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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 33 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing C 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.99% 0.44% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.78% 1.06% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£354 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.34%
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
90 94 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.46% 41.23% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 28
Average daily rate £350 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 January 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CppUnit
4 2 (22.22%) GoogleTest
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) NUnit
4 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Ingres
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) Ant

C
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) 2G
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) UTRAN
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Ingres
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) CppUnit
1 2 (22.22%) GoogleTest
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
1 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) wxWidgets
1 1 (11.11%) Motif
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) e-Health
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Intel
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook