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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 37 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing C 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.53% 0.28% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 1.19% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £300 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
103 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.21% 23.73% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 29
Average daily rate £344 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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 - 4 £450 - 2
Corby - 1 - -
Towcester - 1 - -
C
East Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) DO-178B
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Simulink
2 1 (7.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Fortran
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP