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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 108 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing C 43 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 1.45% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 4.55% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 12
Median daily rate £360 £340 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.98% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
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
1004 968 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.78% 31.88% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 529 597
Median daily rate £375 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 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
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 2 May 2016.

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 2 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 -16 13 £388 +10.78% 8
Aberdeen - 8 - - 1
Glasgow - 5 £360 - 1
Renfrewshire -34 4 £335 +1.51% 1
Fife +4 3 £355 +29.09% 1
Stirling - 3 £438 - 1
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (32.05%) Java
2 19 (24.36%) C++
3 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 17 (21.79%) SC Cleared
4 17 (21.79%) Cisco
5 16 (20.51%) Finance
6 15 (19.23%) Project Management
7 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
8 13 (16.67%) C#
8 13 (16.67%) XML
8 13 (16.67%) Windows
9 12 (15.38%) QA
10 11 (14.10%) Degree
11 10 (12.82%) Requirements Management
11 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.82%) OO
11 10 (12.82%) SNMP
11 10 (12.82%) CCNP
11 10 (12.82%) CCNA
11 10 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (12.82%) Siemens
12 9 (11.54%) Oracle
12 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.54%) .NET
12 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
12 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
13 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (10.26%) QMS
13 8 (10.26%) Performance Testing

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 2 (2.56%) IIS
1 2 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.28%) CICS
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.28%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.56%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.56%) Global One
2 2 (2.56%) Primavera
3 1 (1.28%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) SNMP
2 7 (8.97%) LAN
2 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.69%) BGP
3 6 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (7.69%) MPLS
3 6 (7.69%) OSPF
3 6 (7.69%) WAN
3 6 (7.69%) Wireless
4 5 (6.41%) FTP
4 5 (6.41%) Multicast
5 2 (2.56%) RS-232
5 2 (2.56%) RS-485
6 1 (1.28%) 2G
6 1 (1.28%) 3G
6 1 (1.28%) ATM
6 1 (1.28%) HTTP
6 1 (1.28%) RNC
6 1 (1.28%) RS-422
6 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) UniData
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.69%) MSI
4 5 (6.41%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (6.41%) StarTeam
5 4 (5.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) JMeter
6 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.28%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Avionics
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Developer
1 17 (21.79%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.97%) Verification Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Build Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Development Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Android Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Instructor
7 3 (3.85%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) XML
2 9 (11.54%) .NET
3 8 (10.26%) HTML
4 6 (7.69%) WinForms
4 6 (7.69%) WPF
4 6 (7.69%) XSD
5 5 (6.41%) XSLT
6 4 (5.13%) CSS
6 4 (5.13%) CSS3
6 4 (5.13%) HTML5
6 4 (5.13%) Itk
6 4 (5.13%) J2EE
6 4 (5.13%) Swing
6 4 (5.13%) XSL
7 3 (3.85%) Web Services
8 2 (2.56%) Java EE
8 2 (2.56%) JSF
8 2 (2.56%) RESTful
9 1 (1.28%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.69%) CMDB
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.56%) ASIC
4 2 (2.56%) ASIC Verification
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.56%) Verilog
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) DataPower
5 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.26%) Linux
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.69%) CatOS
5 6 (7.69%) Unix
6 4 (5.13%) Android
7 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.56%) MVS
8 1 (1.28%) CyanogenMod
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) Project Management
2 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.82%) OO
3 10 (12.82%) Requirements Management
3 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.26%) Change Management
4 8 (10.26%) Performance Testing
4 8 (10.26%) QMS
4 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
5 7 (8.97%) ITIL
5 7 (8.97%) Network Design
5 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.69%) Release Management
6 6 (7.69%) Web Development
7 5 (6.41%) SOA
8 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) Java
2 19 (24.36%) C++
3 13 (16.67%) C#
4 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.26%) SQL
6 7 (8.97%) VBScript
7 6 (7.69%) COBOL
7 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.69%) PL/1
7 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.13%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.13%) Perl
9 3 (3.85%) PHP
9 3 (3.85%) Ruby
10 2 (2.56%) AWK
10 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.56%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.56%) Python
10 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) Degree
4 10 (12.82%) CCNA
4 10 (12.82%) CCNP
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) ISEB
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) GIAC
6 1 (1.28%) HNC
6 1 (1.28%) HND
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO13485
2 1 (1.28%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) Firmware
3 2 (2.56%) Cygwin
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Netcool
2 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.85%) SCCM
4 2 (2.56%) Control-M
4 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.56%) vRealize
5 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Cisco
2 10 (12.82%) Siemens
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle
4 8 (10.26%) VMware
5 7 (8.97%) BT
5 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (3.85%) Tableau
8 2 (2.56%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.56%) SunGard
8 2 (2.56%) Xilinx
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix
9 1 (1.28%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.28%) Kony
9 1 (1.28%) NEC
9 1 (1.28%) Nokia
9 1 (1.28%) Nortel
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
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