The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 34 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing C 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.48% 1.20% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 3.85% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
C
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 29.33% 31.33% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 22
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £45.43 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

C
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Luton

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) 3Com
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

C
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (50.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) 3Com
1 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL