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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 59 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing C 27 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.37% 2.16% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.99% 7.12% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £349 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £9.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +319.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
338 309 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.65% 30.32% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 180 84
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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 -7 20 £250 -12.28% 2
High Wycombe -2 2 £371 +6.07% 5
Aylesbury - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (30.77%) C++
2 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
2 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
3 16 (24.62%) Java
3 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
4 14 (21.54%) Perl
5 12 (18.46%) MS Office
5 12 (18.46%) ITIL
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.92%) Service Management
6 11 (16.92%) ITSM
6 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
6 11 (16.92%) Python
6 11 (16.92%) QA
6 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.85%) ISTQB
7 9 (13.85%) UNIX
8 8 (12.31%) Project Management
8 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
8 8 (12.31%) SQL
8 8 (12.31%) ISEB
9 7 (10.77%) Finance
9 7 (10.77%) jQuery
10 6 (9.23%) Embedded C
10 6 (9.23%) Oracle
10 6 (9.23%) Windows
10 6 (9.23%) Linux

C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (4.62%) SAS
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.46%) MS Office
3 4 (6.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) SSH
3 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Ingres
3 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) ProC
4 1 (1.54%) Toad
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) PVCS
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (18.46%) Service Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) QA Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C++/Java Developer
10 2 (3.08%) PMO Manager
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Quality Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) jQuery
2 5 (7.69%) CSS
2 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) CSS3
3 4 (6.15%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) Ajax
4 3 (4.62%) Symfony
4 3 (4.62%) Laravel
5 2 (3.08%) HTML5
5 2 (3.08%) LESS
5 2 (3.08%) XHTML
6 1 (1.54%) Middleware
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) Web Services
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.54%) Java EE
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) WCF
6 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.54%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Device Driver
2 3 (4.62%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) UNIX
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) HPUX
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
4 2 (3.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.08%) SUSE
5 1 (1.54%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.54%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Service Management
2 11 (16.92%) ITSM
2 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
3 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 5 (7.69%) Test Management
6 4 (6.15%) Validation
6 4 (6.15%) CRM
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.62%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.62%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) C++
2 16 (24.62%) Java
3 14 (21.54%) Perl
4 11 (16.92%) Python
5 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.31%) SQL
6 6 (9.23%) Embedded C
7 4 (6.15%) C#
7 4 (6.15%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.62%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.62%) PHP5
9 2 (3.08%) Bourne shell
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) Korn
9 2 (3.08%) VB6
9 2 (3.08%) VB
9 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) COBOL
9 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) SC Cleared
1 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (13.85%) ISTQB
4 8 (12.31%) ISEB
5 5 (7.69%) Degree
6 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.54%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) NFS
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Samba
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) YaST
2 2 (3.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.54%) Control-M
3 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Siebel
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) Northgate
4 2 (3.08%) Green Hills
4 2 (3.08%) Veritas
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec
4 2 (3.08%) Sun
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
5 1 (1.54%) Remedy
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) AppSense
5 1 (1.54%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.54%) QNX
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago