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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
UK / Scotland
Rank 20 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 116 133 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.11% 5.15% 6.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.83% 15.61% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 114
Median daily rate £325 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.32 £43.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.18% +81.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
733 852 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.91% 33.01% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 501 603
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 2017.

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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +12 51 £323 -19.37% 37
Glasgow +6 40 £350 - 15
West Lothian +1 12 £338 -10.00% 2
Renfrewshire +15 4 £310 -9.15%
Angus - 3 - - 1
Fife -3 2 £310 -3.12%
Dundee - 2 - - 3
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 - 1
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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#.

1 209 (76.28%) .NET
2 103 (37.59%) JavaScript
3 100 (36.50%) SQL Server
3 100 (36.50%) ASP.NET
4 96 (35.04%) SQL
5 78 (28.47%) HTML
6 76 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (26.64%) MVC
8 68 (24.82%) CSS
9 65 (23.72%) jQuery
10 58 (21.17%) Java
11 56 (20.44%) .NET Framework
12 54 (19.71%) Microsoft
13 49 (17.88%) OO
14 46 (16.79%) AngularJS
15 42 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (11.68%) C++
17 31 (11.31%) Entity Framework
18 30 (10.95%) HTML5
19 29 (10.58%) Windows
19 29 (10.58%) Finance
20 27 (9.85%) T-SQL
20 27 (9.85%) Visual Studio
21 26 (9.49%) WPF
22 25 (9.12%) Configuration Management
22 25 (9.12%) Web Services
22 25 (9.12%) VB
22 25 (9.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 24 (8.76%) Web Development
24 23 (8.39%) Software Engineering

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 13 (4.74%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (3.28%) CMS
3 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.55%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.82%) IIS
5 3 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) Apache
7 1 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.55%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.46%) GitHub
2 4 (1.46%) iTunes
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.92%) Firewall
1 8 (2.92%) Internet
2 5 (1.82%) HTTP
3 4 (1.46%) Intranet
3 4 (1.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (36.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.36%) MS Access
10 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (9.85%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.20%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.01%) Maven
5 8 (2.92%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.55%) Jasmine
6 7 (2.55%) Subversion
7 6 (2.19%) Selenium
8 5 (1.82%) Grunt
8 5 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.46%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.46%) JIRA
9 4 (1.46%) YouTrack
10 3 (1.09%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.09%) Moq
10 3 (1.09%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.09%) NUnit
10 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (10.58%) Finance
2 8 (2.92%) Publishing
3 7 (2.55%) Banking
3 7 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.46%) Games
5 3 (1.09%) Electronics
5 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.73%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 196 (71.53%) Developer
2 85 (31.02%) .NET Developer
3 55 (20.07%) C# Developer
4 36 (13.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (10.22%) SQL Developer
6 26 (9.49%) Software Developer
7 21 (7.66%) Applications Developer
7 21 (7.66%) Software Engineer
8 17 (6.20%) Web Developer
9 13 (4.74%) Analyst
10 12 (4.38%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.01%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (4.01%) BizTalk Developer
11 11 (4.01%) C# Web Developer
11 11 (4.01%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.65%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.65%) Java Software Engineer
13 9 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (76.28%) .NET
2 100 (36.50%) ASP.NET
3 78 (28.47%) HTML
4 68 (24.82%) CSS
5 65 (23.72%) jQuery
6 56 (20.44%) .NET Framework
7 46 (16.79%) AngularJS
8 42 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (11.31%) Entity Framework
10 30 (10.95%) HTML5
11 26 (9.49%) WPF
12 25 (9.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (9.12%) Web Services
13 18 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (6.20%) WCF
15 16 (5.84%) RESTful
16 13 (4.74%) CSS3
16 13 (4.74%) Middleware
17 11 (4.01%) XML
18 10 (3.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.01%) Mathematics
2 11 (4.01%) User Experience
3 9 (3.28%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.92%) LIMS
5 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.46%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (1.46%) iPad
7 4 (1.46%) iPhone
7 4 (1.46%) Physics
8 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.73%) Derivative
8 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.73%) Equities
8 2 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.73%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.58%) Windows
2 15 (5.47%) Apple iOS
2 15 (5.47%) Linux
3 12 (4.38%) Android
4 8 (2.92%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.09%) Unix
7 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (26.64%) MVC
3 49 (17.88%) OO
4 25 (9.12%) Configuration Management
5 24 (8.76%) Web Development
6 23 (8.39%) Scrum
6 23 (8.39%) Software Engineering
7 21 (7.66%) Test Scripting
8 18 (6.57%) TDD
9 17 (6.20%) Integration Testing
9 17 (6.20%) Release Management
10 16 (5.84%) System Testing
11 14 (5.11%) CRM
11 14 (5.11%) ETL
11 14 (5.11%) ITIL
11 14 (5.11%) OOD
11 14 (5.11%) SDLC
12 13 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.38%) Unit Testing
14 11 (4.01%) UML
Programming Languages
1 103 (37.59%) JavaScript
2 96 (35.04%) SQL
3 58 (21.17%) Java
4 32 (11.68%) C++
5 27 (9.85%) T-SQL
6 25 (9.12%) VB
7 19 (6.93%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.84%) Python
8 16 (5.84%) VB.NET
9 14 (5.11%) VBA
10 13 (4.74%) VBScript
11 9 (3.28%) VB6
12 8 (2.92%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.19%) C
15 5 (1.82%) Ruby
16 4 (1.46%) ActionScript
16 4 (1.46%) Apple Swift
17 3 (1.09%) PHP
17 3 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.11%) Degree
3 12 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.09%) ISEB
5 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.09%) MCAD
5 3 (1.09%) MCSD
5 3 (1.09%) MCTS
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.46%) ISO13485
2 4 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.55%) Docker
3 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.74%) SCCM
2 10 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 54 (19.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.30%) Oracle
3 11 (4.01%) Symantec
4 9 (3.28%) ILOG
5 7 (2.55%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.46%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.46%) Twitter
8 3 (1.09%) HP
8 3 (1.09%) VMware
9 2 (0.73%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.73%) Sybase
10 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.36%) Telerik
10 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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