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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 77 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing C 21 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.31% 1.48% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 3.77% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 19
Average daily rate £370 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +4.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +38.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
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
486 689 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.36% 39.21% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 433 322
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £23.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £39.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Northamptonshire +11 9 - - 11
Derbyshire +13 7 £370 -7.50% 3
Leicestershire -2 3 - - 4
Nottinghamshire -4 3 - - 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) C++
4 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 7 (20.59%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.59%) Degree
6 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) Middleware
6 6 (17.65%) IBM
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) J2EE
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
7 5 (14.71%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) Assembly Language
7 5 (14.71%) Firmware
7 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.71%) Device Driver
7 5 (14.71%) Military
7 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
8 4 (11.76%) OpenText MBPM
8 4 (11.76%) Security Management
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) Fujitsu

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) AquaLogic
2 4 (11.76%) MQSeries
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (11.76%) Tuxedo
2 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) CICS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (2.94%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.94%) GSM
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) DataStage
3 1 (2.94%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.94%) Essbase
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) IMS/DB
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Aerospace
1 5 (14.71%) Military
2 4 (11.76%) Avionics
3 3 (8.82%) Electronics
4 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) J2EE
1 6 (17.65%) Middleware
2 5 (14.71%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) JSP
4 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 5 (14.71%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (5.88%) VHDL
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) AIX
2 4 (11.76%) OS/390
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.88%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Project Management
1 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) CRM
4 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.76%) QMS
4 4 (11.76%) Release Management
4 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Security Management
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C++
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Assembly Language
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) IBM
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Axway
2 4 (11.76%) Fujitsu
2 4 (11.76%) Sun
3 3 (8.82%) Intel
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) Wind River
4 2 (5.88%) Casewise
4 2 (5.88%) Freescale
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Apigee
5 1 (2.94%) Calypso
5 1 (2.94%) Software AG
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (2.94%) Talend
5 1 (2.94%) Unisys
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