The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 46 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing C 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.14% 0.43% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 0.89% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£494 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.38% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.21 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
C
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
156 112 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.32% 47.66% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 83 49
Average daily rate £320 £320 £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.65 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.04% +12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £21.37 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £37.93 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

C
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

C
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 2 £494 -
Bath - - - - 8
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) GIS
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) CMDB
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
4 2 (18.18%) RMADS
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) GIS
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 3 (27.27%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) RMADS
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) UML
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
1 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
1 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
2 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
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