The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing C# 195 274 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.36% 11.69% 4.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.60% 28.25% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 154 64
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.24 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.97% -46.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £15.24 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £15.24 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
995 970 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.55% 41.40% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 510 375
Average daily rate £363 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 28
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £12.42 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £44.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
UK

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 18 April 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#
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -6 81 £325 -9.72% 49
Edinburgh -11 58 £315 +14.54% 39
Aberdeen +6 18 £350 -2.77% 11
Renfrewshire +1 8 £405 +1.88% 1
Dundee +1 6 £281 +25.00% 1
Stirling +6 4 £380 -5.00% 1
Falkirk - 3 £275 -
Fife +4 2 - - 3
East Lothian - 2 £313 -
West Lothian -8 1 £288 +21.05%
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - - 2
Midlothian - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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#.

1 261 (76.54%) .NET
2 146 (42.82%) SQL Server
3 128 (37.54%) ASP.NET
4 119 (34.90%) JavaScript
5 115 (33.72%) HTML
6 110 (32.26%) SQL
7 85 (24.93%) CSS
8 78 (22.87%) Microsoft
9 77 (22.58%) jQuery
10 74 (21.70%) MVC
11 68 (19.94%) Windows
12 65 (19.06%) XML
13 60 (17.60%) Java
14 59 (17.30%) OO
15 58 (17.01%) Finance
16 52 (15.25%) .NET Framework
17 49 (14.37%) SharePoint
18 47 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (12.90%) WPF
20 41 (12.02%) Web Services
21 37 (10.85%) HTML5
22 35 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
23 33 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (9.68%) TDD
24 32 (9.38%) WCF
25 31 (9.09%) Scrum
25 31 (9.09%) T-SQL
26 30 (8.80%) C++
26 30 (8.80%) Visual Studio
26 30 (8.80%) Banking

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (14.37%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (5.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (4.69%) IIS
5 15 (4.40%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (2.64%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.35%) CMS
8 7 (2.05%) MS Project Server
8 7 (2.05%) Apache
9 5 (1.47%) NServiceBus
10 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.59%) Lync
11 2 (0.59%) Immediacy CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Drupal
12 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.29%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Node.js
12 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.52%) InfoPath
3 11 (3.23%) MS Office
4 10 (2.93%) MS Project
5 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.05%) Intranet
2 4 (1.17%) ATM
3 3 (0.88%) SNMP
4 2 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (42.82%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (8.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (5.87%) SQL Server 2000
6 19 (5.57%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.40%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.23%) KDB
8 11 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.35%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.47%) IDOL
12 5 (1.47%) MySQL
13 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.59%) Big Data
15 1 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 30 (8.80%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.81%) NUnit
3 13 (3.81%) Subversion
4 7 (2.05%) JIRA
5 4 (1.17%) Selenium
5 4 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (0.88%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.88%) Xcode
6 3 (0.88%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.88%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.59%) JUnit
7 2 (0.59%) NetAdvantage
7 2 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.29%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.29%) FitNesse
General
1 58 (17.01%) Finance
2 30 (8.80%) Banking
3 11 (3.23%) Front Office
4 7 (2.05%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.17%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 280 (82.11%) Developer
2 109 (31.96%) .NET Developer
3 53 (15.54%) C# Developer
4 31 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 30 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (5.57%) Software Developer
7 19 (5.57%) WPF Developer
8 16 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.40%) Java Developer
10 11 (3.23%) Architect
10 11 (3.23%) Software Engineer
11 10 (2.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (2.35%) Analyst
12 8 (2.35%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.35%) Security Architect
13 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Developer
13 7 (2.05%) Programmer
13 7 (2.05%) Applications Developer
14 6 (1.76%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (76.54%) .NET
2 128 (37.54%) ASP.NET
3 115 (33.72%) HTML
4 85 (24.93%) CSS
5 77 (22.58%) jQuery
6 65 (19.06%) XML
7 52 (15.25%) .NET Framework
8 47 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (12.90%) WPF
10 41 (12.02%) Web Services
11 37 (10.85%) HTML5
12 32 (9.38%) WCF
13 22 (6.45%) XSLT
14 20 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 20 (5.87%) Ajax
15 19 (5.57%) JSON
16 17 (4.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 16 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (4.40%) CSS3
19 10 (2.93%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.52%) Computer Science
1 12 (3.52%) Equities
2 10 (2.93%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.05%) Derivative
6 6 (1.76%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.76%) Open Source
7 5 (1.47%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.17%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.17%) Social Network
9 3 (0.88%) iPhone
9 3 (0.88%) iPad
9 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.88%) NHS
10 2 (0.59%) GIS
10 2 (0.59%) Animation
11 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.94%) Windows
2 19 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.81%) Linux
5 10 (2.93%) UNIX
6 9 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.64%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.17%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (21.70%) MVC
2 59 (17.30%) OO
3 33 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (9.68%) TDD
4 31 (9.09%) Scrum
5 28 (8.21%) OOP
6 27 (7.92%) Unit Testing
7 17 (4.99%) Software Engineering
8 16 (4.69%) MVVM
9 15 (4.40%) SOA
10 14 (4.11%) Workflow
11 12 (3.52%) Change Management
11 12 (3.52%) Web Development
12 11 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.23%) Multithreading
12 11 (3.23%) Performance Management
12 11 (3.23%) Migration
13 10 (2.93%) OOD
13 10 (2.93%) Automated Testing
14 9 (2.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 119 (34.90%) JavaScript
2 110 (32.26%) SQL
3 60 (17.60%) Java
4 31 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 30 (8.80%) C++
6 23 (6.74%) Perl
7 18 (5.28%) PowerShell
7 18 (5.28%) Python
8 12 (3.52%) VB
9 11 (3.23%) XAML
9 11 (3.23%) VBScript
10 10 (2.93%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.35%) PHP
12 6 (1.76%) XPath
13 5 (1.47%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.47%) Ruby
13 5 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.17%) VB6
15 3 (0.88%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (8.80%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.87%) Degree
4 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.59%) ISEB
5 2 (0.59%) MCSD
5 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.35%) JSP 440
2 6 (1.76%) SLA
3 5 (1.47%) QA
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.35%) WMI
2 6 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.88%) Munin
3 3 (0.88%) SCOM
3 3 (0.88%) Nagios
4 2 (0.59%) Control-M
4 2 (0.59%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.59%) Cacti
Vendors
1 78 (22.87%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.50%) Oracle
3 14 (4.11%) VMware
4 9 (2.64%) Adobe
5 8 (2.35%) Sophos
5 8 (2.35%) Sybase
5 8 (2.35%) Lumension
6 7 (2.05%) McAfee
6 7 (2.05%) Actuate
7 6 (1.76%) IBM
7 6 (1.76%) CA
7 6 (1.76%) Symantec
8 5 (1.47%) Meridio
9 4 (1.17%) Twitter
10 3 (0.88%) Reuters
10 3 (0.88%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.59%) SAP
11 2 (0.59%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.59%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
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