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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 76 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing C 11 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 1.32% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 3.88% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.56 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.88% -14.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
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
553 412 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.03% 33.97% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 226 144
Average daily rate £380 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
5 2 (10.53%) Replication
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE

C
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) GPRS
2 1 (5.26%) PSTN
2 1 (5.26%) PPP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Head of Operations
3 1 (5.26%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
3 1 (5.26%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) EMV
2 1 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V2
5 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded C++
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCTS
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Ektron
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) Teradata