The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 East Midlands 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 68 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing C 19 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.33% 1.59% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.42% 5.19% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £290 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -72.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -7.43%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
430 443 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.09% 30.64% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 215 184
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
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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
Derbyshire +5 10 £320 -28.88% 8
Nottinghamshire +10 4 £288 -20.68% 9
Leicestershire -7 3 £380 - 1
Northamptonshire +2 1 £300 +20.00% 8
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 25 (51.02%) Project Management
2 20 (40.82%) PMP
2 20 (40.82%) PMI Certification
3 17 (34.69%) PRINCE2
4 15 (30.61%) PMI
5 13 (26.53%) Finance
5 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (20.41%) Validation
7 7 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (14.29%) SLA
8 5 (10.20%) C++
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
9 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) C#
9 4 (8.16%) SQL
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle
9 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.16%) .NET
9 4 (8.16%) Windows
9 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
10 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.12%) NHS
10 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.12%) Linux
10 3 (6.12%) Retail
10 3 (6.12%) Business Development
10 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.12%) Legal

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
1 1 (2.04%) DHCP
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.08%) ProC
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Release Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) NHS Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
3 1 (2.04%) Java SE
3 1 (2.04%) Java EE
3 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.04%) Spring Security
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) PMI
2 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.12%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.04%) Informatics
5 1 (2.04%) SystemC
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Project Management
2 17 (34.69%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.41%) Validation
4 7 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Business Development
7 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Signal Processing
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.08%) MVC
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.04%) Web Development
9 1 (2.04%) Workflow
9 1 (2.04%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) C++
2 4 (8.16%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Pascal
4 1 (2.04%) XAML
4 1 (2.04%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.04%) Golang
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) PMP
1 20 (40.82%) PMI Certification
2 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) HNC
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) BMC
4 1 (2.04%) McKesson
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
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