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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 75 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing C 26 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.55% 2.16% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 6.52% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 14
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£330 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.48 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.21% -9.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
587 491 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.07% 33.15% 35.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 290 218
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 36
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.83 £16.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire +10 10 £350 - 2
Nottinghamshire -12 6 £250 - 18
Derbyshire -7 5 £400 +25.00% 8
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 - 7
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 13 (23.21%) Service Management
3 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 13 (23.21%) MS Office
3 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
4 11 (19.64%) ITSM
4 11 (19.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (17.86%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) UNIX
7 5 (8.93%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.14%) VMware
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 4 (7.14%) SQL
8 4 (7.14%) Linux
8 4 (7.14%) PMI
8 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
8 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (5.36%) Degree
9 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
9 3 (5.36%) Network Security
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (5.36%) Budget Control

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.79%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Office
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
1 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
1 3 (5.36%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) Wireless
2 2 (3.57%) GSM
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) PSTN
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) NAS
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) SNA
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) APPN
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Ingres
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Service Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) 1st Line Support
2 11 (19.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Cost Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Hardware Programmer
8 1 (1.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Data Migration Manager
8 1 (1.79%) WPF Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Programmer
8 1 (1.79%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) APPC
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.79%) WCF
2 1 (1.79%) WPF
2 1 (1.79%) jQuery
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) LESS
2 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) PMI
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Informatics
5 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.79%) DataPower
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) SystemC
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) UNIX
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) HPUX
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows
5 1 (1.79%) i5/OS
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Service Management
3 11 (19.64%) ITSM
4 10 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.36%) Budget Control
6 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.79%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.79%) Functional Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) C++
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) COBOL
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.36%) PMP
5 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) QNX
4 2 (3.57%) BT
4 2 (3.57%) Northgate
4 2 (3.57%) Progress
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) EMC
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.79%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) F5
5 1 (1.79%) Facebook
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18.50 - £19.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago