Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 33 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 156 126 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.26% 4.72% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.14% 12.46% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 88 79
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £323 £288 £265
90th Percentile £478 £622 £493
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £45.25 - £43.00
10th Percentile £44.13 - £41.95
90th Percentile £46.38 - £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 - £43.00

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 1,103 1,011 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.18% 37.88% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 604 480
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £286 £275
90th Percentile £550 £549 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £33.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.15% -23.26% +32.61%
10th Percentile £37.10 £13.79 £41.95
90th Percentile £45.55 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +23.36%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018, 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#.

1 117 (75.00%) .NET
2 92 (58.97%) SQL
3 70 (44.87%) SQL Server
4 67 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (39.74%) JavaScript
6 53 (33.97%) ASP.NET
7 50 (32.05%) Finance
8 46 (29.49%) MVC
9 42 (26.92%) AngularJS
10 40 (25.64%) HTML
11 37 (23.72%) .NET Framework
12 34 (21.79%) Microsoft
13 33 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (19.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (19.87%) Visual Studio
15 29 (18.59%) CSS
15 29 (18.59%) Java
16 27 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (16.67%) TypeScript
18 25 (16.03%) HTML5
19 24 (15.38%) Test Automation
20 20 (12.82%) Git (software)
21 19 (12.18%) TDD
21 19 (12.18%) React
21 19 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
22 18 (11.54%) NUnit
22 18 (11.54%) jQuery
22 18 (11.54%) PowerShell
22 18 (11.54%) XML
22 18 (11.54%) Scrum

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 15 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (3.85%) Confluence
4 5 (3.21%) Apache
5 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) Mendix
7 1 (0.64%) nginx
7 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.64%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.64%) Maya
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.64%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.26%) Office 365
2 15 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.85%) npm
5 3 (1.92%) Yarn
6 2 (1.28%) Heroku
6 2 (1.28%) NuGet
7 1 (0.64%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.64%) GitHub
7 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.64%) PaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) WEP
2 2 (1.28%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.28%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (44.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) RDBMS
2 14 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (3.85%) Flink
6 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 31 (19.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 31 (19.87%) Visual Studio
2 20 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.54%) NUnit
4 15 (9.62%) Selenium
5 9 (5.77%) JUnit
6 8 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.49%) FitNesse
7 7 (4.49%) Jasmine
7 7 (4.49%) JIRA
7 7 (4.49%) Maven
8 6 (3.85%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.56%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.56%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.56%) Subversion
10 3 (1.92%) Gradle
11 2 (1.28%) Eclipse RCP
11 2 (1.28%) Ranorex
General
1 50 (32.05%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Advertising
5 3 (1.92%) Front Office
5 3 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (72.44%) Developer
2 44 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 42 (26.92%) C# Developer
4 26 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (7.69%) Tester
7 11 (7.05%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.05%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (6.41%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.49%) WCF Developer
11 6 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) C# WCF Developer
11 6 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.21%) PL/SQL Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (75.00%) .NET
2 53 (33.97%) ASP.NET
3 42 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 40 (25.64%) HTML
5 37 (23.72%) .NET Framework
6 29 (18.59%) CSS
7 27 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (16.03%) HTML5
9 19 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (12.18%) React
10 18 (11.54%) jQuery
10 18 (11.54%) XML
11 17 (10.90%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (9.62%) Entity Framework
13 14 (8.97%) CSS3
14 10 (6.41%) WinForms
15 9 (5.77%) JSON
15 9 (5.77%) Kafka
15 9 (5.77%) WPF
16 8 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.85%) Fintech
3 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.92%) Equities
6 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Windows
2 7 (4.49%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.21%) Linux
4 4 (2.56%) Unix
4 4 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.28%) Android
5 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.49%) MVC
3 33 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 19 (12.18%) TDD
6 18 (11.54%) Scrum
7 15 (9.62%) SDLC
7 15 (9.62%) Web Development
8 14 (8.97%) API Development
8 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.33%) OO
10 11 (7.05%) DevOps
11 10 (6.41%) Mathematics
12 8 (5.13%) ERP
12 8 (5.13%) Front End Development
13 6 (3.85%) Migration
13 6 (3.85%) Project Management
13 6 (3.85%) Unit Testing
14 5 (3.21%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (3.21%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (58.97%) SQL
2 62 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.59%) Java
4 26 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 18 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 17 (10.90%) Python
7 15 (9.62%) PL/SQL
8 11 (7.05%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.77%) C++
10 8 (5.13%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.49%) PHP
12 3 (1.92%) ES6
12 3 (1.92%) Java 8
12 3 (1.92%) Ruby
12 3 (1.92%) VB
12 3 (1.92%) VBA
12 3 (1.92%) VBScript
13 2 (1.28%) Perl
13 2 (1.28%) R
13 2 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.28%) PhD
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) EMIR
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Docker
1 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Puppet
2 4 (2.56%) Packer
2 4 (2.56%) SCCM
2 4 (2.56%) Terraform
3 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.64%) Ansible
5 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle
3 8 (5.13%) Epicor
4 2 (1.28%) Twitter
4 2 (1.28%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe
5 1 (0.64%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.64%) CA
5 1 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.64%) Charles River
5 1 (0.64%) Google
5 1 (0.64%) Kony
5 1 (0.64%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.64%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.64%) Splunk
5 1 (0.64%) Sybase