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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 66 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing C 76 68 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.59% 2.42% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.37% 9.29% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 7
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£300 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £159 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £442 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -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
811 732 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.60% 26.08% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 382 301
Average daily rate £360 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 67
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £29.32 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 18 £400 +60.00% 17
Bracknell +4 16 £320 -5.18% 3
Newbury -8 14 £290 -13.43% 7
Slough +2 9 - - 8
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (25.22%) Linux
1 29 (25.22%) LTE
2 27 (23.48%) C++
3 24 (20.87%) Wireless
3 24 (20.87%) Telecoms
4 22 (19.13%) 4G
5 21 (18.26%) Radio Access Network
5 21 (18.26%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (18.26%) WiMAX
6 20 (17.39%) Ericsson
6 20 (17.39%) 3G
7 19 (16.52%) UMTS
8 18 (15.65%) GSM
9 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
10 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
11 13 (11.30%) Network Planning
11 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
11 13 (11.30%) GPRS
11 13 (11.30%) SDH
11 13 (11.30%) SQL
11 13 (11.30%) CDMA2000
11 13 (11.30%) MPLS
11 13 (11.30%) DSL
11 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
11 13 (11.30%) HSPA
11 13 (11.30%) GPON
11 13 (11.30%) VoLTE
12 12 (10.43%) Project Management
12 12 (10.43%) Windows
13 11 (9.57%) Embedded C

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.61%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.61%) Lync
2 1 (0.87%) Zope
2 1 (0.87%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.87%) JBoss
2 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.87%) HFM
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) PaaS
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.22%) LTE
2 24 (20.87%) Wireless
3 22 (19.13%) 4G
4 21 (18.26%) Radio Access Network
4 21 (18.26%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (18.26%) WiMAX
5 20 (17.39%) 3G
6 19 (16.52%) UMTS
7 18 (15.65%) GSM
8 13 (11.30%) GPRS
8 13 (11.30%) SDH
8 13 (11.30%) CDMA2000
8 13 (11.30%) MPLS
8 13 (11.30%) DSL
8 13 (11.30%) HSPA
8 13 (11.30%) GPON
8 13 (11.30%) VoLTE
9 8 (6.96%) 2G
10 6 (5.22%) IPv4
10 6 (5.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.61%) DB2
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.87%) SQLite
3 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.87%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (0.87%) BitKeeper
General
1 24 (20.87%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.57%) Finance
3 5 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.87%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (9.57%) Project Manager
1 11 (9.57%) Developer
1 11 (9.57%) Consultant
2 9 (7.83%) Architect
3 8 (6.96%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
4 6 (5.22%) Analyst
5 3 (2.61%) Junior
5 3 (2.61%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (2.61%) Software Developer
5 3 (2.61%) Designer
6 2 (1.74%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (1.74%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (1.74%) Platform Architect
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (1.74%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) .NET
2 5 (4.35%) Qt
3 4 (3.48%) Web Services
3 4 (3.48%) HTML
4 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.61%) APPC
4 3 (2.61%) GStreamer
5 2 (1.74%) Qt Quick
5 2 (1.74%) HTML5
5 2 (1.74%) Ext JS
5 2 (1.74%) QML
5 2 (1.74%) CSS
5 2 (1.74%) POSIX
5 2 (1.74%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.87%) WinForms
6 1 (0.87%) WCF
6 1 (0.87%) WPF
6 1 (0.87%) JSON
6 1 (0.87%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) PKI
3 3 (2.61%) AS400
3 3 (2.61%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.61%) iSeries
4 2 (1.74%) User Experience
4 2 (1.74%) Open Source
4 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.74%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.74%) EMV
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.74%) CESG
4 2 (1.74%) STB
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Clustering
5 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.22%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Windows
3 8 (6.96%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.09%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (5.22%) UNIX
6 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.48%) Android
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) i5/OS
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.61%) OS/400
8 2 (1.74%) Debian
9 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.87%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.87%) HPUX
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.30%) Network Planning
1 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
2 12 (10.43%) Project Management
3 11 (9.57%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.83%) Migration
4 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.96%) OOD
6 7 (6.09%) Scrum
6 7 (6.09%) OO
7 6 (5.22%) UML
8 5 (4.35%) Validation
8 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.61%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.61%) Android Development
10 3 (2.61%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.61%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (2.61%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.74%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) C++
2 13 (11.30%) SQL
3 11 (9.57%) Embedded C
4 9 (7.83%) Java
5 8 (6.96%) Python
6 7 (6.09%) Embedded C++
6 7 (6.09%) Perl
7 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.22%) C#
8 3 (2.61%) Erlang
8 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.61%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.61%) COBOL
8 3 (2.61%) VB
8 3 (2.61%) RPG
8 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.74%) PHP
9 2 (1.74%) Pascal
9 2 (1.74%) PL/1
9 2 (1.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) MCSE
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.48%) Degree
4 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.87%) HP APS
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.87%) CCA
5 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.87%) PMP
5 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) HNC
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) DO-178B
1 2 (1.74%) QA
1 2 (1.74%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.87%) GCP
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.87%) Firmware
4 1 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (2.61%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.74%) SELinux
4 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.87%) Netcool/Proviso
4 1 (0.87%) SCCM
4 1 (0.87%) Netcool
4 1 (0.87%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.87%) Nagios
4 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Ericsson
2 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.57%) Huawei
4 9 (7.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (6.96%) Oracle
5 8 (6.96%) Nokia
6 7 (6.09%) Cramer
6 7 (6.09%) Amdocs
7 5 (4.35%) IBM
7 5 (4.35%) HP
7 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.48%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.61%) Avaya
9 3 (2.61%) Cisco
9 3 (2.61%) Juniper
9 3 (2.61%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.61%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.74%) Citrix
10 2 (1.74%) VMware
11 1 (0.87%) Computacenter
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