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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 23 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing C 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.70% 2.38% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 9.09% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£380 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £19.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
52 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.14% 26.19% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 14
Average daily rate £410 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £19.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -7 2 £475 +111.11% 2
C
West Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) XMPP
4 1 (9.09%) SysML
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Lync
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) PABX
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Migration

C
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
1 1 (9.09%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) EDMS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Military
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Network Support
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) VXML
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) SysML
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft