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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 26 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 161 179 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.84% 7.34% 9.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.07% 21.23% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 83 112
Average daily rate
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£350 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.44 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.65% -53.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £14.51 £19.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £28.15 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
943 843 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.23% 34.56% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 449 456
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 15
Average hourly rate £30.75 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.71 £13.50 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -1 80 £334 +11.25% 36
Edinburgh -2 65 £350 +13.26% 35
Stirling -12 5 - -
Aberdeen -4 2 - - 3
Renfrewshire -21 2 £384 +8.83% 1
Fife - 2 £325 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Dundee - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 1
East Ayrshire - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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#.

1 303 (84.87%) .NET
2 226 (63.31%) SQL Server
3 195 (54.62%) ASP.NET
4 136 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 126 (35.29%) SQL
6 112 (31.37%) HTML
7 110 (30.81%) CSS
8 109 (30.53%) MVC
9 96 (26.89%) Microsoft
10 89 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
11 88 (24.65%) .NET Framework
12 76 (21.29%) SharePoint
13 72 (20.17%) Finance
14 71 (19.89%) jQuery
14 71 (19.89%) Visual Studio
15 66 (18.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 63 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 59 (16.53%) Windows
18 54 (15.13%) T-SQL
19 52 (14.57%) XML
20 40 (11.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 38 (10.64%) Oracle
22 36 (10.08%) Java
22 36 (10.08%) Web Services
23 35 (9.80%) MS Excel
24 34 (9.52%) WPF
25 32 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
26 30 (8.40%) SharePoint 2010
26 30 (8.40%) VBA
27 29 (8.12%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 76 (21.29%) SharePoint
2 32 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 30 (8.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (5.32%) Umbraco
5 18 (5.04%) MS Project Server
5 18 (5.04%) IIS
6 17 (4.76%) CMS
7 8 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (2.24%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.12%) JBoss
9 2 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.28%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 35 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.04%) InfoPath
3 14 (3.92%) MS Project
4 2 (0.56%) MS Office
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.72%) HTTP
2 9 (2.52%) Intranet
3 6 (1.68%) SSL
4 5 (1.40%) Extranet
5 3 (0.84%) Internet
6 2 (0.56%) AMQP
7 1 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (63.31%) SQL Server
2 66 (18.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.80%) MS Access
8 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.56%) QlikView
11 2 (0.56%) IDOL
11 2 (0.56%) MySQL
12 1 (0.28%) DTS
Development Applications
1 71 (19.89%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.92%) Subversion
4 10 (2.80%) TeamCity
5 9 (2.52%) Selenium
6 8 (2.24%) JIRA
6 8 (2.24%) NUnit
7 7 (1.96%) CruiseControl
7 7 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.96%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.96%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.68%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.68%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.40%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.12%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.12%) Grunt
10 4 (1.12%) Bower
10 4 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 72 (20.17%) Finance
2 23 (6.44%) Banking
3 9 (2.52%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.96%) Games
5 6 (1.68%) Retail
6 5 (1.40%) Back Office
7 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 320 (89.64%) Developer
2 136 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 61 (17.09%) C# Developer
4 35 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 28 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.44%) Software Developer
8 21 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 20 (5.60%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.76%) C++ Developer
11 12 (3.36%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (2.80%) Applications Developer
14 9 (2.52%) Senior C++ Developer
15 8 (2.24%) Tools Developer
15 8 (2.24%) Software Engineer
16 7 (1.96%) Programmer
16 7 (1.96%) Umbraco Developer
17 6 (1.68%) C# Web Developer
17 6 (1.68%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (84.87%) .NET
2 195 (54.62%) ASP.NET
3 112 (31.37%) HTML
4 110 (30.81%) CSS
5 88 (24.65%) .NET Framework
6 71 (19.89%) jQuery
7 63 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (14.57%) XML
9 40 (11.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 36 (10.08%) Web Services
11 34 (9.52%) WPF
12 29 (8.12%) WinForms
12 29 (8.12%) HTML5
13 28 (7.84%) WCF
14 26 (7.28%) CSS3
15 25 (7.00%) Ajax
16 21 (5.88%) JSON
16 21 (5.88%) NHibernate
17 18 (5.04%) FIX Protocol
18 15 (4.20%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.92%) Market Risk
2 11 (3.08%) User Experience
3 10 (2.80%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.68%) Replication
6 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.40%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.12%) Social Network
7 4 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.84%) Derivative
8 3 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (0.84%) Open Source
9 2 (0.56%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.56%) iPad
9 2 (0.56%) iPhone
9 2 (0.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.53%) Windows
2 10 (2.80%) Android
3 7 (1.96%) Linux
3 7 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.68%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.84%) UNIX
7 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.53%) MVC
2 89 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (7.00%) TDD
4 23 (6.44%) OO
5 21 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 20 (5.60%) Unit Testing
7 14 (3.92%) Software Engineering
7 14 (3.92%) Web Development
8 12 (3.36%) Project Management
8 12 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (3.08%) Migration
10 10 (2.80%) Scrum
10 10 (2.80%) OOD
10 10 (2.80%) CRM
11 9 (2.52%) Business Analysis
12 8 (2.24%) Document Management
13 7 (1.96%) UML
13 7 (1.96%) Performance Testing
13 7 (1.96%) BDD
14 6 (1.68%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 126 (35.29%) SQL
3 54 (15.13%) T-SQL
4 36 (10.08%) Java
5 30 (8.40%) VBA
6 29 (8.12%) C++
7 25 (7.00%) VBScript
8 12 (3.36%) VB
9 8 (2.24%) VB6
10 7 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.96%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.68%) PHP
11 6 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.12%) XPath
13 3 (0.84%) Python
13 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.56%) Ruby
14 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.56%) C
14 2 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.36%) Degree
4 8 (2.24%) VCP4
5 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.84%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) HL7
2 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) RACF
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.64%) Oracle
3 8 (2.24%) Lotus
4 7 (1.96%) Sybase
5 4 (1.12%) Google
5 4 (1.12%) VMware
6 3 (0.84%) IBM
6 3 (0.84%) HP
6 3 (0.84%) Nintex
7 2 (0.56%) Twitter
7 2 (0.56%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.56%) Meridio
7 2 (0.56%) Actuate
7 2 (0.56%) CA
7 2 (0.56%) Cognos
7 2 (0.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.28%) Telerik
8 1 (0.28%) SolidWorks
8 1 (0.28%) Ektron
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