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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 29 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing C 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.97% 2.56% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.00% 7.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £275 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
C
Hampshire

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
50 83 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.19% 35.47% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 64
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £376 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) Unit Testing
2 14 (93.33%) SC Cleared
2 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (93.33%) GoogleTest
3 13 (86.67%) Memory Management
3 13 (86.67%) NUnit
3 13 (86.67%) Multithreading
3 13 (86.67%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware
5 1 (6.67%) ASIC
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) BT
5 1 (6.67%) Electronics

C
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) GoogleTest
2 13 (86.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) C Developer
1 14 (93.33%) C/C++ Developer
1 14 (93.33%) C++ Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Engineering
1 14 (93.33%) Unit Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Memory Management
2 13 (86.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) BT