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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 66 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing C 20 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 1.56% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 4.94% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £328 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
368 344 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.67% 31.59% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 207 123
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% -29.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.49 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £106.29 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -4 13 £358 +43.00% 5
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (28.57%) C++
2 14 (25.00%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
3 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 11 (19.64%) Perl
3 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 11 (19.64%) UNIX
3 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (17.86%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.07%) Service Management
5 9 (16.07%) ITSM
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) MS Office
5 9 (16.07%) SQL
5 9 (16.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.71%) Linux
7 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.71%) Banking
7 6 (10.71%) QA
7 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
8 5 (8.93%) Degree
8 5 (8.93%) Validation
8 5 (8.93%) Control-M

C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.36%) SAS
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (1.79%) iPlanet
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
3 4 (7.14%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Base SAS
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Ingres
4 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) ProC
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) PVCS
4 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.57%) Automotive
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (16.07%) Service Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Quality Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.57%) Process Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) jQuery
2 5 (8.93%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) Java EE
3 4 (7.14%) CSS3
4 3 (5.36%) Laravel
4 3 (5.36%) Symfony
4 3 (5.36%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) .NET
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) LESS
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.79%) Sass
6 1 (1.79%) WCF
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) XHTML
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.79%) Economics
4 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) UNIX
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) HPUX
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) SUSE
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Project Management
2 9 (16.07%) Service Management
2 9 (16.07%) ITSM
3 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) Validation
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) Test Management
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.57%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.57%) CAPA
7 2 (3.57%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) C++
2 14 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (19.64%) Perl
4 9 (16.07%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.14%) C#
8 4 (7.14%) PHP
8 4 (7.14%) Python
8 4 (7.14%) Korn
9 3 (5.36%) PHP5
9 3 (5.36%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.36%) AWK
10 2 (3.57%) Bourne shell
10 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.79%) VB6
11 1 (1.79%) Ruby
11 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 4 (7.14%) ISEB
5 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.57%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) NFS
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Samba
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Control-M
2 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.57%) YaST
3 2 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Siebel
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 2 (3.57%) Veritas
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) AppSense
6 1 (1.79%) Northgate
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Facebook
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.79%) Renesas