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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 37 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing C 100 108 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.65% 5.78% 6.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.39% 15.74% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 52
Average daily rate
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£320 £315 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £295 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £27.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £53.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
807 686 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.53% 36.68% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 404 349
Average daily rate £350 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 58
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £22.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 March 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 March 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 March 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
Winchester -6 12 £290 -17.14%
Hook -17 12 £315 +4.21% 1
Basingstoke - 8 £375 - 1
Southampton -38 6 - - 11
Havant +6 2 £300 - 4
Farnborough - 2 £463 -
Portsmouth -5 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 - - 5
Gosport - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 134 (66.01%) Linux
2 110 (54.19%) Security Cleared
3 108 (53.20%) Software Engineering
4 102 (50.25%) C++
5 98 (48.28%) UNIX
6 95 (46.80%) SC Cleared
7 78 (38.42%) UML
8 77 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
9 74 (36.45%) Configuration Management
10 64 (31.53%) ClearCase
10 64 (31.53%) OOD
11 63 (31.03%) Subversion
12 62 (30.54%) NUnit
12 62 (30.54%) GoogleTest
13 61 (30.05%) CppUnit
14 53 (26.11%) Ant
15 51 (25.12%) Project Management
16 48 (23.65%) Motif
17 47 (23.15%) Windows
17 47 (23.15%) Python
18 46 (22.66%) OO
18 46 (22.66%) Multithreading
19 43 (21.18%) Use Case
20 40 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (19.21%) Microsoft
22 38 (18.72%) SQL
23 36 (17.73%) Memory Management
24 34 (16.75%) Java
24 34 (16.75%) CruiseControl

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.43%) Node.js
2 6 (2.96%) CMS
3 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.48%) IIS
3 3 (1.48%) JBoss
4 2 (0.99%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.49%) Confluence
5 1 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.97%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.48%) MS Office
4 2 (0.99%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.36%) SAN
2 15 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.39%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (2.96%) Firewall
4 5 (2.46%) iSCSI
4 5 (2.46%) DVB
4 5 (2.46%) SSL
5 4 (1.97%) DNS
5 4 (1.97%) LDAP
5 4 (1.97%) SMTP
5 4 (1.97%) FTP
5 4 (1.97%) NAS
5 4 (1.97%) FCoE
6 3 (1.48%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.48%) X.400
6 3 (1.48%) X.500
6 3 (1.48%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.48%) LAN
6 3 (1.48%) WAN
6 3 (1.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.82%) Ingres
1 24 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (1.48%) MySQL
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.49%) DataStax
5 1 (0.49%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.49%) DB2
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.49%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 64 (31.53%) ClearCase
2 63 (31.03%) Subversion
3 62 (30.54%) NUnit
3 62 (30.54%) GoogleTest
4 61 (30.05%) CppUnit
5 53 (26.11%) Ant
6 34 (16.75%) CruiseControl
7 25 (12.32%) ClearQuest
8 22 (10.84%) Rational Rose
9 15 (7.39%) Git (software)
10 13 (6.40%) Jenkins
11 9 (4.43%) JIRA
12 4 (1.97%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (1.97%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.49%) ERwin
14 1 (0.49%) Maven
14 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (3.45%) Military
2 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.46%) Finance
4 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (34.48%) Developer
2 56 (27.59%) Software Engineer
3 27 (13.30%) C Developer
4 21 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 12 (5.91%) C++ Developer
6 11 (5.42%) Technical Leader
7 10 (4.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (3.94%) Administrator
8 8 (3.94%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.45%) Analyst
10 5 (2.46%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (2.46%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (1.97%) Technical Manager
11 4 (1.97%) Test Specialist
11 4 (1.97%) Applications Developer
12 3 (1.48%) Architect
12 3 (1.48%) Project Manager
12 3 (1.48%) Consultant
12 3 (1.48%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.65%) Motif
2 27 (13.30%) XML
3 24 (11.82%) wxWidgets
4 17 (8.37%) HTML
5 12 (5.91%) .NET
6 10 (4.93%) Web Services
6 10 (4.93%) HTML5
7 8 (3.94%) iOS SDK
7 8 (3.94%) RESTful
7 8 (3.94%) Ajax
8 7 (3.45%) CSS
9 4 (1.97%) jQuery
10 3 (1.48%) JSON
11 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.49%) OAuth
11 1 (0.49%) Qt
11 1 (0.49%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.49%) J2EE
11 1 (0.49%) MFC
11 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 77 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.81%) Derivative
3 14 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.94%) HACMP
4 8 (3.94%) Clustering
4 8 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.94%) User Experience
4 8 (3.94%) iPhone
5 7 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.46%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.46%) PKI
6 5 (2.46%) STB
7 4 (1.97%) MPEG
7 4 (1.97%) Wiki
7 4 (1.97%) New Media
7 4 (1.97%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.48%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 134 (66.01%) Linux
2 98 (48.28%) UNIX
3 47 (23.15%) Windows
4 14 (6.90%) AIX
5 11 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.43%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.43%) Solaris
7 7 (3.45%) NetWare
7 7 (3.45%) HPUX
8 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.97%) CentOS
9 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.48%) Android
10 3 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (53.20%) Software Engineering
2 78 (38.42%) UML
3 74 (36.45%) Configuration Management
4 64 (31.53%) OOD
5 51 (25.12%) Project Management
6 46 (22.66%) OO
6 46 (22.66%) Multithreading
7 43 (21.18%) Use Case
8 40 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (17.73%) Memory Management
10 33 (16.26%) Integration Testing
11 23 (11.33%) Unified Process
11 23 (11.33%) RUP
12 22 (10.84%) Refactoring
13 16 (7.88%) Unit Testing
13 16 (7.88%) Reverse Engineering
14 13 (6.40%) ITIL
14 13 (6.40%) Scrum
15 12 (5.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (50.25%) C++
2 47 (23.15%) Python
3 38 (18.72%) SQL
4 34 (16.75%) Java
5 23 (11.33%) Perl
6 18 (8.87%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.39%) Embedded C
8 12 (5.91%) C#
8 12 (5.91%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.43%) Objective-C
9 9 (4.43%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.45%) Korn
11 5 (2.46%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.97%) VB
12 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.48%) PHP
14 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.99%) VBScript
14 2 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 110 (54.19%) Security Cleared
2 95 (46.80%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.91%) Degree
4 6 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.48%) ISEB
7 2 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.49%) HND
8 1 (0.49%) MCSE
8 1 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.45%) GPFS
3 3 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.99%) Firmware
4 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.99%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) NFS
5 1 (0.49%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.49%) Samba
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.49%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.97%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (1.97%) WMI
3 3 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.49%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.49%) Linux-HA
4 1 (0.49%) WSUS
4 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 39 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.84%) VMware
3 19 (9.36%) HP
4 12 (5.91%) Oracle
4 12 (5.91%) IBM
4 12 (5.91%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.42%) Veritas
6 10 (4.93%) EMC
7 7 (3.45%) Hitachi
7 7 (3.45%) Compaq
8 4 (1.97%) NetApp
8 4 (1.97%) Remedy
9 3 (1.48%) F5
9 3 (1.48%) Borland
9 3 (1.48%) Clearswift
10 2 (0.99%) BMC
10 2 (0.99%) Dell
10 2 (0.99%) Sun
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco
11 1 (0.49%) SAP
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