The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 81 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing C 12 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 1.74% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £413 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.25 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% +2.85%
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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
455 461 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.06% 33.92% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 275 184
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

C
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 10 (32.26%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) REST
5 5 (16.13%) AWK
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Banking
5 5 (16.13%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.13%) MySQL
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle
5 5 (16.13%) Apache
5 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
5 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
5 5 (16.13%) Finance
5 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
6 4 (12.90%) Electronics
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
6 4 (12.90%) Retail
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 3 (9.68%) Product Management
7 3 (9.68%) Memory Management
7 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) C#

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) GPRS
2 1 (3.23%) GSM
2 1 (3.23%) RS-232
2 1 (3.23%) RS-485
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Log4j
2 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Appium
3 1 (3.23%) ERwin
3 1 (3.23%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.23%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Algorithm Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Support
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) PMO Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Assurance Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Programme Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) REST
2 5 (16.13%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.45%) Java EE
3 2 (6.45%) JSF
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) Android NDK
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) ASIC
2 2 (6.45%) ASIC Verification
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.45%) Verilog
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) Mechatronics
3 1 (3.23%) Neural Network
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
1 7 (22.58%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Memory Management
3 3 (9.68%) Product Management
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.45%) SOA
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) AWK
3 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
3 5 (16.13%) MATLAB
4 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
5 3 (9.68%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) sed
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) GIAC
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Cygwin
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) Wind River
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