The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing C 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - - 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +4.14%
C
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.85% 13.04% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
Average daily rate £353 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £401 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

C
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox

C
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) CUDA
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Imperva
1 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter
1 1 (50.00%) VMware