The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 40 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.56% - 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 41 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.65% 18.06% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 60
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £111 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £470 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C
East Midlands

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 2 - - 3
Wellingborough - - - - 2
Kettering - - - - 1
C
East Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Teradata