The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 67 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing C 2 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.99% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 1.97% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £331 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £11.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
316 356 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.99% 50.42% 61.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 216 274
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £12.18
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 - £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £35.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

C
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Glasgow region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Glasgow region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

C
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared