The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 30 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing C 5 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.72% 4.93% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.25% 25.45% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
Average daily rate £335 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
C
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 55 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.79% 19.37% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 48
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £39.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.75% +163.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £17.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £125.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) Project Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WLAN
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) JAXB
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (13.33%) Struts
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) BPR
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Image Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) JNI
5 2 (13.33%) SWT
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) JAX-WS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) Telepresence
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Transformation Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) JAXB
1 2 (13.33%) JAX-WS
1 2 (13.33%) JNI
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) Struts
1 2 (13.33%) SWT
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) BPR
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Image Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C++
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft