The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 61 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing C 7 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 1.88% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 3.23% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 13
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £305 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.18 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
337 527 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.05% 58.23% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 275 163
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
Scotland

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 18 April 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (50.00%) ISEB
3 11 (50.00%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Siebel
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) LoadRunner
5 8 (36.36%) Test Management
5 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 5 (22.73%) Ingres
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) C++
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
8 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
8 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (9.09%) Apache
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) HP
9 2 (9.09%) Subversion
9 2 (9.09%) Spring
9 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (4.55%) PowerShell

C
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Tester
2 9 (40.91%) Performance Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Test Management
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Siebel
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) VMware