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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 32 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing C 102 127 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.84% 6.24% 4.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.44% 15.99% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 68 41
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£310 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 17
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 £37.90 £37.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.11%
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
759 794 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.02% 39.02% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 429 375
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 69
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £28.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +7 18 £310 +3.50% 1
Basingstoke 0 9 £250 +4.16% 3
Winchester -10 9 £330 +15.78% 1
Farnborough +5 6 £300 - 1
Southampton -15 3 £125 -58.33% 1
Andover -5 1 - -
Portsmouth -6 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 123 (60.00%) Linux
2 115 (56.10%) C++
3 102 (49.76%) Security Cleared
4 101 (49.27%) Software Engineering
5 86 (41.95%) UNIX
6 79 (38.54%) SC Cleared
7 76 (37.07%) UML
8 61 (29.76%) OOD
9 52 (25.37%) OO
10 50 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (22.44%) Configuration Management
12 45 (21.95%) Java
13 44 (21.46%) ClearCase
13 44 (21.46%) Subversion
13 44 (21.46%) GoogleTest
13 44 (21.46%) Multithreading
14 39 (19.02%) NUnit
14 39 (19.02%) Project Management
15 37 (18.05%) Memory Management
16 34 (16.59%) CppUnit
16 34 (16.59%) Use Case
16 34 (16.59%) Ant
17 32 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (15.12%) Perl
18 31 (15.12%) Windows
19 30 (14.63%) Python
19 30 (14.63%) Integration Testing
20 25 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
21 23 (11.22%) Derivative
22 22 (10.73%) Microsoft

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (2.93%) Node.js
2 5 (2.44%) Apache
2 5 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.46%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.98%) WordPress
4 2 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.98%) IIS
4 2 (0.98%) JBoss
4 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.98%) CMS
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.98%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.90%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 2 (0.98%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.98%) Simulink
4 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Maximo
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.76%) SAN
2 16 (7.80%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.41%) LDAP
5 6 (2.93%) WAN
5 6 (2.93%) Wireless
5 6 (2.93%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.44%) DVB
6 5 (2.44%) FCoE
6 5 (2.44%) LAN
7 4 (1.95%) SSL
7 4 (1.95%) NAS
8 3 (1.46%) IPsec
8 3 (1.46%) FTP
8 3 (1.46%) HTTP
9 2 (0.98%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.98%) SNMP
9 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.98%) Internet
9 2 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.95%) MySQL
2 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.46%) Ingres
2 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (0.98%) DB2
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (21.46%) ClearCase
1 44 (21.46%) Subversion
1 44 (21.46%) GoogleTest
2 39 (19.02%) NUnit
3 34 (16.59%) CppUnit
3 34 (16.59%) Ant
4 14 (6.83%) Rational Rose
5 12 (5.85%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.41%) CruiseControl
6 7 (3.41%) ClearQuest
6 7 (3.41%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.44%) JIRA
7 5 (2.44%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.95%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.46%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.46%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.98%) Hudson
10 2 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 16 (7.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.39%) Finance
3 6 (2.93%) Legal
4 5 (2.44%) Military
5 4 (1.95%) Electronics
5 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.95%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (31.22%) Developer
2 49 (23.90%) Software Engineer
3 33 (16.10%) C Developer
4 18 (8.78%) C++ Developer
5 15 (7.32%) Technical Leader
6 11 (5.37%) Analyst
7 9 (4.39%) Software Developer
8 6 (2.93%) Project Manager
8 6 (2.93%) Test Specialist
8 6 (2.93%) iOS Developer
9 5 (2.44%) Administrator
9 5 (2.44%) Network Engineer
10 4 (1.95%) Programmer
10 4 (1.95%) Tester
10 4 (1.95%) Programme Manager
10 4 (1.95%) Consultant
10 4 (1.95%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (1.95%) Technical Manager
10 4 (1.95%) Software Analyst
10 4 (1.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.29%) HTML
1 17 (8.29%) Motif
2 11 (5.37%) .NET
3 9 (4.39%) CSS
3 9 (4.39%) HTML5
4 8 (3.90%) Web Services
4 8 (3.90%) XML
5 6 (2.93%) Ajax
5 6 (2.93%) iOS SDK
5 6 (2.93%) RESTful
6 5 (2.44%) SAML
7 4 (1.95%) XHTML
8 3 (1.46%) jQuery
8 3 (1.46%) wxWidgets
8 3 (1.46%) Middleware
9 2 (0.98%) OAuth
9 2 (0.98%) XACML
9 2 (0.98%) OpenID
9 2 (0.98%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.22%) Derivative
3 21 (10.24%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.90%) Clustering
5 8 (3.90%) HACMP
6 7 (3.41%) User Experience
7 6 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.93%) iPhone
8 4 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.95%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.95%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.46%) STB
9 3 (1.46%) MPEG
9 3 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.98%) Statistics
10 2 (0.98%) Social Media
10 2 (0.98%) DTV
10 2 (0.98%) SecurID
10 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 123 (60.00%) Linux
2 86 (41.95%) UNIX
3 31 (15.12%) Windows
4 14 (6.83%) AIX
5 11 (5.37%) Solaris
6 8 (3.90%) HPUX
6 8 (3.90%) NetWare
7 7 (3.41%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.98%) Android
11 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (49.27%) Software Engineering
2 76 (37.07%) UML
3 61 (29.76%) OOD
4 52 (25.37%) OO
5 46 (22.44%) Configuration Management
6 44 (21.46%) Multithreading
7 39 (19.02%) Project Management
8 37 (18.05%) Memory Management
9 34 (16.59%) Use Case
10 32 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (14.63%) Integration Testing
12 25 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
13 19 (9.27%) Unit Testing
14 14 (6.83%) Unified Process
14 14 (6.83%) RUP
15 13 (6.34%) Reverse Engineering
15 13 (6.34%) Refactoring
15 13 (6.34%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
16 11 (5.37%) Scrum
17 10 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (56.10%) C++
2 45 (21.95%) Java
3 31 (15.12%) Perl
4 30 (14.63%) Python
5 17 (8.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.85%) SQL
6 12 (5.85%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.85%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.37%) Korn
7 11 (5.37%) Embedded C
8 9 (4.39%) C#
9 8 (3.90%) PHP
10 7 (3.41%) Embedded C++
10 7 (3.41%) VB
10 7 (3.41%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.95%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.98%) Ruby
12 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.98%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (49.76%) Security Cleared
2 79 (38.54%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.76%) Degree
4 5 (2.44%) HND
5 3 (1.46%) CCNP
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) MCP
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.98%) PMP
6 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.98%) CCNA
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB
6 2 (0.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) TickIT
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.98%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.90%) GPFS
3 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.46%) Firmware
4 3 (1.46%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.49%) Snort
6 1 (0.49%) NFS
6 1 (0.49%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.98%) Netcool
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.98%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.49%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 22 (10.73%) Microsoft
1 22 (10.73%) VMware
2 14 (6.83%) HP
3 13 (6.34%) Veritas
4 12 (5.85%) IBM
5 8 (3.90%) Oracle
6 7 (3.41%) Cisco
6 7 (3.41%) Compaq
6 7 (3.41%) EMC
6 7 (3.41%) Hitachi
7 4 (1.95%) Juniper
8 3 (1.46%) Google
9 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.98%) Remedy
9 2 (0.98%) Serena
9 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.98%) Facebook
9 2 (0.98%) Twitter
9 2 (0.98%) Adobe
9 2 (0.98%) SAP
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