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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 10 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing C 17 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.63% 10.47% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.97% 26.67% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 12
Median daily rate £338 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.55%
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
74 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 37.56% 39.27% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 43
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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 33 (94.29%) C++
2 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
3 24 (68.57%) Perl
4 22 (62.86%) Java
4 22 (62.86%) Linux
5 21 (60.00%) Multithreading
6 19 (54.29%) SQL
7 18 (51.43%) Oracle
7 18 (51.43%) STL
7 18 (51.43%) Unix
7 18 (51.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (25.71%) C#
8 9 (25.71%) Ada
9 7 (20.00%) HTTP
9 7 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) Windows
10 6 (17.14%) Tcl
11 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
11 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
11 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
11 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
11 4 (11.43%) UML
11 4 (11.43%) Swing
12 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
12 3 (8.57%) SysML
12 3 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (5.71%) STB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) DVB
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Software Engineer
2 23 (65.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (57.14%) Developer
4 18 (51.43%) C++ Developer
5 17 (48.57%) C++ Software Developer
5 17 (48.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 16 (45.71%) Linux Developer
6 16 (45.71%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (45.71%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (45.71%) SQL Developer
7 11 (31.43%) Architect
7 11 (31.43%) Linux Software Architect
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle Architect
7 11 (31.43%) Software Architect
8 6 (17.14%) Java Engineer
8 6 (17.14%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
9 5 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (14.29%) Unix Developer
9 5 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (51.43%) STL
2 4 (11.43%) Swing
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.71%) Digital TV
2 2 (5.71%) STB
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.86%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Unix
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
2 21 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
4 4 (11.43%) UML
5 3 (8.57%) SysML
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C++
2 24 (68.57%) Perl
3 22 (62.86%) Java
4 19 (54.29%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Ada
5 9 (25.71%) C#
6 6 (17.14%) Tcl
7 4 (11.43%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.71%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCDP
2 1 (2.86%) CCIE
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco