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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 50 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing C 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 0.98% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 3.82% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate £260 £425 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £385 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -
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
222 157 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.79% 25.70% 34.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 103 116
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) VPLS
4 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
4 4 (16.67%) JNCIS
4 4 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 4 (16.67%) JNCIE
4 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) CCIE
4 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) MPLS
4 4 (16.67%) OSPF
4 4 (16.67%) BGP
4 4 (16.67%) L2TP
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

C
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) BigMachines
1 3 (12.50%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) BGP
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) L2TP
1 4 (16.67%) MPLS
1 4 (16.67%) OSPF
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.67%) VPLS
1 4 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) ATM
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) SDH
2 3 (12.50%) SONET
2 3 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (12.50%) VLAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) CaliberRM
2 1 (4.17%) CANoe
2 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) DBA
1 4 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) C Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (12.50%) Perl Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Perl Web Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) C Programmer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) CSS3
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) Mason
1 3 (12.50%) Visualforce
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.17%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
1 4 (16.67%) Migration
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.50%) BDD
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Network Design
2 3 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (12.50%) TDD
2 3 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) WFM
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Apex Code
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNP
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) CCIE
2 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 4 (16.67%) JNCIE
2 4 (16.67%) JNCIP
2 4 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) CSSLP
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) OCP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) MISRA
2 1 (4.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Siebel
5 2 (8.33%) Kronos
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.17%) NEC
6 1 (4.17%) webMethods
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