) Derivative
7 5 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.64%) Physics
7 5 (1.64%) User Experience
8 4 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.32%) Equities
8 4 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.32%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.11%) Windows
2 28 (9.21%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.24%) Android
3 22 (7.24%) Apple iOS
3 22 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (4.61%) Linux
6 9 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.30%) Unix
8 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.33%) MVS
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
1 68 (22.37%) MVC
2 42 (13.82%) Configuration Management
3 41 (13.49%) Web Development
4 40 (13.16%) Migration
5 38 (12.50%) OO
6 32 (10.53%) CRM
7 29 (9.54%) ITIL
8 27 (8.88%) Test Scripting
9 26 (8.55%) Software Engineering
10 21 (6.91%) Release Management
11 20 (6.58%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.92%) Workflow
13 17 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.59%) Functional Testing
14 15 (4.93%) Scrum
15 14 (4.61%) Test Automation
16 13 (4.28%) ITIL V3
16 13 (4.28%) System Testing
16 13 (4.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 144 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 101 (33.22%) SQL
3 79 (25.99%) Java
4 53 (17.43%) PowerShell
5 38 (12.50%) C++
6 37 (12.17%) VB
7 26 (8.55%) VB.NET
8 22 (7.24%) T-SQL
9 19 (6.25%) VBScript
10 17 (5.59%) Python
11 15 (4.93%) VBA
12 12 (3.95%) VB6
13 7 (2.30%) PHP
14 6 (1.97%) C
15 5 (1.64%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.64%) Ruby
16 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.66%) Delphi
17 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.66%) Lua
Qualifications
1 57 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 43 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.57%) Degree
4 20 (6.58%) ISTQB
5 17 (5.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 16 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.61%) MCSE
8 13 (4.28%) ISEB
9 8 (2.63%) BC Cleared
10 7 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (2.30%) MCSD
11 4 (1.32%) CCNA
11 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.66%) CISSP
12 2 (0.66%) SANS
13 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.33%) MCP
13 1 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.97%) PCI DSS
1 6 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.32%) ISO13485
3 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) Basel III
4 1 (0.33%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (6.58%) SCCM
2 7 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.32%) Puppet
4 4 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.32%) vRealize
5 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.66%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 64 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.20%) Oracle
3 25 (8.22%) HP
4 13 (4.28%) VMware
5 11 (3.62%) ILOG
6 8 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.63%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.30%) Nintex
8 6 (1.97%) Symantec
9 5 (1.64%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.99%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.99%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.99%) IBM
10 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.66%) Infoblox
11 2 (0.66%) Telerik
12 1 (0.33%) Logi Analytics
12 1 (0.33%) Perforce
12 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.33%) Twitter
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