The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 25 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing C 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.48% 1.27% 8.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 3.03% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £17.23 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.90% +3.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 32.59% 41.77% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 37
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +47.72%
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 Exeter

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

C
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Exeter region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

C
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl

C
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) VHDL
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP