The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 51 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing C 20 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 2.08% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 6.44% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £460 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
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
270 295 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.25% 32.31% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 195 143
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for C.

1 20 (52.63%) C++
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) Degree
3 15 (39.47%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) CSS
4 14 (36.84%) XML
4 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
5 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
6 11 (28.95%) Presales
6 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
7 10 (26.32%) Python
7 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 10 (26.32%) VPN
7 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
7 10 (26.32%) IPsec
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (23.68%) BGP
8 9 (23.68%) Workflow
8 9 (23.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (23.68%) IPv6
8 9 (23.68%) DNS
8 9 (23.68%) DHCP
8 9 (23.68%) HTTP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.63%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) Zope
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) IPsec
1 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
1 10 (26.32%) VPN
2 9 (23.68%) BGP
2 9 (23.68%) DHCP
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) HTTP
2 9 (23.68%) IPv6
2 9 (23.68%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (10.53%) Kerberos
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) Bluetooth
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) ZigBee
6 1 (2.63%) 4G
6 1 (2.63%) DMZ
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) Datazen
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) AppScan
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
2 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Network Support
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) CSS
2 14 (36.84%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
3 5 (13.16%) ADO
3 5 (13.16%) ADO.NET
3 5 (13.16%) Autofac
3 5 (13.16%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
3 5 (13.16%) ODBC
3 5 (13.16%) OLE
3 5 (13.16%) OLE DB
3 5 (13.16%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (13.16%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.63%) CSS3
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) Twisted
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.68%) Public Cloud
3 5 (13.16%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.68%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.89%) Unix
6 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) NetWare
7 1 (2.63%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
2 11 (28.95%) Presales
3 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
3 9 (23.68%) Process Improvement
3 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Workflow
4 6 (15.79%) Memory Management
5 5 (13.16%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) Escalation Management
6 4 (10.53%) Project Governance
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) Validation
9 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) C++
2 16 (42.11%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 10 (26.32%) Python
4 9 (23.68%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) VB
4 9 (23.68%) VBScript
5 7 (18.42%) SQL
6 5 (13.16%) R
6 5 (13.16%) Scala
6 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) Erlang
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) MCSD
2 9 (23.68%) MCSE
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.79%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) HNC
5 1 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.63%) NEBOSH
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) KVM
2 1 (2.63%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.63%) Control-M
3 1 (2.63%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Remedy
5 2 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) BT
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) NetScout
6 1 (2.63%) QNX
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.63%) Sophos
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Virgin Media
6 1 (2.63%) VMware