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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 33 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing C 104 135 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.95% 6.86% 6.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.18% 17.67% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 73 71
Average daily rate
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£320 £313 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £51.25 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +39.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £29.60 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £55.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
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
685 764 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.57% 38.82% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 432 413
Average daily rate £350 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -2 17 £310 +3.50% 1
Basingstoke 0 9 £250 +4.16% 3
Winchester -8 8 £330 -5.71%
Farnborough +2 7 £305 -
Portsmouth -3 5 £704 +119.84% 2
Southampton -24 3 - - 5
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 131 (62.09%) Linux
2 116 (54.98%) C++
3 108 (51.18%) Security Cleared
4 102 (48.34%) Software Engineering
5 93 (44.08%) UNIX
6 87 (41.23%) SC Cleared
7 76 (36.02%) UML
8 64 (30.33%) OOD
9 58 (27.49%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (25.59%) Configuration Management
11 50 (23.70%) OO
12 49 (23.22%) ClearCase
12 49 (23.22%) Subversion
12 49 (23.22%) GoogleTest
13 48 (22.75%) Java
14 46 (21.80%) NUnit
15 42 (19.91%) CppUnit
15 42 (19.91%) Multithreading
16 39 (18.48%) Ant
17 37 (17.54%) Windows
17 37 (17.54%) Project Management
18 35 (16.59%) Python
19 33 (15.64%) Integration Testing
20 32 (15.17%) Memory Management
20 32 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
21 31 (14.69%) Perl
22 30 (14.22%) Use Case
23 25 (11.85%) System Integration Testing
23 25 (11.85%) Microsoft
24 24 (11.37%) VMware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (4.27%) Node.js
2 5 (2.37%) Apache
2 5 (2.37%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.90%) CMS
4 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.42%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.42%) JBoss
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.95%) Simulink
5 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) Maximo
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.43%) SAN
2 16 (7.58%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (6.16%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.79%) LDAP
5 7 (3.32%) SSL
6 6 (2.84%) iSCSI
6 6 (2.84%) Firewall
6 6 (2.84%) LAN
6 6 (2.84%) WAN
6 6 (2.84%) FTP
7 5 (2.37%) DVB
7 5 (2.37%) FCoE
8 4 (1.90%) NAS
8 4 (1.90%) SMTP
9 3 (1.42%) HTTP
9 3 (1.42%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.42%) DNS
9 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.42%) X.400
9 3 (1.42%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.32%) Ingres
1 7 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.90%) MySQL
4 2 (0.95%) DB2
4 2 (0.95%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.47%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 49 (23.22%) ClearCase
1 49 (23.22%) Subversion
1 49 (23.22%) GoogleTest
2 46 (21.80%) NUnit
3 42 (19.91%) CppUnit
4 39 (18.48%) Ant
5 15 (7.11%) Rational Rose
5 15 (7.11%) Git (software)
6 13 (6.16%) CruiseControl
7 10 (4.74%) ClearQuest
8 9 (4.27%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.79%) JIRA
10 5 (2.37%) StarTeam
10 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (1.42%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.95%) Maven
14 1 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 10 (4.74%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.79%) Finance
3 6 (2.84%) Legal
3 6 (2.84%) Military
4 5 (2.37%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.90%) Electronics
6 2 (0.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (34.12%) Developer
2 52 (24.64%) Software Engineer
3 32 (15.17%) C Developer
4 16 (7.58%) C++ Developer
5 15 (7.11%) Software Developer
6 12 (5.69%) Analyst
7 10 (4.74%) Technical Leader
8 8 (3.79%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.32%) Administrator
10 6 (2.84%) Test Specialist
11 5 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.37%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.37%) AWS Developer
12 4 (1.90%) Architect
12 4 (1.90%) Consultant
12 4 (1.90%) Applications Developer
12 4 (1.90%) Programmer
12 4 (1.90%) Technical Manager
12 4 (1.90%) Software Analyst
13 3 (1.42%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.37%) Motif
2 17 (8.06%) HTML
3 12 (5.69%) XML
4 11 (5.21%) .NET
4 11 (5.21%) Web Services
5 10 (4.74%) HTML5
6 9 (4.27%) CSS
7 8 (3.79%) iOS SDK
7 8 (3.79%) Ajax
7 8 (3.79%) RESTful
8 7 (3.32%) wxWidgets
9 5 (2.37%) SAML
10 4 (1.90%) XHTML
11 3 (1.42%) Middleware
11 3 (1.42%) JSON
12 2 (0.95%) OAuth
12 2 (0.95%) XACML
12 2 (0.95%) OpenID
12 2 (0.95%) jQuery
12 2 (0.95%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.49%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.90%) Derivative
3 14 (6.64%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.27%) HACMP
5 9 (4.27%) User Experience
6 8 (3.79%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.79%) Clustering
6 8 (3.79%) iPhone
7 5 (2.37%) STB
8 4 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.90%) PKI
8 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.42%) New Media
9 3 (1.42%) MPEG
9 3 (1.42%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.95%) DTV
10 2 (0.95%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 131 (62.09%) Linux
2 93 (44.08%) UNIX
3 37 (17.54%) Windows
4 16 (7.58%) AIX
5 11 (5.21%) Solaris
6 9 (4.27%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.79%) HPUX
7 8 (3.79%) NetWare
8 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.90%) CentOS
8 4 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.95%) Android
10 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (48.34%) Software Engineering
2 76 (36.02%) UML
3 64 (30.33%) OOD
4 54 (25.59%) Configuration Management
5 50 (23.70%) OO
6 42 (19.91%) Multithreading
7 37 (17.54%) Project Management
8 33 (15.64%) Integration Testing
9 32 (15.17%) Memory Management
9 32 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (14.22%) Use Case
11 25 (11.85%) System Integration Testing
12 19 (9.00%) Unit Testing
13 16 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (7.11%) Unified Process
14 15 (7.11%) RUP
15 12 (5.69%) Scrum
16 9 (4.27%) Migration
16 9 (4.27%) TDD
16 9 (4.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 116 (54.98%) C++
2 48 (22.75%) Java
3 35 (16.59%) Python
4 31 (14.69%) Perl
5 20 (9.48%) SQL
5 20 (9.48%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.16%) Embedded C
6 13 (6.16%) Bash Shell
7 12 (5.69%) C#
7 12 (5.69%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.21%) Korn
9 9 (4.27%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.32%) Embedded C++
11 6 (2.84%) VB
11 6 (2.84%) PHP
12 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.90%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.42%) Ruby
14 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (51.18%) Security Cleared
2 87 (41.23%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.53%) Degree
4 7 (3.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.95%) CCNP
6 2 (0.95%) CCNA
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) TickIT
2 2 (0.95%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.79%) GPFS
3 7 (3.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.42%) Firmware
4 3 (1.42%) Shibboleth
4 3 (1.42%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.47%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.47%) Snort
5 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.21%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.42%) WMI
2 3 (1.42%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.95%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.95%) Netcool
4 1 (0.47%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.47%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 25 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.37%) VMware
3 16 (7.58%) HP
4 15 (7.11%) IBM
5 13 (6.16%) Veritas
6 10 (4.74%) Oracle
7 8 (3.79%) EMC
8 7 (3.32%) Hitachi
8 7 (3.32%) Cisco
8 7 (3.32%) Compaq
9 4 (1.90%) Juniper
9 4 (1.90%) Remedy
10 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.42%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.42%) F5
10 3 (1.42%) NetApp
11 2 (0.95%) Borland
11 2 (0.95%) BMC
11 2 (0.95%) SAP
11 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £300 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago