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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 40 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 140 138 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.69% 4.63% 7.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.00% 14.57% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 94 117
Average daily rate £338 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
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
1000 947 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.50% 31.77% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 522 588
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 65 £331 -11.73% 43
Edinburgh -11 46 £425 +21.42% 22
Renfrewshire -22 18 £310 -24.47% 1
Fife +3 3 - -
Falkirk - 1 £315 -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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#.

1 195 (74.14%) .NET
2 121 (46.01%) SQL Server
3 102 (38.78%) SQL
4 92 (34.98%) ASP.NET
5 91 (34.60%) JavaScript
6 83 (31.56%) Microsoft
7 74 (28.14%) HTML
8 72 (27.38%) MVC
9 69 (26.24%) CSS
10 68 (25.86%) Windows
11 65 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (22.81%) .NET Framework
13 55 (20.91%) Finance
14 53 (20.15%) PowerShell
15 46 (17.49%) Visual Studio
16 45 (17.11%) Entity Framework
17 43 (16.35%) Windows Server
18 40 (15.21%) Security Cleared
18 40 (15.21%) Java
19 38 (14.45%) XML
20 35 (13.31%) Oracle
21 33 (12.55%) jQuery
22 32 (12.17%) VB
22 32 (12.17%) SharePoint
23 31 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
23 31 (11.79%) HTML5
24 30 (11.41%) MS Excel
24 30 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 28 (10.65%) SC Cleared
25 28 (10.65%) Windows Server 2003

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (12.17%) SharePoint
2 27 (10.27%) IIS
3 14 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.18%) NServiceBus
5 9 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (3.04%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.04%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.14%) CMS
8 3 (1.14%) Node.js
8 3 (1.14%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.38%) Drupal
10 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (2.66%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.80%) Office 365
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) SSL
2 8 (3.04%) DNS
2 8 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.90%) HTTP
3 5 (1.90%) Network Security
4 4 (1.52%) Internet
5 3 (1.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.38%) RS-232
6 1 (0.38%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (46.01%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.18%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) Big Data
8 2 (0.76%) GIS
8 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (17.49%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.32%) MSI
4 13 (4.94%) HP UFT
5 10 (3.80%) Selenium
6 9 (3.42%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.04%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.28%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.52%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.52%) NUnit
11 3 (1.14%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.14%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.76%) git-flow
12 2 (0.76%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.76%) Moq
General
1 55 (20.91%) Finance
2 14 (5.32%) Banking
3 5 (1.90%) Electronics
3 5 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.14%) Automotive
4 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.76%) Front Office
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
5 2 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (54.75%) Developer
2 68 (25.86%) .NET Developer
3 47 (17.87%) C# Developer
4 29 (11.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (6.84%) SQL Developer
6 14 (5.32%) Software Engineer
7 13 (4.94%) Architect
8 12 (4.56%) Analyst
8 12 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (4.18%) Software Developer
9 11 (4.18%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.18%) Web Developer
10 10 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (3.80%) SharePoint Engineer
11 9 (3.42%) BizTalk Developer
11 9 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Development Engineer
11 9 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Software Development Engineer
11 9 (3.42%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (74.14%) .NET
2 92 (34.98%) ASP.NET
3 74 (28.14%) HTML
4 69 (26.24%) CSS
5 60 (22.81%) .NET Framework
6 45 (17.11%) Entity Framework
7 38 (14.45%) XML
8 33 (12.55%) jQuery
9 31 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (11.79%) HTML5
10 26 (9.89%) AngularJS
11 25 (9.51%) Web Services
12 21 (7.98%) CSS3
13 19 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (7.22%) WPF
14 17 (6.46%) WinForms
15 15 (5.70%) WCF
16 14 (5.32%) XSD
17 13 (4.94%) Middleware
18 11 (4.18%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.08%) Computer Science
1 16 (6.08%) User Experience
2 14 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.90%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.52%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.52%) Oculus Rift
5 4 (1.52%) Replication
6 3 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.76%) Derivative
7 2 (0.76%) Equities
7 2 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.76%) iPad
7 2 (0.76%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.86%) Windows
2 43 (16.35%) Windows Server
3 28 (10.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.56%) Linux
6 12 (4.56%) Unix
7 9 (3.42%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.04%) Android
9 5 (1.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.76%) Solaris
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.38%) MVC
2 65 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.27%) Migration
3 27 (10.27%) Web Development
4 26 (9.89%) OO
5 20 (7.60%) TDD
6 19 (7.22%) Configuration Management
6 19 (7.22%) CRM
6 19 (7.22%) Scrum
7 18 (6.84%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.32%) Workflow
9 13 (4.94%) ETL
9 13 (4.94%) Test Scripting
10 12 (4.56%) ERP
10 12 (4.56%) Test Automation
11 10 (3.80%) Asset Management
11 10 (3.80%) Change Management
11 10 (3.80%) Performance Management
11 10 (3.80%) Project Management
12 9 (3.42%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (38.78%) SQL
2 91 (34.60%) JavaScript
3 53 (20.15%) PowerShell
4 40 (15.21%) Java
5 32 (12.17%) VB
6 23 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 23 (8.75%) VB.NET
7 21 (7.98%) VBScript
8 15 (5.70%) C++
9 14 (5.32%) C
10 11 (4.18%) VB6
11 8 (3.04%) Python
12 7 (2.66%) PHP
13 6 (2.28%) COBOL
13 6 (2.28%) PL/1
14 4 (1.52%) Perl
14 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.52%) VBA
15 3 (1.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.65%) SC Cleared
3 25 (9.51%) Degree
4 19 (7.22%) ISTQB
5 15 (5.70%) ISEB
6 14 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.94%) MCSE
8 11 (4.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (3.04%) BC Cleared
10 6 (2.28%) MCSD
11 5 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.14%) CCNA
12 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.38%) CISSP
14 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.38%) MCP
14 1 (0.38%) MCTS
14 1 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.52%) QA
3 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (3.80%) SCCM
2 6 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.28%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.52%) vRealize
4 3 (1.14%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.76%) Puppet
5 2 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 83 (31.56%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.31%) Oracle
3 21 (7.98%) HP
4 15 (5.70%) VMware
5 7 (2.66%) Nintex
6 5 (1.90%) Ab Initio
6 5 (1.90%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.52%) IBM
8 3 (1.14%) Sybase
8 3 (1.14%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.76%) Charles River
9 2 (0.76%) Infoblox
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.38%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.38%) SAP
10 1 (0.38%) Splunk
10 1 (0.38%) Twitter
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