The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 65 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing C 60 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.44% 1.98% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.29% 6.04% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £154 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £422 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £42.00 £15.25 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.40% -57.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.59 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.20 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
646 845 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.32% 32.75% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 416 333
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £39.80 £38.00
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 Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Reading +22 28 £400 +138.80% 19
Bracknell +4 7 £400 +18.51% 1
Slough - 6 £498 - 6
Maidenhead +3 2 - - 2
Newbury - - - - 4
Windsor - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 35 (30.70%) Windows
2 30 (26.32%) Linux
3 28 (24.56%) UNIX
4 22 (19.30%) C++
5 21 (18.42%) GDB
6 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
7 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.79%) Cisco
9 16 (14.04%) Embedded C
10 15 (13.16%) DNS
10 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
10 15 (13.16%) Perl
10 15 (13.16%) Telecoms
10 15 (13.16%) Embedded Software Development
11 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (11.40%) SQL
12 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (10.53%) Degree
13 12 (10.53%) VB
13 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
13 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.53%) HP
14 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
14 11 (9.65%) Finance
15 10 (8.77%) DHCP
15 10 (8.77%) .NET
15 10 (8.77%) Korn
15 10 (8.77%) Windows 7
16 9 (7.89%) C#

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.75%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.75%) Apache
4 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) Simulink
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
2 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.75%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.88%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) DNS
2 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.77%) DHCP
4 8 (7.02%) 3G
5 7 (6.14%) IPv4
5 7 (6.14%) IPv6
5 7 (6.14%) MPLS
5 7 (6.14%) OSPF
5 7 (6.14%) BGP
6 6 (5.26%) Firewall
7 5 (4.39%) Wireless
7 5 (4.39%) Internet
7 5 (4.39%) LTE
8 4 (3.51%) Network Security
9 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.63%) ISUP
9 3 (2.63%) INAP
9 3 (2.63%) VPN
9 3 (2.63%) VoIP
9 3 (2.63%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.75%) MySQL
3 2 (1.75%) DB2
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) IDOL
4 1 (0.88%) OLAP
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.88%) DTS
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) GDB
2 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) ERwin
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) MSI
4 1 (0.88%) Ant
4 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.88%) Hudson
4 1 (0.88%) Gradle
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Ivy
General
1 15 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Developer
2 13 (11.40%) Software Engineer
2 13 (11.40%) Consultant
3 9 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) Programmer
4 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
4 8 (7.02%) Architect
4 8 (7.02%) C Developer
4 8 (7.02%) C Programmer
5 7 (6.14%) Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.51%) Development Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (2.63%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) XML
3 4 (3.51%) Ajax
3 4 (3.51%) HTML
3 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.51%) CSS
4 3 (2.63%) DHTML
4 3 (2.63%) Web Services
4 3 (2.63%) DOM
4 3 (2.63%) XSLT
4 3 (2.63%) jQuery
4 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.63%) HTML5
5 2 (1.75%) WCF
5 2 (1.75%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.75%) ODBC
5 2 (1.75%) XSD
5 2 (1.75%) ADO
5 2 (1.75%) ADO.NET
5 2 (1.75%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Thin Client
1 8 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.14%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.39%) PKI
4 3 (2.63%) CESG
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Physics
4 3 (2.63%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.75%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.75%) iSeries
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Firmware
5 2 (1.75%) AS400
5 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.70%) Windows
2 30 (26.32%) Linux
3 28 (24.56%) UNIX
4 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.39%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (3.51%) Android
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.88%) SUSE
11 1 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.88%) AIX
11 1 (0.88%) Solaris
11 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 15 (13.16%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.14%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.39%) Migration
5 5 (4.39%) Project Management
5 5 (4.39%) UML
5 5 (4.39%) Network Architecture
6 4 (3.51%) Project Planning
6 4 (3.51%) Web Development
7 3 (2.63%) Information Security
7 3 (2.63%) TOGAF
7 3 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.63%) MVC
7 3 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.63%) ERP
7 3 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.63%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) C++
2 16 (14.04%) Embedded C
3 15 (13.16%) Perl
4 13 (11.40%) SQL
5 12 (10.53%) VB
6 10 (8.77%) Korn
7 9 (7.89%) C#
8 8 (7.02%) Bourne shell
9 7 (6.14%) Java
10 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.51%) Assembly Language
13 3 (2.63%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.63%) VBScript
13 3 (2.63%) Python
13 3 (2.63%) Ruby
14 2 (1.75%) RPG/400
14 2 (1.75%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.53%) Degree
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.02%) MCSE
5 5 (4.39%) HNC
5 5 (4.39%) CCA
5 5 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.75%) MCITP
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) MCSD
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.89%) NFS
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) Xen
4 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.88%) UAG
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) Nagios
2 8 (7.02%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) YUM
4 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Cisco
2 15 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) HP
4 8 (7.02%) EMC
4 8 (7.02%) Citrix
4 8 (7.02%) Isilon
5 7 (6.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (5.26%) Nokia
6 6 (5.26%) Oracle
7 3 (2.63%) VMware
7 3 (2.63%) Altiris
7 3 (2.63%) Veritas
7 3 (2.63%) IBM
8 2 (1.75%) Avaya
8 2 (1.75%) SAP
9 1 (0.88%) SolidWorks
9 1 (0.88%) Meridio
9 1 (0.88%) Primavera
9 1 (0.88%) BT
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