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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 83 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing C 41 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 1.46% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 4.76% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 11
Median daily rate £317 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £23.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +28.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
885 1008 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.54% 30.72% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 532 563
Median daily rate £340 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +7 17 £321 -8.31% 1
Renfrewshire +1 11 £310 -
Glasgow +16 9 £400 +14.28%
Dundee +1 2 £250 -
Aberdeen -3 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (38.37%) Java
2 26 (30.23%) C++
3 25 (29.07%) Oracle
4 21 (24.42%) SQL
4 21 (24.42%) SC Cleared
4 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
5 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 19 (22.09%) Windows
7 17 (19.77%) Python
8 16 (18.60%) Unix
8 16 (18.60%) Perl
9 15 (17.44%) Finance
10 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (16.28%) JBoss
11 13 (15.12%) XML
12 12 (13.95%) Banking
13 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
13 11 (12.79%) SOA
13 11 (12.79%) Defect Management
14 10 (11.63%) XSLT
14 10 (11.63%) Project Management
14 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (11.63%) JIRA
14 10 (11.63%) QA
15 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
15 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
15 9 (10.47%) Web Services
15 9 (10.47%) HTML
15 9 (10.47%) Linux
16 8 (9.30%) JMS

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 14 (16.28%) JBoss
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) AquaLogic
2 4 (4.65%) MQSeries
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (4.65%) Tuxedo
2 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.65%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.49%) SAS
4 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.16%) CICS
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.16%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) OpenText MBPM
1 4 (4.65%) Teamcenter
2 3 (3.49%) Global One
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) SNMP
2 5 (5.81%) Internet
3 4 (4.65%) SSL
4 3 (3.49%) FTP
5 2 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (1.16%) ATM
6 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) UniData
4 2 (2.33%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) JIRA
2 8 (9.30%) SoapUI
3 7 (8.14%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.65%) Build Forge
4 4 (4.65%) JMeter
5 3 (3.49%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.49%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (3.49%) StarTeam
5 3 (3.49%) Subversion
6 2 (2.33%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.16%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Developer
2 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
2 9 (10.47%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Developer in Test
4 6 (6.98%) Network Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Development Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (4.65%) PMO Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.49%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Test Development Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) XML
2 10 (11.63%) XSLT
3 9 (10.47%) HTML
3 9 (10.47%) Web Services
4 8 (9.30%) J2EE
4 8 (9.30%) Java EE
4 8 (9.30%) JMS
4 8 (9.30%) SOAP
5 6 (6.98%) Middleware
6 5 (5.81%) HTML5
7 4 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (4.65%) Itk
7 4 (4.65%) Regular Expression
7 4 (4.65%) XSL
8 3 (3.49%) CSS
8 3 (3.49%) CSS3
8 3 (3.49%) RESTful
8 3 (3.49%) Swing
9 2 (2.33%) .NET
10 1 (1.16%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.33%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) Unix
3 9 (10.47%) Linux
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.98%) AIX
5 6 (6.98%) Solaris
6 4 (4.65%) OS/390
7 2 (2.33%) HPUX
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) CyanogenMod
8 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.16%) MVS
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.79%) Defect Management
2 11 (12.79%) SOA
2 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
3 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (11.63%) Project Management
4 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.30%) Kanban
5 8 (9.30%) Scrum
5 8 (9.30%) User Stories
6 7 (8.14%) Change Management
6 7 (8.14%) ITIL
6 7 (8.14%) Validation
7 6 (6.98%) Change Control
7 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (6.98%) Performance Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Requirements Management
7 6 (6.98%) SDLC
7 6 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.37%) Java
2 26 (30.23%) C++
3 21 (24.42%) SQL
4 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.77%) Python
6 16 (18.60%) Perl
7 7 (8.14%) PHP
8 6 (6.98%) C#
8 6 (6.98%) Embedded C
9 5 (5.81%) VBScript
10 4 (4.65%) Groovy
10 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.49%) Ruby
12 2 (2.33%) VB
12 2 (2.33%) VBA
13 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.16%) R
13 1 (1.16%) Tcl
13 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (24.42%) SC Cleared
1 21 (24.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) CCNA
2 6 (6.98%) CCNP
2 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) PMP
3 4 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.49%) ISEB
5 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) HNC
6 1 (1.16%) HND
6 1 (1.16%) MCSE
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.33%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.65%) BladeLogic
2 4 (4.65%) RSA Archer
3 3 (3.49%) Control-M
3 3 (3.49%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (3.49%) Netcool
4 2 (2.33%) SCCM
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.33%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.14%) HP
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco
5 4 (4.65%) Axway
5 4 (4.65%) Fujitsu
5 4 (4.65%) IBM
5 4 (4.65%) Sun
6 3 (3.49%) SAP
6 3 (3.49%) Siebel
6 3 (3.49%) SunGard
6 3 (3.49%) VMware
7 2 (2.33%) CA
7 2 (2.33%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.33%) Compuware
7 2 (2.33%) Infoblox
7 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.16%) Atmel
8 1 (1.16%) IronPort
8 1 (1.16%) Tableau