Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 98 101
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing C 24 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.35% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.32% 3.69% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £325 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +41.30% -51.58%
10th Percentile £251 £218 £213
90th Percentile £450 £411 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £33.00 - £25.00
10th Percentile £18.25 - £12.80
90th Percentile £40.25 - £34.85
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +31.15% +27.08%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1033 785 870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.51% 36.41% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 487 507
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.50 £47.25 £28.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.45% +63.14% -17.25%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

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 6 months to 18 November 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

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (41.67%) C++
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 5 (20.83%) Firmware
5 4 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) Energy Management
5 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.67%) Bitbucket
6 3 (12.50%) Puppet
6 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (12.50%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Replication
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Law
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.33%) Unix
7 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Control-M
7 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Datadog
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) RS-232
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.17%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Energy Management
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Runbook
4 2 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) APMP
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) RHEV
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Control-M
2 2 (8.33%) Rundeck
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) Packer
3 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) EMC
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Atmel
2 1 (4.17%) Capita
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Cognos
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) New Relic
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk