The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 30 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.

C
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 77 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11  
Contract jobs citing C 6 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.86% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 3.02% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 9
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% -  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 378 430 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 41.04% 28.33% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 261 251
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £49.62 £39.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -17.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Edinburgh

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Core Data
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
4 2 (13.33%) Firmware
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Records Management
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Change Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Change Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Change Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Validation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Validation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Core Data
2 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) MVS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Records Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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