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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 180 174 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.53% 7.13% 8.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.83% 19.06% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 77 120
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£330 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £391 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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
1137 913 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.23% 37.42% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 481 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 15
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.90 £15.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +15 74 £325 -3.70% 35
Edinburgh -8 70 £375 +20.48% 21
West Lothian +7 7 £289 +3.12% 3
Aberdeen -3 7 £265 -18.46% 3
Renfrewshire -18 4 £320 -8.84%
Dundee -2 3 £288 +4.54%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 1
Fife - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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#.

1 326 (81.91%) .NET
2 229 (57.54%) SQL Server
3 194 (48.74%) ASP.NET
4 139 (34.92%) JavaScript
5 138 (34.67%) SQL
6 131 (32.91%) Microsoft
7 120 (30.15%) HTML
8 104 (26.13%) MVC
9 102 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (25.63%) CSS
10 93 (23.37%) .NET Framework
11 85 (21.36%) Visual Studio
12 81 (20.35%) SharePoint
13 80 (20.10%) jQuery
14 79 (19.85%) Finance
15 78 (19.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 70 (17.59%) Windows
17 63 (15.83%) XML
18 62 (15.58%) T-SQL
18 62 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (12.81%) WPF
20 44 (11.06%) WCF
20 44 (11.06%) Oracle
20 44 (11.06%) Web Services
21 43 (10.80%) Java
22 41 (10.30%) WinForms
23 40 (10.05%) C++
24 37 (9.30%) MS Excel
25 34 (8.54%) VBA
26 33 (8.29%) TDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 81 (20.35%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (6.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (6.03%) CMS
5 17 (4.27%) Umbraco
6 16 (4.02%) MS Project Server
7 15 (3.77%) IIS
8 9 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.26%) SAS
9 5 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.01%) JBoss
11 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.75%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.25%) PegaRULES
13 1 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.25%) Kentico
13 1 (0.25%) Lync
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.27%) InfoPath
3 15 (3.77%) MS Project
4 14 (3.52%) MS Office
5 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.03%) HTTP
2 10 (2.51%) Intranet
3 6 (1.51%) Internet
4 5 (1.26%) Extranet
4 5 (1.26%) SSL
5 2 (0.50%) SAN
5 2 (0.50%) DNS
5 2 (0.50%) DHCP
6 1 (0.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (57.54%) SQL Server
2 78 (19.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.76%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.51%) IDOL
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.75%) MS Access
9 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.75%) MySQL
10 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) KDB
Development Applications
1 85 (21.36%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (3.77%) Subversion
4 9 (2.26%) Selenium
5 8 (2.01%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.76%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.76%) NUnit
7 6 (1.51%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (1.26%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.01%) JUnit
9 4 (1.01%) Mockito
10 3 (0.75%) Moq
10 3 (0.75%) MSTest
10 3 (0.75%) PVCS
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.50%) Toad
11 2 (0.50%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 79 (19.85%) Finance
2 28 (7.04%) Banking
3 9 (2.26%) Front Office
4 6 (1.51%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.75%) Retail
7 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 335 (84.17%) Developer
2 132 (33.17%) .NET Developer
3 77 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 40 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (7.29%) Senior Developer
6 28 (7.04%) SharePoint Developer
7 26 (6.53%) Software Developer
8 25 (6.28%) C++ Developer
9 20 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.27%) WPF Developer
11 15 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (3.77%) Web Developer
12 12 (3.02%) Programmer
13 11 (2.76%) Applications Developer
13 11 (2.76%) Analyst
14 10 (2.51%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.26%) Tools Developer
15 9 (2.26%) Applications Support
16 8 (2.01%) Android Developer
17 7 (1.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (81.91%) .NET
2 194 (48.74%) ASP.NET
3 120 (30.15%) HTML
4 102 (25.63%) CSS
5 93 (23.37%) .NET Framework
6 80 (20.10%) jQuery
7 63 (15.83%) XML
8 62 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (12.81%) WPF
10 44 (11.06%) WCF
10 44 (11.06%) Web Services
11 41 (10.30%) WinForms
12 29 (7.29%) Ajax
13 26 (6.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 25 (6.28%) HTML5
15 23 (5.78%) JSON
16 22 (5.53%) FIX Protocol
17 20 (5.03%) LINQ
18 19 (4.77%) CSS3
19 17 (4.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.27%) Mobile App
2 11 (2.76%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.01%) User Experience
5 6 (1.51%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.26%) Replication
6 5 (1.26%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.01%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.01%) Social Network
8 3 (0.75%) Derivative
8 3 (0.75%) NHS
8 3 (0.75%) iPhone
8 3 (0.75%) Open Source
9 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.50%) iPad
9 2 (0.50%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.50%) Equities
9 2 (0.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.59%) Windows
2 18 (4.52%) UNIX
3 15 (3.77%) Android
4 11 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.01%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (26.13%) MVC
2 102 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (8.29%) TDD
4 32 (8.04%) Unit Testing
5 25 (6.28%) OO
6 19 (4.77%) Multithreading
7 18 (4.52%) CRM
8 14 (3.52%) Migration
8 14 (3.52%) Scrum
8 14 (3.52%) MVVM
9 13 (3.27%) Web Development
9 13 (3.27%) SOA
10 11 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (2.51%) Automated Testing
11 10 (2.51%) Android Development
12 9 (2.26%) Software Engineering
12 9 (2.26%) Project Management
12 9 (2.26%) ETL
13 8 (2.01%) OOD
13 8 (2.01%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (34.92%) JavaScript
2 138 (34.67%) SQL
3 62 (15.58%) T-SQL
4 43 (10.80%) Java
5 40 (10.05%) C++
6 34 (8.54%) VBA
7 22 (5.53%) VBScript
8 15 (3.77%) VB
9 14 (3.52%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.02%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.01%) VB6
14 6 (1.51%) Perl
15 4 (1.01%) XPath
16 3 (0.75%) PHP
16 3 (0.75%) C
17 2 (0.50%) REXX
17 2 (0.50%) Tcl
17 2 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.53%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.52%) Degree
4 6 (1.51%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) MCPD
7 1 (0.25%) MCSD
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.01%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) HL7
2 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.50%) WMI
2 2 (0.50%) SCOM
2 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 131 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.06%) Oracle
3 10 (2.51%) HP
4 7 (1.76%) Google
5 6 (1.51%) Meridio
6 5 (1.26%) Sybase
7 4 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.01%) IBM
7 4 (1.01%) Nintex
8 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.75%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.75%) CA
9 2 (0.50%) Lotus
9 2 (0.50%) SAP
9 2 (0.50%) VMware
9 2 (0.50%) Twitter
10 1 (0.25%) Ektron
10 1 (0.25%) Telerik
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe
10 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
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