The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 11 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing C 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.69% 3.53% 4.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 6.98% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -8.45%
C
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 43 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.25% 50.59% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 6
Average daily rate £400 £258 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
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 Bedford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

C
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

C
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Process Management
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft