The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 37 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing C 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.05% 2.56% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 4.92% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £330 £308 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -7.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% +2.85%
C
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Programming Languages Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 24.66% 52.14% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 16
Average daily rate £343 £349 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.86% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

C
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Erskine region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) Change Management
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) WinForms
2 7 (87.50%) PL/1
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) MSI
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) COBOL
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XSD
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting

C
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
1 7 (87.50%) MSI
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Development Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) WinForms
1 7 (87.50%) WPF
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Management
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) COBOL
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) PL/1
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
1 7 (87.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP