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 25 June 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.

C
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 12 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Contract jobs citing C 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 5.88% 8.33% 20.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 17.39% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £151 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.00% -18.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 10 23 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 14.71% 47.92% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £160 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.28% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £350 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Siemens
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
2 5 (41.67%) OSPF
2 5 (41.67%) BGP
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) BT
2 5 (41.67%) Network Design
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (41.67%) QMS
2 5 (41.67%) CatOS
3 4 (33.33%) Multicast
3 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (33.33%) CMDB
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007

C
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (16.67%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) BGP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Multicast
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) DHTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) Itk
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XSL
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) CatOS
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) QMS
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) CAD
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) PLM
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Tcl
1 2 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) BT
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Siemens
2 4 (33.33%) Apple
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) webMethods