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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 53 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing C 21 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.51% 1.05% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.72% 3.31% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £9.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
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
272 242 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.54% 31.80% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 151 51
Average daily rate £339 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 March 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 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
3 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) ITIL
5 11 (26.83%) MS Office
5 11 (26.83%) Service Management
5 11 (26.83%) ITSM
5 11 (26.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (21.95%) C++
7 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
7 8 (19.51%) UNIX
8 7 (17.07%) Perl
8 7 (17.07%) Java
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 7 (17.07%) jQuery
9 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) SQL
10 5 (12.20%) Oracle
10 5 (12.20%) C#
10 5 (12.20%) HTML
10 5 (12.20%) CSS
11 4 (9.76%) SAS
11 4 (9.76%) PHP
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.76%) MS Project
11 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis

C
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (9.76%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (26.83%) MS Office
3 4 (9.76%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
1 2 (4.88%) SSH
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.88%) Ingres
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) ProC
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) PVCS
4 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Support Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (26.83%) Service Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 10 (24.39%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Designer
7 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) jQuery
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) CSS3
4 3 (7.32%) Laravel
4 3 (7.32%) Java EE
4 3 (7.32%) Symfony
4 3 (7.32%) Ajax
4 3 (7.32%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) XHTML
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
5 2 (4.88%) LESS
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) Sass
6 1 (2.44%) WCF
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.44%) Economics
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) UNIX
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) HPUX
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) SUSE
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Service Management
2 11 (26.83%) ITSM
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.32%) Validation
6 3 (7.32%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Management
7 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
7 2 (4.88%) System Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Data Validation
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) OWASP
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C++
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Perl
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) C#
6 4 (9.76%) PHP
6 4 (9.76%) Korn
7 3 (7.32%) PHP5
7 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.88%) COBOL
8 2 (4.88%) VB
8 2 (4.88%) AWK
8 2 (4.88%) VB6
8 2 (4.88%) Bourne shell
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) VCP4
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) NFS
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.44%) Samba
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Control-M
1 2 (4.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (4.88%) YaST
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Siebel
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) Sun
4 2 (4.88%) Veritas
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Northgate
5 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.44%) Facebook
5 1 (2.44%) Twitter
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) AppSense
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy