The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 77 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing C 48 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 2.45% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.97% 9.24% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 20
Median daily rate £375 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Median hourly rate £24.50 £40.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.87% +132.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £31.90 £16.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £45.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
C
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
602 682 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.03% 26.56% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 414 356
Median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £39.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.94% +105.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.22 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 21 £375 -5.06% 10
Bracknell -3 11 £486 +51.95% 1
Slough +5 2 - - 3
Newbury -9 2 £400 +14.28% 5
Maidenhead - 1 £225 - 2
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 33 (42.31%) C++
2 25 (32.05%) Windows
3 23 (29.49%) C#
4 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
5 20 (25.64%) Mentoring
6 19 (24.36%) Linux
6 19 (24.36%) Degree
7 18 (23.08%) .NET
8 16 (20.51%) XML
8 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
9 15 (19.23%) CSS
9 15 (19.23%) SQL
10 14 (17.95%) Java
10 14 (17.95%) Python
10 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
11 12 (15.38%) Project Management
11 12 (15.38%) VPN
11 12 (15.38%) Marketing
11 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 12 (15.38%) Presales
12 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
12 11 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (14.10%) IPsec
12 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
12 11 (14.10%) HTTP
12 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
12 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
13 10 (12.82%) DHCP
13 10 (12.82%) IPv6

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) Drupal
3 1 (1.28%) JBoss
3 1 (1.28%) Jetty
3 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.28%) nginx
3 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.28%) WordPress
3 1 (1.28%) Zope
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Unica
2 2 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.56%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.28%) Magento
3 1 (1.28%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (1.28%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) Office 365
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) VPN
2 11 (14.10%) HTTP
2 11 (14.10%) IPsec
2 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.82%) BGP
3 10 (12.82%) DHCP
3 10 (12.82%) DNS
3 10 (12.82%) IPv6
3 10 (12.82%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (5.13%) DVB
4 4 (5.13%) Kerberos
4 4 (5.13%) Wireless
5 3 (3.85%) 3G
5 3 (3.85%) 4G
5 3 (3.85%) SMS
5 3 (3.85%) UPnP
6 2 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.56%) RANAP
6 2 (2.56%) SGSN
6 2 (2.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.41%) Big Data
3 5 (6.41%) Datazen
3 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) AppScan
2 3 (3.85%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Metasploit
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) JMeter
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Serena SBM
4 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.38%) Marketing
2 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.26%) Finance
4 4 (5.13%) Retail
5 3 (3.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.28%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Consultant
2 12 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Architect
4 5 (6.41%) C++ Developer
4 5 (6.41%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) C Developer
5 4 (5.13%) C/C++ Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Security Consultant
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (3.85%) CRM Campaign Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Embedded C Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Operations Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) .NET
2 16 (20.51%) XML
3 15 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.41%) ADO
4 5 (6.41%) ADO.NET
4 5 (6.41%) Autofac
4 5 (6.41%) Castle Windsor
4 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
4 5 (6.41%) ODBC
4 5 (6.41%) OLE
4 5 (6.41%) OLE DB
4 5 (6.41%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (6.41%) XML Schema
5 3 (3.85%) HTML
6 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.56%) HTML5
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.28%) CSS3
7 1 (1.28%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.82%) Public Cloud
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (5.13%) STB
6 2 (2.56%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) DTV
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.28%) iSeries
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.82%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.41%) Unix
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.56%) Solaris
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.28%) AIX
8 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.28%) NetWare
8 1 (1.28%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (1.28%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.28%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Mentoring
2 12 (15.38%) Presales
2 12 (15.38%) Project Management
3 10 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
3 10 (12.82%) Workflow
4 9 (11.54%) Process Improvement
4 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.26%) ITIL
6 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.69%) Memory Management
7 6 (7.69%) Migration
8 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.41%) Open Source
9 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.13%) CRM
9 4 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) C++
2 23 (29.49%) C#
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) Java
4 14 (17.95%) Python
5 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.82%) VB
6 10 (12.82%) VBScript
7 7 (8.97%) Embedded C
8 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.41%) Perl
9 5 (6.41%) R
9 5 (6.41%) Scala
10 4 (5.13%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.56%) PHP
12 2 (2.56%) Ruby
13 1 (1.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) MCSD
2 9 (11.54%) MCSE
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.69%) MCSA
4 4 (5.13%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.56%) CEH
5 2 (2.56%) CISA
5 2 (2.56%) CISM
5 2 (2.56%) CISSP
5 2 (2.56%) CRISC
5 2 (2.56%) GIAC
5 2 (2.56%) HND
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) HNC
6 1 (1.28%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.28%) MISRA
3 1 (1.28%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.28%) NEBOSH
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) KVM
2 1 (1.28%) RHEV
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.56%) Nessus
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.28%) Control-M
4 1 (1.28%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.28%) Scalr
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle
4 6 (7.69%) SAP
5 3 (3.85%) IBM
5 3 (3.85%) Remedy
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (2.56%) Veracode
6 2 (2.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.28%) ATG
7 1 (1.28%) BT
7 1 (1.28%) QNX
7 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.28%) Seapine
7 1 (1.28%) Serena
7 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.28%) Splunk
7 1 (1.28%) Virgin Media
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