The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 13 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing C 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.81% 17.50% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.24% 77.78% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £400 £550 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +50.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.94%
C
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 9 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 45.31% 22.50% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 23
Median daily rate £300 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £426 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

C
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Aberdeen region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for C.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (66.67%) HBase
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
3 4 (66.67%) Big Data
3 4 (66.67%) Kafka
4 2 (33.33%) Itk
4 2 (33.33%) CAD
4 2 (33.33%) PLM
4 2 (33.33%) Teamcenter
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) XPath
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML

C
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 4 (66.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (16.67%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) HBase
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Kafka
2 2 (33.33%) Itk
3 1 (16.67%) DHTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSL
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CAD
1 2 (33.33%) PLM
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Tcl
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) webMethods