The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 26 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing C 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.94% 0.40% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.26% 1.69% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £250 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +4.76%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 35.62% 23.79% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 40
Average daily rate £331 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

C
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Slough

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 11 (73.33%) 3G
1 11 (73.33%) LTE
2 7 (46.67%) NSN NetAct
2 7 (46.67%) Nokia
2 7 (46.67%) 2G
2 7 (46.67%) Cramer
2 7 (46.67%) Amdocs
2 7 (46.67%) Ericsson
2 7 (46.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 7 (46.67%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (26.67%) WiMAX
5 4 (26.67%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) 4G
7 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (13.33%) Electronics
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
8 1 (6.67%) Workflow

C
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Misys Midas
1 1 (6.67%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) 3G
1 11 (73.33%) LTE
2 7 (46.67%) 2G
2 7 (46.67%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) WiMAX
5 3 (20.00%) 4G
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) IPv4
6 1 (6.67%) IPv6
6 1 (6.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (6.67%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (6.67%) Senior AS400 Developer
1 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Developer
1 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Workflow
1 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
1 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (6.67%) OOD
1 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) UML
1 1 (6.67%) OO
1 1 (6.67%) DSDM
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
1 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) RPG
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) RPG/400
3 1 (6.67%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
2 1 (6.67%) HP APS
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Nokia
1 7 (46.67%) Cramer
1 7 (46.67%) Amdocs
1 7 (46.67%) Ericsson
1 7 (46.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Computacenter
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Compaq
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
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