The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Buckinghamshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 60 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing C 24 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.90% 0.61% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 1.87% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £10.90 £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
368 321 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.09% 32.56% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 184 154
Average daily rate £350 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.99 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
South East

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 July 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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 21 £400 -6.97% 5
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
1 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Finance
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.53%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) System Testing
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Business Development
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) MSI
5 3 (7.89%) InstallShield
5 3 (7.89%) AdminStudio
6 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
6 2 (5.26%) CAD
6 2 (5.26%) AutoCAD
6 2 (5.26%) SolidWorks
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.26%) .NET
6 2 (5.26%) HPUX
6 2 (5.26%) MS Office
6 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
6 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange

C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) AutoCAD
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Junos
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MSI
1 3 (7.89%) InstallShield
1 3 (7.89%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Architect
2 4 (10.53%) Procurement Specialist
2 4 (10.53%) Defect Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Applications Packager
4 2 (5.26%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (5.26%) CAD Technician
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) WCF
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) LINQ
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) XSL
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.63%) CESG
2 1 (2.63%) SecurID
2 1 (2.63%) Statistics
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) HPUX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 3 (7.89%) System Testing
2 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (7.89%) Business Development
3 2 (5.26%) CAD
3 2 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) V-Model
4 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.63%) OOP
4 1 (2.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
1 3 (7.89%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
1 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SolidWorks
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) AppSense