The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 60 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing C 11 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.33% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 4.73% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Median daily rate £335 £278 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -41.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
380 423 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.62% 28.09% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 246 308
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 7 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for C.

1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) JBoss
2 10 (37.04%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (33.33%) Kanban
3 9 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (33.33%) User Stories
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 9 (33.33%) SOAP
3 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) XSLT
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) JMS
3 9 (33.33%) SOA
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Java EE
3 9 (33.33%) JIRA
4 8 (29.63%) Banking
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.11%) Core Data
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (37.04%) JBoss
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.41%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Data Lake
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
1 9 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer in Test
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Java EE
1 9 (33.33%) JMS
1 9 (33.33%) SOAP
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
1 9 (33.33%) XML
1 9 (33.33%) XSLT
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Core Data
2 3 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 9 (33.33%) Kanban
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) SOA
3 9 (33.33%) User Stories
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
1 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
1 10 (37.04%) Python
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.70%) HP