The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 21 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing C 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.08% 2.90% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 25.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £328
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
C
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 17.20% 11.59% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate £225 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £41.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

C
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Chelmsford region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Chelmsford region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

C
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SQLite
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared