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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 18 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing C 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.52% 4.06% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.43% 21.62% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.50 - £36.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
70 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 39.55% 18.78% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 12 24
Average daily rate £375 £460 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) UML
2 10 (45.45%) ClearCase
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) C++
5 7 (31.82%) POSIX
5 7 (31.82%) Software Architecture
6 6 (27.27%) DTV
6 6 (27.27%) DVB
6 6 (27.27%) STB
7 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Parallel Computing
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) PhD
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) Fortran
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
8 3 (13.64%) Subversion
8 3 (13.64%) OpenMP
8 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) SAP SRM
9 2 (9.09%) Human Factors
9 2 (9.09%) Use Case
9 2 (9.09%) GIAC
9 2 (9.09%) Information Security

C
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (13.64%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DVB
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) ClearCase
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Microwave Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) POSIX
2 3 (13.64%) OpenMP
3 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) DTV
1 6 (27.27%) STB
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Human Factors
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) UML
3 7 (31.82%) Software Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Parallel Computing
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (4.55%) Android Development
7 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) DRM
7 1 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Fortran
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PhD
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) BT
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