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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 57 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing C 12 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.56% 1.53% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 5.32% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
C
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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
245 263 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.86% 28.81% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 155 91
Average daily rate £343 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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 29 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 29 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 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) C++
3 10 (28.57%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) Data Management
9 4 (11.43%) Windows
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.43%) SQL
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle
9 4 (11.43%) MS Project
10 3 (8.57%) MS Office
10 3 (8.57%) Perl
10 3 (8.57%) SAS
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL
10 3 (8.57%) UNIX
10 3 (8.57%) Validation
10 3 (8.57%) Service Management
10 3 (8.57%) Python
10 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.57%) PMI
10 3 (8.57%) PMP
10 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification

C
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) SNMP
3 1 (2.86%) ATM
3 1 (2.86%) 2G
3 1 (2.86%) 3G
3 1 (2.86%) 4G
3 1 (2.86%) LTE
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Base SAS
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) ProC
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Developer
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) PMO Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Tester
3 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Project Planner
4 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Data Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Java EE
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) LESS
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) PMI
3 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.86%) Economics
5 1 (2.86%) Ergonomics
5 1 (2.86%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Project Management
2 5 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Validation
3 3 (8.57%) Service Management
3 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.57%) ITSM
4 2 (5.71%) Data Validation
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) OO
5 1 (2.86%) OOD
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) MVC
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C++
2 9 (25.71%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) AWK
5 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.71%) Korn
5 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) PMP
4 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) AppSense
2 1 (2.86%) Facebook
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Xamarin