The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing C 18 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.47% 7.25% 6.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 22.95% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 10
Median daily rate £350 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £290 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 42.63% 31.61% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 26
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £396 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £45.50 £36.56 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

C
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for C.

1 34 (80.95%) C++
1 34 (80.95%) Linux
2 32 (76.19%) Multithreading
3 27 (64.29%) Perl
3 27 (64.29%) Software Engineering
4 25 (59.52%) SQL
5 23 (54.76%) Oracle
5 23 (54.76%) STL
5 23 (54.76%) Unix
5 23 (54.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 12 (28.57%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) Embedded C
7 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 9 (21.43%) ClearCase
8 8 (19.05%) DTV
9 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (9.52%) STB
10 4 (9.52%) DVB
10 4 (9.52%) HTTP
10 4 (9.52%) Tcl
10 4 (9.52%) Windows
10 4 (9.52%) Swing
11 3 (7.14%) Ada
11 3 (7.14%) C#
11 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
11 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 3 (7.14%) Git (software)

C
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DVB
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) ClearCase
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 25 (59.52%) Software Engineer
3 24 (57.14%) C++ Developer
4 21 (50.00%) Linux Developer
4 21 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (50.00%) SQL Developer
5 20 (47.62%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (42.86%) C++ Software Developer
6 18 (42.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 18 (42.86%) Unix Developer
6 18 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
6 18 (42.86%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (14.29%) Java Engineer
8 6 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) C++/Java Developer
9 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
9 5 (11.90%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (9.52%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (54.76%) STL
2 4 (9.52%) Swing
3 2 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) DTV
2 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (9.52%) STB
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) MPEG
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) Unix
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Multithreading
2 27 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) SOA
6 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) User Stories
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) C++
2 27 (64.29%) Perl
3 25 (59.52%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 12 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) Tcl
6 3 (7.14%) Ada
6 3 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.38%) PMP
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) SAP