The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 43 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing C 39 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.18% 1.78% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.00% 4.92% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 1
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£330 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -9.72%
C
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
325 366 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.53% 36.17% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 195 113
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 16 £330 - 16
High Wycombe - 4 £363 - 6
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 17 (26.98%) C++
2 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
3 14 (22.22%) Java
4 11 (17.46%) Perl
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) QA
5 10 (15.87%) Python
6 9 (14.29%) Windows
6 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.70%) ISTQB
8 7 (11.11%) ISEB
8 7 (11.11%) Finance
9 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.52%) jQuery
10 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.94%) System Testing
10 5 (7.94%) MS Office
10 5 (7.94%) ERP
11 4 (6.35%) CSS
11 4 (6.35%) SQL
11 4 (6.35%) .NET
11 4 (6.35%) Oracle
11 4 (6.35%) CAD
11 4 (6.35%) AutoCAD
11 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
11 4 (6.35%) CRM
11 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
11 4 (6.35%) Embedded C++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 4 (6.35%) AutoCAD
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Junos
1 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) VPN
1 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.17%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) MSI
2 3 (4.76%) InstallShield
2 3 (4.76%) AdminStudio
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.59%) JMeter
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.35%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Developer
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Architect
3 6 (9.52%) QA Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) CAD Technician
5 3 (4.76%) Defect Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Applications Packager
5 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) jQuery
2 4 (6.35%) CSS
2 4 (6.35%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) CSS3
3 3 (4.76%) Laravel
3 3 (4.76%) Ajax
3 3 (4.76%) Symfony
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) XHTML
5 1 (1.59%) Sass
5 1 (1.59%) LESS
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (1.59%) JSON
5 1 (1.59%) XHR
5 1 (1.59%) Flash
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) SecurID
3 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.17%) HPUX
3 2 (3.17%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (7.94%) System Testing
3 5 (7.94%) ERP
4 4 (6.35%) CAD
4 4 (6.35%) CRM
4 4 (6.35%) Test Management
5 3 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (4.76%) Business Development
5 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.76%) Service Management
5 3 (4.76%) ITSM
5 3 (4.76%) Validation
5 3 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (3.17%) OOP
6 2 (3.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) C++
2 14 (22.22%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) Perl
4 10 (15.87%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.35%) SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.76%) PHP5
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 3 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) COBOL
8 2 (3.17%) VB
8 2 (3.17%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
1 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.11%) ISEB
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.76%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.35%) SolidWorks
2 3 (4.76%) HP
2 3 (4.76%) Siebel
3 2 (3.17%) VMware
3 2 (3.17%) Green Hills
3 2 (3.17%) Northgate
4 1 (1.59%) New Relic
4 1 (1.59%) QNX
4 1 (1.59%) AppSense
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Juniper
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Sybase
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