The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hounslow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 8 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing C 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.85% 10.00% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 17.50% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
12 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 46.15% 57.14% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 12
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C
London

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

C
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Hounslow region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Hounslow region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

C
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) WebKit
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) POSIX
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) POSIX
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++