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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 39 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing C 102 53 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.88% 2.91% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.72% 7.14% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 51
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£350 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £215 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -34.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £16.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
802 742 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.35% 40.70% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 426 404
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 60
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Southampton -7 11 £350 +11.11% 3
Basingstoke +21 9 £200 -52.94% 3
Portsmouth +5 9 £411 +17.17% 4
Winchester +10 7 £290 -
Hook 0 5 £325 -
Havant - 1 £160 -
Petersfield - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
Yateley - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 95 (40.08%) Linux
2 75 (31.65%) Software Engineering
3 64 (27.00%) Security Cleared
4 62 (26.16%) C++
5 48 (20.25%) UNIX
6 46 (19.41%) Java
7 44 (18.57%) SC Cleared
8 39 (16.46%) Python
9 38 (16.03%) Perl
10 37 (15.61%) Windows
11 35 (14.77%) Degree
12 34 (14.35%) ITIL
12 34 (14.35%) Telecoms
13 32 (13.50%) SQL
14 29 (12.24%) ClearCase
15 27 (11.39%) Oracle
15 27 (11.39%) Configuration Management
16 25 (10.55%) SAN
17 23 (9.70%) Microsoft
17 23 (9.70%) Embedded C
17 23 (9.70%) UML
17 23 (9.70%) Military
18 21 (8.86%) Project Management
18 21 (8.86%) MS Excel
19 20 (8.44%) SharePoint
19 20 (8.44%) XML
19 20 (8.44%) PHP
19 20 (8.44%) VMware
20 18 (7.59%) AIX
20 18 (7.59%) OO

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.22%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.84%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.84%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.49%) MS Office
3 5 (2.11%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.84%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.55%) SAN
2 16 (6.75%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (5.49%) DVB
3 13 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.64%) Network Security
5 9 (3.80%) Firewall
5 9 (3.80%) Internet
6 8 (3.38%) IPv6
6 8 (3.38%) LDAP
6 8 (3.38%) LAN
7 7 (2.95%) Ethernet
8 6 (2.53%) DNS
8 6 (2.53%) MPLS
8 6 (2.53%) NAS
9 4 (1.69%) LTE
9 4 (1.69%) FCoE
9 4 (1.69%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.69%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.69%) Wireless
9 4 (1.69%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.64%) MySQL
4 10 (4.22%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.22%) SQLPlus
5 8 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.69%) QlikView
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.69%) DB2
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.84%) Big Data
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (12.24%) ClearCase
2 13 (5.49%) Subversion
3 12 (5.06%) NUnit
4 11 (4.64%) GoogleTest
4 11 (4.64%) Ant
4 11 (4.64%) CppUnit
5 9 (3.80%) Rational Rose
6 6 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.69%) Selenium
7 4 (1.69%) AppScan
8 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.84%) Toad
9 2 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.84%) Hudson
9 2 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
General
1 34 (14.35%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.70%) Military
3 7 (2.95%) Finance
4 5 (2.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (26.16%) Software Engineer
2 59 (24.89%) Developer
3 20 (8.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (8.02%) Consultant
5 12 (5.06%) Software Developer
6 11 (4.64%) Architect
7 9 (3.80%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.38%) DBA
8 8 (3.38%) Change Consultant
8 8 (3.38%) C Developer
9 7 (2.95%) Network Engineer
9 7 (2.95%) Design Engineer
9 7 (2.95%) C++ Developer
10 6 (2.53%) Administrator
10 6 (2.53%) Analyst
10 6 (2.53%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.53%) SQL DBA
11 5 (2.11%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.11%) Development Engineer
11 5 (2.11%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.44%) XML
2 15 (6.33%) POSIX
2 15 (6.33%) .NET
3 11 (4.64%) Motif
4 10 (4.22%) Web Services
5 9 (3.80%) Middleware
6 8 (3.38%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.95%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (2.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (2.53%) HTML
8 6 (2.53%) STL
9 5 (2.11%) JSP
10 4 (1.69%) CSS
10 4 (1.69%) jQuery
10 4 (1.69%) Ajax
10 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.27%) JSON
11 3 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.27%) LAMP
11 3 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.17%) DTV
2 13 (5.49%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (5.06%) STB
4 10 (4.22%) Replication
4 10 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.80%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.38%) HACMP
6 8 (3.38%) Derivative
6 8 (3.38%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.53%) Clustering
8 4 (1.69%) VHDL
8 4 (1.69%) Wiki
8 4 (1.69%) Open Source
9 3 (1.27%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.27%) Firmware
10 2 (0.84%) CESG
10 2 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.84%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 95 (40.08%) Linux
2 48 (20.25%) UNIX
3 37 (15.61%) Windows
4 18 (7.59%) AIX
5 13 (5.49%) Android
6 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.80%) Solaris
8 8 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.53%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.53%) HPUX
9 6 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (2.11%) NetWare
10 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.84%) SUSE
13 2 (0.84%) Debian
13 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.65%) Software Engineering
2 34 (14.35%) ITIL
3 27 (11.39%) Configuration Management
4 23 (9.70%) UML
5 21 (8.86%) Project Management
6 18 (7.59%) OO
7 16 (6.75%) OOD
7 16 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.33%) PRINCE2
8 15 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (5.91%) Multithreading
10 12 (5.06%) Use Case
11 10 (4.22%) Programme Management
11 10 (4.22%) Test Automation
12 9 (3.80%) Business Development
12 9 (3.80%) RUP
12 9 (3.80%) SOA
12 9 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.80%) Migration
12 9 (3.80%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.16%) C++
2 46 (19.41%) Java
3 39 (16.46%) Python
4 38 (16.03%) Perl
5 32 (13.50%) SQL
6 23 (9.70%) Embedded C
7 20 (8.44%) PHP
8 15 (6.33%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.91%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.91%) C#
10 11 (4.64%) VB
10 11 (4.64%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.64%) JavaScript
10 11 (4.64%) Korn
11 5 (2.11%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.11%) VBScript
12 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.27%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.84%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.84%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (27.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (18.57%) SC Cleared
3 35 (14.77%) Degree
4 11 (4.64%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.11%) CCNP
8 4 (1.69%) CBAP
9 3 (1.27%) CCDA
9 3 (1.27%) CCDP
9 3 (1.27%) CISSP
9 3 (1.27%) CISM
10 2 (0.84%) MBA
10 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.84%) CISA
10 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.84%) CCIE
10 2 (0.84%) HND
10 2 (0.84%) MCSE
10 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.42%) JTAG
4 1 (0.42%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.11%) GPFS
3 4 (1.69%) vSphere
4 3 (1.27%) OCFS2
5 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.84%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.95%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (11.39%) Oracle
2 23 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.44%) VMware
4 17 (7.17%) Cisco
5 15 (6.33%) HP
6 10 (4.22%) IBM
7 9 (3.80%) Juniper
8 8 (3.38%) EMC
8 8 (3.38%) Veritas
8 8 (3.38%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.53%) Brocade
9 6 (2.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (2.53%) Adobe
10 5 (2.11%) Compaq
10 5 (2.11%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.69%) Intel
12 3 (1.27%) NetApp
12 3 (1.27%) Dell
12 3 (1.27%) Sun
12 3 (1.27%) JBoss
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