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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing C 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.59% 1.45% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.59% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £498 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £44.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
73 94 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.04% 34.06% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 45
Average daily rate £358 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.91% -34.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 September 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 September 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 5 (35.71%) 3G
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) LTE
3 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
3 3 (21.43%) UMTS
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Nokia
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) WiMAX
4 2 (14.29%) Amdocs
4 2 (14.29%) 2G
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Cramer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) IPv4
4 2 (14.29%) IPv6
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (14.29%) 4G

C
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) 3G
2 4 (28.57%) LTE
3 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (21.43%) UMTS
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) 2G
4 2 (14.29%) WiMAX
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) 4G
4 2 (14.29%) IPv4
4 2 (14.29%) IPv6
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) UTRAN
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) RNC
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (7.14%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (7.14%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Head of Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) Swing
2 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.14%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (7.14%) Animation
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) OO
1 3 (21.43%) OOD
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.14%) V-Model
2 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Line Management
2 1 (7.14%) API Development
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Tcl
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCIE
1 1 (7.14%) CCDP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ACCA
1 1 (7.14%) CIMA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Nokia
2 2 (14.29%) Cramer
2 2 (14.29%) Amdocs
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco