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 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 27 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing C 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.73% 1.92% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.94% 5.68% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £498 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 £44.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
67 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.87% 33.72% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 44
Average daily rate £363 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% +23.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Slough region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 7 (46.67%) 3G
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) LTE
3 4 (26.67%) 4G
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
3 4 (26.67%) UMTS
3 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) WiMAX
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Nokia
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) IPv4
4 3 (20.00%) IPv6
4 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
5 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office

C
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) 3G
2 6 (40.00%) LTE
3 4 (26.67%) 4G
3 4 (26.67%) WiMAX
3 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) UMTS
4 3 (20.00%) IPv4
4 3 (20.00%) IPv6
4 3 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) 2G
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) UTRAN
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) WCDMA
6 1 (6.67%) RIP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (6.67%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (6.67%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Head of Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
2 1 (6.67%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (6.67%) Animation
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) OO
1 4 (26.67%) OOD
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) V-Model
4 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Tcl
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCDP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ACCA
2 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (13.33%) Cramer
2 2 (13.33%) Amdocs
2 2 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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