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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 75 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing C 48 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.95% 2.10% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.14% 7.95% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 9
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£318 £369 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.89% -14.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £223 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +150.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £20.20 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £40.00 £19.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
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
590 654 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.92% 26.47% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 316 305
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 35
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £19.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -5 14 £250 -40.82% 10
Bracknell -2 9 £250 -32.20% 2
Newbury +4 7 £400 +74.86% 5
Slough +9 6 £270 +20.00%
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (32.00%) C++
2 34 (27.20%) Telecoms
3 32 (25.60%) LTE
4 30 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 29 (23.20%) Linux
6 26 (20.80%) Wireless
7 24 (19.20%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (19.20%) WiMAX
7 24 (19.20%) UMTS
7 24 (19.20%) 4G
8 21 (16.80%) GSM
9 20 (16.00%) Ericsson
9 20 (16.00%) 3G
9 20 (16.00%) Radio Access Network
10 17 (13.60%) Embedded C
11 15 (12.00%) Java
12 14 (11.20%) HSPA
13 13 (10.40%) GPON
13 13 (10.40%) Embedded C++
13 13 (10.40%) GPRS
13 13 (10.40%) OOD
13 13 (10.40%) SDH
13 13 (10.40%) CDMA2000
13 13 (10.40%) MPLS
13 13 (10.40%) DSL
13 13 (10.40%) Network Planning
14 12 (9.60%) OO
14 12 (9.60%) VoLTE
15 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
15 11 (8.80%) Huawei

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.40%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (2.40%) Lync
2 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.80%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.80%) Zope
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) PaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.60%) LTE
2 26 (20.80%) Wireless
3 24 (19.20%) WiMAX
3 24 (19.20%) Wi-Fi
3 24 (19.20%) UMTS
3 24 (19.20%) 4G
4 21 (16.80%) GSM
5 20 (16.00%) 3G
5 20 (16.00%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (11.20%) HSPA
7 13 (10.40%) CDMA2000
7 13 (10.40%) MPLS
7 13 (10.40%) DSL
7 13 (10.40%) GPRS
7 13 (10.40%) SDH
7 13 (10.40%) GPON
8 12 (9.60%) VoLTE
9 10 (8.00%) IPv4
9 10 (8.00%) IPv6
10 7 (5.60%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.80%) SQLite
3 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.80%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.80%) ProC
4 1 (0.80%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.80%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.80%) BitKeeper
General
1 34 (27.20%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 7 (5.60%) Electronics
4 5 (4.00%) Billing
5 4 (3.20%) Retail
6 2 (1.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (14.40%) Software Engineer
2 12 (9.60%) Developer
2 12 (9.60%) Analyst
3 10 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.40%) Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Consultant
7 5 (4.00%) Junior
7 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.40%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.40%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 2 (1.60%) Embedded Software Developer
10 2 (1.60%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) .NET
1 6 (4.80%) Qt
2 4 (3.20%) GStreamer
3 3 (2.40%) QML
3 3 (2.40%) Qt Quick
3 3 (2.40%) HTML5
3 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.40%) J2EE
3 3 (2.40%) Web Services
3 3 (2.40%) HTML
3 3 (2.40%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.60%) POSIX
4 2 (1.60%) Ext JS
5 1 (0.80%) RESTful
5 1 (0.80%) JSON
5 1 (0.80%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.80%) WCF
5 1 (0.80%) WPF
5 1 (0.80%) WinForms
5 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Device Driver
2 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) PKI
3 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.40%) STB
4 3 (2.40%) MPEG
4 3 (2.40%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
5 2 (1.60%) EMV
5 2 (1.60%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.80%) Social Media
6 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.20%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) UNIX
2 9 (7.20%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (5.60%) Android
3 7 (5.60%) Windows
4 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.40%) Solaris
6 2 (1.60%) HPUX
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.80%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.80%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (10.40%) Network Planning
2 13 (10.40%) OOD
3 12 (9.60%) OO
4 10 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.00%) Project Management
5 9 (7.20%) UML
6 7 (5.60%) Migration
6 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.60%) Android Development
7 5 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.00%) Scrum
7 5 (4.00%) Validation
7 5 (4.00%) ITIL
8 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.20%) iOS Development
8 4 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.40%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (2.40%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.40%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.00%) C++
2 17 (13.60%) Embedded C
3 15 (12.00%) Java
4 13 (10.40%) Embedded C++
5 10 (8.00%) SQL
6 8 (6.40%) C#
7 6 (4.80%) Perl
7 6 (4.80%) Python
8 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.20%) Assembly Language
9 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.40%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.60%) Ruby
11 2 (1.60%) Pascal
11 2 (1.60%) PL/1
11 2 (1.60%) VB
12 1 (0.80%) ABAP
12 1 (0.80%) VBScript
12 1 (0.80%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
2 3 (2.40%) MCSE
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.60%) PMP
3 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.60%) CCVP
3 2 (1.60%) CCIE
3 2 (1.60%) CCNP
3 2 (1.60%) CCNA
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.20%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.60%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.60%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.80%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.60%) SELinux
3 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.80%) Netcool
3 1 (0.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.80%) Netcool/Proviso
3 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Ericsson
2 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Huawei
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle
4 7 (5.60%) Nokia
5 6 (4.80%) Cramer
5 6 (4.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (4.80%) Amdocs
6 5 (4.00%) Cisco
7 3 (2.40%) Avaya
7 3 (2.40%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.60%) VMware
8 2 (1.60%) HP
9 1 (0.80%) Citrix
9 1 (0.80%) SAP
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.80%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.80%) Assembla
9 1 (0.80%) Becrypt
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