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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 55 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing C 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 1.30% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 3.01% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.13 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+253.98% -5.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
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
329 266 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.10% 43.25% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 135 184
Average daily rate £385 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+253.98% -56.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Informatica
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Siebel
5 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) AWK
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) 2G
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (15.38%) 4G
6 2 (15.38%) 3G
6 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage

C
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) 3G
1 2 (15.38%) 2G
1 2 (15.38%) 4G
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) C Developer
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) MFC
1 1 (7.69%) STL
1 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
1 1 (7.69%) DirectX
1 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Test Management
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) AWK
5 1 (7.69%) sed
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Informatica
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Siebel
4 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
4 2 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (7.69%) Coverity
5 1 (7.69%) Symbian
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
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