The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 43 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.21% - 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £308
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 - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.85% 25.45% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 23 45
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.09 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 - £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 - £97.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
East of England

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 2 £400 - 5
Luton - 1 £220 - 1
Dunstable - - - -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 1 (12.50%) JDA
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (25.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Process Management
1 2 (25.00%) UML
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) WFM
2 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) JDA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
2 1 (12.50%) 3Com
2 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
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