The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 37 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing C 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.90% 2.03% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.60% 8.45% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
C
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
125 71 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.88% 23.99% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 68
Average daily rate £320 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £366 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.00 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

C
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Ektron
4 2 (18.18%) CMS
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) EDI
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Pascal
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) QMS
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared

C
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Maya
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) EDI
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 1 (9.09%) QMS
2 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Ektron
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft