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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 18 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing C 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.94% 3.36% 11.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.98% 10.26% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate - £704 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +95.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 £47.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.89% +179.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +4.14%
C
Hampshire

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 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 42.16% 32.77% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 9
Average daily rate £375 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £378 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Average hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% +129.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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
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 28 April 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) MathWorks
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Simulink
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) TickIT
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Xilinx
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis

C
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SysML
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) MathWorks
1 1 (14.29%) Xilinx