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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 47 60 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing C 19 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.42% 1.07% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.60% 3.95% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Median daily rate £363 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £340 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +44.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
221 253 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.15% 27.12% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 181 105
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +136.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 25 (62.50%) C++
2 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) C#
3 17 (42.50%) .NET
4 16 (40.00%) XML
4 16 (40.00%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
5 13 (32.50%) CSS
5 13 (32.50%) Linux
5 13 (32.50%) VB
6 12 (30.00%) HTTP
6 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
7 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
7 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (27.50%) VPN
7 11 (27.50%) Java
7 11 (27.50%) IPsec
8 10 (25.00%) VBScript
8 10 (25.00%) DNS
8 10 (25.00%) DHCP
8 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (25.00%) Marketing
8 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 10 (25.00%) Public Cloud

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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) HTTP
2 11 (27.50%) IPsec
2 11 (27.50%) VPN
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
3 10 (25.00%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (22.50%) BGP
4 9 (22.50%) IPv6
5 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) 3G
7 1 (2.50%) 4G
7 1 (2.50%) DMZ
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall
7 1 (2.50%) FTP
7 1 (2.50%) Node B
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (10.00%) Datazen
2 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) AppScan
General
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) XML
3 13 (32.50%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.00%) ADO
5 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET
5 4 (10.00%) Autofac
5 4 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (10.00%) ODBC
5 4 (10.00%) OLE
5 4 (10.00%) OLE DB
5 4 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (10.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.00%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) jQuery
7 1 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (22.50%) Presales
4 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
4 9 (22.50%) Workflow
5 7 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
5 7 (17.50%) Escalation Management
5 7 (17.50%) Project Governance
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) Open Source
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.00%) Memory Management
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (7.50%) MVC
9 3 (7.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) C++
2 17 (42.50%) C#
3 13 (32.50%) VB
4 11 (27.50%) Java
4 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
5 10 (25.00%) VBScript
6 7 (17.50%) Python
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 4 (10.00%) R
7 4 (10.00%) Scala
7 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 2 (5.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.50%) Korn
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) MCSD
2 8 (20.00%) MCSE
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.00%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) NEBOSH
2 1 (2.50%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) KVM
2 1 (2.50%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.50%) Control-M
3 1 (2.50%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) Amdocs
5 1 (2.50%) BT
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) NetScout
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Virgin Media
5 1 (2.50%) VMware