The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 85 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing C 13 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.80% 1.45% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 4.64% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £241 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
C
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
563 474 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.62% 31.14% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 263 281
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 32
Average hourly rate £8.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

C
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

C Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

C
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Northamptonshire -1 4 £450 +69.81% 12
Derbyshire -1 3 - - 5
Leicestershire -1 3 £300 -26.82% 6
Nottinghamshire -20 2 £330 +32.00% 5
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (25.64%) C++
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) Service Management
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.69%) Linux
6 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.69%) PMI
6 3 (7.69%) PMP
6 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 3 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) .NET
6 3 (7.69%) MS Office
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) ITSM
6 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Simulink
2 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) GNU Octave
2 1 (2.56%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.56%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) JSP
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) WinForms
3 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) PMI
3 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Physics
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) VxWorks
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Service Management
1 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.69%) ITSM
3 3 (7.69%) Workflow
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) PLM
4 2 (5.13%) Analytics
4 2 (5.13%) SDLC
5 1 (2.56%) User Stories
5 1 (2.56%) Android Development
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C++
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.56%) Tcl
6 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (7.69%) PMP
2 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) MCPD
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.56%) QNX
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Google