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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 190 218 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.93% 8.92% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.06% 25.80% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 98 54
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1114 845 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.64% 34.56% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 398 337
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £15.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 -5 95 £375 -11.76% 50
Edinburgh -4 64 £319 +12.83% 53
Aberdeen +14 13 £300 -4.00% 17
Dundee -2 1 £325 +22.64% 3
Falkirk - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 3
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 2
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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#.

1 310 (79.49%) .NET
2 152 (38.97%) SQL Server
3 146 (37.44%) ASP.NET
4 129 (33.08%) JavaScript
5 106 (27.18%) SQL
5 106 (27.18%) HTML
6 99 (25.38%) Microsoft
7 80 (20.51%) WPF
8 79 (20.26%) CSS
9 78 (20.00%) MVC
10 77 (19.74%) Windows
11 76 (19.49%) jQuery
12 71 (18.21%) Finance
13 64 (16.41%) Java
14 63 (16.15%) SharePoint
14 63 (16.15%) .NET Framework
15 53 (13.59%) Banking
16 52 (13.33%) OO
17 47 (12.05%) Visual Studio
18 46 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (11.28%) WCF
19 44 (11.28%) Web Services
20 43 (11.03%) XML
20 43 (11.03%) C++
21 41 (10.51%) Oracle
22 40 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
23 37 (9.49%) SQL Server 2008
24 36 (9.23%) Unit Testing
25 33 (8.46%) Multithreading
26 32 (8.21%) TDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 63 (16.15%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 23 (5.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (4.36%) IIS
5 14 (3.59%) CMS
6 12 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (2.05%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.79%) MS Project Server
9 5 (1.28%) NServiceBus
10 4 (1.03%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.77%) Lync
11 3 (0.77%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.51%) Apache
13 1 (0.26%) Node.js
13 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.10%) InfoPath
3 8 (2.05%) MS Office
4 7 (1.79%) MS Project
5 6 (1.54%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.28%) Office 365
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.59%) Intranet
2 7 (1.79%) HTTP
3 4 (1.03%) Internet
3 4 (1.03%) SAN
4 3 (0.77%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.51%) FTP
5 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.51%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.26%) ATM
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (38.97%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (4.87%) KDB
5 17 (4.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 15 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.51%) MySQL
13 2 (0.51%) IDOL
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (12.05%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.08%) Subversion
4 10 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Blend
6 5 (1.28%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.28%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.28%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.03%) NUnit
7 4 (1.03%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.03%) NCrunch
8 3 (0.77%) JIRA
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.51%) JUnit
9 2 (0.51%) NetAdvantage
9 2 (0.51%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 71 (18.21%) Finance
2 53 (13.59%) Banking
3 27 (6.92%) Front Office
4 9 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.26%) Law
6 1 (0.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.26%) Back Office
6 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.26%) Billing
6 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.26%) Retail
6 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 331 (84.87%) Developer
2 105 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 93 (23.85%) C# Developer
4 47 (12.05%) WPF Developer
5 38 (9.74%) SharePoint Developer
6 29 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (6.15%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.13%) C++ Developer
8 20 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (2.82%) Applications Developer
12 10 (2.56%) Analyst
12 10 (2.56%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.56%) CRM Developer
13 9 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 9 (2.31%) Programmer
13 9 (2.31%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.05%) Applications Support
15 7 (1.79%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (79.49%) .NET
2 146 (37.44%) ASP.NET
3 106 (27.18%) HTML
4 80 (20.51%) WPF
5 79 (20.26%) CSS
6 76 (19.49%) jQuery
7 63 (16.15%) .NET Framework
8 46 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (11.28%) WCF
9 44 (11.28%) Web Services
10 43 (11.03%) XML
11 31 (7.95%) WinForms
12 22 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 20 (5.13%) HTML5
14 19 (4.87%) XSLT
14 19 (4.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (3.85%) LINQ
16 14 (3.59%) JSP
16 14 (3.59%) CSS3
17 12 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (5.38%) Equities
3 13 (3.33%) Derivative
4 11 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.28%) Animation
8 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.03%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.03%) Kindle
9 3 (0.77%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.77%) Open Source
9 3 (0.77%) Replication
9 3 (0.77%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.51%) iPhone
10 2 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.26%) Health Informatics
11 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 77 (19.74%) Windows
2 23 (5.90%) UNIX
3 17 (4.36%) Linux
4 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.05%) Android
6 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.00%) MVC
2 52 (13.33%) OO
3 40 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (9.23%) Unit Testing
5 33 (8.46%) Multithreading
6 32 (8.21%) TDD
7 31 (7.95%) OOP
8 27 (6.92%) MVVM
9 26 (6.67%) CRM
10 20 (5.13%) Scrum
11 18 (4.62%) Workflow
12 15 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (3.85%) Migration
13 12 (3.08%) Software Engineering
13 12 (3.08%) Web Application Development
13 12 (3.08%) Web Development
14 11 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (2.82%) Automated Testing
14 11 (2.82%) SOA
15 10 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 129 (33.08%) JavaScript
2 106 (27.18%) SQL
3 64 (16.41%) Java
4 43 (11.03%) C++
5 28 (7.18%) T-SQL
6 26 (6.67%) VB
7 23 (5.90%) Perl
8 18 (4.62%) Python
9 14 (3.59%) XAML
10 13 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.08%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.56%) VBA
12 10 (2.56%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.54%) VB6
14 4 (1.03%) PHP
14 4 (1.03%) VBScript
15 2 (0.51%) C
15 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.38%) Degree
4 14 (3.59%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.51%) MCSD
9 2 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) MCPD
10 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.77%) Control-M
3 2 (0.51%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 99 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.51%) Oracle
3 13 (3.33%) HP
4 11 (2.82%) Sybase
5 10 (2.56%) Adobe
6 5 (1.28%) Twitter
6 5 (1.28%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.03%) Reuters
7 4 (1.03%) Lotus
7 4 (1.03%) VMware
7 4 (1.03%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.77%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.77%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.77%) Google
9 2 (0.51%) IBM
9 2 (0.51%) SAP
9 2 (0.51%) Meridio
9 2 (0.51%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.26%) Nintex
10 1 (0.26%) DevExpress
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
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Glasgow
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
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Aberdeenshire
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day + doe
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Aberdeen
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day + doe
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Edinburgh
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
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Rate: £301 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Aberdeen
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
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Rate: £250.00 - £330.00 per day
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Aberdeen
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Glasgow
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Rate: competitive
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Aberdeen
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Rate: £300 per day + doe
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Aberdeen
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Rate: £275 - £350 per day + dependant on experience
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Glasgow
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Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
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Glasgow
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Aberdeen
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Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
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Aberdeen
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