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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 54 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing C 19 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.86% 1.67% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.65% 5.92% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
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
336 287 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.91% 28.11% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 161 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+312.22% -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) C++
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) Validation
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (14.81%) MCSE
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) OpenGL
5 3 (11.11%) Avaya
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.11%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) PBX
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (11.11%) Android

C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.70%) Zope
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) PBX
1 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.41%) NFC
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Platform Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Head of Development
4 1 (3.70%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) OpenGL
1 3 (11.11%) Qt
1 3 (11.11%) HTML5
1 3 (11.11%) GStreamer
1 3 (11.11%) QML
1 3 (11.11%) Qt Quick
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Swing
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.70%) OpenCL
3 1 (3.70%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) STB
1 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) EMV
2 2 (7.41%) Smartcard
2 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Validation
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Android Development
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Kanban
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) ABAP
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.70%) Pascal
6 1 (3.70%) PL/1
6 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.70%) Korn
6 1 (3.70%) Erlang
6 1 (3.70%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCA
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.70%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SELinux
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Avaya
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Isilon
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
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