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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 37 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing C 106 62 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.26% 3.58% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.54% 9.67% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 21
Average daily rate
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£323 £310 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £295 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
845 641 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 41.91% 37.03% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 347 254
Average daily rate £355 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £14.25 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -4 25 £303 -1.38%
Basingstoke +7 7 £354 +18.00% 3
Southampton -27 7 £368 +17.60% 6
Portsmouth - 3 £400 - 2
Winchester - 2 £375 - 1
Fareham - 1 - - 9
Havant - - - - 4
Waterlooville - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 104 (56.83%) Linux
2 98 (53.55%) Software Engineering
3 97 (53.01%) Security Cleared
4 85 (46.45%) SC Cleared
5 79 (43.17%) UNIX
6 77 (42.08%) C++
7 66 (36.07%) UML
8 62 (33.88%) Configuration Management
9 59 (32.24%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (28.96%) ClearCase
11 50 (27.32%) OOD
11 50 (27.32%) NUnit
11 50 (27.32%) GoogleTest
12 49 (26.78%) CppUnit
13 48 (26.23%) Subversion
14 45 (24.59%) Python
15 41 (22.40%) Motif
16 39 (21.31%) OO
16 39 (21.31%) Ant
16 39 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (20.77%) Windows
17 38 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
18 36 (19.67%) Project Management
18 36 (19.67%) SQL
19 35 (19.13%) Use Case
20 34 (18.58%) Microsoft
21 33 (18.03%) CruiseControl
22 31 (16.94%) Multithreading
23 28 (15.30%) XML
24 27 (14.75%) Memory Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (3.28%) CMS
2 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.19%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.64%) Node.js
3 3 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.09%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) JBoss
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 21 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.73%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.09%) Simulink
5 1 (0.55%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.01%) SAN
3 8 (4.37%) Network Security
4 7 (3.83%) SSL
5 6 (3.28%) Firewall
5 6 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (2.73%) DVB
7 4 (2.19%) DNS
7 4 (2.19%) LDAP
7 4 (2.19%) SMTP
7 4 (2.19%) FCoE
7 4 (2.19%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.64%) X.400
8 3 (1.64%) X.500
8 3 (1.64%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.64%) LAN
8 3 (1.64%) WAN
8 3 (1.64%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.64%) FTP
8 3 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.57%) Ingres
1 23 (12.57%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.09%) SQLPlus
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.55%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.55%) DB2
5 1 (0.55%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 53 (28.96%) ClearCase
2 50 (27.32%) NUnit
2 50 (27.32%) GoogleTest
3 49 (26.78%) CppUnit
4 48 (26.23%) Subversion
5 39 (21.31%) Ant
6 33 (18.03%) CruiseControl
7 23 (12.57%) ClearQuest
8 16 (8.74%) Rational Rose
9 11 (6.01%) Jenkins
10 8 (4.37%) JIRA
11 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (2.19%) StarTeam
13 3 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
14 2 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
14 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
15 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.55%) ERwin
General
1 7 (3.83%) Military
2 6 (3.28%) Finance
3 4 (2.19%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.19%) Electronics
3 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (33.88%) Software Engineer
2 49 (26.78%) Developer
3 19 (10.38%) Software Developer
4 18 (9.84%) C Developer
5 17 (9.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (5.46%) Technical Leader
7 7 (3.83%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) C++ Developer
7 7 (3.83%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Administrator
8 6 (3.28%) Analyst
9 5 (2.73%) Consultant
9 5 (2.73%) Test Specialist
10 4 (2.19%) Business Analyst
11 3 (1.64%) Architect
11 3 (1.64%) Programme Manager
11 3 (1.64%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (1.09%) Coordinator
12 2 (1.09%) Tester
12 2 (1.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.40%) Motif
2 28 (15.30%) XML
3 23 (12.57%) wxWidgets
4 10 (5.46%) HTML
5 8 (4.37%) CSS
6 7 (3.83%) .NET
7 6 (3.28%) Ajax
8 5 (2.73%) Web Services
9 4 (2.19%) HTML5
9 4 (2.19%) jQuery
10 3 (1.64%) JSON
10 3 (1.64%) J2EE
10 3 (1.64%) POSIX
10 3 (1.64%) Middleware
11 2 (1.09%) JMS
11 2 (1.09%) WSDL
11 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.09%) SOAP
11 2 (1.09%) Qt
11 2 (1.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (32.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.84%) Derivative
3 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.83%) Device Driver
5 6 (3.28%) STB
5 6 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.28%) Wiki
6 5 (2.73%) PKI
7 4 (2.19%) New Media
7 4 (2.19%) DTV
7 4 (2.19%) Clustering
8 3 (1.64%) VHDL
8 3 (1.64%) MPEG
8 3 (1.64%) HACMP
8 3 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
9 2 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 104 (56.83%) Linux
2 79 (43.17%) UNIX
3 38 (20.77%) Windows
4 12 (6.56%) Android
5 11 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.46%) AIX
7 8 (4.37%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.19%) CentOS
8 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.64%) Solaris
10 2 (1.09%) NetWare
10 2 (1.09%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.09%) HPUX
10 2 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (53.55%) Software Engineering
2 66 (36.07%) UML
3 62 (33.88%) Configuration Management
4 50 (27.32%) OOD
5 39 (21.31%) OO
5 39 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (19.67%) Project Management
8 35 (19.13%) Use Case
9 31 (16.94%) Multithreading
10 27 (14.75%) Memory Management
11 25 (13.66%) Refactoring
12 22 (12.02%) Integration Testing
13 18 (9.84%) ITIL
14 17 (9.29%) RUP
14 17 (9.29%) Unified Process
15 15 (8.20%) Unit Testing
15 15 (8.20%) Reverse Engineering
16 11 (6.01%) Scrum
17 10 (5.46%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 77 (42.08%) C++
2 45 (24.59%) Python
3 36 (19.67%) SQL
4 24 (13.11%) Java
5 18 (9.84%) Embedded C
6 13 (7.10%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.56%) Perl
8 8 (4.37%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.83%) C#
10 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.19%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.64%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.64%) Pascal
12 3 (1.64%) VBScript
12 3 (1.64%) VB
13 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.09%) Ada
13 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 97 (53.01%) Security Cleared
2 85 (46.45%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.20%) Degree
4 13 (7.10%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.64%) ISEB
7 2 (1.09%) HND
7 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
8 1 (0.55%) MCSA
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) Firmware
2 3 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.09%) GPFS
3 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.55%) Samba
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.19%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (2.19%) WMI
3 3 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.55%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.55%) WSUS
4 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.20%) VMware
3 14 (7.65%) HP
3 14 (7.65%) Oracle
4 12 (6.56%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.92%) IBM
6 6 (3.28%) Veritas
7 5 (2.73%) EMC
8 4 (2.19%) NetApp
8 4 (2.19%) Remedy
9 3 (1.64%) Clearswift
9 3 (1.64%) Borland
9 3 (1.64%) F5
10 2 (1.09%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.09%) BMC
10 2 (1.09%) Software AG
10 2 (1.09%) Cisco
10 2 (1.09%) Compaq
10 2 (1.09%) Dell
10 2 (1.09%) Sun
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