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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 70 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing C 56 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.15% 2.31% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.27% 9.02% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 16
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£338 £405 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £289 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £498 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +230.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £15.03 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £16.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
677 621 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.97% 25.59% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 313 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -23 16 £398 -5.35% 11
Bracknell -2 11 £250 -37.50% 4
Slough +3 7 £363 -27.13% 1
Maidenhead - 3 - - 1
Newbury -10 1 £310 +55.00% 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (35.34%) C++
2 34 (29.31%) Telecoms
3 27 (23.28%) Software Engineering
3 27 (23.28%) Linux
4 18 (15.52%) Java
5 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
6 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.07%) Finance
7 13 (11.21%) C#
7 13 (11.21%) Windows
8 12 (10.34%) Oracle
8 12 (10.34%) Release Management
8 12 (10.34%) LTE
9 11 (9.48%) Project Management
9 11 (9.48%) Embedded C
9 11 (9.48%) SQL
10 10 (8.62%) .NET
11 9 (7.76%) 3G
12 8 (6.90%) Embedded C++
12 8 (6.90%) ITIL
12 8 (6.90%) UNIX
12 8 (6.90%) Wireless
12 8 (6.90%) Retail
13 7 (6.03%) Device Driver
13 7 (6.03%) XML
13 7 (6.03%) OOD
13 7 (6.03%) UMTS
13 7 (6.03%) V-Model
13 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
13 7 (6.03%) 4G

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.72%) IIS
2 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (1.72%) Lync
3 1 (0.86%) Zope
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Office
2 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Teamcenter
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) IaaS
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) LTE
2 9 (7.76%) 3G
3 8 (6.90%) Wireless
4 7 (6.03%) 4G
4 7 (6.03%) UMTS
5 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (5.17%) WiMAX
6 5 (4.31%) HTTP
6 5 (4.31%) GSM
6 5 (4.31%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (4.31%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.45%) IPsec
7 4 (3.45%) VPN
7 4 (3.45%) DNS
7 4 (3.45%) IPv4
7 4 (3.45%) IPv6
7 4 (3.45%) DHCP
7 4 (3.45%) FTP
8 3 (2.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) Star Schema
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.86%) Essbase
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.72%) NetBeans
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
1 2 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (1.72%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) Subversion
2 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.86%) ProC
2 1 (0.86%) MSI
2 1 (0.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 34 (29.31%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.07%) Finance
3 8 (6.90%) Retail
4 5 (4.31%) Billing
4 5 (4.31%) Electronics
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Publishing
7 1 (0.86%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Software Engineer
2 12 (10.34%) Analyst
3 10 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.45%) Architect
6 4 (3.45%) Consultant
6 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (3.45%) Designer
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Specialist
7 3 (2.59%) Transition Manager
7 3 (2.59%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 2 (1.72%) ETL Designer
8 2 (1.72%) Service Transition Manager
8 2 (1.72%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (1.72%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) .NET
2 7 (6.03%) XML
3 5 (4.31%) J2EE
3 5 (4.31%) HTML
3 5 (4.31%) Qt
4 4 (3.45%) GStreamer
4 4 (3.45%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.59%) QML
5 3 (2.59%) Qt Quick
5 3 (2.59%) HTML5
6 2 (1.72%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.72%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.72%) Spring
6 2 (1.72%) JNI
6 2 (1.72%) JAX-WS
6 2 (1.72%) SWT
6 2 (1.72%) WCF
6 2 (1.72%) CSS
6 2 (1.72%) Struts
6 2 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Device Driver
2 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.59%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.59%) MPEG
3 3 (2.59%) STB
3 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) Social Media
5 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) Animation
5 1 (0.86%) PMI
5 1 (0.86%) EMV
5 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.28%) Linux
2 13 (11.21%) Windows
3 8 (6.90%) UNIX
4 6 (5.17%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (5.17%) Android
5 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) Software Engineering
2 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.34%) Release Management
4 11 (9.48%) Project Management
5 8 (6.90%) ITIL
6 7 (6.03%) OOD
6 7 (6.03%) V-Model
7 6 (5.17%) OO
7 6 (5.17%) Android Development
7 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.31%) Scrum
9 4 (3.45%) Migration
9 4 (3.45%) PRINCE
9 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.45%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.34%) C++
2 18 (15.52%) Java
3 13 (11.21%) C#
4 11 (9.48%) SQL
4 11 (9.48%) Embedded C
5 8 (6.90%) Embedded C++
6 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 4 (3.45%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.45%) VBScript
7 4 (3.45%) VB
8 3 (2.59%) Python
8 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.59%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.86%) Delphi
10 1 (0.86%) Ruby
10 1 (0.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.59%) CCIE
4 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.59%) PMP
4 3 (2.59%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.72%) CCNP
5 2 (1.72%) CCNA
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.72%) CCVP
5 2 (1.72%) MCSE
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.86%) CCDP
6 1 (0.86%) ISEB
6 1 (0.86%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.45%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.86%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.72%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) SELinux
2 1 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle
3 5 (4.31%) Cisco
3 5 (4.31%) Ericsson
4 3 (2.59%) Nokia
5 2 (1.72%) Siemens
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe
5 2 (1.72%) Cramer
5 2 (1.72%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.72%) Amdocs
5 2 (1.72%) Huawei
5 2 (1.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (1.72%) Avaya
6 1 (0.86%) Teradata
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
6 1 (0.86%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) Remedy
6 1 (0.86%) Informatica
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