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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 29 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing C# 141 198 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.66% 7.49% 11.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.60% 19.58% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 156
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £15.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +109.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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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
966 1011 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.93% 38.25% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 569 515
Average daily rate £375 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 22
Average hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.95 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.35 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 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 24 April 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 -10 64 £375 +9.48% 36
Edinburgh -4 50 £335 +6.34% 24
Renfrewshire -2 7 £410 +1.35%
Stirling -6 6 - - 1
Fife -6 5 £331 - 2
Aberdeen -12 3 £405 +15.77%
West Lothian - 2 £288 - 6
Lanarkshire - 1 £375 -
C#
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C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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#.

1 258 (81.13%) .NET
2 178 (55.97%) SQL Server
3 169 (53.14%) ASP.NET
4 124 (38.99%) SQL
5 119 (37.42%) JavaScript
6 99 (31.13%) MVC
7 97 (30.50%) HTML
7 97 (30.50%) CSS
8 76 (23.90%) .NET Framework
9 65 (20.44%) Microsoft
10 64 (20.13%) Windows
11 62 (19.50%) Finance
12 59 (18.55%) Visual Studio
13 56 (17.61%) SharePoint
13 56 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (16.67%) Java
15 52 (16.35%) jQuery
16 48 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 46 (14.47%) XML
18 39 (12.26%) T-SQL
19 37 (11.64%) Entity Framework
20 34 (10.69%) Oracle
21 33 (10.38%) Web Services
22 30 (9.43%) C++
23 27 (8.49%) MS Excel
23 27 (8.49%) Banking
23 27 (8.49%) SharePoint 2013
24 26 (8.18%) WPF
24 26 (8.18%) Linux

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 56 (17.61%) SharePoint
2 27 (8.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (6.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (5.97%) CMS
5 18 (5.66%) Umbraco
6 17 (5.35%) IIS
7 8 (2.52%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.52%) MS Project Server
8 4 (1.26%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.94%) Node.js
9 3 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.94%) JBoss
10 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.52%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.20%) Loan IQ
2 4 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.66%) HTTP
2 7 (2.20%) Intranet
2 7 (2.20%) SSL
3 4 (1.26%) Extranet
4 2 (0.63%) AMQP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (55.97%) SQL Server
2 48 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.14%) MS Access
5 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.20%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.26%) DB2
10 3 (0.94%) KDB
10 3 (0.94%) QlikView
10 3 (0.94%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.63%) OLAP
11 2 (0.63%) OLTP
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 59 (18.55%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.14%) Subversion
2 10 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.52%) JIRA
3 8 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.52%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.20%) Fiddler
4 7 (2.20%) CruiseControl
4 7 (2.20%) NUnit
5 6 (1.89%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.57%) Selenium
7 4 (1.26%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.26%) Grunt
7 4 (1.26%) Bower
7 4 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.26%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.94%) MSTest
8 3 (0.94%) Moq
8 3 (0.94%) Mockito
General
1 62 (19.50%) Finance
2 27 (8.49%) Banking
3 10 (3.14%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.52%) Retail
5 6 (1.89%) Games
5 6 (1.89%) Front Office
6 5 (1.57%) Back Office
7 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 264 (83.02%) Developer
2 99 (31.13%) .NET Developer
3 48 (15.09%) C# Developer
4 31 (9.75%) SharePoint Developer
5 25 (7.86%) Software Developer
6 23 (7.23%) Senior Developer
6 23 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (6.60%) Web Developer
8 20 (6.29%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (3.14%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.83%) C++ Developer
11 9 (2.83%) Applications Developer
12 8 (2.52%) Integration Engineer
13 7 (2.20%) Umbraco Developer
13 7 (2.20%) AWS Developer
14 6 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
14 6 (1.89%) Senior Web Developer
14 6 (1.89%) Systems Integration Engineer
14 6 (1.89%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (81.13%) .NET
2 169 (53.14%) ASP.NET
3 97 (30.50%) HTML
3 97 (30.50%) CSS
4 76 (23.90%) .NET Framework
5 56 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (16.35%) jQuery
7 46 (14.47%) XML
8 37 (11.64%) Entity Framework
9 33 (10.38%) Web Services
10 26 (8.18%) WPF
11 23 (7.23%) WCF
12 22 (6.92%) HTML5
12 22 (6.92%) Ajax
13 21 (6.60%) AngularJS
13 21 (6.60%) CSS3
14 17 (5.35%) NHibernate
15 15 (4.72%) WinForms
15 15 (4.72%) JSON
15 15 (4.72%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.77%) Market Risk
1 12 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.14%) User Experience
3 9 (2.83%) Derivative
3 9 (2.83%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.20%) Replication
5 6 (1.89%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.57%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.26%) Equities
7 4 (1.26%) Social Network
7 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.94%) DTCC
8 3 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.63%) NHS
9 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.13%) Windows
2 26 (8.18%) Linux
3 12 (3.77%) UNIX
4 8 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.26%) Android
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (31.13%) MVC
2 56 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (7.86%) OO
4 19 (5.97%) Unit Testing
5 17 (5.35%) Software Engineering
5 17 (5.35%) TDD
6 16 (5.03%) Multithreading
7 14 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (4.09%) OOD
9 12 (3.77%) Web Development
9 12 (3.77%) Migration
10 9 (2.83%) Project Management
10 9 (2.83%) CRM
11 8 (2.52%) Data Modelling
11 8 (2.52%) Content Management
12 7 (2.20%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (2.20%) Performance Testing
12 7 (2.20%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.20%) Data Management
12 7 (2.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 124 (38.99%) SQL
2 119 (37.42%) JavaScript
3 53 (16.67%) Java
4 39 (12.26%) T-SQL
5 30 (9.43%) C++
6 20 (6.29%) VB
7 19 (5.97%) VBA
8 18 (5.66%) VBScript
9 13 (4.09%) Perl
10 8 (2.52%) Python
10 8 (2.52%) VB6
11 7 (2.20%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.20%) PHP
12 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.57%) XPath
14 4 (1.26%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.63%) C
15 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.63%) Ruby
16 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (4.09%) Degree
2 12 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.94%) MCSE
5 3 (0.94%) MCSD
6 1 (0.31%) MCTS
6 1 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.63%) HL7
2 1 (0.31%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) RACF
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.63%) SCOM
3 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.69%) Oracle
3 11 (3.46%) Sybase
4 8 (2.52%) Lotus
5 4 (1.26%) HP
5 4 (1.26%) VMware
5 4 (1.26%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.94%) Nintex
6 3 (0.94%) Google
6 3 (0.94%) Actuate
6 3 (0.94%) Cognos
7 2 (0.63%) CA
7 2 (0.63%) IBM
7 2 (0.63%) Telerik
8 1 (0.31%) Ektron
8 1 (0.31%) Talend
8 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.31%) Tableau
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.31%) Misys
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