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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 86 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing C 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.63% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 2.20% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £308 £365 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% -47.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £290 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £716
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +120.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
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
425 409 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.27% 28.52% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 229 312
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £48.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +95.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 9 (39.13%) Java
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) JBoss
5 4 (17.39%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) JMeter
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) VMware

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 (17.39%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) JMeter
1 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Instructor
3 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) FPGA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) CSS3
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) Java EE
3 2 (8.70%) JMS
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) ASIC
2 2 (8.70%) ASIC Verification
2 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.70%) Verilog
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) CyanogenMod
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
4 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
4 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) R
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) GIAC
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (8.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) HP
1 2 (8.70%) Infoblox
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
1 2 (8.70%) Xilinx
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft