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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 58 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing C 58 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.53% 2.36% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.42% 9.04% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 27
Median daily rate £375 £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £36.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
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
616 664 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.82% 26.17% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 410 319
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 14
Median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £28.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 23 August 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
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 23 August 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 +19 23 £369 +13.46% 6
Bracknell +1 13 £335 +34.00% 5
Maidenhead +1 3 £325 -
Newbury -3 2 - -
Slough -1 1 - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 49 (46.23%) C++
2 35 (33.02%) Microsoft
3 28 (26.42%) Linux
4 27 (25.47%) Java
5 26 (24.53%) SQL
5 26 (24.53%) Degree
6 25 (23.58%) Windows
7 23 (21.70%) VB
8 22 (20.75%) C#
9 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (17.92%) Software Engineering
10 19 (17.92%) .NET
10 19 (17.92%) XML
10 19 (17.92%) Project Management
11 16 (15.09%) HTTP
12 15 (14.15%) Mentoring
12 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (14.15%) SDLC
13 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
13 14 (13.21%) Hyper-V
13 14 (13.21%) Office 365
13 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (13.21%) Oracle
13 14 (13.21%) MVC
13 14 (13.21%) Finance
14 13 (12.26%) Ubuntu
14 13 (12.26%) CSS
14 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
14 13 (12.26%) PowerShell
15 12 (11.32%) Relational Database

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 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.60%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (3.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Drupal
5 1 (0.94%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Unica
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) Office 365
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) Yammer
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) HTTP
2 12 (11.32%) IPsec
2 12 (11.32%) VPN
3 11 (10.38%) BGP
3 11 (10.38%) DHCP
3 11 (10.38%) DNS
3 11 (10.38%) Software-Defined Networking
3 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.43%) IPv6
5 6 (5.66%) Skype
6 4 (3.77%) DVB
7 3 (2.83%) 3G
7 3 (2.83%) 4G
7 3 (2.83%) UPnP
7 3 (2.83%) Wireless
8 2 (1.89%) AMQP
8 2 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.89%) RANAP
8 2 (1.89%) SGSN
8 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) RDBMS
1 12 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.94%) Datazen
6 1 (0.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.94%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) ProC
1 5 (4.72%) Subversion
1 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.83%) AppScan
2 3 (2.83%) ClearCase
2 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.89%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.89%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.94%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.94%) GoCD
4 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.94%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Marketing
3 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Developer
2 15 (14.15%) Analyst
3 13 (12.26%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Architect
5 9 (8.49%) Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.66%) C Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) C/C++ Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Office 365 Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) Applications Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.92%) .NET
1 19 (17.92%) XML
2 13 (12.26%) CSS
3 5 (4.72%) HTML
4 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.83%) JSON
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.89%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.89%) HTML5
5 2 (1.89%) jQuery
5 2 (1.89%) RESTful
6 1 (0.94%) Autofac
6 1 (0.94%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (0.94%) CSS3
6 1 (0.94%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.94%) Node.js
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.94%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (0.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.38%) Public Cloud
3 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.66%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.83%) STB
6 2 (1.89%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) AS400
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.94%) iSeries
7 1 (0.94%) MPEG
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Linux
2 25 (23.58%) Windows
3 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.26%) Ubuntu
5 12 (11.32%) Unix
6 11 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.83%) Solaris
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.89%) Android
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.92%) Project Management
2 19 (17.92%) Software Engineering
3 15 (14.15%) Mentoring
3 15 (14.15%) SDLC
4 14 (13.21%) MVC
5 12 (11.32%) RAD
5 12 (11.32%) Software Testing
5 12 (11.32%) UML
6 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
6 11 (10.38%) Load Balancing
7 10 (9.43%) Presales
7 10 (9.43%) Workflow
8 9 (8.49%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.49%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (8.49%) Escalation Management
8 9 (8.49%) Process Improvement
8 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
8 9 (8.49%) Project Governance
8 9 (8.49%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.23%) C++
2 27 (25.47%) Java
3 26 (24.53%) SQL
4 23 (21.70%) VB
5 22 (20.75%) C#
6 13 (12.26%) PowerShell
7 11 (10.38%) VBScript
8 10 (9.43%) Python
9 8 (7.55%) Embedded C
10 7 (6.60%) Embedded C++
11 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
12 5 (4.72%) Perl
12 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.83%) PHP
13 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.83%) Ruby
14 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 26 (24.53%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) MCSA
2 6 (5.66%) MCSD
2 6 (5.66%) MCSE
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.77%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) CEH
5 2 (1.89%) CISA
5 2 (1.89%) CISM
5 2 (1.89%) CISSP
5 2 (1.89%) CRISC
5 2 (1.89%) GIAC
6 1 (0.94%) ACCA
6 1 (0.94%) CCIE
6 1 (0.94%) CCNP
6 1 (0.94%) CIMA
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) Data Quality
2 9 (8.49%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) SDET
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.83%) vSphere
3 2 (1.89%) Docker
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) KVM
4 1 (0.94%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (8.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.89%) Nessus
3 2 (1.89%) Puppet
4 1 (0.94%) Ansible
4 1 (0.94%) Control-M
4 1 (0.94%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) Scalr
4 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.94%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (33.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle
3 11 (10.38%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.72%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) Capita
5 4 (3.77%) HP
6 3 (2.83%) Apigee
6 3 (2.83%) ATG
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco
6 3 (2.83%) EMC
6 3 (2.83%) IBM
6 3 (2.83%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.83%) SAP
6 3 (2.83%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.89%) Genesys
7 2 (1.89%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.89%) Samsung
7 2 (1.89%) Veracode
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.94%) Juniper
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