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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
UK / Scotland
Rank 71 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing C 35 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 1.49% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 4.39% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 12
Median daily rate £350 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £255 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £16.50 £29.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £42.25 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.00%

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
768 865 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.80% 33.93% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 502 604
Median daily rate £363 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.00 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen +1 15 £400 +13.47% 3
Glasgow +14 8 £350 -6.66% 2
Edinburgh +13 7 £360 -12.72% 12
Renfrewshire +19 1 £350 +9.37%
Fife -4 1 £320 - 2
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 20 (27.03%) Java
2 19 (25.68%) C++
3 18 (24.32%) Python
4 16 (21.62%) Project Management
4 16 (21.62%) Finance
5 15 (20.27%) SQL
6 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
7 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
8 11 (14.86%) Oracle
8 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
9 10 (13.51%) Web Services
9 10 (13.51%) XML
9 10 (13.51%) MS Visio
9 10 (13.51%) LAN
9 10 (13.51%) Cisco
9 10 (13.51%) HP
9 10 (13.51%) Siemens
9 10 (13.51%) BT
9 10 (13.51%) QMS
9 10 (13.51%) Network Design
10 9 (12.16%) JIRA
10 9 (12.16%) Release Management
10 9 (12.16%) Wireless
10 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
10 9 (12.16%) SOA
10 9 (12.16%) XSLT
10 9 (12.16%) Windows
10 9 (12.16%) Multicast
11 8 (10.81%) CatOS

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 7 (9.46%) JBoss
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) CICS
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.70%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) LAN
2 9 (12.16%) Multicast
2 9 (12.16%) Wireless
3 8 (10.81%) BGP
3 8 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (10.81%) MPLS
3 8 (10.81%) OSPF
3 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.81%) WAN
4 2 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.35%) HTTP
5 1 (1.35%) Intranet
5 1 (1.35%) Modbus
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
3 4 (5.41%) HBase
4 2 (2.70%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) JIRA
2 7 (9.46%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Developer
2 9 (12.16%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Developer in Test
4 6 (8.11%) iOS Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Tester
6 4 (5.41%) Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Hadoop Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Tester
7 3 (4.05%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Objective-C Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Web Services
1 10 (13.51%) XML
2 9 (12.16%) XSLT
3 7 (9.46%) Java EE
3 7 (9.46%) JMS
3 7 (9.46%) SOAP
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) REST
5 4 (5.41%) HTML5
5 4 (5.41%) Kafka
6 3 (4.05%) .NET
6 3 (4.05%) Core Data
6 3 (4.05%) Itk
7 2 (2.70%) DHTML
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE
7 2 (2.70%) XSL
8 1 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.35%) RESTful
8 1 (1.35%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) CMDB
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.05%) iPad
3 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.35%) DataPower
4 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.35%) Economics
4 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.35%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) CatOS
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.11%) Unix
4 5 (6.76%) Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.35%) MVS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Project Management
2 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.51%) Network Design
3 10 (13.51%) QMS
4 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.16%) Release Management
4 9 (12.16%) SOA
5 8 (10.81%) ITIL
6 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.46%) Defect Management
6 7 (9.46%) Kanban
6 7 (9.46%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.46%) Scrum
6 7 (9.46%) User Stories
7 6 (8.11%) iOS Development
7 6 (8.11%) Quality Management
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) Java
2 19 (25.68%) C++
3 18 (24.32%) Python
4 15 (20.27%) SQL
5 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.81%) Perl
7 7 (9.46%) C#
8 6 (8.11%) Objective-C
9 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.41%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.41%) PHP
11 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.70%) Tcl
11 2 (2.70%) XPath
12 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) MCITP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) MCTS
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.11%) vSphere
2 5 (6.76%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) Docker
3 2 (2.70%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) PowerCLI
1 5 (6.76%) vRealize
2 4 (5.41%) RSA Archer
3 3 (4.05%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.35%) Netcool
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) BT
2 10 (13.51%) Cisco
2 10 (13.51%) HP
2 10 (13.51%) Siemens
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) VMware
5 3 (4.05%) Siebel
6 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.70%) webMethods
7 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.35%) Atmel
7 1 (1.35%) BMC
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) Veritas
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