Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 July 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#
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 34 35
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1 -12
Contract jobs citing C# 318 279 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.56% 5.06% 4.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.75% 14.70% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 172 190
Scotland median daily rate £369 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -5.80% -
10th Percentile £305 £260 £260
90th Percentile £457 £456 £450
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.77% +9.97%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £39.13
% change year-on-year +9.68% -0.96% +8.68%

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1792 1898 1940
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.60% 34.43% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1067 1051
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £500 £476 £475
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 36
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +30.08% +7.89%
10th Percentile £14.39 £32.35 £15.88
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.70 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.67% +7.14% +2.94%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Scotland

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Scotland

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Scotland

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Scotland

C#
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 147 £350 +7.69% 23
Edinburgh +32 118 £375 - 39
Renfrewshire +34 30 £350 +12.90% 2
Aberdeen - 11 £369 - 1
Dundee -4 4 £225 -7.22% 1
Fife -8 2 £423 +30.00%
West Lothian - 2 £343 - 1
East Ayrshire - 1 £350 -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for C#.

1 244 (76.73%) .NET
2 124 (38.99%) MVC
3 118 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (34.59%) ASP.NET
5 101 (31.76%) JavaScript
6 93 (29.25%) HTML
6 93 (29.25%) AngularJS
7 89 (27.99%) SQL Server
8 87 (27.36%) CSS
9 84 (26.42%) Microsoft
10 77 (24.21%) SQL
11 72 (22.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 68 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 65 (20.44%) Git (software)
14 63 (19.81%) Windows
15 61 (19.18%) Finance
16 55 (17.30%) Web Services
16 55 (17.30%) .NET Framework
16 55 (17.30%) PowerShell
17 53 (16.67%) Web Development
18 51 (16.04%) XAML
19 50 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 46 (14.47%) Entity Framework
21 44 (13.84%) Java
22 42 (13.21%) jQuery
23 40 (12.58%) IIS
24 38 (11.95%) OO
24 38 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
25 35 (11.01%) HTML5
25 35 (11.01%) Windows Server

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 40 (12.58%) IIS
2 19 (5.97%) CMS
2 19 (5.97%) EPiServer
2 19 (5.97%) Umbraco
3 18 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.89%) Confluence
6 4 (1.26%) Apache
6 4 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.94%) Drupal
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.63%) SAS
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.52%) PaaS
3 3 (0.94%) IaaS
3 3 (0.94%) SaaS
4 2 (0.63%) GitHub
4 2 (0.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) Yammer
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.83%) Firewall
2 8 (2.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (27.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.83%) RDBMS
3 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.26%) MS Access
7 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.94%) DB2
8 3 (0.94%) MySQL
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.94%) Redis
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.63%) KDB
9 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (22.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (20.44%) Git (software)
3 34 (10.69%) Visual Studio
4 16 (5.03%) gulp
4 16 (5.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (4.40%) Moq
6 12 (3.77%) SpecFlow
7 11 (3.46%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.14%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Blend
9 9 (2.83%) Selenium
10 8 (2.52%) JIRA
11 6 (1.89%) Appium
11 6 (1.89%) Calabash
11 6 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.89%) JBehave
11 6 (1.89%) JMeter
11 6 (1.89%) JUnit
11 6 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 61 (19.18%) Finance
2 14 (4.40%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.20%) Back Office
4 6 (1.89%) Banking
5 3 (0.94%) Games
5 3 (0.94%) Publishing
5 3 (0.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (68.55%) Developer
2 100 (31.45%) .NET Developer
3 76 (23.90%) C# Developer
4 49 (15.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (8.18%) Angular Developer
5 26 (8.18%) PowerShell Engineer
6 24 (7.55%) Automation Engineer
6 24 (7.55%) Web Developer
7 22 (6.92%) WPF Developer
8 21 (6.60%) Architect
8 21 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (5.97%) SQL Developer
11 16 (5.03%) C# WPF Developer
12 15 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 13 (4.09%) .NET Web Developer
13 13 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (4.09%) SharePoint Developer
14 11 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (76.73%) .NET
2 110 (34.59%) ASP.NET
3 93 (29.25%) AngularJS
3 93 (29.25%) HTML
4 87 (27.36%) CSS
5 55 (17.30%) .NET Framework
5 55 (17.30%) Web Services
6 50 (15.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (14.47%) Entity Framework
8 42 (13.21%) jQuery
9 35 (11.01%) HTML5
10 32 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 28 (8.81%) WPF
12 26 (8.18%) CSS3
13 24 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (6.29%) LINQ
15 16 (5.03%) XSLT
16 15 (4.72%) React
16 15 (4.72%) RESTful
17 14 (4.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.77%) User Experience
3 11 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.20%) PKI
7 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.89%) Fintech
8 5 (1.57%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.94%) Equities
9 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.63%) Derivative
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.81%) Windows
2 35 (11.01%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (5.03%) Linux
5 12 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.14%) Android
7 8 (2.52%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.20%) Unix
9 6 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.26%) Solaris
11 1 (0.31%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (38.99%) MVC
2 118 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (16.67%) Web Development
4 38 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (11.95%) OO
5 34 (10.69%) TDD
6 31 (9.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 31 (9.75%) Test Automation
7 30 (9.43%) Scrum
8 28 (8.81%) Front End Development
9 26 (8.18%) MVVM
10 25 (7.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (7.23%) Open Source
12 22 (6.92%) OOP
13 18 (5.66%) Software Engineering
14 17 (5.35%) CRM
14 17 (5.35%) Migration
15 16 (5.03%) SDLC
16 14 (4.40%) Mobile Development
17 10 (3.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 101 (31.76%) JavaScript
2 77 (24.21%) SQL
3 55 (17.30%) PowerShell
4 51 (16.04%) XAML
5 44 (13.84%) Java
6 26 (8.18%) C++
7 19 (5.97%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.40%) Python
9 13 (4.09%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.46%) VBScript
11 9 (2.83%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.52%) PHP
12 8 (2.52%) Ruby
12 8 (2.52%) VB
13 6 (1.89%) Perl
14 5 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.57%) VB6
15 4 (1.26%) C
16 3 (0.94%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (7.86%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.83%) Degree
4 7 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.57%) MCTS
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.26%) ISEB
7 2 (0.63%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) SANS
8 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) Basel III
System Software
1 15 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (6.92%) Puppet
2 11 (3.46%) SCCM
3 6 (1.89%) Netcool
3 6 (1.89%) SCOM
4 4 (1.26%) WMI
5 3 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 84 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.86%) Oracle
3 13 (4.09%) Adobe
3 13 (4.09%) Xamarin
4 11 (3.46%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.20%) CyberArk
6 6 (1.89%) Perforce
6 6 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.26%) Twitter
8 3 (0.94%) Sybase
8 3 (0.94%) Symantec
9 2 (0.63%) Telerik
10 1 (0.31%) Avaya
10 1 (0.31%) Cincom
10 1 (0.31%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.31%) HP
10 1 (0.31%) IBM
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