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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 22 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.96% - 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% - 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £430
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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
36 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.67% 24.35% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 14
Average daily rate £350 £370 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £412 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 4 (36.36%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Tcl
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET

C
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) RavenDB
2 1 (9.09%) DataStax
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Change Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Kanban
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Tcl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) AWK
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) Endeca
1 1 (9.09%) RedPrairie
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