The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 67 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing C 13 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 0.82% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 2.95% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate £350 £575 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +400.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £435 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £715 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.44%
C
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 237 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.32% 27.62% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 149 181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

C
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Reading region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Reading

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

C Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Reading region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) MS Office
6 3 (10.71%) Java
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
6 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
7 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Finance
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum

C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) Zope
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.57%) 3G
3 1 (3.57%) 4G
3 1 (3.57%) 802.15
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Datazen
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) MSI
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (10.71%) Developer
1 3 (10.71%) Performance Tester
1 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
1 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
1 3 (10.71%) Tester
2 2 (7.14%) Architect
2 2 (7.14%) Automated Tester
2 2 (7.14%) Designer
2 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
2 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support
2 2 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) UX Designer
3 1 (3.57%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) ADO
3 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.57%) Autofac
3 1 (3.57%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) ODBC
3 1 (3.57%) OLE
3 1 (3.57%) OLE DB
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Twisted
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.57%) FMCG
5 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) NetWare
4 1 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.57%) Windows CE
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 2 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Memory Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Presales
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C++
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Delphi
6 1 (3.57%) Erlang
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) R
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) HND
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) HNC
3 1 (3.57%) MCSD
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) MISRA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO26262
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.57%) NEBOSH
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) QNX
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Sophos
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
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