The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
UK / Scotland
Rank 18 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Contract jobs citing C# 144 96 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.22% 3.80% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.00% 11.14% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 51 113
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £24.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 - £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.73 - £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%

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
800 862 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.66% 34.10% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 480 581
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% +28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

C#
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +16 63 £350 -1.75% 28
Edinburgh +18 48 £363 -9.37% 35
Renfrewshire +20 15 £330 -1.49% 1
West Lothian -1 4 £320 -14.66% 3
Aberdeen - 3 £363 - 2
Dundee - 3 - - 5
Angus - 3 - - 1
Fife - 3 £320 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for C#.

1 218 (77.86%) .NET
2 110 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 105 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 94 (33.57%) MVC
5 93 (33.21%) JavaScript
6 84 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (27.14%) Microsoft
8 75 (26.79%) HTML
9 72 (25.71%) SQL
10 65 (23.21%) CSS
11 57 (20.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (19.29%) .NET Framework
13 50 (17.86%) AngularJS
14 49 (17.50%) Java
15 47 (16.79%) OO
16 46 (16.43%) Windows
16 46 (16.43%) jQuery
17 39 (13.93%) Finance
17 39 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
18 36 (12.86%) WPF
19 35 (12.50%) Entity Framework
20 33 (11.79%) Git (software)
20 33 (11.79%) Web Services
21 32 (11.43%) PowerShell
22 31 (11.07%) Visual Studio
23 30 (10.71%) HTML5
24 29 (10.36%) MS Excel
25 28 (10.00%) Web Development
25 28 (10.00%) Software Engineering
26 26 (9.29%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.79%) CMS
1 19 (6.79%) IIS
2 16 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 10 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.07%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.79%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.79%) iTunes
3 4 (1.43%) GitHub
4 3 (1.07%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.71%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.21%) Firewall
2 8 (2.86%) Internet
3 5 (1.79%) Intranet
4 4 (1.43%) HTTP
4 4 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.71%) MS Access
8 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.36%) Big Data
9 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (11.79%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.07%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.57%) Maven
5 9 (3.21%) Selenium
6 8 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.14%) Subversion
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.43%) JIRA
10 4 (1.43%) NUnit
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.43%) YouTrack
11 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Blend
11 3 (1.07%) Moq
11 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 39 (13.93%) Finance
2 8 (2.86%) Publishing
3 6 (2.14%) Back Office
3 6 (2.14%) Banking
4 4 (1.43%) Games
5 2 (0.71%) Advertising
5 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 186 (66.43%) Developer
2 83 (29.64%) .NET Developer
3 57 (20.36%) C# Developer
4 35 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 18 (6.43%) Web Developer
7 17 (6.07%) Software Developer
8 16 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.36%) Applications Developer
10 14 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.64%) C# Web Developer
12 12 (4.29%) WPF Developer
13 11 (3.93%) Analyst
13 11 (3.93%) Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
14 10 (3.57%) Java Engineer
14 10 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
15 9 (3.21%) BizTalk Developer
15 9 (3.21%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (77.86%) .NET
2 110 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 75 (26.79%) HTML
4 65 (23.21%) CSS
5 57 (20.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (19.29%) .NET Framework
7 50 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 46 (16.43%) jQuery
9 36 (12.86%) WPF
10 35 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 33 (11.79%) Web Services
12 30 (10.71%) HTML5
13 24 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (6.43%) CSS3
14 18 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (5.71%) WCF
16 15 (5.36%) RESTful
17 11 (3.93%) Middleware
17 11 (3.93%) WinForms
17 11 (3.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.29%) Algorithms
3 12 (4.29%) User Experience
4 9 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.79%) iPad
6 5 (1.79%) iPhone
7 4 (1.43%) Fintech
8 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.71%) VLE
9 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.36%) Replication
9 1 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.43%) Windows
2 20 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.00%) Linux
6 12 (4.29%) Android
7 9 (3.21%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) MVS
10 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (33.57%) MVC
2 84 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (16.79%) OO
4 28 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 28 (10.00%) Web Development
5 24 (8.57%) Scrum
6 22 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (7.86%) TDD
7 18 (6.43%) Configuration Management
8 14 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 14 (5.00%) MVVM
8 14 (5.00%) Open Source
9 13 (4.64%) Integration Testing
9 13 (4.64%) OOP
10 11 (3.93%) ETL
10 11 (3.93%) OOD
10 11 (3.93%) UML
11 10 (3.57%) Investment Management
11 10 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 93 (33.21%) JavaScript
2 72 (25.71%) SQL
3 49 (17.50%) Java
4 32 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 26 (9.29%) C++
6 23 (8.21%) XAML
7 22 (7.86%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.71%) VB
9 15 (5.36%) Python
10 14 (5.00%) VBScript
11 11 (3.93%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.21%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.21%) VBA
13 8 (2.86%) C
14 7 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.14%) Ruby
16 5 (1.79%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.79%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.79%) TypeScript
17 4 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (6.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.64%) Degree
4 3 (1.07%) CISSP
4 3 (1.07%) ISEB
4 3 (1.07%) MCAD
4 3 (1.07%) MCSD
4 3 (1.07%) MCTS
4 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.71%) SANS
6 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.50%) Docker
3 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (5.00%) SCCM
2 11 (3.93%) Puppet
3 10 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.36%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 76 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.71%) Oracle
3 11 (3.93%) Symantec
4 8 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.14%) Twitter
7 5 (1.79%) Adobe
8 4 (1.43%) ILOG
9 3 (1.07%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.07%) VMware
9 3 (1.07%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.71%) Perforce
10 2 (0.71%) Telerik
11 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.36%) HP
11 1 (0.36%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.36%) Sybase
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