The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 3 4 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing C 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 24.32% 26.92% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.00% 46.67% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20 15 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 54.05% 57.69% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Median daily rate £358 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.50% +100.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £450 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C in Aberdeen

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Aberdeen

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Aberdeen

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Aberdeen

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for C.

1 10 (52.63%) MS Visio
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) Siemens
1 10 (52.63%) BT
1 10 (52.63%) Network Design
1 10 (52.63%) QMS
2 9 (47.37%) Wireless
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Multicast
3 8 (42.11%) CatOS
3 8 (42.11%) MPLS
3 8 (42.11%) OSPF
3 8 (42.11%) BGP
3 8 (42.11%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (36.84%) CMDB
4 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
4 7 (36.84%) Release Management
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Quality Management
6 4 (21.05%) PLM
6 4 (21.05%) Teamcenter
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development

C
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) AutoCAD
2 3 (15.79%) Siemens NX
3 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) Multicast
2 9 (47.37%) Wireless
3 8 (42.11%) BGP
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (42.11%) MPLS
3 8 (42.11%) OSPF
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
1 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
1 4 (21.05%) HBase
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Hadoop Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Itk
1 4 (21.05%) Kafka
2 3 (15.79%) DHTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSL
2 3 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) CMDB
2 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) CatOS
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Network Design
1 10 (52.63%) QMS
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
3 7 (36.84%) Release Management
4 6 (31.58%) Quality Management
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) CAD
5 4 (21.05%) PLM
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Tcl
4 3 (15.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) BT
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) Siemens
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) webMethods