The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Shropshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 22 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing C 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.82% 0.82% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 2.50% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £273 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.69% 32.79% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 44
Average daily rate £300 £475 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
West Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford +2 4 £273 - 2
C
West Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Network Design
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) JSP
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) McAfee
4 3 (21.43%) CAD
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2

C
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ProC
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C Developer
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) JSP
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) CAD
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) McAfee
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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