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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 88 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing C 213 254 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.39% 2.71% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.81% 7.90% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 124 159
Median daily rate £345 £334 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 39
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £32.50 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
3127 3217 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.15% 34.34% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 2005 1644
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 88 105
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.90 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -22 63 £325 +4.83% 21
Berkshire -7 41 £345 +8.66% 14
Surrey +17 36 £375 -9.09% 18
Middlesex -1 18 £350 - 1
East Sussex +4 16 £255 -27.14% 4
Oxfordshire +7 14 - - 14
West Sussex -13 10 £320 -8.57% 13
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £417 +0.96% 3
Kent +6 3 £413 - 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 206 (38.94%) C++
1 206 (38.94%) Linux
2 197 (37.24%) Software Engineering
3 102 (19.28%) Security Cleared
4 97 (18.34%) Multithreading
5 96 (18.15%) SC Cleared
5 96 (18.15%) Windows
5 96 (18.15%) SQL
6 93 (17.58%) Unix
7 88 (16.64%) Java
7 88 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (16.45%) Degree
9 85 (16.07%) Embedded C
10 82 (15.50%) Telecoms
11 79 (14.93%) Microsoft
11 79 (14.93%) Python
12 76 (14.37%) Project Management
13 68 (12.85%) UML
14 67 (12.67%) Perl
15 65 (12.29%) ClearCase
16 62 (11.72%) Configuration Management
17 61 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
18 58 (10.96%) OO
19 57 (10.78%) C#
20 56 (10.59%) Oracle
21 55 (10.40%) Finance
22 51 (9.64%) MS Excel
23 49 (9.26%) HTML
23 49 (9.26%) Subversion
23 49 (9.26%) Integration Testing

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 23 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.51%) IIS
4 5 (0.95%) CMS
4 5 (0.95%) SAS
4 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.76%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.57%) Apache
6 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.38%) JBoss
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.10%) MS Office
3 6 (1.13%) Simulink
4 5 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.95%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.57%) Unica
3 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.38%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Primavera
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.70%) Mimecast
2 9 (1.70%) SaaS
3 8 (1.51%) Office 365
4 4 (0.76%) IaaS
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.07%) HTTP
2 40 (7.56%) DVB
2 40 (7.56%) Wireless
3 32 (6.05%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.16%) LTE
5 21 (3.97%) VPN
6 17 (3.21%) DNS
7 16 (3.02%) SAN
8 15 (2.84%) IPsec
8 15 (2.84%) LAN
9 14 (2.65%) 3G
9 14 (2.65%) DHCP
10 13 (2.46%) WAN
11 12 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
12 11 (2.08%) FTP
13 10 (1.89%) BGP
13 10 (1.89%) IPv6
14 9 (1.70%) 3GPP
14 9 (1.70%) PPP
15 7 (1.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.73%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.46%) MongoDB
3 13 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.89%) KDB
4 10 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.70%) Big Data
5 9 (1.70%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.32%) GIS
7 7 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.95%) MySQL
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.76%) Datazen
11 3 (0.57%) OpenStack Swift
11 3 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (12.29%) ClearCase
2 49 (9.26%) Subversion
3 47 (8.88%) GoogleTest
4 46 (8.70%) NUnit
5 38 (7.18%) Ant
6 37 (6.99%) CppUnit
7 36 (6.81%) Git (software)
8 17 (3.21%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.02%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (2.27%) Maven
12 9 (1.70%) JIRA
13 7 (1.32%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.32%) StarTeam
14 6 (1.13%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.95%) CruiseControl
15 5 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
15 5 (0.95%) Selenium
16 4 (0.76%) Metasploit
16 4 (0.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 82 (15.50%) Telecoms
2 55 (10.40%) Finance
3 32 (6.05%) Electronics
4 15 (2.84%) Legal
5 14 (2.65%) Marketing
6 10 (1.89%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.89%) Front Office
7 7 (1.32%) Automotive
7 7 (1.32%) Avionics
7 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.13%) Retail
9 5 (0.95%) Back Office
9 5 (0.95%) Military
10 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.76%) Publishing
11 3 (0.57%) Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 151 (28.54%) Developer
2 133 (25.14%) Software Engineer
3 81 (15.31%) Embedded Engineer
4 58 (10.96%) C Developer
4 58 (10.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 56 (10.59%) C++ Developer
6 37 (6.99%) C++ Software Engineer
7 36 (6.81%) Linux Engineer
8 31 (5.86%) Analyst
9 30 (5.67%) Software Developer
9 30 (5.67%) SQL Developer
10 29 (5.48%) C++ Software Developer
11 28 (5.29%) Embedded C Engineer
12 26 (4.91%) Linux Developer
13 25 (4.73%) C Software Engineer
13 25 (4.73%) C/C++ Developer
13 25 (4.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 22 (4.16%) Oracle Developer
15 20 (3.78%) Unix Engineer
16 19 (3.59%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.26%) HTML
2 42 (7.94%) .NET
3 35 (6.62%) CSS
4 33 (6.24%) HTML5
5 28 (5.29%) XML
6 25 (4.73%) Node.js
7 24 (4.54%) REST
8 22 (4.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 22 (4.16%) STL
9 20 (3.78%) jQuery
10 18 (3.40%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.02%) ASP.NET
12 15 (2.84%) .NET Framework
13 12 (2.27%) Entity Framework
13 12 (2.27%) Middleware
14 11 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.89%) Esper
15 10 (1.89%) NumPy
15 10 (1.89%) Pyramid
15 10 (1.89%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.88%) Mathematics
3 45 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 42 (7.94%) Digital TV
4 42 (7.94%) STB
5 35 (6.62%) Derivative
6 32 (6.05%) Embedded Systems
7 25 (4.73%) MPEG
8 24 (4.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 21 (3.97%) VHDL
10 20 (3.78%) Algorithms
11 18 (3.40%) Data Centre
12 16 (3.02%) Management Information System
12 16 (3.02%) Physics
13 14 (2.65%) Statistics
14 12 (2.27%) Device Driver
15 11 (2.08%) Public Cloud
16 10 (1.89%) AS400
16 10 (1.89%) Hedge funds
16 10 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 206 (38.94%) Linux
2 96 (18.15%) Windows
3 93 (17.58%) Unix
4 26 (4.91%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.40%) Ubuntu
7 16 (3.02%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (2.27%) AIX
11 11 (2.08%) Solaris
12 9 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (1.70%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.51%) CentOS
14 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.95%) Android
15 5 (0.95%) VxWorks
16 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.76%) HPUX
16 4 (0.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (37.24%) Software Engineering
2 97 (18.34%) Multithreading
3 88 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (14.37%) Project Management
5 68 (12.85%) UML
6 62 (11.72%) Configuration Management
7 58 (10.96%) OO
8 49 (9.26%) Integration Testing
9 48 (9.07%) Unit Testing
10 44 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (8.32%) Scrum
11 41 (7.75%) Memory Management
11 41 (7.75%) OOD
12 38 (7.18%) Requirements Analysis
12 38 (7.18%) Use Case
13 37 (6.99%) System Integration Testing
14 36 (6.81%) TDD
15 31 (5.86%) Embedded Software Development
15 31 (5.86%) Mentoring
16 28 (5.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 206 (38.94%) C++
2 96 (18.15%) SQL
3 88 (16.64%) Java
4 85 (16.07%) Embedded C
5 79 (14.93%) Python
6 67 (12.67%) Perl
7 57 (10.78%) C#
8 33 (6.24%) JavaScript
9 26 (4.91%) PowerShell
10 24 (4.54%) Assembly Language
11 21 (3.97%) VB
12 20 (3.78%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.78%) Embedded C++
13 13 (2.46%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.27%) VBScript
15 11 (2.08%) Korn
15 11 (2.08%) Tcl
16 9 (1.70%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 102 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 96 (18.15%) SC Cleared
3 87 (16.45%) Degree
4 13 (2.46%) HND
4 13 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.89%) MCP
6 9 (1.70%) CCNP
7 8 (1.51%) MCSD
7 8 (1.51%) MCSE
8 7 (1.32%) CCNA
9 6 (1.13%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.13%) CEH
9 6 (1.13%) CISSP
9 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.13%) MCSA
10 5 (0.95%) CISM
10 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.76%) GIAC
11 4 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.46%) QA
2 10 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.70%) DO-178B
4 8 (1.51%) MISRA
5 7 (1.32%) SLA
6 4 (0.76%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.76%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.57%) GAMP
7 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.19%) HL7
9 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.19%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.19%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.19%) SDET
9 1 (0.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 21 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.65%) Hyper-V
2 14 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.32%) vSphere
4 6 (1.13%) Firmware
4 6 (1.13%) XenApp
4 6 (1.13%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.95%) Docker
5 5 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.76%) GPFS
6 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.38%) Xen
8 2 (0.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) RACF
9 1 (0.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (1.89%) Backup Exec
1 10 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (1.70%) HP SIM
2 9 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (1.70%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.13%) SCCM
5 5 (0.95%) Netcool
5 5 (0.95%) Puppet
6 4 (0.76%) Nessus
6 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.38%) everRun
8 2 (0.38%) Nmap
8 2 (0.38%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.38%) OpenVAS
8 2 (0.38%) OpenView
8 2 (0.38%) QRadar
8 2 (0.38%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 79 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.59%) Oracle
3 34 (6.43%) IBM
4 32 (6.05%) HP
5 22 (4.16%) Cisco
6 20 (3.78%) EMC
6 20 (3.78%) VMware
7 18 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.89%) Symantec
9 9 (1.70%) Avaya
9 9 (1.70%) Becrypt
9 9 (1.70%) SAP
10 7 (1.32%) Citrix
10 7 (1.32%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.13%) Splunk
11 6 (1.13%) Veritas
12 5 (0.95%) Adobe
12 5 (0.95%) Aruba
12 5 (0.95%) Blue Coat
12 5 (0.95%) Riverbed
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
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Thales
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Buckinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £55 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
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Crawley, Sussex
Thales
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Crawley, Sussex
Thales
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Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago