The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 80 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing C 193 235 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.49% 2.48% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.38% 7.26% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 124 140
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 51 42
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
C
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2616 3239 3237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 34.23% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1980 1894
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 154 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.86 £15.78 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

C Daily Rate Trend in the South East

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

C
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -15 62 £320 +4.06% 25
Surrey +32 29 £440 +10.00% 15
Berkshire -5 28 £425 +32.81% 14
Middlesex -5 17 £355 +1.42%
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £313 -47.91% 7
Kent +6 11 £350 - 1
East Sussex +15 10 £850 +129.72% 3
West Sussex +7 7 £363 -13.94% 4
Oxfordshire -6 7 £275 -34.52% 6
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for C.

1 182 (46.19%) C++
2 126 (31.98%) Linux
3 115 (29.19%) Software Engineering
4 101 (25.63%) Security Cleared
5 91 (23.10%) SC Cleared
5 91 (23.10%) SQL
6 82 (20.81%) Unix
7 80 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (18.27%) Java
9 71 (18.02%) Python
10 64 (16.24%) Microsoft
10 64 (16.24%) Degree
11 59 (14.97%) Oracle
12 55 (13.96%) UML
13 51 (12.94%) Windows
14 50 (12.69%) Perl
15 46 (11.68%) C#
15 46 (11.68%) Project Management
16 44 (11.17%) Scrum
17 42 (10.66%) Multithreading
18 38 (9.64%) Finance
18 38 (9.64%) Configuration Management
19 36 (9.14%) Embedded C
20 35 (8.88%) OO
20 35 (8.88%) MS Excel
21 32 (8.12%) Subversion
22 31 (7.87%) SQL Server
23 30 (7.61%) HTML
23 30 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
24 28 (7.11%) MS Office

C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.05%) Apache
3 10 (2.54%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.28%) Apache Pig
4 9 (2.28%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.03%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.78%) IIS
7 5 (1.27%) Documentum
7 5 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (1.27%) SAS
8 3 (0.76%) Confluence
8 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.51%) TPMS
9 2 (0.51%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 35 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.11%) MS Office
3 19 (4.82%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (3.30%) Simulink
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) HFM
4 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.58%) Office 365
2 16 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.78%) IaaS
6 6 (1.52%) Yammer
7 4 (1.02%) PaaS
8 3 (0.76%) SaaS
9 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.11%) HTTP
2 15 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.55%) DNS
4 12 (3.05%) WAN
5 11 (2.79%) LAN
6 9 (2.28%) DVB
6 9 (2.28%) Internet
6 9 (2.28%) Kerberos
6 9 (2.28%) Skype
6 9 (2.28%) Wireless
7 6 (1.52%) AMQP
7 6 (1.52%) Bluetooth
7 6 (1.52%) SMTP
7 6 (1.52%) VPN
8 5 (1.27%) DHCP
8 5 (1.27%) FTP
9 4 (1.02%) 3G
9 4 (1.02%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.02%) Firewall
9 4 (1.02%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 20 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.06%) MySQL
5 14 (3.55%) Big Data
5 14 (3.55%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (3.05%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.05%) Oracle Exadata
7 10 (2.54%) HBase
8 9 (2.28%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.28%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.03%) Apache Zeppelin
9 8 (2.03%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.03%) Sqoop
10 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.02%) KDB
10 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (8.12%) Subversion
2 22 (5.58%) Ant
3 19 (4.82%) NUnit
4 18 (4.57%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.57%) GoogleTest
5 16 (4.06%) ClearCase
6 15 (3.81%) CppUnit
7 13 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.79%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.28%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.03%) JUnit
11 6 (1.52%) CruiseControl
11 6 (1.52%) GoCD
11 6 (1.52%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.52%) StarTeam
12 5 (1.27%) ProC
13 4 (1.02%) Maven
13 4 (1.02%) Selenium
13 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (9.64%) Finance
2 17 (4.31%) Aerospace
3 12 (3.05%) Automotive
4 11 (2.79%) Electronics
4 11 (2.79%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.28%) Retail
6 8 (2.03%) Military
7 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.02%) Banking
8 4 (1.02%) Front Office
9 3 (0.76%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Avionics
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 131 (33.25%) Developer
2 73 (18.53%) Software Engineer
3 42 (10.66%) C++ Developer
4 36 (9.14%) C Developer
5 35 (8.88%) Architect
6 31 (7.87%) Analyst
7 27 (6.85%) C++ Software Engineer
8 26 (6.60%) Software Developer
9 23 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (5.58%) Embedded Engineer
11 21 (5.33%) Consultant
12 20 (5.08%) Linux Developer
13 19 (4.82%) C++ Software Developer
14 18 (4.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 17 (4.31%) SQL Developer
16 16 (4.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 16 (4.06%) Oracle Architect
16 16 (4.06%) Software Architect
17 15 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
18 14 (3.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.61%) HTML
2 27 (6.85%) .NET
3 21 (5.33%) XML
4 20 (5.08%) CSS
5 16 (4.06%) STL
6 14 (3.55%) AngularJS
6 14 (3.55%) Web Services
7 13 (3.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 13 (3.30%) HTML5
8 11 (2.79%) Node.js
9 9 (2.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 9 (2.28%) REST
9 9 (2.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (2.03%) Apache Tez
10 8 (2.03%) JSON
10 8 (2.03%) Kafka
11 7 (1.78%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.52%) jQuery
13 5 (1.27%) WCF
13 5 (1.27%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.57%) Derivative
4 16 (4.06%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.79%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (2.54%) Digital TV
6 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.28%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.28%) MPEG
7 9 (2.28%) STB
8 7 (1.78%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.52%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.52%) Taxonomies
9 6 (1.52%) VHDL
9 6 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.02%) Statistics
10 4 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 126 (31.98%) Linux
2 82 (20.81%) Unix
3 51 (12.94%) Windows
4 10 (2.54%) CentOS
5 9 (2.28%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.27%) Solaris
8 4 (1.02%) Android
8 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.25%) MVS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.19%) Software Engineering
2 80 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (13.96%) UML
4 46 (11.68%) Project Management
5 44 (11.17%) Scrum
6 42 (10.66%) Multithreading
7 38 (9.64%) Configuration Management
8 35 (8.88%) OO
9 30 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (6.60%) Integration Testing
11 25 (6.35%) Open Source
12 22 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (5.58%) Unit Testing
13 20 (5.08%) Change Management
14 19 (4.82%) MVC
14 19 (4.82%) SDLC
14 19 (4.82%) System Integration Testing
15 18 (4.57%) Business Analysis
15 18 (4.57%) OOD
16 16 (4.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 182 (46.19%) C++
2 91 (23.10%) SQL
3 72 (18.27%) Java
4 71 (18.02%) Python
5 50 (12.69%) Perl
6 46 (11.68%) C#
7 36 (9.14%) Embedded C
8 25 (6.35%) JavaScript
9 22 (5.58%) VB
10 21 (5.33%) Embedded C++
11 18 (4.57%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.81%) MATLAB
13 14 (3.55%) Ada
14 13 (3.30%) PHP
14 13 (3.30%) Shell Script
15 12 (3.05%) PowerShell
15 12 (3.05%) Ruby
16 10 (2.54%) Go
16 10 (2.54%) Rust
17 9 (2.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 101 (25.63%) Security Cleared
2 91 (23.10%) SC Cleared
3 64 (16.24%) Degree
4 8 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.02%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.02%) CCNP
8 3 (0.76%) CCNA
8 3 (0.76%) CEH
8 3 (0.76%) HND
8 3 (0.76%) RHCT
9 2 (0.51%) CCIE
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.51%) RHCA
10 1 (0.25%) CCDP
10 1 (0.25%) CCSP
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.81%) QA
2 10 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.52%) MISRA
4 6 (1.52%) SLA
5 4 (1.02%) DO-178B
5 4 (1.02%) GAMP
5 4 (1.02%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.25%) ISO26262
System Software
1 13 (3.30%) Firmware
2 11 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (2.54%) Docker
4 8 (2.03%) Apache Flume
4 8 (2.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (2.03%) HDFS
4 8 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.03%) vSphere
5 7 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.76%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) Ceph
8 1 (0.25%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.25%) iptables
8 1 (0.25%) KVM
8 1 (0.25%) Squid
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (2.79%) Puppet
3 8 (2.03%) Ambari
3 8 (2.03%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (2.03%) Oozie
4 6 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.76%) Ansible
5 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.51%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.51%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.51%) Nagios
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.25%) Nessus
7 1 (0.25%) Nmap
7 1 (0.25%) OVSD
7 1 (0.25%) SCOM
7 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 64 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 59 (14.97%) Oracle
3 20 (5.08%) Cisco
4 15 (3.81%) VMware
5 10 (2.54%) HP
5 10 (2.54%) Teradata
6 9 (2.28%) EMC
6 9 (2.28%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.03%) Hortonworks
8 7 (1.78%) SAP
9 4 (1.02%) Capita
9 4 (1.02%) Juniper
9 4 (1.02%) Mercator
10 3 (0.76%) Anite
10 3 (0.76%) Apigee
10 3 (0.76%) Forcepoint
10 3 (0.76%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.76%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.76%) Talend
10 3 (0.76%) TIBCO
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