The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Colchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 19 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 1.16% - 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 24.42% 39.66% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 2
Average daily rate £400 £195 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -22.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
Essex

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 3 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator

C
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Interface Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer