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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 63 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing C 58 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.30% 2.02% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.63% 7.34% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 8
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£350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £245 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £38.25 £17.50 £18.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.57% -6.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £16.88 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.50 £20.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
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
672 695 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.59% 27.48% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 350 298
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 60
Average hourly rate £36.75 £19.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.42% -44.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.97 £11.25 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +9 19 £390 +24.80% 16
Newbury +10 11 £375 +45.63% 5
Bracknell -10 8 £320 -10.17% 2
Slough +3 6 £115 -48.88% 5
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 38 (31.67%) C++
2 32 (26.67%) LTE
3 28 (23.33%) Linux
3 28 (23.33%) Telecoms
4 24 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 23 (19.17%) Wireless
5 23 (19.17%) Ericsson
6 22 (18.33%) Radio Access Network
7 21 (17.50%) 4G
7 21 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (17.50%) WiMAX
8 20 (16.67%) UMTS
9 19 (15.83%) GSM
9 19 (15.83%) 3G
10 16 (13.33%) Java
11 15 (12.50%) Embedded C
12 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.83%) CDMA2000
12 13 (10.83%) MPLS
12 13 (10.83%) DSL
12 13 (10.83%) GPRS
12 13 (10.83%) SDH
12 13 (10.83%) Network Planning
12 13 (10.83%) HSPA
12 13 (10.83%) GPON
13 12 (10.00%) VoLTE
13 12 (10.00%) SQL
13 12 (10.00%) Project Management
14 11 (9.17%) Windows
14 11 (9.17%) Huawei

C
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.50%) Lync
1 3 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.83%) Zope
2 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) HFM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.67%) LTE
2 23 (19.17%) Wireless
3 22 (18.33%) Radio Access Network
4 21 (17.50%) 4G
4 21 (17.50%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (17.50%) WiMAX
5 20 (16.67%) UMTS
6 19 (15.83%) GSM
6 19 (15.83%) 3G
7 13 (10.83%) CDMA2000
7 13 (10.83%) MPLS
7 13 (10.83%) DSL
7 13 (10.83%) GPRS
7 13 (10.83%) SDH
7 13 (10.83%) HSPA
7 13 (10.83%) GPON
8 12 (10.00%) VoLTE
9 10 (8.33%) 2G
10 7 (5.83%) IPv4
10 7 (5.83%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.67%) DB2
3 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (0.83%) SQLite
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) ProC
4 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.83%) BitKeeper
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 28 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.67%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Electronics
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
5 5 (4.17%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 13 (10.83%) Analyst
3 11 (9.17%) Developer
4 8 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (6.67%) Architect
5 7 (5.83%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.83%) Consultant
6 6 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Technical Manager
8 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.50%) Junior
9 3 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.50%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 2 (1.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) .NET
2 6 (5.00%) Qt
3 5 (4.17%) HTML
4 4 (3.33%) GStreamer
4 4 (3.33%) Web Services
5 3 (2.50%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.50%) J2EE
5 3 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.50%) Qt Quick
5 3 (2.50%) QML
5 3 (2.50%) HTML5
6 2 (1.67%) Ext JS
6 2 (1.67%) POSIX
6 2 (1.67%) CSS
6 2 (1.67%) APPC
7 1 (0.83%) XML
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.83%) Swing
7 1 (0.83%) WinForms
7 1 (0.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Device Driver
2 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.33%) PKI
4 3 (2.50%) STB
5 2 (1.67%) iSeries
5 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.67%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) AS400
5 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.67%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.67%) EMV
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) MPEG
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.33%) Linux
2 11 (9.17%) Windows
3 10 (8.33%) UNIX
4 8 (6.67%) Android
5 7 (5.83%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.50%) Solaris
8 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.67%) i5/OS
9 2 (1.67%) Debian
9 2 (1.67%) OS/400
9 2 (1.67%) HPUX
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (10.83%) Network Planning
3 12 (10.00%) Project Management
4 11 (9.17%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.50%) OOD
6 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.67%) OO
7 7 (5.83%) UML
7 7 (5.83%) Migration
7 7 (5.83%) Scrum
7 7 (5.83%) Android Development
8 6 (5.00%) ITIL
9 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.17%) Validation
9 5 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.33%) iOS Development
10 4 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.50%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.67%) C++
2 16 (13.33%) Java
3 15 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 12 (10.00%) SQL
5 10 (8.33%) C#
5 10 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 9 (7.50%) Python
7 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.83%) Perl
8 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.33%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.50%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.50%) Erlang
9 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.67%) Ruby
10 2 (1.67%) VB
10 2 (1.67%) COBOL
10 2 (1.67%) PHP
10 2 (1.67%) RPG
10 2 (1.67%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
1 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.50%) MCSE
2 3 (2.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) PMP
3 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.67%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) IEC 61508
1 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.67%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.67%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.83%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.83%) Firmware
3 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.67%) SELinux
2 2 (1.67%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.83%) Netcool
3 1 (0.83%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.83%) Netcool/Proviso
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Ericsson
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.17%) Huawei
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle
5 9 (7.50%) Nokia
5 9 (7.50%) Cramer
5 9 (7.50%) Amdocs
5 9 (7.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (2.50%) Avaya
6 3 (2.50%) HP
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.50%) IBM
6 3 (2.50%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.67%) VMware
7 2 (1.67%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix
8 1 (0.83%) Websense
8 1 (0.83%) SAP
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