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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 68 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing C 6 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 2.37% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 7.59% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 15
Average daily rate £600 £300 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -14.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £820 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% -52.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% +2.85%
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
334 369 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.19% 31.19% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 180
Average daily rate £361 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.50 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 2 £494 +97.50% 5
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
4 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
4 5 (26.32%) Android
4 5 (26.32%) Android Development
5 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Device Driver
5 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
7 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) CICS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) SNA
3 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Tester
3 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) CICS Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) APPC
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Android Development
2 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
2 5 (26.32%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
3 5 (26.32%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SEPA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) RACF
1 1 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) BMC
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy
2 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
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