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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 68 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing C 27 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.63% 1.83% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 4.43% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 14
Average daily rate
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£328 £340 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.71 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -60.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.42 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £24.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
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
529 654 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.96% 41.24% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 345 223
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -10 9 £380 +11.76% 5
Northamptonshire -1 7 £230 -17.85% 7
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £285 - 3
Leicestershire +10 3 £325 - 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (26.09%) Project Management
2 10 (21.74%) C++
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 9 (19.57%) PMP
3 9 (19.57%) PMI Certification
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 6 (13.04%) Degree
5 6 (13.04%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) Linux
6 5 (10.87%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) PMI
6 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.70%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
7 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
7 4 (8.70%) J2EE
7 4 (8.70%) UML
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (6.52%) Business Development
8 3 (6.52%) SUSE
8 3 (6.52%) Legal
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (6.52%) CICS
2 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Intranet
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) GSM
2 2 (4.35%) PSTN
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Analyst
3 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) C Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Cost Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Knowledge Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Architect
4 2 (4.35%) Consultant
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Base Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Integration Architect
5 1 (2.17%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
1 4 (8.70%) J2EE
2 3 (6.52%) JSP
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) POSIX
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.17%) WinForms
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) Java SE
3 1 (2.17%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.17%) WPF
3 1 (2.17%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) PMI
2 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.17%) Informatics
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) SUSE
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.70%) UML
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Business Development
5 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) SOA
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) ERP
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
6 2 (4.35%) Signal Processing
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) C++
2 6 (13.04%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) Pascal
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) PMP
1 9 (19.57%) PMI Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) APMG
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Progress
4 2 (4.35%) BT
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago