The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 11 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.67% 2.44% 23.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 5.88% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Programming Languages Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 53.33% 41.46% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 3
Average daily rate £390 £424 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% -10.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stirling region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

C#
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Development Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft