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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing C# 202 192 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.25% 7.70% 3.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.08% 23.76% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 83 51
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£325 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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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
1117 808 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.08% 32.38% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 392 354
Average daily rate £352 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -3 99 £375 -11.76% 52
Edinburgh -6 64 £300 - 44
Aberdeen +12 16 £306 -2.00% 14
Dundee -1 2 £325 +22.64% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £300 - 2
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 3
West Lothian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
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C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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#.

1 291 (76.98%) .NET
2 140 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 131 (34.66%) ASP.NET
4 115 (30.42%) JavaScript
5 108 (28.57%) SQL
6 104 (27.51%) Microsoft
7 92 (24.34%) HTML
8 77 (20.37%) Windows
9 76 (20.11%) WPF
10 67 (17.72%) jQuery
11 66 (17.46%) MVC
12 65 (17.20%) Finance
12 65 (17.20%) Java
13 64 (16.93%) SharePoint
14 63 (16.67%) CSS
15 61 (16.14%) .NET Framework
16 57 (15.08%) Visual Studio
16 57 (15.08%) Banking
17 49 (12.96%) C++
18 46 (12.17%) OO
19 45 (11.90%) Oracle
20 43 (11.38%) WCF
20 43 (11.38%) XML
21 35 (9.26%) Web Services
21 35 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (9.26%) WinForms
21 35 (9.26%) Unit Testing
22 33 (8.73%) Multithreading
22 33 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
22 33 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (16.93%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 21 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (4.23%) CMS
4 14 (3.70%) IIS
5 10 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (2.12%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.85%) MS Project Server
8 5 (1.32%) SAS
8 5 (1.32%) NServiceBus
9 4 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.06%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.79%) Lync
11 2 (0.53%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.26%) PegaRULES
12 1 (0.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 29 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.70%) InfoPath
3 11 (2.91%) MS Office
4 7 (1.85%) MS Project
5 5 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.79%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.32%) Office 365
2 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.91%) Intranet
2 10 (2.65%) HTTP
3 4 (1.06%) SAN
3 4 (1.06%) Internet
4 3 (0.79%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.53%) SSL
5 2 (0.53%) FTP
5 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) ATM
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.03%) KDB
4 17 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.79%) IDOL
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.26%) MySQL
12 1 (0.26%) DB2
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (15.08%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (2.91%) Subversion
4 10 (2.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Blend
6 6 (1.59%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.06%) NCrunch
8 4 (1.06%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.06%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.79%) NUnit
9 3 (0.79%) JIRA
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.53%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.53%) JUnit
11 1 (0.26%) NetAdvantage
General
1 65 (17.20%) Finance
2 57 (15.08%) Banking
3 27 (7.14%) Front Office
4 9 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 316 (83.60%) Developer
2 95 (25.13%) .NET Developer
3 91 (24.07%) C# Developer
4 45 (11.90%) WPF Developer
5 33 (8.73%) SharePoint Developer
6 27 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (6.61%) C++ Developer
8 21 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 20 (5.29%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.70%) Analyst
11 13 (3.44%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (3.17%) CRM Developer
13 11 (2.91%) Applications Developer
13 11 (2.91%) Programmer
14 10 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (2.38%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.38%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 8 (2.12%) Applications Support
16 8 (2.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (76.98%) .NET
2 131 (34.66%) ASP.NET
3 92 (24.34%) HTML
4 76 (20.11%) WPF
5 67 (17.72%) jQuery
6 63 (16.67%) CSS
7 61 (16.14%) .NET Framework
8 43 (11.38%) WCF
8 43 (11.38%) XML
9 35 (9.26%) Web Services
9 35 (9.26%) WinForms
10 33 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (4.50%) XSLT
13 15 (3.97%) LINQ
14 14 (3.70%) HTML5
14 14 (3.70%) JSP
15 13 (3.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
17 9 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (5.56%) Equities
3 13 (3.44%) Derivative
4 8 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.85%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.32%) Animation
7 4 (1.06%) Kindle
7 4 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.06%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.79%) Replication
8 3 (0.79%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.53%) iPhone
9 2 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.53%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.37%) Windows
2 26 (6.88%) UNIX
3 17 (4.50%) Linux
4 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.85%) Android
6 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (17.46%) MVC
2 46 (12.17%) OO
3 35 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (9.26%) Unit Testing
4 33 (8.73%) Multithreading
5 27 (7.14%) CRM
5 27 (7.14%) OOP
6 26 (6.88%) MVVM
7 25 (6.61%) TDD
8 18 (4.76%) Scrum
9 17 (4.50%) Migration
10 14 (3.70%) Workflow
10 14 (3.70%) SOA
11 13 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (3.44%) Web Application Development
12 11 (2.91%) Automated Testing
12 11 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (2.65%) Test Automation
13 10 (2.65%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 115 (30.42%) JavaScript
2 108 (28.57%) SQL
3 65 (17.20%) Java
4 49 (12.96%) C++
5 26 (6.88%) T-SQL
6 24 (6.35%) VB
7 23 (6.08%) Perl
8 18 (4.76%) VBA
8 18 (4.76%) Python
9 14 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 14 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.17%) XAML
11 11 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.65%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.32%) VB6
14 3 (0.79%) PHP
14 3 (0.79%) VBScript
15 2 (0.53%) Korn
15 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (7.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.76%) Degree
4 14 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (2.65%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.53%) MCSD
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCNA
10 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.06%) QA
1 4 (1.06%) SLA
1 4 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.79%) Control-M
3 2 (0.53%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 104 (27.51%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.90%) Oracle
3 14 (3.70%) HP
4 12 (3.17%) Sybase
5 8 (2.12%) Adobe
6 5 (1.32%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.06%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.06%) Reuters
7 4 (1.06%) Lotus
8 3 (0.79%) Google
8 3 (0.79%) Meridio
8 3 (0.79%) Twitter
9 2 (0.53%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.53%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.53%) VMware
9 2 (0.53%) IBM
9 2 (0.53%) CA
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