The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 29 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing C 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.73% 3.52% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.68% 5.59% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
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£513 £381 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% +32.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
C
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 143 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.18% 63.00% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 95 87
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.31 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.51% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £59.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

C
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Basingstoke region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 9 (42.86%) Perl
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) IPv6
5 6 (28.57%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 6 (28.57%) Juniper
5 6 (28.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 6 (28.57%) Brocade
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Internet
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Time Management
8 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) LTE
8 3 (14.29%) JSON
8 3 (14.29%) Korn
8 3 (14.29%) Network Design

C
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) IPv6
1 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 6 (28.57%) MPLS
2 5 (23.81%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) LTE
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) ATM
4 2 (9.52%) 2G
4 2 (9.52%) 3G
4 2 (9.52%) UTRAN
5 1 (4.76%) GSM
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) VXML
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 2 (9.52%) VHDL
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) AIX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) Korn
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Juniper
2 6 (28.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 6 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (9.52%) Intel
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft