The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 69 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing C 9 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.91% 2.34% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 9.09% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
C
Buckinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
297 220 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.09% 25.76% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 135 142
Average daily rate £350 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.23% -21.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

C
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) C++
5 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) LDAP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
8 3 (14.29%) SIEM
8 3 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Data Management
8 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
8 3 (14.29%) Snort
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Wireshark

C
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) SMTP
3 3 (14.29%) FTP
3 3 (14.29%) HTTP
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
4 2 (9.52%) SNMP
5 1 (4.76%) 3G
5 1 (4.76%) 2G
5 1 (4.76%) 4G
5 1 (4.76%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Xcelsius
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Architect
1 3 (14.29%) Developer
1 3 (14.29%) PMO Manager
1 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSL
1 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) LINQ
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 3 (14.29%) PMI
1 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Ergonomics
3 1 (4.76%) Human Factors
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Project Management
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (14.29%) SIEM
2 3 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Data Management
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) PMP
4 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) HL7
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Snort
2 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) BMC
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) SAP