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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 73 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing C 19 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.27% 1.64% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 4.74% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £385 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -74.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
449 548 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.99% 34.57% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 267 192
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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
Nottinghamshire +13 8 £285 -21.37% 7
Derbyshire 0 7 £320 - 6
Northamptonshire 0 2 £265 -11.66% 4
Leicestershire -1 2 £410 - 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (43.75%) Project Management
2 16 (33.33%) PMP
2 16 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
3 13 (27.08%) Finance
4 11 (22.92%) PMI
5 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (16.67%) C++
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.50%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) .NET
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle
8 5 (10.42%) Windows
8 5 (10.42%) Linux
8 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (8.33%) C#
9 4 (8.33%) Java
9 4 (8.33%) Python
9 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
9 4 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Degree
9 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (6.25%) SQL
10 3 (6.25%) J2EE
10 3 (6.25%) Web Services
10 3 (6.25%) UML

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (4.17%) CICS
2 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DHCP
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.17%) ProC
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Programme Director
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (2.08%) VB Developer
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Project Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (2.08%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Python Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Customer Service Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) J2EE
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
4 1 (2.08%) Java SE
4 1 (2.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.08%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) PMI
2 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.25%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.08%) Informatics
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) SystemC
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) SUSE
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Project Management
2 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) Validation
4 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Business Development
5 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) UML
5 3 (6.25%) SOA
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) MVC
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
6 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C++
2 4 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) Pascal
5 1 (2.08%) XAML
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) Golang
5 1 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) PMP
1 16 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) HNC
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) McKesson
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