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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 16 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing C 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.56% 1.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.48 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -11.40%
Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.79% 43.00% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 39
Average daily rate £330 £250 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.48 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 9 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server

C
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared