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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 51 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing C 3 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 1.94% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 5.42% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +25.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +11.11%
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
173 203 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.77% 35.74% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 123 90
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 £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -51.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 February 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Time Management
4 5 (35.71%) RedPrairie
4 5 (35.71%) Logistics
4 5 (35.71%) FMCG
4 5 (35.71%) webMethods
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Automotive
7 1 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (7.14%) Fedora
7 1 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) Mainframe

C
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) CICS
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) HACMP
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) SCADA
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) zOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Fedora
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Logistics
1 5 (35.71%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) JCL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) webMethods
1 5 (35.71%) RedPrairie
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) CommVault
3 1 (7.14%) Siemens
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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