The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 14 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing C 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.79% 4.85% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.28% 16.67% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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 Portsmouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 35.54% 29.13% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 23
Average daily rate £350 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £530 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

C
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 10 (55.56%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) AppScan
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 3 (16.67%) DB2
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) SABSA
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.56%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) Tcl
5 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) AppScan
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Change Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Trainer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Trainer
5 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) SIEM
2 2 (11.11%) SABSA
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco