The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Portsmouth 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 9 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing C 11 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.32% 4.20% 11.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.56% 8.47% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
Average daily rate
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£411 £377 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.51% 49.58% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 26
Average daily rate £364 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.50 £28.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.26% +6.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £27.50 £26.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (45.45%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) DB2
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 4 (18.18%) AppScan
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 4 (18.18%) SABSA
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) SWIFT
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
5 3 (13.64%) VMS
5 3 (13.64%) CISSP
5 3 (13.64%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) CISM
5 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
5 3 (13.64%) E-business
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) Tcl

C
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (4.55%) ATM
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) AppScan
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) Change Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 4 (18.18%) C Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) DB2 Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Trainer
5 2 (9.09%) Trainer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) AIX
2 3 (13.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 4 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
1 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
1 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (18.18%) SIEM
1 4 (18.18%) SABSA
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (13.64%) E-business
2 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Tcl
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
1 3 (13.64%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco