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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 54 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing C 26 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.23% 1.33% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 3.64% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £535 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.95 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.62% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £22.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.59 £58.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.16%
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
325 385 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.87% 36.46% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 203 157
Average daily rate £356 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.35 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +13 16 £315 +21.15% 5
High Wycombe - 1 £363 - 4
Aylesbury - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
1 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) C++
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Finance
4 5 (11.36%) ERP
5 4 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 4 (9.09%) CAD
5 4 (9.09%) AutoCAD
5 4 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (9.09%) SolidWorks
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.09%) System Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Business Development
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Banking
6 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
6 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
6 3 (6.82%) MSI
6 3 (6.82%) InstallShield
6 3 (6.82%) AdminStudio

C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) AutoCAD
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.27%) ResourceLink
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Junos
1 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MSI
1 3 (6.82%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.82%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.27%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) JMeter
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (13.64%) Analyst
1 6 (13.64%) Architect
2 4 (9.09%) CAD Technician
3 3 (6.82%) Defect Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Applications Packager
4 2 (4.55%) Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.55%) Change Manager
4 2 (4.55%) PMO Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) Flash
2 1 (2.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) SecurID
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.27%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) ERP
2 4 (9.09%) CAD
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (9.09%) System Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.82%) Business Development
4 2 (4.55%) OOP
4 2 (4.55%) OO
4 2 (4.55%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.27%) Test Planning
5 1 (2.27%) V-Model
5 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.27%) Software Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) C++
2 4 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++
2 4 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) Assembly Language
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) VB6
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) COBOL
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
1 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.27%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
1 4 (9.09%) SolidWorks
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.27%) Northgate
4 1 (2.27%) AppSense
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Juniper
4 1 (2.27%) QNX
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago