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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 39 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 128 192 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.01% 6.96% 9.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.99% 17.20% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 105 104
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £244 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.38 - £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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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
985 1116 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.88% 40.43% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 601 415
Average daily rate £355 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Edinburgh -11 55 £328 -2.96% 26
Glasgow -20 37 £338 -10.00% 27
Fife - 9 £338 - 2
Renfrewshire - 8 £352 -
West Lothian - 6 £275 - 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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#.

1 178 (66.17%) .NET
2 116 (43.12%) SQL Server
3 114 (42.38%) ASP.NET
4 100 (37.17%) SQL
5 92 (34.20%) HTML
6 86 (31.97%) CSS
7 78 (29.00%) MVC
8 76 (28.25%) JavaScript
9 61 (22.68%) Java
10 59 (21.93%) Finance
11 58 (21.56%) Microsoft
12 56 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (20.45%) Windows
14 48 (17.84%) XML
15 45 (16.73%) .NET Framework
16 43 (15.99%) Visual Studio
17 42 (15.61%) jQuery
18 38 (14.13%) OO
19 37 (13.75%) SharePoint
20 34 (12.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 34 (12.64%) Software Engineering
21 33 (12.27%) WPF
22 32 (11.90%) Linux
22 32 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
23 31 (11.52%) HTML5
24 26 (9.67%) CSS3
24 26 (9.67%) C++
25 25 (9.29%) WCF
25 25 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 25 (9.29%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (13.75%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (3.35%) CMS
4 9 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.97%) IIS
5 8 (2.97%) Apache
6 7 (2.60%) MS Project Server
6 7 (2.60%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.23%) Node.js
8 5 (1.86%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.37%) ArcSDE
11 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.60%) InfoPath
3 6 (2.23%) MS Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS Office
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.97%) Loan IQ
2 5 (1.86%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.12%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (0.74%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) SSL
2 2 (0.74%) CTI
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (43.12%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.86%) DB2
8 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.12%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.12%) KDB
10 3 (1.12%) QlikView
11 2 (0.74%) OLAP
11 2 (0.74%) MS Access
11 2 (0.74%) OLTP
11 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (15.99%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.35%) MSI
4 8 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.86%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (1.86%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (1.86%) NUnit
6 4 (1.49%) Subversion
6 4 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.12%) Grunt
7 3 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.12%) Bower
7 3 (1.12%) JIRA
7 3 (1.12%) Fiddler
7 3 (1.12%) PVCS
7 3 (1.12%) Toad
8 2 (0.74%) CruiseControl
General
1 59 (21.93%) Finance
2 20 (7.43%) Banking
3 9 (3.35%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.97%) Military
5 7 (2.60%) Front Office
6 5 (1.86%) Retail
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
7 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 204 (75.84%) Developer
2 69 (25.65%) .NET Developer
3 47 (17.47%) C# Developer
4 25 (9.29%) Software Engineer
5 23 (8.55%) Software Developer
6 21 (7.81%) SharePoint Developer
7 18 (6.69%) Web Developer
8 16 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.20%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.83%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (3.35%) Applications Developer
13 8 (2.97%) SQL Developer
14 7 (2.60%) Integration Engineer
15 6 (2.23%) Software Development Engineer
15 6 (2.23%) Senior C# Developer
15 6 (2.23%) Systems Integration Engineer
15 6 (2.23%) Java Software Engineer
15 6 (2.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (66.17%) .NET
2 114 (42.38%) ASP.NET
3 92 (34.20%) HTML
4 86 (31.97%) CSS
5 48 (17.84%) XML
6 45 (16.73%) .NET Framework
7 42 (15.61%) jQuery
8 33 (12.27%) WPF
9 32 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (11.52%) HTML5
11 26 (9.67%) CSS3
12 25 (9.29%) AngularJS
12 25 (9.29%) WCF
13 19 (7.06%) WinForms
14 18 (6.69%) Entity Framework
15 14 (5.20%) Ajax
16 13 (4.83%) Web Services
17 12 (4.46%) RESTful
18 10 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 9 (3.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.72%) Derivative
3 7 (2.60%) Fixed Income
3 7 (2.60%) Equities
4 6 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.86%) User Experience
6 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (1.49%) DTCC
7 3 (1.12%) SCADA
7 3 (1.12%) Statistics
7 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.74%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.74%) Mechatronics
8 2 (0.74%) Replication
8 2 (0.74%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.45%) Windows
2 32 (11.90%) Linux
3 19 (7.06%) UNIX
4 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.00%) MVC
2 56 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (14.13%) OO
4 34 (12.64%) Software Engineering
5 24 (8.92%) TDD
6 21 (7.81%) Scrum
6 21 (7.81%) Unit Testing
7 19 (7.06%) Web Development
8 18 (6.69%) SDLC
9 15 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (4.46%) UML
10 12 (4.46%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.46%) Content Management
11 11 (4.09%) OOP
12 10 (3.72%) OOD
12 10 (3.72%) Change Management
13 9 (3.35%) Project Management
13 9 (3.35%) Performance Management
14 8 (2.97%) MVVM
15 7 (2.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (37.17%) SQL
2 76 (28.25%) JavaScript
3 61 (22.68%) Java
4 26 (9.67%) C++
5 17 (6.32%) Perl
6 12 (4.46%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.46%) VB
7 11 (4.09%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.72%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.35%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.35%) VBScript
10 8 (2.97%) Ada
11 7 (2.60%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.60%) REXX
11 7 (2.60%) Tcl
11 7 (2.60%) XPath
12 6 (2.23%) VBA
12 6 (2.23%) Python
13 5 (1.86%) PHP
14 4 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.72%) Degree
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.12%) MCSD
5 3 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.37%) MCTS
6 1 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (2.60%) WMI
2 1 (0.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 58 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.55%) Oracle
3 14 (5.20%) Sybase
4 8 (2.97%) HP
5 7 (2.60%) Telerik
6 6 (2.23%) VMware
7 3 (1.12%) Tableau
7 3 (1.12%) Google
7 3 (1.12%) Cognos
7 3 (1.12%) Actuate
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.74%) Perforce
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.74%) Twitter
9 1 (0.37%) Talend
9 1 (0.37%) ESRI
9 1 (0.37%) Lotus
9 1 (0.37%) SAP
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) Misys
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