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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 22 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing C# 155 157 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.06% 4.86% 7.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.13% 15.65% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 87 111
Median daily rate £325 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.23 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
905 1003 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.19% 31.06% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 531 612
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 54 £390 +17.64% 25
Glasgow +3 52 £325 -1.88% 35
Renfrewshire -12 17 £293 -10.68% 1
Dundee +4 7 £300 +20.00% 1
Highlands - 7 £275 -
Fife 0 4 £325 -10.34%
Aberdeen - 3 £165 - 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £371 -
Angus - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £450 - 1
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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#.

1 221 (68.63%) .NET
2 149 (46.27%) JavaScript
3 120 (37.27%) SQL Server
4 108 (33.54%) ASP.NET
5 105 (32.61%) SQL
6 88 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (27.33%) jQuery
7 87 (27.02%) HTML
8 85 (26.40%) Java
9 70 (21.74%) MVC
10 67 (20.81%) CSS
11 63 (19.57%) Microsoft
12 59 (18.32%) .NET Framework
13 51 (15.84%) Security Cleared
14 47 (14.60%) C++
15 46 (14.29%) OO
16 45 (13.98%) Configuration Management
17 44 (13.66%) Windows
17 44 (13.66%) Web Development
17 44 (13.66%) AngularJS
18 43 (13.35%) PowerShell
19 41 (12.73%) VB
20 39 (12.11%) SC Cleared
21 35 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
22 34 (10.56%) Visual Studio
22 34 (10.56%) ITIL
22 34 (10.56%) Migration
23 33 (10.25%) MS Excel
23 33 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
24 31 (9.63%) Finance

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 22 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.52%) IIS
3 13 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (3.42%) CMS
5 6 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.55%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.24%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.62%) Apache
9 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.24%) GitHub
2 4 (1.24%) iTunes
3 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.93%) SaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Office 365
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.42%) SSL
2 8 (2.48%) DNS
2 8 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.17%) HTTP
4 5 (1.55%) Firewall
4 5 (1.55%) Network Security
5 4 (1.24%) SAN
6 3 (0.93%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.55%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.24%) GIS
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.62%) MySQL
8 2 (0.62%) QGIS
8 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (10.56%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.59%) HP UFT
4 8 (2.48%) Jasmine
5 6 (1.86%) Grunt
5 6 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (1.55%) NUnit
7 4 (1.24%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.24%) JIRA
7 4 (1.24%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.24%) YouTrack
8 3 (0.93%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.93%) Subversion
9 2 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.31%) NuGet
General
1 31 (9.63%) Finance
2 14 (4.35%) Banking
3 11 (3.42%) Games
4 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.55%) Legal
6 4 (1.24%) Electronics
6 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 200 (62.11%) Developer
2 79 (24.53%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.60%) C# Developer
4 32 (9.94%) Applications Developer
5 30 (9.32%) SQL Developer
6 26 (8.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 22 (6.83%) Software Developer
9 18 (5.59%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.04%) Architect
10 13 (4.04%) SharePoint Engineer
11 11 (3.42%) Analyst
11 11 (3.42%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.42%) BizTalk Developer
11 11 (3.42%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.11%) Consultant
13 9 (2.80%) Angular Developer
13 9 (2.80%) Tester
14 8 (2.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (68.63%) .NET
2 108 (33.54%) ASP.NET
3 88 (27.33%) jQuery
4 87 (27.02%) HTML
5 67 (20.81%) CSS
6 59 (18.32%) .NET Framework
7 44 (13.66%) AngularJS
8 33 (10.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (9.32%) HTML5
10 29 (9.01%) Entity Framework
11 28 (8.70%) Web Services
12 25 (7.76%) XML
13 24 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (4.97%) CSS3
14 16 (4.97%) WCF
14 16 (4.97%) WPF
15 12 (3.73%) REST
16 11 (3.42%) Middleware
17 10 (3.11%) LESS
17 10 (3.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.21%) Mathematics
2 18 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.28%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.04%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.42%) User Experience
8 9 (2.80%) iPad
8 9 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.48%) LIMS
10 6 (1.86%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.86%) Physics
11 5 (1.55%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.55%) Derivative
11 5 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.24%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.24%) Applied Mathematics
12 4 (1.24%) Equities
12 4 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.24%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.66%) Windows
2 26 (8.07%) Apple iOS
3 25 (7.76%) Android
4 19 (5.90%) Windows Server
5 18 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.35%) Linux
7 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.17%) Unix
9 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.31%) Solaris
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.74%) MVC
3 46 (14.29%) OO
4 45 (13.98%) Configuration Management
5 44 (13.66%) Web Development
6 34 (10.56%) ITIL
6 34 (10.56%) Migration
7 30 (9.32%) Test Scripting
8 29 (9.01%) CRM
9 28 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 26 (8.07%) Release Management
10 26 (8.07%) Scrum
11 19 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (5.90%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.59%) Functional Testing
13 17 (5.28%) ITIL V3
13 17 (5.28%) TDD
14 14 (4.35%) ERP
14 14 (4.35%) SDLC
15 13 (4.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (46.27%) JavaScript
2 105 (32.61%) SQL
3 85 (26.40%) Java
4 47 (14.60%) C++
5 43 (13.35%) PowerShell
6 41 (12.73%) VB
7 27 (8.39%) VB.NET
8 24 (7.45%) T-SQL
9 20 (6.21%) VBA
10 16 (4.97%) Python
10 16 (4.97%) VB6
10 16 (4.97%) VBScript
11 7 (2.17%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.86%) Ruby
13 5 (1.55%) C
13 5 (1.55%) PHP
14 4 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.62%) Delphi
15 2 (0.62%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.62%) Lua
Qualifications
1 51 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 39 (12.11%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.21%) ISTQB
4 19 (5.90%) Degree
5 17 (5.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 13 (4.04%) ISEB
7 11 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.80%) MCSE
9 7 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (2.17%) MCSD
10 6 (1.86%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.24%) CCNA
11 4 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.62%) CISSP
12 2 (0.62%) SANS
13 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.31%) MCP
13 1 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.86%) PCI DSS
1 6 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.24%) ISO13485
3 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.31%) Basel III
4 1 (0.31%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (6.52%) SCCM
2 7 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.93%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.62%) Puppet
5 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.70%) Oracle
3 22 (6.83%) HP
4 15 (4.66%) ILOG
5 9 (2.80%) VMware
6 8 (2.48%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.48%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.17%) Symantec
8 5 (1.55%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.93%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.93%) Nintex
10 3 (0.93%) Telerik
10 3 (0.93%) Twitter
11 2 (0.62%) Infoblox
12 1 (0.31%) IBM
12 1 (0.31%) Logi Analytics
12 1 (0.31%) Perforce
12 1 (0.31%) Sybase
12 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
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