The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 48 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing C 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.07% 0.71% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 1.80% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £301 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -35.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £301 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £301 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.73% -9.45%
C
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.39% 39.36% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 59 50
Average daily rate £400 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £221 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £47.72 £22.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.06% -33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.89 £22.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.54 £37.75 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +9 3 £315 +4.82% 1
Luton -22 1 £475 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (27.27%) Process Management
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) Statistics
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) OSPF
1 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Development
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) UML
1 3 (27.27%) Process Management
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Logistics
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HNC
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) 3Com
3 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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