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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / South East
Rank 92 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +13
Contract jobs citing C 173 293 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 3.41% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 10.14% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 125 113
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 56 38
Median hourly rate £33.75 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.29% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £33.75 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

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
2534 2890 3284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.27% 33.68% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1901 1835
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 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 111 121
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -45 45 £350 +14.28% 15
Berkshire +27 38 £350 -6.66% 15
Surrey -1 29 £518 +24.69% 10
Middlesex -2 14 £360 +2.85% 1
East Sussex +9 12 £438 +18.24% 5
West Sussex -13 9 £550 +30.56% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £300 -39.24% 7
Oxfordshire -7 6 £375 -3.84% 15
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 145 (39.51%) C++
2 122 (33.24%) Linux
3 86 (23.43%) Security Cleared
4 81 (22.07%) Software Engineering
4 81 (22.07%) Unix
5 80 (21.80%) Python
6 78 (21.25%) Java
7 75 (20.44%) SQL
8 74 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 70 (19.07%) Degree
11 68 (18.53%) Perl
12 62 (16.89%) Oracle
13 52 (14.17%) Finance
14 50 (13.62%) HTML
15 47 (12.81%) Microsoft
15 47 (12.81%) Configuration Management
16 44 (11.99%) C#
17 42 (11.44%) JavaScript
18 39 (10.63%) Windows
18 39 (10.63%) Performance Tuning
19 38 (10.35%) Open Source
19 38 (10.35%) Git (software)
20 37 (10.08%) Project Management
21 34 (9.26%) MS Excel
22 33 (8.99%) UML
22 33 (8.99%) Embedded C
23 32 (8.72%) Docker
24 31 (8.45%) Jenkins
25 30 (8.17%) Multithreading

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 29 (7.90%) Apache
2 23 (6.27%) Tomcat
2 23 (6.27%) WebLogic
3 18 (4.90%) nginx
4 17 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.72%) Apache Pig
5 10 (2.72%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.18%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.18%) TPMS
7 7 (1.91%) Confluence
7 7 (1.91%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.63%) SAS
9 5 (1.36%) IIS
10 3 (0.82%) Documentum
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.54%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.08%) MS Office
3 11 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.72%) Simulink
5 8 (2.18%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.82%) MS Project
6 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) HFM
2 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.36%) Office 365
2 14 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.09%) Yammer
6 3 (0.82%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.90%) HTTP
2 16 (4.36%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.54%) WAN
4 11 (3.00%) DVB
4 11 (3.00%) LAN
5 10 (2.72%) FTP
6 9 (2.45%) DNS
6 9 (2.45%) Kerberos
7 8 (2.18%) VPN
8 7 (1.91%) Skype
8 7 (1.91%) SMTP
9 6 (1.63%) Wireless
10 5 (1.36%) Bluetooth
10 5 (1.36%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.36%) SNMP
11 4 (1.09%) AMQP
12 3 (0.82%) 802.15
12 3 (0.82%) DHCP
12 3 (0.82%) LDAP
12 3 (0.82%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.27%) NoSQL
3 21 (5.72%) Big Data
4 17 (4.63%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (2.72%) Apache Hive
5 10 (2.72%) HBase
5 10 (2.72%) MySQL
5 10 (2.72%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.18%) Apache Zeppelin
6 8 (2.18%) Sqoop
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.36%) DB2
8 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (10.35%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.45%) Jenkins
3 22 (5.99%) ProC
4 13 (3.54%) Subversion
5 11 (3.00%) Ant
6 8 (2.18%) GoogleTest
6 8 (2.18%) NUnit
7 7 (1.91%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.91%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.91%) JIRA
7 7 (1.91%) StarTeam
8 6 (1.63%) CppUnit
8 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.36%) GoCD
9 5 (1.36%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.36%) JUnit
10 4 (1.09%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.82%) JMeter
12 2 (0.54%) Metasploit
General
1 52 (14.17%) Finance
2 14 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.54%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.00%) Electronics
5 10 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.45%) Automotive
6 9 (2.45%) Military
6 9 (2.45%) Retail
7 3 (0.82%) Banking
7 3 (0.82%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Avionics
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (28.07%) Developer
2 70 (19.07%) Software Engineer
3 51 (13.90%) Architect
4 36 (9.81%) C++ Developer
4 36 (9.81%) Oracle Architect
5 27 (7.36%) C Developer
5 27 (7.36%) C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (6.81%) Embedded Engineer
7 24 (6.54%) Software Developer
8 23 (6.27%) Analyst
9 21 (5.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 21 (5.72%) Linux Developer
9 21 (5.72%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 20 (5.45%) Project Manager
11 17 (4.63%) Software Architect
12 16 (4.36%) C++ Software Developer
13 15 (4.09%) SQL Developer
14 14 (3.81%) Consultant
14 14 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.62%) HTML
2 20 (5.45%) .NET
3 17 (4.63%) STL
4 15 (4.09%) CSS
5 14 (3.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 13 (3.54%) HTML5
6 13 (3.54%) Web Services
6 13 (3.54%) XML
7 12 (3.27%) Node.js
8 10 (2.72%) REST
9 9 (2.45%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.45%) Kafka
10 8 (2.18%) Apache Tez
10 8 (2.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 6 (1.63%) Middleware
11 6 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.36%) JSON
13 4 (1.09%) RESTful
14 3 (0.82%) Laravel
14 3 (0.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.00%) Digital TV
3 11 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (3.00%) STB
4 10 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.72%) MPEG
5 9 (2.45%) Grid Computing
6 8 (2.18%) Derivative
7 7 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.63%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.36%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.09%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.09%) VHDL
11 3 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 122 (33.24%) Linux
2 81 (22.07%) Unix
3 39 (10.63%) Windows
4 22 (5.99%) AIX
5 9 (2.45%) CentOS
6 8 (2.18%) Android
6 8 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.36%) MVS
8 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) Debian
11 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.07%) Software Engineering
2 74 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (12.81%) Configuration Management
4 39 (10.63%) Performance Tuning
5 38 (10.35%) Open Source
6 37 (10.08%) Project Management
7 33 (8.99%) UML
8 30 (8.17%) Multithreading
9 28 (7.63%) Scrum
10 27 (7.36%) Mathematics
11 24 (6.54%) OO
11 24 (6.54%) SDLC
11 24 (6.54%) Waterfall
12 23 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (4.63%) SOA
15 16 (4.36%) Mentoring
15 16 (4.36%) Requirements Analysis
15 16 (4.36%) TDD
16 15 (4.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 145 (39.51%) C++
2 80 (21.80%) Python
3 78 (21.25%) Java
4 75 (20.44%) SQL
5 68 (18.53%) Perl
6 44 (11.99%) C#
7 42 (11.44%) JavaScript
8 33 (8.99%) Embedded C
9 29 (7.90%) PHP
10 16 (4.36%) Embedded C++
10 16 (4.36%) MATLAB
11 14 (3.81%) Bash Shell
12 13 (3.54%) Ada
12 13 (3.54%) VB
13 8 (2.18%) Tcl
13 8 (2.18%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.18%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.63%) COBOL
14 6 (1.63%) F#
14 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 71 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 70 (19.07%) Degree
4 10 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.36%) CCNP
7 5 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.36%) ISEB
8 4 (1.09%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.09%) CCNA
9 3 (0.82%) CEH
9 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.82%) RHCT
10 2 (0.54%) HNC
10 2 (0.54%) PgMP
10 2 (0.54%) SANS
11 1 (0.27%) GXPN
11 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.36%) QA
2 7 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.36%) SLA
5 4 (1.09%) MISRA
6 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.54%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.54%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.54%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.27%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (8.72%) Docker
2 13 (3.54%) Firmware
3 10 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (2.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (2.18%) Apache Flume
5 8 (2.18%) HDFS
5 8 (2.18%) vSphere
6 7 (1.91%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (1.36%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) Ceph
10 1 (0.27%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
10 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.27%) XenApp
10 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (2.45%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (2.18%) Ambari
3 8 (2.18%) Oozie
4 7 (1.91%) Puppet
5 6 (1.63%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.54%) Ansible
6 2 (0.54%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.54%) Nagios
6 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) Cacti
7 1 (0.27%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.27%) Nessus
7 1 (0.27%) Nmap
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.27%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 62 (16.89%) Oracle
2 47 (12.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.45%) Cisco
4 14 (3.81%) VMware
5 10 (2.72%) HP
5 10 (2.72%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.72%) Teradata
6 9 (2.45%) Hortonworks
7 8 (2.18%) EMC
7 8 (2.18%) SAP
8 4 (1.09%) Mercator
9 3 (0.82%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.82%) Samsung
10 2 (0.54%) Citrix
10 2 (0.54%) F5
10 2 (0.54%) Genesys
10 2 (0.54%) Juniper
11 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.27%) Lotus
11 1 (0.27%) MicroStrategy
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £295 - £405 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Alliance Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Mason Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago