The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bracknell region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 17 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing C 24 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.27% 5.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.92% 15.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.94 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 70 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.15% 33.49% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 7
Average daily rate £338 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £303 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £430 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 0
Average hourly rate £13.13 £17.33 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
Berkshire

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

C
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) C++
3 16 (48.48%) UML
4 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
5 11 (33.33%) Ruby
6 10 (30.30%) Internet
6 10 (30.30%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 6 (18.18%) OOD
8 5 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Perl
8 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.12%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) Demand Management
10 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Billing
10 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 3 (9.09%) CRM
10 3 (9.09%) B2B
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.06%) HP
11 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
11 2 (6.06%) HPUX
11 2 (6.06%) Broadband
11 2 (6.06%) MS Project
11 2 (6.06%) MS Office

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (3.03%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Internet
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Broadband
4 1 (3.03%) FTP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) RTP
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Designer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) J2EE
1 1 (3.03%) JMS
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Spring
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.06%) AS400
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) HPUX
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) UML
2 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) OOD
4 3 (9.09%) B2B
4 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 3 (9.09%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C++
2 11 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) UAG
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.03%) Axway
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) IBM