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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 13 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing C 18 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.57% 10.19% 7.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.43% 28.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 13
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £47.50 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £47.50 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
84 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.00% 36.41% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 38
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £397 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £28.13 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.13 £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £46.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 July 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 31 (88.57%) C++
2 29 (82.86%) Software Engineering
3 27 (77.14%) Linux
4 25 (71.43%) Perl
4 25 (71.43%) Multithreading
5 22 (62.86%) SQL
6 21 (60.00%) Oracle
6 21 (60.00%) STL
6 21 (60.00%) Unix
6 21 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 14 (40.00%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
9 5 (14.29%) ClearCase
10 4 (11.43%) Ada
10 4 (11.43%) Windows
10 4 (11.43%) C#
10 4 (11.43%) Swing
10 4 (11.43%) HTTP
10 4 (11.43%) Tcl
10 4 (11.43%) Digital TV
10 4 (11.43%) DVB
10 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.43%) STB
10 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
12 2 (5.71%) Wireless
12 2 (5.71%) Middleware

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 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DVB
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Software Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Developer
3 22 (62.86%) C++ Developer
3 22 (62.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (57.14%) C++ Software Developer
4 20 (57.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 19 (54.29%) Linux Developer
5 19 (54.29%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (54.29%) Oracle Developer
5 19 (54.29%) SQL Developer
6 14 (40.00%) Unix Developer
6 14 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (40.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 6 (17.14%) Java Engineer
7 6 (17.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (14.29%) Architect
8 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
8 5 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (14.29%) Linux Software Architect
8 5 (14.29%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (60.00%) STL
2 4 (11.43%) Swing
3 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Digital TV
1 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (11.43%) STB
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.86%) MPEG
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Software Engineering
2 25 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
6 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) SysML
6 1 (2.86%) UML
6 1 (2.86%) User Stories
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) C++
2 25 (71.43%) Perl
3 22 (62.86%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
6 4 (11.43%) Ada
6 4 (11.43%) C#
6 4 (11.43%) Tcl
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) PMP
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) SAP