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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 217 193 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.87% 7.82% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.41% 23.62% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 60
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£328 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.40 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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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
1118 817 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.54% 33.09% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 397 392
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
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 16 25 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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#
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 17 September 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
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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 +2 90 £375 -11.76% 57
Edinburgh +3 79 £314 -3.46% 31
Aberdeen +7 14 £313 +4.16% 16
Renfrewshire -10 6 £329 -26.46% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £300 - 2
Dundee -5 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - - 2
Lothian - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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#.

1 300 (77.32%) .NET
2 157 (40.46%) SQL Server
3 143 (36.86%) ASP.NET
4 124 (31.96%) JavaScript
5 116 (29.90%) Microsoft
6 107 (27.58%) SQL
7 98 (25.26%) HTML
8 87 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
9 82 (21.13%) Windows
10 77 (19.85%) MVC
11 73 (18.81%) jQuery
12 72 (18.56%) WPF
12 72 (18.56%) SharePoint
13 69 (17.78%) Finance
13 69 (17.78%) .NET Framework
14 68 (17.53%) CSS
14 68 (17.53%) Visual Studio
15 60 (15.46%) Java
16 53 (13.66%) XML
16 53 (13.66%) Banking
17 49 (12.63%) C++
18 48 (12.37%) Oracle
19 43 (11.08%) SQL Server 2008
20 42 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
20 42 (10.82%) WCF
21 40 (10.31%) OO
21 40 (10.31%) WinForms
22 37 (9.54%) Security Cleared
23 34 (8.76%) Unit Testing
24 33 (8.51%) SC Cleared

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 72 (18.56%) SharePoint
2 24 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (5.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (4.12%) CMS
5 11 (2.84%) IIS
6 10 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (2.58%) MS Project Server
7 6 (1.55%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.29%) SAS
9 4 (1.03%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.52%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.52%) Lync
11 1 (0.26%) Kentico
11 1 (0.26%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.26%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.87%) InfoPath
3 13 (3.35%) MS Office
4 12 (3.09%) MS Project
5 5 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.77%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) Office 365
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.87%) HTTP
2 11 (2.84%) Intranet
3 5 (1.29%) Internet
4 4 (1.03%) SAN
5 3 (0.77%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.77%) DNS
6 2 (0.52%) DHCP
6 2 (0.52%) FTP
6 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.52%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) ATM
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
7 1 (0.26%) WAN
7 1 (0.26%) LDAP
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (40.46%) SQL Server
2 43 (11.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.61%) KDB
5 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.32%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.80%) IDOL
11 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.52%) MySQL
15 1 (0.26%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 68 (17.53%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.09%) Subversion
4 11 (2.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Blend
6 6 (1.55%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.55%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.29%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.03%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.03%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.03%) NCrunch
9 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.77%) JIRA
9 3 (0.77%) JUnit
9 3 (0.77%) NUnit
10 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.52%) Selenium
10 2 (0.52%) Fiddler
General
1 69 (17.78%) Finance
2 53 (13.66%) Banking
3 25 (6.44%) Front Office
4 7 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.26%) Back Office
6 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.26%) Law
6 1 (0.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 322 (82.99%) Developer
2 107 (27.58%) .NET Developer
3 89 (22.94%) C# Developer
4 40 (10.31%) WPF Developer
5 30 (7.73%) SharePoint Developer
6 28 (7.22%) C++ Developer
6 28 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 17 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (4.12%) Programmer
11 13 (3.35%) Analyst
12 11 (2.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (2.58%) Java Developer
14 9 (2.32%) Lead Developer
14 9 (2.32%) Software Engineer
15 8 (2.06%) C++ Programmer
15 8 (2.06%) Applications Developer
15 8 (2.06%) Applications Support
15 8 (2.06%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (77.32%) .NET
2 143 (36.86%) ASP.NET
3 98 (25.26%) HTML
4 73 (18.81%) jQuery
5 72 (18.56%) WPF
6 69 (17.78%) .NET Framework
7 68 (17.53%) CSS
8 53 (13.66%) XML
9 42 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (10.82%) WCF
10 40 (10.31%) WinForms
11 30 (7.73%) Web Services
12 22 (5.67%) HTML5
13 19 (4.90%) XSLT
14 18 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (4.12%) LINQ
16 15 (3.87%) CSS3
16 15 (3.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 15 (3.87%) Ajax
16 15 (3.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (4.12%) Equities
3 10 (2.58%) Derivative
3 10 (2.58%) User Experience
4 7 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.80%) Fixed Income
5 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.29%) Animation
7 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.03%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.03%) Kindle
8 2 (0.52%) Replication
8 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.52%) iPhone
8 2 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.52%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 82 (21.13%) Windows
2 26 (6.70%) UNIX
3 12 (3.09%) Linux
4 10 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.06%) Android
6 6 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (19.85%) MVC
3 40 (10.31%) OO
4 34 (8.76%) Unit Testing
5 31 (7.99%) Multithreading
6 30 (7.73%) TDD
7 25 (6.44%) CRM
7 25 (6.44%) MVVM
8 24 (6.19%) OOP
9 21 (5.41%) Scrum
10 16 (4.12%) Migration
11 14 (3.61%) SOA
12 13 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.35%) Automated Testing
13 12 (3.09%) Web Application Development
14 11 (2.84%) Workflow
15 10 (2.58%) E-Commerce
15 10 (2.58%) Test Automation
15 10 (2.58%) Functional Testing
16 9 (2.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 124 (31.96%) JavaScript
2 107 (27.58%) SQL
3 60 (15.46%) Java
4 49 (12.63%) C++
5 28 (7.22%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.67%) VB
7 21 (5.41%) VBA
8 17 (4.38%) Perl
9 14 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.35%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.09%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.09%) Python
12 10 (2.58%) XAML
13 8 (2.06%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.29%) VBScript
15 4 (1.03%) VB6
16 3 (0.77%) PHP
17 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.52%) C
17 2 (0.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 37 (9.54%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.87%) Degree
4 14 (3.61%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) MCPD
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.03%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.77%) Control-M
3 2 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.52%) WMI
4 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 116 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.37%) Oracle
3 16 (4.12%) HP
4 12 (3.09%) Sybase
5 8 (2.06%) Adobe
6 7 (1.80%) Meridio
7 5 (1.29%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.03%) Reuters
8 4 (1.03%) Lotus
8 4 (1.03%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.03%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.77%) Twitter
9 3 (0.77%) IBM
9 3 (0.77%) Google
10 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.52%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.26%) Nintex
11 1 (0.26%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.26%) Ektron
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