The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 / Fife
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 2 10
Contract jobs citing C# 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 26.32% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 50.00% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Fife with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7 10 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 63.64% 52.63% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £179 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.14% -5.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -58.33%  
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 Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Fife

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Fife

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 Fife region with a requirement for C#.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Component Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Component Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft