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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 54 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing C 7 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 1.94% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 5.47% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£381 £248 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.04% +13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.00%
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
204 201 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.46% 35.51% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 132 100
Average daily rate £340 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -55.40%
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
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 6 (31.58%) Time Management
4 6 (31.58%) webMethods
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Retail
5 5 (26.32%) Logistics
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) FMCG
5 5 (26.32%) RedPrairie
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Web Design
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (10.53%) Mule

C
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Mule
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) WinCC
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) CICS
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) HACMP
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) SCADA
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) zOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Fedora
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Time Management
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Logistics
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) COBOL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.26%) RACF
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) webMethods
2 5 (26.32%) RedPrairie
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) CommVault
4 1 (5.26%) Siemens
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
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