The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 26 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing C 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.76% 0.91% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.06% 2.67% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -63.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
C
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 75 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 39.17% 34.09% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 44
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -67.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £12.99 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

C
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Devon

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

C
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 3 - -
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Summit
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (20.00%) Firmware
5 3 (20.00%) ISO 14001
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) 2G
6 2 (13.33%) 3G
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) GPRS
6 2 (13.33%) GSM
6 2 (13.33%) Perl

C
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) 2G
2 2 (13.33%) 3G
2 2 (13.33%) GPRS
2 2 (13.33%) GSM
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Testing Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded C
1 4 (26.67%) C++
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) AWK
4 1 (6.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP