The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 8 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing C 22 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.28% 7.05% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.83% 22.54% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
82 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 38.32% 31.28% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £28.13 £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 17 (58.62%) C++
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Multithreading
3 12 (41.38%) Perl
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) UNIX
4 11 (37.93%) STL
4 11 (37.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) ClearCase
8 4 (13.79%) DTV
8 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) HTTP
9 2 (6.90%) EMC
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.90%) Windows
9 2 (6.90%) Java
9 2 (6.90%) WPF
9 2 (6.90%) LabWindows
9 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (3.45%) Android
10 1 (3.45%) NAS
10 1 (3.45%) UPnP
10 1 (3.45%) STB
10 1 (3.45%) SAP FI-CA
10 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy

C
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) LabWindows
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) DVB
2 1 (3.45%) RTP
2 1 (3.45%) X.509
2 1 (3.45%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) UPnP
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) C++ Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) C Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) STL
1 11 (37.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (6.90%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.45%) STB
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Multithreading
2 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
4 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) Perl
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) ABAP
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) NetIQ
3 1 (3.45%) Varonis
3 1 (3.45%) SAP