The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank - 21 18
Contract jobs citing C 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.13% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.35% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 26.35% 25.99% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 11
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

C
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Midlands region.

C Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Midlands region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) SCADA
2 2 (33.33%) Multicast
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BI
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma

C
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BI
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Trillium
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (16.67%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle