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 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 16 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing C 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.62% 4.62% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.44% 15.58% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
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£375 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £256 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
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
72 77 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.92% 29.62% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 31
Average daily rate £313 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £286 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014, 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 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 20 (62.50%) Linux
3 18 (56.25%) ClearCase
4 17 (53.13%) UML
5 15 (46.88%) POSIX
5 15 (46.88%) DTV
5 15 (46.88%) Software Architecture
6 14 (43.75%) DVB
6 14 (43.75%) STB
7 6 (18.75%) C++
8 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.50%) Change Management
9 4 (12.50%) SAP
9 4 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 4 (12.50%) SAP SRM
9 4 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) Finance
11 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
11 2 (6.25%) Legal
11 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
11 2 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (6.25%) Debian
11 2 (6.25%) Intel
11 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
11 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) DVB
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) Automake
3 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Military
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Embedded Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Microwave Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) POSIX
2 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) DTV
2 14 (43.75%) STB
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Debian
2 2 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) UML
3 15 (46.88%) Software Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Android Development
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Data Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C++
2 4 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Intel
2 2 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) Open Text
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