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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing C 7 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 1.00% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 3.10% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £360 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.90 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +19.71%

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
355 451 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.56% 32.35% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 263 280
Median daily rate £375 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 22 January 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 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) SOAP
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) XSLT
2 7 (30.43%) JBoss
2 7 (30.43%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) JMS
2 7 (30.43%) SOA
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
2 7 (30.43%) Java EE
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (30.43%) Kanban
2 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (30.43%) User Stories
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) 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 7 (30.43%) JBoss
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Data Lake
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
1 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer in Test
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Java EE
1 7 (30.43%) JMS
1 7 (30.43%) SOAP
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
1 7 (30.43%) XML
1 7 (30.43%) XSLT
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Core Data
2 3 (13.04%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
2 7 (30.43%) Kanban
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
2 7 (30.43%) SOA
2 7 (30.43%) User Stories
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
4 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Records Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
1 7 (30.43%) Python
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Cloudera