The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing C 30 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.16% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 4.66% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
Median daily rate £438 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £207 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £434 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%

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
543 601 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.75% 24.88% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 359 415
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +8.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 16 £450 +50.00% 7
Slough +17 6 £300 -
Bracknell +1 4 - - 6
Newbury - 1 - - 4
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 23 (28.40%) C++
2 22 (27.16%) Linux
3 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.52%) SQL
4 15 (18.52%) Degree
4 15 (18.52%) Office 365
4 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
5 14 (17.28%) Python
6 13 (16.05%) Windows
7 12 (14.81%) Java
8 11 (13.58%) Oracle
8 11 (13.58%) UML
8 11 (13.58%) Unix
9 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
9 10 (12.35%) HTTP
9 10 (12.35%) Finance
9 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.11%) VMware
10 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (11.11%) Project Management
10 9 (11.11%) C#
10 9 (11.11%) Skype
10 9 (11.11%) Skype for Business
11 8 (9.88%) Data Quality
11 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
11 8 (9.88%) OO
11 8 (9.88%) Migration
11 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.23%) Confluence
5 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) Simulink
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.23%) HFM
3 1 (1.23%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Office 365
2 7 (8.64%) Yammer
3 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) HTTP
2 9 (11.11%) Skype
3 6 (7.41%) AMQP
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.70%) Wireless
5 2 (2.47%) BGP
5 2 (2.47%) DNS
5 2 (2.47%) HSRP
5 2 (2.47%) OSPF
5 2 (2.47%) SAN
5 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.47%) VLAN
5 2 (2.47%) VPN
5 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.23%) 4G
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.23%) MQTT
6 1 (1.23%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
1 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.23%) OLAP
5 1 (1.23%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) GoCD
1 6 (7.41%) Jasmine
2 5 (6.17%) ProC
3 4 (4.94%) Subversion
4 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.47%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.23%) AppScan
6 1 (1.23%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.23%) GDB
6 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) MSTest
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.23%) WinDbg
6 1 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.41%) Aerospace
4 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Games
5 2 (2.47%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Developer
2 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Unix Developer
8 2 (2.47%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
1 6 (7.41%) JSON
1 6 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (7.41%) XML
2 5 (6.17%) HTML
3 4 (4.94%) .NET
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.70%) HTML5
4 3 (3.70%) Laravel
4 3 (3.70%) Node.js
4 3 (3.70%) Symfony
4 3 (3.70%) Web Services
5 2 (2.47%) DirectX
5 2 (2.47%) Django
5 2 (2.47%) Flask
5 2 (2.47%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (2.47%) jQuery
5 2 (2.47%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.47%) WebGL
6 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
1 5 (6.17%) Virtual Team
2 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.23%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.23%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Windows
3 11 (13.58%) Unix
4 3 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Solaris
4 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.23%) CentOS
6 1 (1.23%) Debian
6 1 (1.23%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
2 11 (13.58%) UML
3 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.11%) Project Management
4 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.88%) Migration
4 8 (9.88%) OO
5 7 (8.64%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (8.64%) Escalation Management
5 7 (8.64%) Microservices
5 7 (8.64%) MVC
5 7 (8.64%) Project Governance
6 6 (7.41%) API Development
6 6 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) SDLC
6 6 (7.41%) SOLID
6 6 (7.41%) SysML
7 5 (6.17%) RAD
8 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) C++
2 15 (18.52%) SQL
3 14 (17.28%) Python
4 12 (14.81%) Java
5 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.11%) C#
7 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.64%) PHP
9 6 (7.41%) Ada
9 6 (7.41%) F#
9 6 (7.41%) Go
9 6 (7.41%) Haskell
9 6 (7.41%) OCaml
9 6 (7.41%) Ruby
9 6 (7.41%) Rust
9 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.17%) VB
11 4 (4.94%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.70%) Embedded C++
12 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) CCNP
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ACCA
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) CCIE
5 1 (1.23%) CCSP
5 1 (1.23%) CIMA
5 1 (1.23%) CISSP
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) GPEN
5 1 (1.23%) GWAPT
5 1 (1.23%) GXPN
5 1 (1.23%) HNC
5 1 (1.23%) OSCE
5 1 (1.23%) OSCP
5 1 (1.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.41%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.47%) SLA
4 1 (1.23%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Docker
2 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.17%) vSphere
3 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.23%) Ceph
5 1 (1.23%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.23%) Firmware
5 1 (1.23%) iptables
5 1 (1.23%) KVM
5 1 (1.23%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.47%) Nagios
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) Cacti
4 1 (1.23%) Core Impact
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.23%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.23%) Nessus
4 1 (1.23%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.23%) Nmap
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) RANCID
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco
5 5 (6.17%) EMC
5 5 (6.17%) HP
6 3 (3.70%) Apigee
6 3 (3.70%) Juniper
6 3 (3.70%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.47%) ATG
7 2 (2.47%) Capita
7 2 (2.47%) Genesys
7 2 (2.47%) SAP
8 1 (1.23%) Ariba
8 1 (1.23%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.23%) GENBAND
8 1 (1.23%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.23%) Hyperion