The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 73 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing C 6 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 1.78% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 5.46% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Median daily rate £345 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
315 421 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.17% 32.64% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 227 205
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £26.00 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% +62.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe 0 2 £345 - 3
Milton Keynes -13 1 £300 -29.41% 4
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for C.

1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) QNX
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Automotive
6 1 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Telelogic
6 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
6 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Perl

C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) RS-232
2 1 (9.09%) SNA
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CICS Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) APPC
1 1 (9.09%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++/CLI
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) QNX
2 1 (9.09%) Telelogic