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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 77 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing C 14 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.70% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.44% 2.53% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £325 £358 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -28.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £295 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £706
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +120.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.44%
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
407 396 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.18% 27.62% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 230 292
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 7 (31.82%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Xilinx
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) SCCM
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) Android

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 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Instructor
3 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) CSS3
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Android NDK
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) JSF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) ASIC
2 2 (9.09%) ASIC Verification
2 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (9.09%) Verilog
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) CyanogenMod
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) OOD
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Asynchronous Programming
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Android Development
4 1 (4.55%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) R
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) GIAC
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
1 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
1 2 (9.09%) VMware
1 2 (9.09%) Xilinx
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft