The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 15 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing C 12 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.03% 6.70% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.67% 17.65% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £219 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -51.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.44%
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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 85 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.65% 37.95% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 27
Average daily rate £375 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.03% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

C
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

C
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wimborne +4 2 - -
Bournemouth +1 1 £450 +111.76% 3
Wareham - 1 - -
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (43.48%) Aerospace
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Avionics
4 7 (30.43%) MISRA C
4 7 (30.43%) MISRA
4 7 (30.43%) C++
5 6 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (26.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (26.09%) DO-178B
6 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) VxWorks
6 5 (21.74%) Nucleus RTOS
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) Firmware
7 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
8 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Middleware
8 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
8 3 (13.04%) Java
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) Device Driver
8 3 (13.04%) Electronics
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.04%) Validation
8 3 (13.04%) VHDL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (8.70%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Ingres
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (43.48%) Aerospace
2 8 (34.78%) Avionics
3 3 (13.04%) Electronics
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Military
5 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Design Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Programmer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) Qt
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Device Driver
1 3 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (13.04%) Verilog
1 3 (13.04%) VHDL
2 2 (8.70%) CAN bus
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Nucleus RTOS
1 5 (21.74%) VxWorks
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Balanced Scorecard
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) FMECA
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Assembly Language
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) HNC
4 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) MISRA
1 7 (30.43%) MISRA C
2 6 (26.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (26.09%) DO-178B
3 2 (8.70%) Def Stans
3 2 (8.70%) DO-254
4 1 (4.35%) ARP4754
4 1 (4.35%) ARP4761
4 1 (4.35%) DO-160
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Altera
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Xilinx
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited - Bournemouth Office
Rate: up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited - Bournemouth Office
Rate: up to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago