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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 64 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing C 56 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.27% 1.93% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.87% 5.90% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 24
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£405 £321 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.07% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £430 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £41.00 £12.42 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.11% -63.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £10.93 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.48 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
631 831 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.63% 32.78% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 377 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% -5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.93 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 31 £420 +150.74% 14
Bracknell +5 5 £400 +18.51%
Slough - 5 £498 - 7
Newbury +1 1 £200 -41.60% 3
Windsor - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 34 (31.48%) Windows
2 24 (22.22%) Linux
2 24 (22.22%) UNIX
3 21 (19.44%) C++
3 21 (19.44%) Cisco
3 21 (19.44%) GDB
4 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 15 (13.89%) Embedded C
8 14 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
9 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
9 13 (12.04%) SQL
9 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
10 12 (11.11%) .NET
11 11 (10.19%) C#
11 11 (10.19%) Perl
11 11 (10.19%) DNS
11 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
11 11 (10.19%) Degree
12 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
12 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
12 10 (9.26%) Finance
13 9 (8.33%) VB
13 9 (8.33%) XML
13 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
14 8 (7.41%) HP
15 7 (6.48%) Firewall

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) IIS
2 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.85%) Apache
3 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Simulink
3 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Maximo
2 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.19%) DNS
3 7 (6.48%) Firewall
3 7 (6.48%) MPLS
3 7 (6.48%) OSPF
3 7 (6.48%) IPv4
3 7 (6.48%) IPv6
3 7 (6.48%) BGP
4 6 (5.56%) DHCP
4 6 (5.56%) 3G
5 5 (4.63%) Network Security
6 4 (3.70%) LTE
6 4 (3.70%) Internet
6 4 (3.70%) Wireless
7 3 (2.78%) ISUP
7 3 (2.78%) INAP
7 3 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.78%) VoIP
7 3 (2.78%) VPN
7 3 (2.78%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) IDOL
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) DTS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) OLAP
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (19.44%) GDB
2 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) ERwin
3 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.93%) Ant
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (0.93%) Hudson
3 1 (0.93%) Gradle
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (12.04%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.26%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Front Office
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) French Language
4 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Developer
2 12 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 12 (11.11%) Consultant
3 10 (9.26%) Software Developer
4 8 (7.41%) C Developer
4 8 (7.41%) C Programmer
4 8 (7.41%) Programmer
5 6 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (5.56%) Architect
6 5 (4.63%) Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Customer Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (4.63%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.63%) Design Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Development Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Security Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) .NET
2 9 (8.33%) XML
3 6 (5.56%) HTML
3 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.70%) CSS
4 4 (3.70%) Ajax
5 3 (2.78%) DOM
5 3 (2.78%) XSLT
5 3 (2.78%) DHTML
5 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.78%) jQuery
5 3 (2.78%) HTML5
6 2 (1.85%) WCF
6 2 (1.85%) Web Services
6 2 (1.85%) ADO
6 2 (1.85%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.85%) ODBC
6 2 (1.85%) XSD
6 2 (1.85%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.85%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (4.63%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.63%) PKI
3 4 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) Physics
4 3 (2.78%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Firmware
5 2 (1.85%) CESG
6 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.93%) AS400
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
6 1 (0.93%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) Windows
2 24 (22.22%) Linux
2 24 (22.22%) UNIX
3 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.63%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.63%) Android
6 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.93%) SUSE
8 1 (0.93%) Debian
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
8 1 (0.93%) CentOS
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
2 14 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (6.48%) UML
4 5 (4.63%) Project Management
4 5 (4.63%) Migration
4 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.63%) Network Architecture
5 4 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 4 (3.70%) Web Development
5 4 (3.70%) OOD
5 4 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 3 (2.78%) MVC
6 3 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.78%) Information Security
6 3 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.78%) Database Security
6 3 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (2.78%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) C++
2 15 (13.89%) Embedded C
3 13 (12.04%) SQL
4 11 (10.19%) C#
4 11 (10.19%) Perl
5 9 (8.33%) VB
6 7 (6.48%) Korn
7 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.56%) Java
8 5 (4.63%) Ruby
8 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.63%) Bourne shell
9 4 (3.70%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.78%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.78%) VBScript
10 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.85%) PHP
11 2 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.19%) Degree
4 6 (5.56%) MCSE
4 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.70%) HNC
5 4 (3.70%) CCA
5 4 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) MCTS
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.93%) PMP
7 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Dell Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CCNP
7 1 (0.93%) CCNA
7 1 (0.93%) ISEB
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.56%) NFS
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.93%) UAG
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Nagios
2 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) YUM
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Cisco
2 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.41%) HP
5 7 (6.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (5.56%) Nokia
7 5 (4.63%) EMC
7 5 (4.63%) Citrix
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle
7 5 (4.63%) Isilon
8 2 (1.85%) SAP
8 2 (1.85%) IBM
8 2 (1.85%) Dell
8 2 (1.85%) Avaya
8 2 (1.85%) VMware
8 2 (1.85%) BT
9 1 (0.93%) SolidWorks
9 1 (0.93%) Primavera
9 1 (0.93%) Altiris
9 1 (0.93%) Meridio
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Slough
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