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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 56 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing C 18 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.99% 1.16% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 3.92% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
276 255 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.53% 29.58% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 140 87
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) C++
3 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.64%) Project Management
5 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (23.08%) Java
7 8 (20.51%) C#
7 8 (20.51%) ITIL
7 8 (20.51%) Linux
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.95%) Service Management
8 7 (17.95%) MS Office
8 7 (17.95%) ITSM
8 7 (17.95%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (15.38%) UNIX
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle
10 5 (12.82%) Perl
10 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
11 4 (10.26%) SQL
11 4 (10.26%) Windows
11 4 (10.26%) MS Project
11 4 (10.26%) Korn
12 3 (7.69%) Java EE
12 3 (7.69%) Degree
12 3 (7.69%) Data Management
12 3 (7.69%) Banking
12 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis

C
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 4 (10.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) SNMP
2 2 (5.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.56%) 4G
3 1 (2.56%) LTE
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) 2G
3 1 (2.56%) ATM
3 1 (2.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.13%) Base SAS
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) ProC
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.56%) PVCS
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) Service Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Project Planner
5 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Java EE
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) LESS
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) PMI
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Ergonomics
4 1 (2.56%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) HPUX
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) SUSE
4 2 (5.13%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Project Management
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 7 (17.95%) Service Management
3 7 (17.95%) ITSM
4 3 (7.69%) Data Management
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Validation
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) OO
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Validation
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.56%) Android Development
6 1 (2.56%) OWASP
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) C++
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Korn
6 3 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.13%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.13%) AWK
7 2 (5.13%) Bourne shell
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) PMP
5 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
1 2 (5.13%) NFS
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) Samba
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Control-M
1 2 (5.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (5.13%) YaST
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) Facebook
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter
5 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) AppSense
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix