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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 29 25 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing C 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.14% 4.72% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.75% 13.89% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£250 £200 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
87 72 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.18% 33.96% 65.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 109
Average daily rate £380 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 11 (73.33%) C++
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
1 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
1 11 (73.33%) GoogleTest
2 9 (60.00%) UML
2 9 (60.00%) OOD
3 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) NUnit
5 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Perl
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
8 2 (13.33%) Ruby
8 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) MySQL
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) DB2
8 2 (13.33%) Ant
8 2 (13.33%) WebLogic

C
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) GoogleTest
2 5 (33.33%) NUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (13.33%) Ant
4 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C++ Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) XHTML
1 2 (13.33%) SAML
1 2 (13.33%) OAuth
1 2 (13.33%) XACML
1 2 (13.33%) OpenID
1 2 (13.33%) SailPoint
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) SecurID
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) UML
2 9 (60.00%) OOD
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
5 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) ForgeRock
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft