The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

C# Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 88 72
Rank change year-on-year +37 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 22 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.21% 0.26% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 0.27% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 7
Median daily rate £375 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £295 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £371 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 954 1466 1391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.57% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 829 787
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £21.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured C# Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Edinburgh

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Edinburgh

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Edinburgh

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Edinburgh

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (81.58%) .NET
3 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (55.26%) MVC
5 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
6 13 (34.21%) WPF
7 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
7 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) HTML
10 8 (21.05%) Java
10 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 8 (21.05%) Entity Framework
11 7 (18.42%) Web Development
11 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
11 7 (18.42%) jQuery
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) Scrum
12 6 (15.79%) CSS
12 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (15.79%) MVVM
13 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (13.16%) Investment Management
13 5 (13.16%) SDLC
13 5 (13.16%) CMS
13 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
13 5 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (10.53%) TDD
14 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (13.16%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) WPF
3 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 8 (21.05%) Entity Framework
5 8 (21.05%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.42%) jQuery
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (15.79%) CSS
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (10.53%) HTML5
9 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
9 3 (7.89%) XML
10 2 (5.26%) ADO.NET
10 2 (5.26%) Node.js
10 2 (5.26%) React
10 2 (5.26%) REST
10 2 (5.26%) SOAP
10 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Fintech
2 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) MVC
3 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 7 (18.42%) Web Development
4 6 (15.79%) MVVM
5 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Investment Management
5 5 (13.16%) SDLC
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Content Management
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) OO
8 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.26%) Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Open Source
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Use Case
9 1 (2.63%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) XAML
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) Avaya
4 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.63%) Perforce
4 1 (2.63%) Telerik
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter