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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing C 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.61% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.94% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%

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
364 465 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.13% 31.74% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 266 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017, 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 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) XSLT
3 4 (25.00%) JBoss
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) JMS
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Java EE
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (18.75%) Core Data
4 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) REST

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 4 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
1 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) iOS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Change Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Project Change Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) HR Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) Java EE
1 4 (25.00%) JMS
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) XSLT
2 3 (18.75%) Core Data
2 3 (18.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (25.00%) Kanban
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
2 4 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Records Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) R
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft