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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 12 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing C 17 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.72% 11.59% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.15% 35.85% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 6
Median daily rate £355 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +14.39%
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
65 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 44.83% 32.32% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 48
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 28 (93.33%) C++
2 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 20 (66.67%) Perl
4 19 (63.33%) Java
5 17 (56.67%) SQL
6 15 (50.00%) Linux
7 14 (46.67%) Multithreading
8 13 (43.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (43.33%) Oracle
8 13 (43.33%) STL
8 13 (43.33%) Unix
9 11 (36.67%) HTTP
10 10 (33.33%) C#
10 10 (33.33%) Ada
11 7 (23.33%) Python
11 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
11 7 (23.33%) Embedded Software Development
12 6 (20.00%) Windows
12 6 (20.00%) Tcl
13 5 (16.67%) Digital TV
14 4 (13.33%) DVB
14 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
14 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
14 4 (13.33%) Scrum
14 4 (13.33%) SOA
14 4 (13.33%) MPEG
14 4 (13.33%) UML
14 4 (13.33%) HTML
14 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (13.33%) TDD

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 11 (36.67%) HTTP
2 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) DVB
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 18 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (43.33%) Architect
3 13 (43.33%) C++ Developer
3 13 (43.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 13 (43.33%) Linux Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (43.33%) Linux Software Architect
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle Architect
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (43.33%) Software Architect
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (43.33%) STL
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) HTML5
2 4 (13.33%) Node.js
2 4 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Digital TV
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) MPEG
2 4 (13.33%) STB
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) Multithreading
3 7 (23.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) SOA
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) SysML
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C++
2 20 (66.67%) Perl
3 19 (63.33%) Java
4 17 (56.67%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Ada
5 10 (33.33%) C#
6 7 (23.33%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) Tcl
8 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCDP
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) SaltStack