The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 85 81 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing C 36 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 1.92% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 6.25% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 12
Median daily rate £335 £339 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £211 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £498 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £61.77 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.94%
C
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
843 880 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.77% 30.73% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 505 653
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

C
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 11 £335 +20.72% 11
Glasgow +6 10 £378 +7.85% 3
Aberdeen -9 5 £400 -27.27% 3
Renfrewshire -2 4 £280 -12.50%
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for C.

1 25 (32.89%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) C++
3 20 (26.32%) SQL
3 20 (26.32%) Python
4 17 (22.37%) Oracle
5 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.11%) Windows
8 12 (15.79%) Defect Management
9 11 (14.47%) Web Services
9 11 (14.47%) XML
9 11 (14.47%) Perl
9 11 (14.47%) Project Management
9 11 (14.47%) Finance
9 11 (14.47%) JIRA
10 10 (13.16%) Banking
10 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.16%) XSLT
10 10 (13.16%) JBoss
10 10 (13.16%) SOA
11 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.84%) JMS
11 9 (11.84%) Unix
11 9 (11.84%) SOAP
11 9 (11.84%) Scrum
11 9 (11.84%) Kanban
11 9 (11.84%) Java EE
11 9 (11.84%) SoapUI

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (13.16%) JBoss
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) CICS
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) Intranet
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) HBase
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.63%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) JIRA
2 9 (11.84%) SoapUI
3 6 (7.89%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) JMeter
5 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Electronics
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Developer
2 10 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Developer in Test
4 7 (9.21%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Tester
6 5 (6.58%) Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Performance Tester
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Hadoop Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.95%) PMO Manager
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Embedded Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Web Services
1 11 (14.47%) XML
2 10 (13.16%) XSLT
3 9 (11.84%) Java EE
3 9 (11.84%) JMS
3 9 (11.84%) SOAP
4 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) HTML5
5 4 (5.26%) Kafka
6 3 (3.95%) .NET
6 3 (3.95%) Core Data
6 3 (3.95%) Regular Expression
6 3 (3.95%) REST
7 2 (2.63%) Itk
7 2 (2.63%) J2EE
8 1 (1.32%) DHTML
8 1 (1.32%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.32%) Middleware
8 1 (1.32%) RESTful
8 1 (1.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.32%) DataPower
5 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.32%) Economics
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.63%) AIX
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.32%) HPUX
6 1 (1.32%) MVS
6 1 (1.32%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.79%) Defect Management
3 11 (14.47%) Project Management
4 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (13.16%) SOA
5 9 (11.84%) Kanban
5 9 (11.84%) Scrum
5 9 (11.84%) User Stories
6 6 (7.89%) Test Management
6 6 (7.89%) Workflow
7 5 (6.58%) Functional Testing
7 5 (6.58%) Migration
7 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.26%) Service Management
8 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) C++
3 20 (26.32%) Python
3 20 (26.32%) SQL
4 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.47%) Perl
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 6 (7.89%) C#
8 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.26%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.95%) Groovy
10 3 (3.95%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.95%) VBScript
11 2 (2.63%) VBA
12 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.32%) Tcl
12 1 (1.32%) VB
12 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) PMP
3 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) MCITP
5 1 (1.32%) MCSA
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) MCTS
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) MISRA
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (7.89%) vSphere
2 5 (6.58%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) Docker
3 2 (2.63%) Firmware
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.58%) PowerCLI
2 5 (6.58%) vRealize
3 4 (5.26%) RSA Archer
4 2 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.32%) Netcool
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView
5 1 (1.32%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) HP
3 6 (7.89%) VMware
4 4 (5.26%) Siebel
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.63%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.32%) Atmel
6 1 (1.32%) BMC
6 1 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Compuware
6 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Veritas
6 1 (1.32%) webMethods