The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 28 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing C 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.68% 6.14% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 17.07% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£520 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.72%
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 Croydon region.

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.44% 35.96% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 24
Average daily rate £450 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

C
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

C
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) APMG
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Procurement Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Procurement Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) APMG
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner