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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 29 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 140 178 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.64% 6.64% 10.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.83% 16.35% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 107 122
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£346 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.19 £32.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £32.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
944 1089 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.29% 40.63% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 633 452
Average daily rate £352 £369 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +0.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Average hourly rate £34.80 £32.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Edinburgh 0 58 £346 -1.07% 45
Glasgow -11 48 £375 - 21
Fife -4 9 £338 - 2
Renfrewshire - 8 £352 -
West Lothian - 4 £275 - 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 - 1
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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#.

1 203 (70.73%) .NET
2 138 (48.08%) SQL Server
3 130 (45.30%) ASP.NET
4 105 (36.59%) SQL
5 90 (31.36%) HTML
6 86 (29.97%) CSS
7 85 (29.62%) JavaScript
8 82 (28.57%) MVC
9 60 (20.91%) Windows
10 59 (20.56%) Microsoft
11 58 (20.21%) Finance
12 55 (19.16%) Java
13 54 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (18.12%) XML
15 51 (17.77%) .NET Framework
16 46 (16.03%) SharePoint
17 43 (14.98%) Visual Studio
17 43 (14.98%) jQuery
18 40 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (12.89%) WPF
20 36 (12.54%) OO
21 29 (10.10%) Linux
22 28 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 28 (9.76%) WCF
22 28 (9.76%) HTML5
23 27 (9.41%) AngularJS
24 26 (9.06%) CSS3
24 26 (9.06%) Security Cleared
24 26 (9.06%) Oracle
25 25 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 46 (16.03%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (3.83%) IIS
5 10 (3.48%) CMS
6 8 (2.79%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.44%) MS Project Server
8 6 (2.09%) Node.js
8 6 (2.09%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.09%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.74%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.74%) Apache
10 4 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.35%) ArcSDE
12 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 17 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.44%) InfoPath
3 6 (2.09%) MS Project
4 2 (0.70%) MS Office
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Loan IQ
2 5 (1.74%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.09%) HTTP
1 6 (2.09%) Intranet
2 3 (1.05%) SSL
3 2 (0.70%) CTI
4 1 (0.35%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.35%) AMQP
4 1 (0.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.44%) MS Access
9 5 (1.74%) DB2
9 5 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.05%) EDRMS
11 3 (1.05%) KDB
11 3 (1.05%) QlikView
12 2 (0.70%) OLAP
12 2 (0.70%) OLTP
12 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (14.98%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.48%) TeamCity
3 10 (3.48%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.14%) MSI
5 8 (2.79%) JIRA
6 7 (2.44%) NUnit
7 6 (2.09%) Subversion
8 5 (1.74%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.74%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.74%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.74%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.39%) Grunt
9 4 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.39%) Bower
9 4 (1.39%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.05%) Toad
10 3 (1.05%) PVCS
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
General
1 58 (20.21%) Finance
2 24 (8.36%) Banking
3 9 (3.14%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.44%) Front Office
5 6 (2.09%) Retail
5 6 (2.09%) Games
6 5 (1.74%) Military
7 4 (1.39%) Back Office
8 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 227 (79.09%) Developer
2 86 (29.97%) .NET Developer
3 53 (18.47%) C# Developer
4 25 (8.71%) SharePoint Developer
5 20 (6.97%) Web Developer
6 19 (6.62%) Software Developer
6 19 (6.62%) Software Engineer
6 19 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (5.92%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.23%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.14%) Applications Developer
10 9 (3.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (2.79%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.44%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (2.44%) Umbraco Developer
13 6 (2.09%) AWS Developer
13 6 (2.09%) Software Development Engineer
13 6 (2.09%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (2.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (70.73%) .NET
2 130 (45.30%) ASP.NET
3 90 (31.36%) HTML
4 86 (29.97%) CSS
5 52 (18.12%) XML
6 51 (17.77%) .NET Framework
7 43 (14.98%) jQuery
8 40 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (12.89%) WPF
10 28 (9.76%) WCF
10 28 (9.76%) HTML5
11 27 (9.41%) AngularJS
12 26 (9.06%) CSS3
13 22 (7.67%) WinForms
14 21 (7.32%) Entity Framework
15 16 (5.57%) Ajax
16 12 (4.18%) Web Services
17 11 (3.83%) NHibernate
17 11 (3.83%) RESTful
18 10 (3.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.48%) Derivative
3 8 (2.79%) Market Risk
4 7 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.44%) Equities
5 6 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.09%) User Experience
6 5 (1.74%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.39%) DTCC
7 4 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.05%) Statistics
8 3 (1.05%) Replication
8 3 (1.05%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.35%) SCADA
10 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.91%) Windows
2 29 (10.10%) Linux
3 18 (6.27%) UNIX
4 11 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.57%) MVC
2 54 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.54%) OO
4 24 (8.36%) Software Engineering
5 23 (8.01%) Unit Testing
6 21 (7.32%) SDLC
7 20 (6.97%) TDD
8 18 (6.27%) Web Development
9 17 (5.92%) Scrum
10 15 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (4.88%) Project Management
11 14 (4.88%) Content Management
12 12 (4.18%) Data Modelling
13 11 (3.83%) OOP
13 11 (3.83%) Change Management
14 10 (3.48%) OOD
14 10 (3.48%) Performance Testing
14 10 (3.48%) Multithreading
14 10 (3.48%) Performance Management
15 8 (2.79%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 105 (36.59%) SQL
2 85 (29.62%) JavaScript
3 55 (19.16%) Java
4 24 (8.36%) C++
5 17 (5.92%) Perl
6 14 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.88%) VB
6 14 (4.88%) VBA
7 12 (4.18%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.83%) VBScript
9 9 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.79%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.44%) Python
11 7 (2.44%) REXX
11 7 (2.44%) Tcl
11 7 (2.44%) XPath
12 6 (2.09%) PHP
12 6 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.74%) Ada
14 3 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (9.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.48%) Degree
4 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.05%) MCSD
5 3 (1.05%) MCSE
6 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MCTS
6 1 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (2.44%) WMI
2 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.06%) Oracle
3 17 (5.92%) Sybase
4 8 (2.79%) HP
4 8 (2.79%) VMware
5 7 (2.44%) Telerik
6 6 (2.09%) Lotus
7 3 (1.05%) Actuate
7 3 (1.05%) Google
7 3 (1.05%) Cognos
7 3 (1.05%) Tableau
8 2 (0.70%) Twitter
8 2 (0.70%) Perforce
8 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.35%) ESRI
9 1 (0.35%) SAP
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.35%) Misys
9 1 (0.35%) Talend
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