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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 12 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing C 14 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.33% 4.91% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 19.05% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £323 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -11.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £44.75 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 - £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 - £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
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
56 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.33% 25.77% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 28
Median daily rate £350 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £403 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 34 (79.07%) Multithreading
3 32 (74.42%) C++
4 27 (62.79%) SQL
5 23 (53.49%) Oracle
5 23 (53.49%) STL
5 23 (53.49%) Perl
5 23 (53.49%) Unix
5 23 (53.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
7 16 (37.21%) Embedded C
8 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
8 11 (25.58%) ClearCase
9 9 (20.93%) DTV
10 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++
11 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
12 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
12 4 (9.30%) SOA
12 4 (9.30%) Scrum
13 3 (6.98%) STB
13 3 (6.98%) DVB
13 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (4.65%) Project Management
14 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
14 2 (4.65%) Middleware
14 2 (4.65%) MS Project
14 2 (4.65%) Wireless

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 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) DVB
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) ClearCase
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (25.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 25 (58.14%) C++ Developer
3 23 (53.49%) Linux Developer
3 23 (53.49%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (53.49%) Oracle Developer
3 23 (53.49%) SQL Developer
3 23 (53.49%) Unix Developer
3 23 (53.49%) Unix Engineer
3 23 (53.49%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 16 (37.21%) Software Engineer
5 15 (34.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (30.23%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (25.58%) C++ Software Developer
7 11 (25.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (9.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (53.49%) STL
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) DTV
2 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) STB
4 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Multithreading
2 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Scrum
4 4 (9.30%) SOA
4 4 (9.30%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) C++
2 27 (62.79%) SQL
3 23 (53.49%) Perl
4 16 (37.21%) Embedded C
5 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GAMP
1 1 (2.33%) GxP
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) SAP