The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 30 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing C 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.36% 6.90% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 12.70% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£267 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £332 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
C
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 57.82% 54.31% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 25
Average daily rate £400 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £552 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

C
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office

C
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP