The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 37 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing C 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.63% 1.47% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 5.13% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
C
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 78 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.55% 28.57% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 43 11
Average daily rate £325 £263 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £200 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £325 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 8 £350 +75.00% 4
Kettering - 2 £375 - 1
Towcester - - - - 1
C
East Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (41.18%) MS Office
4 7 (41.18%) Service Management
4 7 (41.18%) ITSM
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Budget Control
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
8 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (11.76%) Informatics
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
8 2 (11.76%) VoIP
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 2 (11.76%) MCP
8 2 (11.76%) Windows

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) 1st Line Support
1 7 (41.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Base Manager
3 1 (5.88%) IT Director
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Informatics
4 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows CE
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Budget Control
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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