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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 57 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing C 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 2.39% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 7.51% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £245 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.11%
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
246 213 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.88% 31.84% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 139 87
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £36.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) webMethods
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (14.29%) QA
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) Mule
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) SystemC
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) OpenVMS Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) VAX
1 1 (7.14%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) VMS
2 1 (7.14%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Pascal
3 1 (7.14%) DCL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) webMethods
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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