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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +25 -5  
Contract jobs citing C# 179 137 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.23% 4.61% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.31% 13.77% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 81 95
Median daily rate £370 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.62% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £438 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.25% +0.66%  

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 840 995 957
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.32% 33.45% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 545 528
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 16
Median hourly rate £40.45 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.85% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £36.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.71 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +6 80 £365 +10.27% 16
Edinburgh +20 57 £375 -11.76% 39
Renfrewshire +35 30 £350 +12.90%
Aberdeen - 4 £369 -
Dundee - 2 - - 3
Fife -3 1 £320 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £375 - 3
East Ayrshire - 1 £350 -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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#.

1 237 (78.48%) .NET
2 123 (40.73%) MVC
3 113 (37.42%) ASP.NET
4 99 (32.78%) SQL Server
4 99 (32.78%) Microsoft
5 98 (32.45%) JavaScript
6 85 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (27.48%) HTML
8 70 (23.18%) SQL
8 70 (23.18%) AngularJS
9 69 (22.85%) CSS
10 65 (21.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 63 (20.86%) Windows
12 58 (19.21%) .NET Framework
13 57 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 56 (18.54%) Git (software)
15 53 (17.55%) Finance
16 50 (16.56%) XAML
16 50 (16.56%) PowerShell
17 46 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
17 46 (15.23%) Entity Framework
18 42 (13.91%) jQuery
18 42 (13.91%) IIS
18 42 (13.91%) Web Services
19 40 (13.25%) OO
20 39 (12.91%) Java
21 38 (12.58%) WPF
22 37 (12.25%) Windows Server
23 35 (11.59%) HTML5
24 34 (11.26%) Web Development

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 42 (13.91%) IIS
2 24 (7.95%) CMS
3 23 (7.62%) Umbraco
4 13 (4.30%) EPiServer
5 11 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (3.31%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.33%) SAS
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.32%) PaaS
3 4 (1.32%) SaaS
4 3 (0.99%) iTunes
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.65%) Firewall
2 7 (2.32%) Internet
3 4 (1.32%) Intranet
3 4 (1.32%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (32.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.66%) MS Access
6 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.66%) KDB
9 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.66%) MySQL
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 65 (21.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (18.54%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.60%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.98%) Maven
5 8 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (2.65%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.32%) gulp
6 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Blend
6 7 (2.32%) Moq
6 7 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.32%) Selenium
7 5 (1.66%) Subversion
8 4 (1.32%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.66%) MSTest
10 2 (0.66%) NUnit
11 1 (0.33%) YouTrack
General
1 53 (17.55%) Finance
2 9 (2.98%) Publishing
3 8 (2.65%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.32%) Back Office
5 5 (1.66%) Banking
6 4 (1.32%) Games
7 3 (0.99%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 191 (63.25%) Developer
2 90 (29.80%) .NET Developer
3 70 (23.18%) C# Developer
4 40 (13.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (8.61%) PowerShell Engineer
6 24 (7.95%) Automation Engineer
7 21 (6.95%) Web Developer
8 18 (5.96%) WPF Developer
9 17 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 17 (5.63%) SQL Developer
10 16 (5.30%) Angular Developer
11 15 (4.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.30%) Architect
13 12 (3.97%) Applications Developer
13 12 (3.97%) C# Web Developer
13 12 (3.97%) C# WPF Developer
14 11 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
14 11 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 11 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (78.48%) .NET
2 113 (37.42%) ASP.NET
3 83 (27.48%) HTML
4 70 (23.18%) AngularJS
5 69 (22.85%) CSS
6 58 (19.21%) .NET Framework
7 57 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (15.23%) Entity Framework
9 42 (13.91%) jQuery
9 42 (13.91%) Web Services
10 38 (12.58%) WPF
11 35 (11.59%) HTML5
12 30 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (6.29%) CSS3
14 17 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (4.64%) LINQ
15 14 (4.64%) WinForms
16 13 (4.30%) WCF
17 10 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (3.31%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.97%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.31%) User Experience
5 9 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.65%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.66%) Fintech
8 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.99%) iPad
9 3 (0.99%) iPhone
9 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.66%) Derivative
10 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.66%) Equities
10 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.86%) Windows
2 37 (12.25%) Windows Server
3 31 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (5.63%) Linux
5 14 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.97%) Android
7 9 (2.98%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.32%) Unix
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (40.73%) MVC
2 85 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (13.25%) OO
4 34 (11.26%) Web Development
5 31 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 30 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (7.95%) Open Source
9 23 (7.62%) TDD
10 22 (7.28%) MVVM
11 18 (5.96%) OOP
12 17 (5.63%) Scrum
13 16 (5.30%) CRM
13 16 (5.30%) Front End Development
13 16 (5.30%) Migration
14 12 (3.97%) Mobile Development
15 11 (3.64%) Configuration Management
16 10 (3.31%) Asset Management
16 10 (3.31%) Investment Management
16 10 (3.31%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 98 (32.45%) JavaScript
2 70 (23.18%) SQL
3 50 (16.56%) PowerShell
3 50 (16.56%) XAML
4 39 (12.91%) Java
5 18 (5.96%) C++
6 13 (4.30%) PL/SQL
6 13 (4.30%) Python
6 13 (4.30%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.30%) VBScript
7 12 (3.97%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.31%) VB
9 6 (1.99%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.66%) C
11 4 (1.32%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.32%) Perl
12 3 (0.99%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.99%) Ruby
12 3 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.98%) Degree
4 4 (1.32%) ISEB
5 3 (0.99%) CISSP
5 3 (0.99%) MCTS
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.66%) SANS
7 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.32%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (6.95%) Puppet
2 13 (4.30%) SCCM
3 9 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 99 (32.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.62%) Oracle
3 12 (3.97%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.31%) Adobe
4 10 (3.31%) Symantec
4 10 (3.31%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.32%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.32%) Twitter
7 2 (0.66%) Perforce
7 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.66%) Telerik
8 1 (0.33%) Avaya
8 1 (0.33%) Cincom
8 1 (0.33%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.33%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.33%) VMware
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