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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 19 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing C 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.62% 1.08% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.80% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.44%
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
51 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.96% 18.28% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 13
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £276 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £30.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 7 (63.64%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
5 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Firmware
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) MathWorks
6 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
6 2 (18.18%) VHDL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) VBScript
6 2 (18.18%) MS Project
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Ada

C
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (18.18%) Rational Rose
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (18.18%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) ERD
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Ada
4 2 (18.18%) Ada 83
4 2 (18.18%) Ada 95
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) MathWorks
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Xilinx
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy