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 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 41 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing C 102 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.67% 3.11% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.14% 8.49% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 21
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£305 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £26.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.25 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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
840 636 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.46% 36.59% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 354 295
Average daily rate £350 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 55
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £45.00
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +7 35 £300 -2.28%
Southampton -15 11 £360 +15.20% 4
Basingstoke +3 7 £354 +14.19%
Portsmouth - 4 £400 - 3
Fareham -2 1 - - 3
Winchester - 1 £375 -
Yateley - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 96 (53.93%) Linux
2 84 (47.19%) Software Engineering
3 81 (45.51%) Security Cleared
4 73 (41.01%) UNIX
5 71 (39.89%) SC Cleared
6 66 (37.08%) C++
7 54 (30.34%) UML
8 52 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (27.53%) Configuration Management
10 45 (25.28%) Python
11 44 (24.72%) ClearCase
12 41 (23.03%) NUnit
12 41 (23.03%) GoogleTest
13 40 (22.47%) CppUnit
13 40 (22.47%) OOD
14 39 (21.91%) Subversion
15 35 (19.66%) Motif
15 35 (19.66%) SQL
16 34 (19.10%) Windows
16 34 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (18.54%) Project Management
17 33 (18.54%) Ant
17 33 (18.54%) OO
18 30 (16.85%) XML
18 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
19 28 (15.73%) Use Case
20 27 (15.17%) CruiseControl
21 24 (13.48%) Java
22 23 (12.92%) ITIL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.37%) CMS
2 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.69%) Node.js
3 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.69%) JBoss
4 2 (1.12%) IIS
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.56%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
2 4 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.12%) Simulink
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) SAN
2 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.06%) Network Security
4 8 (4.49%) DVB
5 7 (3.93%) Firewall
5 7 (3.93%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (2.81%) SSL
6 5 (2.81%) DNS
7 4 (2.25%) LDAP
8 3 (1.69%) HTTP
8 3 (1.69%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.69%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.69%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.69%) FCoE
9 2 (1.12%) UPnP
9 2 (1.12%) VLAN
9 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.12%) X.400
9 2 (1.12%) X.500
9 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) Ingres
1 21 (11.80%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.69%) SQLPlus
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.12%) DB2
6 2 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.56%) DataStax
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (24.72%) ClearCase
2 41 (23.03%) NUnit
2 41 (23.03%) GoogleTest
3 40 (22.47%) CppUnit
4 39 (21.91%) Subversion
5 33 (18.54%) Ant
6 27 (15.17%) CruiseControl
7 21 (11.80%) ClearQuest
8 13 (7.30%) Rational Rose
9 7 (3.93%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.25%) StarTeam
11 4 (2.25%) JIRA
11 4 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
14 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
14 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (3.37%) Military
2 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.81%) Finance
3 3 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 56 (31.46%) Software Engineer
2 49 (27.53%) Developer
3 18 (10.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (10.11%) C Developer
4 17 (9.55%) Software Developer
5 9 (5.06%) Consultant
6 7 (3.93%) Analyst
6 7 (3.93%) C++ Developer
6 7 (3.93%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (3.93%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) Technical Leader
7 6 (3.37%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.81%) Administrator
9 4 (2.25%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.25%) Architect
9 4 (2.25%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.25%) Test Specialist
10 3 (1.69%) Designer
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (1.12%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.66%) Motif
2 30 (16.85%) XML
3 21 (11.80%) wxWidgets
4 9 (5.06%) HTML
5 7 (3.93%) CSS
5 7 (3.93%) Web Services
6 6 (3.37%) .NET
7 5 (2.81%) Ajax
7 5 (2.81%) JSON
7 5 (2.81%) Middleware
8 4 (2.25%) jQuery
9 3 (1.69%) POSIX
9 3 (1.69%) J2EE
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.69%) HTML5
10 2 (1.12%) iOS SDK
10 2 (1.12%) REST
10 2 (1.12%) Qt
10 2 (1.12%) RESTful
10 2 (1.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 52 (29.21%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.87%) Derivative
3 7 (3.93%) STB
3 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.93%) Device Driver
3 7 (3.93%) Wiki
4 6 (3.37%) DTV
5 5 (2.81%) Clustering
5 5 (2.81%) HACMP
5 5 (2.81%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.25%) PKI
6 4 (2.25%) New Media
6 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) MPEG
7 3 (1.69%) VHDL
8 2 (1.12%) Replication
8 2 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (53.93%) Linux
2 73 (41.01%) UNIX
3 34 (19.10%) Windows
4 13 (7.30%) AIX
5 12 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.18%) Android
7 8 (4.49%) Mac OS X
8 7 (3.93%) Solaris
9 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.25%) CentOS
10 4 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.69%) NetWare
11 3 (1.69%) HPUX
11 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.12%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.56%) VMS
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.19%) Software Engineering
2 54 (30.34%) UML
3 49 (27.53%) Configuration Management
4 40 (22.47%) OOD
5 34 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (18.54%) Project Management
6 33 (18.54%) OO
7 28 (15.73%) Use Case
8 23 (12.92%) Refactoring
8 23 (12.92%) Multithreading
8 23 (12.92%) ITIL
9 20 (11.24%) Memory Management
10 18 (10.11%) Integration Testing
11 15 (8.43%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.87%) RUP
12 14 (7.87%) Unified Process
13 12 (6.74%) Reverse Engineering
14 11 (6.18%) Scrum
14 11 (6.18%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 66 (37.08%) C++
2 45 (25.28%) Python
3 35 (19.66%) SQL
4 24 (13.48%) Java
5 15 (8.43%) Perl
5 15 (8.43%) Embedded C
6 11 (6.18%) Shell Script
6 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.93%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.37%) C#
8 6 (3.37%) Korn
8 6 (3.37%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.69%) Embedded C++
9 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.12%) Pascal
10 2 (1.12%) Ada
10 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.12%) VBScript
10 2 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (45.51%) Security Cleared
2 71 (39.89%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.74%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.18%) Degree
5 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.12%) HND
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) CBAP
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.56%) SLA
1 1 (0.56%) QA
1 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.25%) vSphere
3 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) Firmware
3 3 (1.69%) GPFS
4 2 (1.12%) OCFS2
4 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.25%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (2.25%) WMI
3 2 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.55%) VMware
3 16 (8.99%) Oracle
4 15 (8.43%) HP
5 13 (7.30%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.18%) IBM
7 7 (3.93%) EMC
8 6 (3.37%) Veritas
9 4 (2.25%) NetApp
10 3 (1.69%) Hitachi
10 3 (1.69%) Cisco
10 3 (1.69%) Compaq
10 3 (1.69%) Dell
10 3 (1.69%) Sun
10 3 (1.69%) Borland
10 3 (1.69%) F5
11 2 (1.12%) Remedy
11 2 (1.12%) Clearswift
11 2 (1.12%) Software AG
12 1 (0.56%) Juniper
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Rate: £36 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 per hour + Circa DOE
Posted: 14 days ago