The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 29 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.

C#
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 53 35
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Contract jobs citing C# 44 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.84% 2.52% 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.86% 8.80% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 47
Median daily rate £368 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.90% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £284 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £420
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 371 432 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.77% 28.65% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 261 252
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £49.62 £39.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -17.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Edinburgh

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Edinburgh

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for C#.

1 80 (80.81%) .NET
2 38 (38.38%) MVC
3 37 (37.37%) SQL Server
4 34 (34.34%) SQL
5 33 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (28.28%) JavaScript
8 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
9 24 (24.24%) WPF
10 22 (22.22%) Finance
11 21 (21.21%) HTML
11 21 (21.21%) CSS
12 19 (19.19%) .NET Framework
12 19 (19.19%) AngularJS
13 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (17.17%) Java
14 14 (14.14%) jQuery
15 13 (13.13%) Oracle
15 13 (13.13%) OO
16 12 (12.12%) Scrum
17 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
17 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (11.11%) MVVM
17 11 (11.11%) Entity Framework
18 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
18 10 (10.10%) Windows
18 10 (10.10%) VB
18 10 (10.10%) CMS
19 9 (9.09%) TDD
19 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering

C#
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 10 (10.10%) CMS
2 6 (6.06%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
1 2 (2.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) MS Access
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.08%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (5.05%) Selenium
4 5 (5.05%) Subversion
5 4 (4.04%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.03%) Maven
6 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.02%) MSTest
7 2 (2.02%) NUnit
8 1 (1.01%) Hudson
8 1 (1.01%) NuGet
8 1 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Electronics
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (69.70%) Developer
2 35 (35.35%) .NET Developer
3 30 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 16 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.07%) C# WPF Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) WPF Developer
7 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (80.81%) .NET
2 33 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 24 (24.24%) WPF
4 21 (21.21%) CSS
4 21 (21.21%) HTML
5 19 (19.19%) .NET Framework
5 19 (19.19%) AngularJS
6 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (14.14%) jQuery
8 11 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 7 (7.07%) WinForms
10 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (5.05%) CSS3
10 5 (5.05%) HTML5
10 5 (5.05%) LINQ
10 5 (5.05%) REST
10 5 (5.05%) WCF
11 4 (4.04%) Web Services
12 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.05%) Fintech
2 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.02%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.01%) EPoS
4 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) MVC
2 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.13%) OO
4 12 (12.12%) Scrum
5 11 (11.11%) MVVM
6 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.09%) TDD
7 8 (8.08%) Investment Management
7 8 (8.08%) Web Development
8 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.06%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.06%) CRM
9 6 (6.06%) SDLC
10 5 (5.05%) Change Control
10 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (5.05%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.05%) Migration
10 5 (5.05%) Secure Coding
10 5 (5.05%) System Testing
10 5 (5.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) SQL
2 28 (28.28%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.17%) Java
4 10 (10.10%) VB
5 9 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.05%) C
8 3 (3.03%) C++
8 3 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.03%) XAML
9 2 (2.02%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.02%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) VBScript
10 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.01%) R
10 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) VBA
10 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) ISEB
2 1 (1.01%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.03%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.02%) Twitter
5 2 (2.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.01%) Cincom
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) Perforce
6 1 (1.01%) Telerik
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago