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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 21 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing C 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.19% 1.33% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 4.44% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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 £33.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.72%
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
50 45 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 29.76% 30.00% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 13
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 28 November 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 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
2 2 (28.57%) Multicast
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (28.57%) SCADA
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Trillium
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica

C
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Multicast
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Trillium
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) Talend