Period
to 19 February 2019

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 6 months to 19 February 2019 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 37 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +16
Contract jobs citing C# 156 134 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.02% 4.49% 6.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.35% 12.73% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 95 73
Edinburgh median daily rate £385 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £266
90th Percentile £475 £465 £474
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year - +9.49% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £60.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +44.58% +2.77%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 954 1,053 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.79% 35.31% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 665 467
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £569 £500
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.25 £21.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.95% -59.62% +60.37%
10th Percentile £35.00 £16.18 £23.60
90th Percentile £44.80 £36.50 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £20.61 £43.50
% change year-on-year +106.26% -52.63% +16.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for C#.

1 104 (66.67%) .NET
2 84 (53.85%) SQL
3 66 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (30.13%) JavaScript
6 41 (26.28%) ASP.NET
6 41 (26.28%) MVC
7 37 (23.72%) Finance
8 33 (21.15%) HTML
9 29 (18.59%) Visual Studio
9 29 (18.59%) AngularJS
10 26 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (15.38%) CSS
11 24 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 23 (14.74%) Banking
13 22 (14.10%) Software Engineering
13 22 (14.10%) Java
14 21 (13.46%) Crystal Reports
14 21 (13.46%) Epicor
14 21 (13.46%) ERP
14 21 (13.46%) Manufacturing
14 21 (13.46%) Git (software)
14 21 (13.46%) Test Automation
14 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (12.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (10.90%) HTML5
16 17 (10.90%) jQuery
17 16 (10.26%) TDD
17 16 (10.26%) Oracle
18 15 (9.62%) Microsoft

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 6 (3.85%) NServiceBus
2 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.56%) Confluence
4 3 (1.92%) CMS
5 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) Office 365
3 4 (2.56%) NuGet
4 3 (1.92%) PaaS
5 2 (1.28%) npm
5 2 (1.28%) Yarn
6 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.64%) GitHub
6 1 (0.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) DMZ
2 1 (0.64%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (13.46%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.21%) Big Data
5 5 (3.21%) GIS
6 4 (2.56%) Flink
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.92%) Power BI
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (18.59%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.41%) Selenium
4 9 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.21%) JIRA
5 5 (3.21%) JMeter
5 5 (3.21%) NetBeans
5 5 (3.21%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.21%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.56%) NUnit
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.92%) JUnit
7 3 (1.92%) Protractor
7 3 (1.92%) Subversion
8 2 (1.28%) Maven
8 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.28%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (23.72%) Finance
2 23 (14.74%) Banking
3 21 (13.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.28%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Front Office
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
5 2 (1.28%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (75.00%) Developer
2 54 (34.62%) C# Developer
3 35 (22.44%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.97%) Software Engineer
5 13 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 11 (7.05%) Software Developer
8 9 (5.77%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Architect
10 6 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (3.85%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (66.67%) .NET
2 41 (26.28%) ASP.NET
3 33 (21.15%) HTML
4 29 (18.59%) AngularJS
5 24 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 24 (15.38%) CSS
6 19 (12.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (10.90%) HTML5
7 17 (10.90%) jQuery
8 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (8.97%) Entity Framework
10 13 (8.33%) React
11 12 (7.69%) JSON
12 11 (7.05%) RESTful
12 11 (7.05%) WPF
13 9 (5.77%) CSS3
13 9 (5.77%) SOAP
13 9 (5.77%) Web Services
14 8 (5.13%) WinForms
15 5 (3.21%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.85%) Fintech
4 5 (3.21%) Robotics
5 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.28%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) Equities
6 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (1.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.28%) Android
3 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.28%) Unix
3 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.97%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.28%) MVC
3 22 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 21 (13.46%) ERP
4 21 (13.46%) Test Automation
5 16 (10.26%) TDD
6 14 (8.97%) Scrum
6 14 (8.97%) Web Development
7 12 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.41%) BDD
8 10 (6.41%) Mathematics
8 10 (6.41%) SDLC
9 9 (5.77%) OO
9 9 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (5.77%) Software Testing
10 7 (4.49%) API Development
11 6 (3.85%) DevOps
11 6 (3.85%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.85%) OOP
12 5 (3.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 84 (53.85%) SQL
2 47 (30.13%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.10%) Java
4 11 (7.05%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.77%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.13%) C++
6 8 (5.13%) Python
7 6 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.85%) VB
8 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.21%) VBA
9 4 (2.56%) Delphi
10 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.28%) C
11 2 (1.28%) ES6
11 2 (1.28%) Java 8
11 2 (1.28%) R
12 1 (0.64%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) Ruby
12 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.41%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.28%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.28%) PhD
5 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) PMO
3 1 (0.64%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Ansible
1 4 (2.56%) Terraform
2 2 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Epicor
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle
3 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.28%) CA
5 2 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.28%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.64%) RedGate
6 1 (0.64%) Sybase