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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 61 68 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing C 31 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.93% 2.00% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 5.28% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 19
Average daily rate
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£360 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £12.71 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% +4.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.42 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £15.11 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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
522 606 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.50% 37.95% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 356 202
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £124 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 54
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.42 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Northamptonshire -7 12 £363 +81.25% 8
Derbyshire 0 7 £425 +32.81% 13
Leicestershire +16 6 £343 - 6
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £450 +12.50% 6
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
4 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
4 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
5 10 (17.54%) C++
6 9 (15.79%) MS Office
6 9 (15.79%) Degree
7 8 (14.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (14.04%) Oracle
7 8 (14.04%) Linux
7 8 (14.04%) Service Management
7 8 (14.04%) Migration
7 8 (14.04%) ITSM
8 7 (12.28%) Finance
9 6 (10.53%) PRINCE
10 5 (8.77%) PMI
10 5 (8.77%) PMP
10 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
10 5 (8.77%) Python
10 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.77%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
11 4 (7.02%) Network Security
11 4 (7.02%) Budget Control
11 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
11 4 (7.02%) Relational Database

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.26%) CICS
2 1 (1.75%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Network Security
2 3 (5.26%) Wireless
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
2 3 (5.26%) Intranet
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.51%) GSM
3 2 (3.51%) PSTN
3 2 (3.51%) VoIP
3 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) NAS
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.51%) C++ Developer
5 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) C Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Knowledge Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Cost Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) WPF Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (1.75%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
1 3 (5.26%) JSP
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) WPF
3 1 (1.75%) POSIX
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.30%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) PMI
4 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.51%) NHS
5 2 (3.51%) Informatics
5 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) SUSE
4 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Solaris
4 2 (3.51%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.75%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 8 (14.04%) Service Management
3 8 (14.04%) ITSM
3 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 6 (10.53%) PRINCE
5 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.02%) Budget Control
7 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) UML
7 3 (5.26%) ERP
7 3 (5.26%) SOA
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.51%) Line Management
8 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) C++
2 5 (8.77%) Python
3 4 (7.02%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) SQL
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) Golang
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) Degree
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (8.77%) PMP
5 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) MCP
8 1 (1.75%) CCNA
8 1 (1.75%) ISEB
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.75%) APMG
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
3 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Progress
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) QNX
4 2 (3.51%) BT
4 2 (3.51%) Northgate
5 1 (1.75%) F5
5 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Derby
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 17 days ago