The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 33 35 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing C 101 107 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.75% 5.23% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.85% 13.90% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 57 27
Average daily rate
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£310 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £411 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
C
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
786 770 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.94% 37.67% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 430 396
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Hook +3 15 £310 +3.50%
Winchester -7 12 £330 +15.78% 1
Basingstoke -10 8 £250 +25.00% 3
Farnborough - 6 £300 - 2
Southampton -9 2 £125 -62.96% 4
Andover 0 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 119 (60.71%) Linux
2 104 (53.06%) C++
3 94 (47.96%) Software Engineering
4 93 (47.45%) Security Cleared
5 79 (40.31%) UNIX
6 71 (36.22%) SC Cleared
7 68 (34.69%) UML
8 57 (29.08%) OOD
9 50 (25.51%) OO
10 43 (21.94%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (19.90%) Java
12 37 (18.88%) Multithreading
13 36 (18.37%) GoogleTest
13 36 (18.37%) Project Management
13 36 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (17.86%) Subversion
14 35 (17.86%) Configuration Management
14 35 (17.86%) ClearCase
15 32 (16.33%) Python
16 30 (15.31%) NUnit
16 30 (15.31%) Memory Management
17 28 (14.29%) Perl
17 28 (14.29%) Ant
18 27 (13.78%) Integration Testing
18 27 (13.78%) Use Case
19 25 (12.76%) CppUnit
20 22 (11.22%) Degree
21 21 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
21 21 (10.71%) Management Information System
22 20 (10.20%) JavaScript

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (3.06%) Node.js
2 5 (2.55%) Apache
2 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.55%) SAS
3 3 (1.53%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.02%) WordPress
4 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) JBoss
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.02%) CMS
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.02%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.08%) MS Office
3 4 (2.04%) MS Project
4 3 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.02%) Simulink
6 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Maximo
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.18%) SAN
2 14 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 6 (3.06%) Wireless
5 6 (3.06%) FCoE
5 6 (3.06%) LDAP
6 5 (2.55%) DVB
7 4 (2.04%) WAN
7 4 (2.04%) NAS
8 3 (1.53%) SSL
8 3 (1.53%) IPsec
8 3 (1.53%) LAN
8 3 (1.53%) FTP
8 3 (1.53%) HTTP
9 2 (1.02%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.02%) SNMP
9 2 (1.02%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.02%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.04%) MySQL
1 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.02%) DB2
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.51%) Ingres
4 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (18.37%) GoogleTest
2 35 (17.86%) ClearCase
2 35 (17.86%) Subversion
3 30 (15.31%) NUnit
4 28 (14.29%) Ant
5 25 (12.76%) CppUnit
6 12 (6.12%) Git (software)
7 11 (5.61%) Rational Rose
8 5 (2.55%) ClearQuest
9 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.53%) NetBeans
10 3 (1.53%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.53%) JIRA
11 2 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.02%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.02%) Hudson
11 2 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 14 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.57%) Finance
3 6 (3.06%) Legal
4 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.04%) Military
4 4 (2.04%) Electronics
5 3 (1.53%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (33.16%) Developer
2 45 (22.96%) Software Engineer
3 33 (16.84%) C Developer
4 19 (9.69%) C++ Developer
5 11 (5.61%) Technical Leader
6 10 (5.10%) Analyst
7 7 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.06%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.06%) iOS Developer
9 5 (2.55%) Consultant
9 5 (2.55%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.55%) Applications Developer
9 5 (2.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) Technical Manager
10 4 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) Architect
10 4 (2.04%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.04%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.04%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.69%) HTML
2 11 (5.61%) .NET
2 11 (5.61%) Motif
3 9 (4.59%) CSS
3 9 (4.59%) Web Services
3 9 (4.59%) XML
4 8 (4.08%) HTML5
5 6 (3.06%) iOS SDK
5 6 (3.06%) RESTful
5 6 (3.06%) Ajax
6 5 (2.55%) SAML
7 4 (2.04%) XHTML
7 4 (2.04%) jQuery
8 3 (1.53%) Middleware
9 2 (1.02%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.02%) OAuth
9 2 (1.02%) XACML
9 2 (1.02%) OpenID
9 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.94%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 19 (9.69%) Derivative
4 12 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.57%) User Experience
6 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.06%) iPhone
7 5 (2.55%) Clustering
7 5 (2.55%) HACMP
8 4 (2.04%) DTV
8 4 (2.04%) MPEG
8 4 (2.04%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.53%) STB
10 2 (1.02%) SecurID
10 2 (1.02%) Social Media
10 2 (1.02%) Statistics
10 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 119 (60.71%) Linux
2 79 (40.31%) UNIX
3 19 (9.69%) Windows
4 9 (4.59%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (3.57%) Solaris
5 7 (3.57%) AIX
6 6 (3.06%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.55%) HPUX
7 5 (2.55%) NetWare
8 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.96%) Software Engineering
2 68 (34.69%) UML
3 57 (29.08%) OOD
4 50 (25.51%) OO
5 37 (18.88%) Multithreading
6 36 (18.37%) Project Management
6 36 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 30 (15.31%) Memory Management
9 27 (13.78%) Integration Testing
9 27 (13.78%) Use Case
10 21 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
11 16 (8.16%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.63%) Scrum
13 12 (6.12%) RUP
14 11 (5.61%) Unified Process
15 10 (5.10%) Migration
15 10 (5.10%) ITIL
15 10 (5.10%) PRINCE2
15 10 (5.10%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 104 (53.06%) C++
2 39 (19.90%) Java
3 32 (16.33%) Python
4 28 (14.29%) Perl
5 20 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.12%) Embedded C
7 10 (5.10%) SQL
8 9 (4.59%) C#
8 9 (4.59%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.08%) Korn
9 8 (4.08%) Embedded C++
9 8 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.57%) PHP
11 6 (3.06%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.55%) VB
13 4 (2.04%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.02%) Ruby
16 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (47.45%) Security Cleared
2 71 (36.22%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.22%) Degree
4 6 (3.06%) HND
5 3 (1.53%) CCNP
5 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) MCP
6 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.02%) PMP
6 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.02%) CCNA
6 2 (1.02%) ISEB
6 2 (1.02%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) SLA
1 3 (1.53%) TickIT
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.55%) GPFS
3 3 (1.53%) Shibboleth
3 3 (1.53%) Firmware
4 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.51%) Snort
5 1 (0.51%) NFS
5 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.02%) Netcool
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.02%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.51%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.65%) VMware
3 11 (5.61%) IBM
3 11 (5.61%) HP
4 8 (4.08%) Oracle
5 7 (3.57%) Veritas
6 6 (3.06%) Cisco
7 4 (2.04%) Compaq
7 4 (2.04%) EMC
7 4 (2.04%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.53%) Juniper
8 3 (1.53%) Google
9 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.02%) Facebook
9 2 (1.02%) Twitter
9 2 (1.02%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.02%) Adobe
9 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.02%) Serena
9 2 (1.02%) SAP
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