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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 44 34
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10  
Contract jobs citing C# 76 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.19% 4.38% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.97% 14.08% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 43
Median daily rate £375 £355 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +2.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £197 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £37.50 £39.28
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.51%  

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 476 419 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.76% 31.11% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 226 226
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -12.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 91 (75.83%) .NET
2 55 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 52 (43.33%) MVC
4 47 (39.17%) AngularJS
5 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (37.50%) HTML
6 42 (35.00%) CSS
6 42 (35.00%) Finance
7 41 (34.17%) ASP.NET
7 41 (34.17%) SQL
8 38 (31.67%) SQL Server
9 35 (29.17%) .NET Framework
10 28 (23.33%) Entity Framework
11 27 (22.50%) Web Services
12 25 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (20.00%) jQuery
13 24 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
15 20 (16.67%) EPiServer
16 19 (15.83%) Web Development
16 19 (15.83%) Oracle
16 19 (15.83%) Java
16 19 (15.83%) Scrum
17 18 (15.00%) Migration
17 18 (15.00%) TDD
17 18 (15.00%) LINQ
17 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (14.17%) WPF
18 17 (14.17%) Git (software)

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 20 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 9 (7.50%) CMS
3 5 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.67%) Drupal
5 2 (1.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) IaaS
2 2 (1.67%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.67%) Redis
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) MS Access
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (14.17%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 13 (10.83%) gulp
4 13 (10.83%) Moq
4 13 (10.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.17%) Selenium
6 4 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.50%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.50%) Subversion
8 2 (1.67%) MSTest
8 2 (1.67%) NUnit
9 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 42 (35.00%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (71.67%) Developer
2 40 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 36 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 21 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.33%) Architect
6 11 (9.17%) Angular Developer
6 11 (9.17%) C# WPF Developer
6 11 (9.17%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.17%) WPF Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.17%) VB Developer
10 5 (4.17%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (75.83%) .NET
2 47 (39.17%) AngularJS
3 45 (37.50%) HTML
4 42 (35.00%) CSS
5 41 (34.17%) ASP.NET
6 35 (29.17%) .NET Framework
7 28 (23.33%) Entity Framework
8 27 (22.50%) Web Services
9 24 (20.00%) jQuery
10 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (15.00%) LINQ
11 17 (14.17%) WPF
12 16 (13.33%) XSLT
13 15 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (10.83%) Modernizr
15 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (8.33%) React
16 8 (6.67%) Ajax
17 7 (5.83%) Sass
17 7 (5.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Fintech
2 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) Equities
7 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.67%) Android
3 2 (1.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.33%) MVC
2 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (15.83%) Scrum
4 19 (15.83%) Web Development
5 18 (15.00%) Migration
5 18 (15.00%) TDD
6 14 (11.67%) MVVM
7 12 (10.00%) OO
7 12 (10.00%) SDLC
8 11 (9.17%) Front End Development
9 9 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.50%) Web Design
10 8 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.83%) CRM
12 6 (5.00%) Investment Management
13 5 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (3.33%) Microservices
14 4 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 41 (34.17%) SQL
3 19 (15.83%) Java
4 17 (14.17%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.17%) C++
6 7 (5.83%) VB
6 7 (5.83%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.17%) VB6
8 3 (2.50%) C
8 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.67%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.67%) PHP
9 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.67%) Python
9 2 (1.67%) R
9 2 (1.67%) Ruby
9 2 (1.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (5.00%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) MCTS
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.67%) Twitter
5 1 (0.83%) Avaya
5 1 (0.83%) Cincom
5 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Perforce
5 1 (0.83%) Telerik
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