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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 66 69 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing C 53 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.06% 2.11% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.67% 8.36% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 9
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£315 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £258 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +214.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £15.25 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
611 634 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.77% 25.21% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 292 333
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 July 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 July 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 July 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 -24 10 £250 -41.17% 11
Bracknell -1 9 £250 -35.89% 3
Slough +7 8 £360 -27.63% 1
Newbury 0 4 £375 +63.93% 2
Maidenhead - 3 - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (32.56%) C++
2 41 (31.78%) Telecoms
3 32 (24.81%) Software Engineering
4 29 (22.48%) Linux
5 27 (20.93%) LTE
6 24 (18.60%) Wireless
7 22 (17.05%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (17.05%) WiMAX
7 22 (17.05%) UMTS
7 22 (17.05%) 4G
8 19 (14.73%) GSM
9 18 (13.95%) Java
10 17 (13.18%) 3G
10 17 (13.18%) Embedded C
11 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (10.85%) Ericsson
12 14 (10.85%) Radio Access Network
13 13 (10.08%) Embedded C++
13 13 (10.08%) OOD
14 12 (9.30%) Oracle
14 12 (9.30%) OO
14 12 (9.30%) MPLS
14 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
14 12 (9.30%) Finance
14 12 (9.30%) HSPA
15 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
15 11 (8.53%) GPON
15 11 (8.53%) Network Planning
15 11 (8.53%) DSL
15 11 (8.53%) CDMA2000

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (2.33%) Lync
2 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.78%) Zope
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.93%) LTE
2 24 (18.60%) Wireless
3 22 (17.05%) 4G
3 22 (17.05%) UMTS
3 22 (17.05%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (17.05%) WiMAX
4 19 (14.73%) GSM
5 17 (13.18%) 3G
6 14 (10.85%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (9.30%) HSPA
7 12 (9.30%) MPLS
8 11 (8.53%) CDMA2000
8 11 (8.53%) DSL
8 11 (8.53%) GPRS
8 11 (8.53%) SDH
8 11 (8.53%) GPON
9 10 (7.75%) VoLTE
9 10 (7.75%) IPv4
9 10 (7.75%) IPv6
10 6 (4.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.78%) Essbase
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.78%) SQLite
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.78%) ProC
4 1 (0.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 41 (31.78%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.30%) Finance
3 8 (6.20%) Retail
4 7 (5.43%) Electronics
5 5 (3.88%) Billing
6 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.73%) Software Engineer
2 13 (10.08%) Analyst
3 11 (8.53%) Developer
4 10 (7.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 6 (4.65%) Architect
7 5 (3.88%) Junior
8 4 (3.10%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Consultant
8 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.10%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.33%) Transition Manager
9 3 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 2 (1.55%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 2 (1.55%) Head of Release Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) .NET
1 6 (4.65%) Qt
2 4 (3.10%) GStreamer
2 4 (3.10%) OpenGL
2 4 (3.10%) HTML
2 4 (3.10%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.33%) QML
3 3 (2.33%) HTML5
3 3 (2.33%) Qt Quick
3 3 (2.33%) J2EE
3 3 (2.33%) Web Services
3 3 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.55%) XML
4 2 (1.55%) Ext JS
5 1 (0.78%) WinForms
5 1 (0.78%) Twisted
5 1 (0.78%) FFmpeg
5 1 (0.78%) RESTful
5 1 (0.78%) JSON
5 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Device Driver
2 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.33%) STB
4 3 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) MPEG
4 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.55%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.55%) EMV
5 2 (1.55%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) PMI
6 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.78%) VHDL
6 1 (0.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.48%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) Windows
2 9 (6.98%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (6.20%) UNIX
4 7 (5.43%) Android
5 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.33%) Solaris
7 2 (1.55%) HPUX
7 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.78%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) Software Engineering
2 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.08%) OOD
4 12 (9.30%) OO
5 11 (8.53%) Project Management
5 11 (8.53%) Network Planning
6 9 (6.98%) UML
6 9 (6.98%) Release Management
7 7 (5.43%) V-Model
7 7 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.43%) Migration
7 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.43%) ITIL
7 7 (5.43%) Android Development
8 6 (4.65%) Scrum
9 5 (3.88%) Validation
10 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.10%) iOS Development
10 4 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) C++
2 18 (13.95%) Java
3 17 (13.18%) Embedded C
4 13 (10.08%) Embedded C++
5 11 (8.53%) SQL
6 9 (6.98%) C#
7 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.10%) Perl
8 4 (3.10%) Python
8 4 (3.10%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.33%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.55%) Pascal
10 2 (1.55%) PL/1
10 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.55%) VB
11 1 (0.78%) ABAP
11 1 (0.78%) VBScript
11 1 (0.78%) Tcl
11 1 (0.78%) XPath
11 1 (0.78%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) MCSE
4 3 (2.33%) CCIE
4 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.33%) Degree
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.55%) PMP
5 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.55%) CCNP
5 2 (1.55%) CCNA
5 2 (1.55%) CCVP
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.78%) CCDP
6 1 (0.78%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) ACCA
6 1 (0.78%) CIMA
6 1 (0.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.10%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.55%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.55%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.78%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.55%) SELinux
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.78%) Netcool
2 1 (0.78%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.78%) Netcool/Proviso
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (10.85%) Ericsson
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
2 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.98%) Huawei
4 6 (4.65%) Cisco
5 3 (2.33%) Avaya
5 3 (2.33%) Nokia
6 2 (1.55%) Siemens
6 2 (1.55%) Cramer
6 2 (1.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (1.55%) HP
6 2 (1.55%) VMware
6 2 (1.55%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.78%) Teradata
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Informatica
7 1 (0.78%) Assembla
7 1 (0.78%) Becrypt
7 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
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