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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 215 217 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.76% 8.71% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.65% 25.35% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 100 63
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£330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.20 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1094 856 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.49% 34.38% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 411 373
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 £250 £225
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 17 28 44
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Edinburgh +3 87 £334 +2.69% 30
Glasgow +4 74 £375 +7.14% 54
Aberdeen +1 16 £319 +6.25% 14
Renfrewshire -7 7 £328 -11.31%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £300 - 3
Dundee -4 2 - - 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 £388 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - - 4
Fife - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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#.

1 305 (77.61%) .NET
2 168 (42.75%) SQL Server
3 152 (38.68%) ASP.NET
4 127 (32.32%) JavaScript
5 125 (31.81%) Microsoft
6 105 (26.72%) HTML
7 104 (26.46%) SQL
8 94 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (20.36%) MVC
9 80 (20.36%) Windows
10 78 (19.85%) jQuery
11 77 (19.59%) CSS
12 74 (18.83%) .NET Framework
13 72 (18.32%) WPF
13 72 (18.32%) SharePoint
14 71 (18.07%) Finance
15 70 (17.81%) Visual Studio
16 60 (15.27%) XML
17 53 (13.49%) Java
18 50 (12.72%) WinForms
19 47 (11.96%) C++
19 47 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
20 46 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
21 45 (11.45%) Banking
22 44 (11.20%) Oracle
22 44 (11.20%) WCF
23 38 (9.67%) OO
24 35 (8.91%) Security Cleared
25 33 (8.40%) Unit Testing
26 32 (8.14%) TDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (18.32%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 21 (5.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (4.07%) CMS
5 9 (2.29%) MS Project Server
5 9 (2.29%) IIS
6 8 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.78%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.27%) SAS
9 4 (1.02%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.51%) Lync
10 2 (0.51%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.25%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.25%) Kentico
11 1 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.31%) InfoPath
2 13 (3.31%) MS Office
3 11 (2.80%) MS Project
4 5 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.76%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.07%) HTTP
2 11 (2.80%) Intranet
3 6 (1.53%) Internet
4 4 (1.02%) SAN
5 3 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.76%) DNS
6 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.51%) SSL
6 2 (0.51%) DHCP
6 2 (0.51%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) LDAP
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (42.75%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.05%) KDB
6 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.78%) IDOL
10 6 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.51%) MySQL
12 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.25%) SQLite
13 1 (0.25%) DB2
13 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 70 (17.81%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.05%) Subversion
4 11 (2.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (1.53%) Mercurial
5 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Blend
5 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.02%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.02%) NCrunch
6 4 (1.02%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.76%) NUnit
7 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.51%) JUnit
8 2 (0.51%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.51%) Selenium
8 2 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 71 (18.07%) Finance
2 45 (11.45%) Banking
3 22 (5.60%) Front Office
4 5 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.76%) Advertising
5 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Law
6 1 (0.25%) Legal
6 1 (0.25%) Back Office
6 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 328 (83.46%) Developer
2 118 (30.03%) .NET Developer
3 95 (24.17%) C# Developer
4 37 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (9.16%) WPF Developer
6 30 (7.63%) SharePoint Developer
7 28 (7.12%) C++ Developer
8 25 (6.36%) Senior Developer
9 21 (5.34%) Software Developer
10 20 (5.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (4.07%) Programmer
12 14 (3.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (3.31%) Analyst
14 9 (2.29%) Lead Developer
15 8 (2.04%) SQL Developer
15 8 (2.04%) Java Developer
15 8 (2.04%) C++ Programmer
15 8 (2.04%) Applications Support
15 8 (2.04%) Software Engineer
15 8 (2.04%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (77.61%) .NET
2 152 (38.68%) ASP.NET
3 105 (26.72%) HTML
4 78 (19.85%) jQuery
5 77 (19.59%) CSS
6 74 (18.83%) .NET Framework
7 72 (18.32%) WPF
8 60 (15.27%) XML
9 50 (12.72%) WinForms
10 46 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (11.20%) WCF
12 27 (6.87%) Web Services
13 21 (5.34%) HTML5
14 19 (4.83%) XSLT
15 17 (4.33%) LINQ
15 17 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (4.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 16 (4.07%) CSS3
17 15 (3.82%) JSP
18 14 (3.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (3.31%) Equities
3 10 (2.54%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.29%) Derivative
4 9 (2.29%) User Experience
5 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.27%) Animation
5 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.27%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.02%) Kindle
6 4 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.02%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.76%) iPhone
7 3 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.51%) Replication
8 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.36%) Windows
2 24 (6.11%) UNIX
3 11 (2.80%) Linux
4 10 (2.54%) Android
5 8 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.02%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (20.36%) MVC
3 38 (9.67%) OO
4 33 (8.40%) Unit Testing
5 32 (8.14%) TDD
6 29 (7.38%) Multithreading
7 25 (6.36%) CRM
8 24 (6.11%) MVVM
9 22 (5.60%) OOP
10 21 (5.34%) Scrum
11 16 (4.07%) Migration
12 13 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.31%) SOA
13 12 (3.05%) Automated Testing
14 11 (2.80%) Web Development
14 11 (2.80%) Web Application Development
15 10 (2.54%) Project Management
15 10 (2.54%) E-Commerce
15 10 (2.54%) Workflow
15 10 (2.54%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (32.32%) JavaScript
2 104 (26.46%) SQL
3 53 (13.49%) Java
4 47 (11.96%) C++
5 29 (7.38%) T-SQL
6 23 (5.85%) VBA
7 22 (5.60%) VB
8 14 (3.56%) Perl
9 13 (3.31%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.05%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.54%) Python
13 9 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.29%) XAML
14 7 (1.78%) VBScript
15 4 (1.02%) VB6
16 3 (0.76%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.76%) PHP
17 2 (0.51%) REXX
17 2 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 35 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.07%) Degree
4 14 (3.56%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (2.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.25%) MCPD
9 1 (0.25%) MCSD
9 1 (0.25%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.27%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) HL7
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.51%) WMI
3 1 (0.25%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 125 (31.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.20%) Oracle
3 16 (4.07%) HP
4 8 (2.04%) Sybase
5 7 (1.78%) Meridio
5 7 (1.78%) Adobe
6 4 (1.02%) Lotus
6 4 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.02%) Twitter
6 4 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.76%) Google
7 3 (0.76%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.51%) Reuters
8 2 (0.51%) IBM
8 2 (0.51%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.25%) Ektron
9 1 (0.25%) Nintex
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