The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing C 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.60% 0.42% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 1.69% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +120.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +18.57%

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
48 59 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 43.24% 24.69% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 68
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for C.

1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) SysML
2 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) Ada
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (10.00%) IGMP
4 1 (10.00%) VMware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) ICMP
2 1 (10.00%) IGMP
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) IPTV
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) SysML
2 6 (60.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Ada
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) VMware