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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 19 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing C 8 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.37% 1.56% 10.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 2.99% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£400 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £31.02 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
C
Surrey

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
60 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.27% 52.34% 47.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 19
Average daily rate £388 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £158 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 23 September 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Confluence
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Xen
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
4 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
4 2 (18.18%) WSDL
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) Firmware
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum

C
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (18.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Rollout Manager
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) WSDL
1 2 (18.18%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
1 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
1 2 (18.18%) VHDL
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Game Development
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Xen
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Ericsson