Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 20 42
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22 -20
Contract jobs citing C# 126 117 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.35% 6.56% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.20% 16.09% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 69
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £269 £273
90th Percentile £471 £478 £518
Scotland median daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.96% +0.95%
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year - -0.94% +28.19%

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 1,033 727 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.69% 40.75% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 464 500
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £52.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.96% +60.37% -18.94%
10th Percentile £20.53 £43.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.75 £52.17 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018, 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 89 (70.63%) .NET
2 66 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 63 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 56 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 51 (40.48%) MVC
6 49 (38.89%) SQL
7 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (28.57%) HTML
9 35 (27.78%) Finance
10 33 (26.19%) CSS
11 29 (23.02%) AngularJS
12 28 (22.22%) .NET Framework
13 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
15 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (15.08%) Java
16 19 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (13.49%) Entity Framework
17 17 (13.49%) PL/SQL
17 17 (13.49%) Scrum
18 16 (12.70%) C++
18 16 (12.70%) jQuery
18 16 (12.70%) Web Development
19 15 (11.90%) Test Automation
19 15 (11.90%) Oracle
19 15 (11.90%) XML
20 14 (11.11%) Web Services
20 14 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (10.32%) Software Engineering
21 13 (10.32%) SDLC

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 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.38%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.38%) nginx
5 2 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.97%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.38%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.14%) PaaS
3 4 (3.17%) IaaS
3 4 (3.17%) Office 365
4 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) CTI
1 2 (1.59%) Internet
1 2 (1.59%) WEP
2 1 (0.79%) ATM
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.35%) MySQL
4 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.17%) Redis
6 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) ArangoDB
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.73%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.35%) NUnit
5 4 (3.17%) JIRA
5 4 (3.17%) webpack
6 3 (2.38%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.38%) Gradle
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.59%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.59%) Redmine
7 2 (1.59%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.59%) Subversion
8 1 (0.79%) Protractor
8 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Automotive
3 1 (0.79%) Games
3 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (73.02%) Developer
2 48 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 27 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 16 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Angular Developer
8 8 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.35%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.76%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.97%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (70.63%) .NET
2 56 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 36 (28.57%) HTML
4 33 (26.19%) CSS
5 29 (23.02%) AngularJS
6 28 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 26 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (13.49%) Entity Framework
10 16 (12.70%) jQuery
11 15 (11.90%) XML
12 14 (11.11%) Web Services
13 13 (10.32%) React
14 12 (9.52%) SignalR
15 11 (8.73%) Node.js
15 11 (8.73%) RESTful
16 9 (7.14%) HTML5
17 8 (6.35%) .NET Core
17 8 (6.35%) JSON
18 7 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.97%) iPad
4 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.59%) Blog
6 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.59%) User Experience
6 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) Fintech
7 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Swaptions
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.52%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.48%) MVC
2 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (13.49%) Scrum
5 16 (12.70%) Web Development
6 15 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.32%) Front End Development
7 13 (10.32%) SDLC
7 13 (10.32%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.52%) TDD
9 8 (6.35%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.56%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.56%) CRM
10 7 (5.56%) DevOps
11 6 (4.76%) Kanban
11 6 (4.76%) OO
11 6 (4.76%) Use Case
12 5 (3.97%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.97%) OOD
12 5 (3.97%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 49 (38.89%) SQL
3 19 (15.08%) Java
4 17 (13.49%) PL/SQL
5 16 (12.70%) C++
6 11 (8.73%) TypeScript
7 10 (7.94%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.14%) PHP
8 9 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.35%) Groovy
9 8 (6.35%) Python
10 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.97%) Ruby
10 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.59%) ES6
12 2 (1.59%) XPath
13 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
1 4 (3.17%) MCSD
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.79%) ISEB
2 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Docker
2 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Ansible
2 5 (3.97%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.90%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.59%) Avaya
5 1 (0.79%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.79%) VMware