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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 30 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.12% - 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% - 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
C
Bedfordshire

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
57 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 31.84% 29.65% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 20
Average daily rate £370 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.68 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Ada
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) ProC
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms

C
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) ProC
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Products Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) B2C
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Ada
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle