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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 68 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing C 1 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.13% 1.98% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 6.72% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
Average daily rate £300 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +8.95%
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
228 268 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.16% 29.55% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 153 139
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) RACF
3 1 (25.00%) APPC
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) SNA
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CICS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM