The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 86 94 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing C 44 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 1.39% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.49% 3.75% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 17
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£350 £381 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +46.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £545 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £12.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +101.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £16.15 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £25.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
979 987 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.89% 37.18% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 549 508
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 22
Average hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £34.25 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 20 £365 -21.08% 7
Dundee - 4 - - 2
Fife - 4 £275 - 1
Aberdeen +3 2 £335 - 3
West Lothian - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Stirling - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Dunbartonshire - - - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) C++
3 15 (21.74%) Windows
4 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.39%) Perl
7 10 (14.49%) ITIL
7 10 (14.49%) Python
7 10 (14.49%) Embedded C
8 9 (13.04%) Project Management
8 9 (13.04%) Firmware
8 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
9 8 (11.59%) Linux
9 8 (11.59%) Java
9 8 (11.59%) Oracle
10 7 (10.14%) .NET
10 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.14%) Banking
11 6 (8.70%) Network Security
11 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.70%) HTML
12 5 (7.25%) ODBC
12 5 (7.25%) HP
12 5 (7.25%) HTTP
12 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
12 5 (7.25%) Electronics
12 5 (7.25%) Device Driver

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (1.45%) PORTIA
1 1 (1.45%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.45%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.45%) SunGard APT
1 1 (1.45%) Investran
1 1 (1.45%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (8.70%) Network Security
3 5 (7.25%) HTTP
3 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.35%) SAN
4 3 (4.35%) GPRS
4 3 (4.35%) PSTN
4 3 (4.35%) PPP
5 2 (2.90%) Wireless
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
6 1 (1.45%) ADSL
6 1 (1.45%) ATM
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) DHCP
6 1 (1.45%) FTP
6 1 (1.45%) 802.11
6 1 (1.45%) MPLS
6 1 (1.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) DNS
6 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.45%) Calabash
2 1 (1.45%) Appium
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.45%) JBehave
2 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Electronics
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Military
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Performance Tester
6 4 (5.80%) Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.35%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) UAT Manager
8 2 (2.90%) UAT Test Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) C Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) ODBC
4 4 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (5.80%) Web Services
5 2 (2.90%) WinForms
6 1 (1.45%) JNI
6 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
6 1 (1.45%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) XSLT
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Device Driver
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Verilog
3 3 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Replication
3 3 (4.35%) VHDL
4 2 (2.90%) ASIC
4 2 (2.90%) AS400
5 1 (1.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) EMV
5 1 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Project Management
2 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
3 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
3 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.25%) TDD
5 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
6 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.80%) OWASP
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (5.80%) Information Security
7 3 (4.35%) SOA
7 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) C++
2 12 (17.39%) Perl
3 10 (14.49%) Python
3 10 (14.49%) Embedded C
4 8 (11.59%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.80%) Embedded C++
5 4 (5.80%) Assembly Language
5 4 (5.80%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) Tcl
6 2 (2.90%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) VB
6 2 (2.90%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.45%) VC++
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) RPG
7 1 (1.45%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.45%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) APMP
4 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.90%) PMP
5 2 (2.90%) MCTS
5 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Firmware
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) HP
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) Xilinx
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) Charles River
5 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.45%) Ektron
6 1 (1.45%) Yardi
6 1 (1.45%) F5
6 1 (1.45%) BI-SAM
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) Murex
6 1 (1.45%) SunGard
6 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.45%) Teradata
6 1 (1.45%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.45%) CA
Dundee
Volt
Rate: £30.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Angus
OHO Group
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Scotland
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Dundee
Real Staffing
Rate: £22 - £27 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago