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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 61 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing C 16 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.54% 1.01% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 3.84% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 4
Median daily rate £335 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +15.55%
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
384 443 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.07% 26.20% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 264 252
Median daily rate £368 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.12% -27.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) JBoss
3 12 (46.15%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) Kanban
4 10 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 10 (38.46%) User Stories
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
4 10 (38.46%) Defect Management
4 10 (38.46%) Oracle
4 10 (38.46%) SOAP
4 10 (38.46%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) XML
4 10 (38.46%) XSLT
4 10 (38.46%) JMS
4 10 (38.46%) SOA
4 10 (38.46%) Java EE
4 10 (38.46%) JIRA
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting

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 12 (46.15%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Data Lake
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) JIRA
1 10 (38.46%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
2 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Developer in Test
2 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SAS Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Android Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Android Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Java EE
1 10 (38.46%) JMS
1 10 (38.46%) SOAP
1 10 (38.46%) Web Services
1 10 (38.46%) XML
1 10 (38.46%) XSLT
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Core Data
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) CyanogenMod
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (38.46%) Defect Management
3 10 (38.46%) Kanban
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) SOA
3 10 (38.46%) User Stories
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) Python
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Infoblox
2 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
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