The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 18 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing C 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.25% 1.47% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 7.69% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +6.81%
C
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 26.02% 19.12% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 9
Average daily rate £375 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

C
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Memcached
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) RDF
4 1 (12.50%) ProC
4 1 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Apache

C
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ProC
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
2 1 (12.50%) Memcached
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Linked Data
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) RDF
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Test-First Development
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com