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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 33 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing C 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.90% 1.68% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 5.80% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£600 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
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
118 69 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.46% 28.99% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 33 22
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) 3G
2 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Nokia
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 2 (16.67%) 2G
4 2 (16.67%) Cramer
4 2 (16.67%) Amdocs
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) WiMAX
4 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) PKI
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux

C
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Misys Midas
1 1 (8.33%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) 3G
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
1 4 (33.33%) LTE
2 2 (16.67%) 2G
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) WiMAX
2 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) 4G
2 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior AS400 Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (16.67%) Database Security
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
1 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) QMS
2 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) RPG/400
3 1 (8.33%) RPG IV
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
3 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) RPG
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Nokia
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
1 2 (16.67%) Cramer
1 2 (16.67%) Amdocs
1 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
2 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Compaq
2 1 (8.33%) Dell