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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 93 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing C 27 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.18% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 3.32% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 17
Average daily rate
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£349 £335 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £369 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £34.25 £15.94 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.86% +28.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.34%
C
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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
1019 814 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.61% 35.67% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 413 422
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 13
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £13.35 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -4 8 £438 +45.83% 8
Glasgow -9 5 £334 -8.49% 4
West Lothian +4 2 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
Dundee - - - - 1
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (35.09%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
3 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
4 12 (21.05%) Project Management
5 11 (19.30%) Oracle
6 10 (17.54%) Perl
7 9 (15.79%) ITIL
8 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
8 8 (14.04%) UNIX
8 8 (14.04%) Java
8 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.28%) .NET
9 7 (12.28%) Linux
10 6 (10.53%) Windows
10 6 (10.53%) C++
10 6 (10.53%) HTML
10 6 (10.53%) ODBC
10 6 (10.53%) HTTP
10 6 (10.53%) HP
10 6 (10.53%) Network Security
10 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
11 5 (8.77%) Banking
11 5 (8.77%) Degree
11 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
12 4 (7.02%) SQL
12 4 (7.02%) Python
12 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.02%) Migration

C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) SAS
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
1 6 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) 3G
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) 2G
2 2 (3.51%) 4G
3 1 (1.75%) GPRS
3 1 (1.75%) PSTN
3 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) IPv4
3 1 (1.75%) IPv6
3 1 (1.75%) PPP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.75%) QlikView
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (14.04%) Developer
1 8 (14.04%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Tester
3 6 (10.53%) Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) Performance Tester
4 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Business Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) Designer
8 1 (1.75%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) ODBC
3 4 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.75%) WinForms
6 1 (1.75%) JNI
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.51%) Replication
2 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) iPhone
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) IVR
3 1 (1.75%) VHDL
3 1 (1.75%) Verilog
3 1 (1.75%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) EMV
3 1 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) UNIX
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Project Management
2 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.02%) MODAF
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) OWASP
7 3 (5.26%) Line Management
7 3 (5.26%) Coaching
7 3 (5.26%) Test Management
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Perl
2 8 (14.04%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) C++
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 4 (7.02%) Python
4 4 (7.02%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (5.26%) APMP
5 3 (5.26%) ISEB
5 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) PMP
6 2 (3.51%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.51%) MCTS
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) HP
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Fujitsu
5 3 (5.26%) Siebel
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 3 (5.26%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) Teradata
6 2 (3.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.75%) Coverity
7 1 (1.75%) Ektron
7 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.75%) Charles River
7 1 (1.75%) Informatica
7 1 (1.75%) Nokia
7 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
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