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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 102 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing C 44 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 1.34% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 4.14% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 13
Median daily rate £340 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £277 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £415 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.37% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
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
986 942 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.92% 32.33% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 496 593
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 14 £325 -9.09% 6
Renfrewshire -37 7 £333 +0.75%
Glasgow +4 6 £360 - 4
Fife +8 4 £338 +22.72% 3
Aberdeen +8 4 £350 -14.37%
Stirling - 4 £425 -
C
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C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 28 (38.36%) Java
2 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
3 20 (27.40%) SC Cleared
3 20 (27.40%) C++
4 17 (23.29%) Windows
5 15 (20.55%) Oracle
5 15 (20.55%) Cisco
5 15 (20.55%) Configuration Management
6 14 (19.18%) Finance
7 13 (17.81%) QA
8 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
9 11 (15.07%) Degree
9 11 (15.07%) Change Management
9 11 (15.07%) Project Management
9 11 (15.07%) XML
9 11 (15.07%) C#
10 10 (13.70%) SNMP
10 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.70%) CCNP
10 10 (13.70%) CCNA
10 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.70%) Requirements Management
10 10 (13.70%) QMS
11 9 (12.33%) HTML
11 9 (12.33%) Perl
11 9 (12.33%) ITIL
11 9 (12.33%) Unix
11 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (10.96%) SQL Server

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 6 (8.22%) JBoss
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
2 4 (5.48%) AquaLogic
2 4 (5.48%) MQSeries
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (5.48%) Tuxedo
2 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.48%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.37%) CICS
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Teamcenter
2 4 (5.48%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (4.11%) Global One
4 2 (2.74%) BigMachines
4 2 (2.74%) Primavera
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) SNMP
2 5 (6.85%) FTP
2 5 (6.85%) LAN
3 4 (5.48%) BGP
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (5.48%) MPLS
3 4 (5.48%) OSPF
3 4 (5.48%) SSL
3 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) WAN
4 3 (4.11%) Multicast
4 3 (4.11%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) 2G
5 1 (1.37%) 3G
5 1 (1.37%) ATM
5 1 (1.37%) RNC
5 1 (1.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) UniData
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.85%) MSI
2 5 (6.85%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (6.85%) StarTeam
2 5 (6.85%) Subversion
2 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.48%) Build Forge
4 3 (4.11%) JMeter
4 3 (4.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Developer
1 15 (20.55%) Network Engineer
2 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
2 7 (9.59%) Verification Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Build Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Development Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Instructor
6 3 (4.11%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Performance Test Leader
6 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) HTML
3 8 (10.96%) J2EE
4 7 (9.59%) .NET
5 5 (6.85%) Itk
5 5 (6.85%) Middleware
5 5 (6.85%) Swing
5 5 (6.85%) WinForms
5 5 (6.85%) WPF
5 5 (6.85%) XSD
5 5 (6.85%) XSL
6 4 (5.48%) CSS
6 4 (5.48%) CSS3
6 4 (5.48%) HTML5
6 4 (5.48%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (5.48%) XSLT
7 2 (2.74%) RESTful
7 2 (2.74%) Web Services
8 1 (1.37%) jQuery
8 1 (1.37%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.48%) CMDB
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.74%) ASIC
4 2 (2.74%) ASIC Verification
4 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.74%) Verilog
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.33%) Unix
4 7 (9.59%) Linux
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.85%) AIX
6 5 (6.85%) Solaris
7 4 (5.48%) Android
7 4 (5.48%) CatOS
7 4 (5.48%) OS/390
8 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) CyanogenMod
9 1 (1.37%) HPUX
9 1 (1.37%) MVS
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Configuration Management
2 11 (15.07%) Change Management
2 11 (15.07%) Project Management
3 10 (13.70%) QMS
3 10 (13.70%) Requirements Management
3 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.33%) ITIL
5 8 (10.96%) OO
5 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
6 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.59%) Release Management
7 6 (8.22%) Performance Management
7 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.85%) Network Design
8 5 (6.85%) SDLC
8 5 (6.85%) SOA
8 5 (6.85%) Validation
8 5 (6.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) C++
3 11 (15.07%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) Perl
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.96%) SQL
6 7 (9.59%) VBScript
7 5 (6.85%) COBOL
7 5 (6.85%) PL/1
7 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.48%) PHP
8 4 (5.48%) Python
9 3 (4.11%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.11%) Ruby
10 2 (2.74%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.37%) Groovy
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.40%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.07%) Degree
4 10 (13.70%) CCNA
4 10 (13.70%) CCNP
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) GIAC
6 1 (1.37%) HNC
6 1 (1.37%) HND
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Netcool
2 4 (5.48%) BladeLogic
3 3 (4.11%) Control-M
3 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
4 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.74%) vRealize
5 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.37%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.37%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Cisco
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) Siemens
4 7 (9.59%) HP
4 7 (9.59%) VMware
5 5 (6.85%) BT
6 4 (5.48%) Axway
6 4 (5.48%) Fujitsu
6 4 (5.48%) IBM
6 4 (5.48%) Sun
7 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.11%) SunGard
7 3 (4.11%) Tableau
8 2 (2.74%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.74%) SAP
8 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.74%) Xilinx
9 1 (1.37%) Compuware
9 1 (1.37%) Nortel
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