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 29 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 > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 88 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9  
Contract jobs citing C 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 2.35% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £363 £308 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.54% -15.50%  
10th Percentile £264 £247 £284
90th Percentile £487 £492 £543
Scotland median daily rate £151 £320 £375
% change year-on-year -52.96% -14.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.25 - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50

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 469 425 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.07% 31.27% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 447 387
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
10th Percentile £284 £260 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £482
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +10.71% -3.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -12.82%  
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for C.

1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Internet of Things
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) SAS
5 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Control-M
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Java

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 2 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Validation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Validation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Verification Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Validation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Verification Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) NumPy
1 1 (5.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (15.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) High Availability
2 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C++
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) RHEV
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Control-M
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) EMC
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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