The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 50 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing C 9 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 0.26% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% 0.79% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £240 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £240 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
C
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
232 252 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.22% 32.64% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 140 174
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -44.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £18.15 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £22.90 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

C
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Birmingham region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Birmingham region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) webMethods
2 4 (26.67%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
4 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Pascal
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (6.67%) Perl Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Voice Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (6.67%) Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Trainer
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) VAX
1 1 (6.67%) SystemC
1 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) VMS
3 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (6.67%) SABSA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (6.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (6.67%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.67%) Pascal
3 1 (6.67%) DCL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) webMethods
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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