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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 60 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing C 9 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 3.39% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 12.30% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £283 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £470 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £27.63 £14.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% +85.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.25 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £41.40 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
257 244 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.49% 27.60% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 103 139
Average daily rate £381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.25 £16.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.40 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (39.39%) C++
2 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 11 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) Java
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Validation
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.12%) Finance
7 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (9.09%) Avaya
8 3 (9.09%) OpenGL
8 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
8 3 (9.09%) MPEG
8 3 (9.09%) PBX
8 3 (9.09%) MCSE
8 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.09%) HTML

C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.03%) Zope
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.09%) LTE
2 3 (9.09%) PBX
3 2 (6.06%) NFC
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) MVNO
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) 3G
4 1 (3.03%) RTP
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.03%) ProC
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Platform Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) OpenGL
1 3 (9.09%) Qt
1 3 (9.09%) HTML5
1 3 (9.09%) GStreamer
1 3 (9.09%) QML
1 3 (9.09%) Qt Quick
2 1 (3.03%) Twisted
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 3 (9.09%) MPEG
2 3 (9.09%) STB
3 2 (6.06%) EMV
3 2 (6.06%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) VHDL
4 1 (3.03%) Verilog
4 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) HPUX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Validation
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Android Development
6 2 (6.06%) Kanban
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C++
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.03%) Erlang
7 1 (3.03%) Pascal
7 1 (3.03%) PL/1
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) ABAP
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CCVP
2 2 (6.06%) CCIE
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.03%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SELinux
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Avaya
3 2 (6.06%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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