The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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 Coventry 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 43 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing C 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.53% 2.39% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 9.09% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -7.43%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
113 66 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 29.97% 26.29% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 29 60
Average daily rate £325 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
West Midlands

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
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 July 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 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Ektron
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) MKS
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

C
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Content Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Ektron
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MKS
2 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu