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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 16 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing C 14 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.86% 1.69% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.92% 4.84% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£219 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +201.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
74 62 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.27% 35.03% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 23
Average daily rate £263 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £32.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 January 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
Poole - 3 - - 3
Bournemouth +4 2 £213 -52.77%
Wareham - - - -
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 17 (50.00%) C++
2 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) Subversion
4 10 (29.41%) Mathematics
5 9 (26.47%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Device Driver
6 8 (23.53%) DO-178B
6 8 (23.53%) Avionics
7 7 (20.59%) Aerospace
8 6 (17.65%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (17.65%) Games
8 6 (17.65%) OpenGL
8 6 (17.65%) DirectX
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) UML
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
8 6 (17.65%) Game Development
8 6 (17.65%) Multicast
8 6 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (14.71%) Java
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
10 4 (11.76%) Nucleus RTOS
10 4 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (11.76%) Middleware
10 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
10 4 (11.76%) Smartcard

C
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Multicast
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) ERwin
3 1 (2.94%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (23.53%) Avionics
2 7 (20.59%) Aerospace
3 6 (17.65%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Programmer
3 6 (17.65%) Graphics Programmer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
8 1 (2.94%) AS400 Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) C Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) OpenGL
1 6 (17.65%) DirectX
1 6 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) Middleware
3 4 (11.76%) wxWidgets
4 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Mathematics
2 9 (26.47%) Device Driver
3 6 (17.65%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.76%) Smartcard
5 3 (8.82%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) AS400
6 1 (2.94%) iSeries
6 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (11.76%) VxWorks
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Game Development
3 6 (17.65%) UML
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.94%) DSDM
6 1 (2.94%) OOD
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C++
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.94%) RPG/400
6 1 (2.94%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.94%) RPG
6 1 (2.94%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.94%) DO-160
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) IBM
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £28 - £36 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 per hour + Circa
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago