The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 25 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing C 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.40% 2.75% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.85% 9.09% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£326 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £277 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £293 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -4.28%
C
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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 Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.10% 30.28% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 38
Average daily rate £331 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.50 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

C
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 4 (33.33%) Games
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) Game Development
5 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (16.67%) IaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation

C
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LTE
3 1 (8.33%) 4G
3 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
3 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
1 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) VHDL
1 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (8.33%) Animation
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (8.33%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Game Development
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) iptables
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Tufin
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
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