The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 6 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing C# 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 13.89% - 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% - 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £363 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 15 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 52.78% 57.69% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Median daily rate £358 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.50% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Aberdeen

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Aberdeen

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Aberdeen

C#
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for C#.

1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland