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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 89 80 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing C 38 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.76% 1.60% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 5.18% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 10
Median daily rate £325 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £545 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
888 985 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.11% 30.89% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 530 615
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.10 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +16 15 £335 +48.88% 7
Glasgow +10 10 £400 +14.28% 4
Renfrewshire -13 10 £280 -
Aberdeen -5 1 - - 2
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (38.96%) Java
2 27 (35.06%) Oracle
3 23 (29.87%) SQL
4 22 (28.57%) C++
5 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.68%) Windows
5 19 (24.68%) Python
6 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
6 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
7 16 (20.78%) Unix
7 16 (20.78%) JBoss
7 16 (20.78%) Perl
8 15 (19.48%) Finance
9 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (16.88%) XML
10 13 (16.88%) Defect Management
11 12 (15.58%) SOA
11 12 (15.58%) JIRA
11 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (14.29%) XSLT
12 11 (14.29%) Web Services
13 10 (12.99%) SOAP
13 10 (12.99%) JMS
13 10 (12.99%) Scrum
13 10 (12.99%) Project Management
13 10 (12.99%) Kanban
13 10 (12.99%) SoapUI
13 10 (12.99%) Java EE
13 10 (12.99%) Banking
13 10 (12.99%) User Stories

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 16 (20.78%) JBoss
2 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) AquaLogic
3 4 (5.19%) MQSeries
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (5.19%) Tuxedo
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.60%) SAS
5 1 (1.30%) CICS
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (3.90%) Global One
2 3 (3.90%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) UniData
4 2 (2.60%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) JIRA
2 10 (12.99%) SoapUI
3 8 (10.39%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.19%) Build Forge
4 4 (5.19%) JMeter
5 3 (3.90%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.60%) Subversion
6 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.30%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.30%) StarTeam
7 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Developer
2 8 (10.39%) Developer in Test
2 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
4 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
4 5 (6.49%) Tester
5 4 (5.19%) Architect
5 4 (5.19%) Development Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (5.19%) Performance Tester
5 4 (5.19%) PMO Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Test Leader
6 3 (3.90%) Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) C++ Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Consultant
7 2 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) XML
2 11 (14.29%) Web Services
2 11 (14.29%) XSLT
3 10 (12.99%) Java EE
3 10 (12.99%) JMS
3 10 (12.99%) SOAP
4 6 (7.79%) Middleware
5 5 (6.49%) HTML
5 5 (6.49%) J2EE
6 4 (5.19%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (5.19%) Regular Expression
7 3 (3.90%) Itk
7 3 (3.90%) RESTful
7 3 (3.90%) XSL
8 2 (2.60%) HTML5
8 2 (2.60%) Swing
9 1 (1.30%) .NET
9 1 (1.30%) Core Data
9 1 (1.30%) DHTML
9 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) User Experience
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.60%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.30%) Economics
5 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 16 (20.78%) Unix
3 9 (11.69%) Linux
4 7 (9.09%) AIX
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.79%) Solaris
6 4 (5.19%) OS/390
7 2 (2.60%) HPUX
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.30%) Android
8 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.30%) CyanogenMod
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) Defect Management
3 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (15.58%) SOA
4 10 (12.99%) Kanban
4 10 (12.99%) Project Management
4 10 (12.99%) Scrum
4 10 (12.99%) User Stories
5 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.09%) Change Management
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL
7 6 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
7 6 (7.79%) SDLC
7 6 (7.79%) Validation
7 6 (7.79%) Workflow
8 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.49%) Service Management
8 5 (6.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Java
2 23 (29.87%) SQL
3 22 (28.57%) C++
4 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.68%) Python
5 16 (20.78%) Perl
6 6 (7.79%) Embedded C
7 5 (6.49%) C#
8 4 (5.19%) Groovy
8 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 4 (5.19%) VBScript
9 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.30%) Tcl
10 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
1 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) PMP
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) MCTS
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.30%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.19%) BladeLogic
2 4 (5.19%) RSA Archer
3 3 (3.90%) Control-M
3 3 (3.90%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
4 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.60%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.60%) vRealize
5 1 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.30%) Netcool
5 1 (1.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) HP
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Axway
3 4 (5.19%) Fujitsu
3 4 (5.19%) IBM
3 4 (5.19%) Sun
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 3 (3.90%) Siebel
4 3 (3.90%) SunGard
4 3 (3.90%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) CA
5 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.60%) Compuware
5 2 (2.60%) Infoblox
5 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.30%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas
6 1 (1.30%) webMethods
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