The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Devon 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 35 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing C 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.80% 2.76% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 6.33% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £443 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 33.07% 43.65% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 42
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £94.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £32.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
South West

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Paignton - 1 - -
Plymouth - - - - 1
Newton Abbot - - - -
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) VC++
3 1 (14.29%) Avionics
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Summit
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Degree

C
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Progress
1 1 (14.29%) Intel