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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 9 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing C 11 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.78% 11.29% 17.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.48% 21.21% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Average daily rate £359 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £362 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.39% 53.23% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 26
Average daily rate £315 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.03% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.13 £28.49 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.86% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £26.98 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £35.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
Hampshire

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 April 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 April 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 5 (45.45%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 2 (18.18%) E-business
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) VMS
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) AppScan
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) SABSA
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) SWIFT

C
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) AppScan
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Change Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) IT Trainer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Trainer
2 2 (18.18%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) VMS
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (18.18%) E-business
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
1 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
1 2 (18.18%) SIEM
1 2 (18.18%) SABSA
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Tcl
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
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