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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 86 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs citing C 217 271 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.45% 2.83% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.87% 8.10% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 142 144
Median daily rate £348 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £241 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £25.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3158 3347 2903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.65% 35.00% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 2106 1581
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 £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 89 97
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -17 70 £320 +3.22% 16
Berkshire -5 50 £350 +9.37% 19
Surrey +14 32 £375 -9.09% 9
Middlesex -5 18 £350 -
Oxfordshire +7 16 £408 -9.44% 28
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £373 +6.64% 9
East Sussex +1 9 £375 +1.35% 6
West Sussex -10 8 £275 -30.15% 4
Kent +10 3 £413 - 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 192 (39.67%) C++
2 186 (38.43%) Software Engineering
3 178 (36.78%) Linux
4 93 (19.21%) Windows
4 93 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (19.01%) Java
6 90 (18.60%) SQL
6 90 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 89 (18.39%) Microsoft
7 89 (18.39%) Degree
8 84 (17.36%) SC Cleared
9 81 (16.74%) Unix
10 80 (16.53%) Multithreading
11 70 (14.46%) Python
11 70 (14.46%) Embedded C
12 66 (13.64%) Telecoms
13 64 (13.22%) Perl
13 64 (13.22%) Project Management
14 63 (13.02%) UML
15 58 (11.98%) C#
16 55 (11.36%) Oracle
17 54 (11.16%) Finance
17 54 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (10.33%) MS Excel
19 49 (10.12%) ClearCase
20 48 (9.92%) Configuration Management
21 47 (9.71%) Mathematics
22 46 (9.50%) OO
23 43 (8.88%) Computer Science
24 42 (8.68%) Unit 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 24 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.45%) IIS
4 5 (1.03%) CMS
4 5 (1.03%) SAS
4 5 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.62%) Apache
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) Jetty
8 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.20%) MS Office
3 9 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.03%) MS Project
4 5 (1.03%) Simulink
5 2 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.41%) Unica
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Primavera
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.86%) Mimecast
3 8 (1.65%) Office 365
3 8 (1.65%) SaaS
4 4 (0.83%) IaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.41%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.68%) HTTP
2 39 (8.06%) Wireless
3 30 (6.20%) DVB
4 28 (5.79%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.13%) LTE
5 20 (4.13%) VPN
6 18 (3.72%) DNS
7 15 (3.10%) DHCP
7 15 (3.10%) LAN
8 14 (2.89%) IPsec
9 13 (2.69%) 3G
9 13 (2.69%) WAN
10 11 (2.27%) SAN
10 11 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
11 10 (2.07%) BGP
11 10 (2.07%) IPv6
12 9 (1.86%) FTP
13 8 (1.65%) 3GPP
13 8 (1.65%) Firewall
13 8 (1.65%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.13%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.93%) NoSQL
4 14 (2.89%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.27%) KDB
7 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.24%) Big Data
9 6 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.24%) MySQL
10 5 (1.03%) GIS
10 5 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.83%) Datazen
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 49 (10.12%) ClearCase
2 42 (8.68%) Subversion
3 35 (7.23%) GoogleTest
3 35 (7.23%) NUnit
4 30 (6.20%) Ant
5 28 (5.79%) CppUnit
6 27 (5.58%) Git (software)
7 15 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.69%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.48%) Maven
9 12 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (1.24%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.24%) JIRA
10 6 (1.24%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.24%) StarTeam
11 5 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (0.83%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.83%) Metasploit
12 4 (0.83%) Selenium
13 3 (0.62%) Rational Rose
General
1 66 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 54 (11.16%) Finance
3 32 (6.61%) Electronics
4 14 (2.89%) Legal
5 13 (2.69%) Marketing
6 11 (2.27%) Front Office
7 10 (2.07%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.45%) Automotive
8 7 (1.45%) Avionics
8 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.24%) Retail
10 5 (1.03%) Back Office
11 4 (0.83%) Military
11 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.83%) Publishing
12 3 (0.62%) Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) Law
14 1 (0.21%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 136 (28.10%) Developer
2 124 (25.62%) Software Engineer
3 67 (13.84%) Embedded Engineer
4 54 (11.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 52 (10.74%) C Developer
5 52 (10.74%) C++ Developer
6 35 (7.23%) Analyst
7 34 (7.02%) C++ Software Engineer
8 31 (6.40%) C++ Software Developer
8 31 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
9 27 (5.58%) Software Developer
9 27 (5.58%) SQL Developer
10 26 (5.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 25 (5.17%) Linux Developer
12 22 (4.55%) C/C++ Developer
13 21 (4.34%) Embedded C Engineer
14 20 (4.13%) Consultant
14 20 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
15 19 (3.93%) Architect
16 18 (3.72%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.68%) .NET
2 39 (8.06%) HTML
3 34 (7.02%) CSS
4 27 (5.58%) XML
5 25 (5.17%) HTML5
6 21 (4.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 21 (4.34%) STL
7 19 (3.93%) Node.js
8 18 (3.72%) REST
9 14 (2.89%) AngularJS
9 14 (2.89%) jQuery
10 13 (2.69%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.48%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.27%) Esper
12 11 (2.27%) Middleware
12 11 (2.27%) NumPy
12 11 (2.27%) Pandas
12 11 (2.27%) Pyramid
12 11 (2.27%) SciPy
13 10 (2.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (9.71%) Mathematics
3 43 (8.88%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.99%) Derivative
4 29 (5.99%) STB
5 28 (5.79%) Digital TV
6 24 (4.96%) Embedded Systems
7 23 (4.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 19 (3.93%) MPEG
9 18 (3.72%) VHDL
10 17 (3.51%) Data Centre
11 16 (3.31%) Management Information System
11 16 (3.31%) Physics
12 15 (3.10%) Algorithms
12 15 (3.10%) Statistics
13 12 (2.48%) Device Driver
14 11 (2.27%) Hedge funds
14 11 (2.27%) Public Cloud
14 11 (2.27%) Visualisation
15 10 (2.07%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 178 (36.78%) Linux
2 93 (19.21%) Windows
3 81 (16.74%) Unix
4 25 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.72%) Ubuntu
6 17 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.27%) AIX
9 9 (1.86%) Solaris
9 9 (1.86%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.65%) CentOS
10 8 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.03%) Android
12 5 (1.03%) VxWorks
13 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.62%) HPUX
14 3 (0.62%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (38.43%) Software Engineering
2 93 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (16.53%) Multithreading
4 64 (13.22%) Project Management
5 63 (13.02%) UML
6 48 (9.92%) Configuration Management
7 46 (9.50%) OO
8 42 (8.68%) Integration Testing
8 42 (8.68%) Scrum
8 42 (8.68%) Unit Testing
9 36 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 32 (6.61%) Memory Management
12 31 (6.40%) Mentoring
12 31 (6.40%) System Integration Testing
13 30 (6.20%) TDD
13 30 (6.20%) Use Case
14 29 (5.99%) OOD
15 28 (5.79%) Embedded Software Development
15 28 (5.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 192 (39.67%) C++
2 92 (19.01%) Java
3 90 (18.60%) SQL
4 70 (14.46%) Embedded C
4 70 (14.46%) Python
5 64 (13.22%) Perl
6 58 (11.98%) C#
7 30 (6.20%) VB
8 28 (5.79%) PowerShell
9 24 (4.96%) Assembly Language
9 24 (4.96%) JavaScript
10 18 (3.72%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.51%) Embedded C++
12 14 (2.89%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.69%) VBScript
14 11 (2.27%) Tcl
15 9 (1.86%) Korn
15 9 (1.86%) Ruby
16 8 (1.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 90 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 89 (18.39%) Degree
3 84 (17.36%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.27%) HND
6 10 (2.07%) MCP
7 8 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.65%) MCSD
7 8 (1.65%) MCSE
8 7 (1.45%) CCNP
8 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.24%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.24%) CISSP
9 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.24%) MCSA
10 5 (1.03%) CCNA
10 5 (1.03%) CISM
10 5 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.83%) CEH
12 3 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.31%) QA
2 9 (1.86%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.86%) DO-178B
3 7 (1.45%) MISRA
3 7 (1.45%) SLA
4 4 (0.83%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.83%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.62%) GAMP
6 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.89%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.45%) vSphere
5 6 (1.24%) XenApp
5 6 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.03%) Docker
6 5 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.83%) Firmware
7 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.62%) GPFS
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) Xen
9 2 (0.41%) XenServer
10 1 (0.21%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) RHEV
10 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (2.07%) Backup Exec
1 10 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (1.86%) HP SIM
2 9 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (1.65%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.24%) SCCM
6 5 (1.03%) Netcool
6 5 (1.03%) Puppet
7 4 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.41%) everRun
9 2 (0.41%) Nessus
9 2 (0.41%) QRadar
9 2 (0.41%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.21%) Ansible
10 1 (0.21%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.21%) Scalr
Vendors
1 89 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.36%) Oracle
3 32 (6.61%) IBM
4 29 (5.99%) HP
5 20 (4.13%) Cisco
5 20 (4.13%) EMC
6 18 (3.72%) VMware
7 17 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.07%) Symantec
9 9 (1.86%) Avaya
9 9 (1.86%) Becrypt
9 9 (1.86%) SAP
10 7 (1.45%) Citrix
10 7 (1.45%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.24%) Splunk
12 5 (1.03%) Aruba
12 5 (1.03%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.03%) BT
12 5 (1.03%) Remedy
12 5 (1.03%) Riverbed
Farnborough, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Frimley Health Foundation Trust
Rate: From £48,290 to £59,305 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago