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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 59 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing C 281 247 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.87% 2.76% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.42% 8.67% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 112 58
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +11.11%
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
3336 2849 2406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.02% 31.88% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1874 1519 1199
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 126 185
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Hampshire -2 109 £320 +3.05% 35
Berkshire +2 65 £300 -11.11% 56
Surrey -12 33 £388 +10.71% 54
Buckinghamshire +13 30 £330 +32.00% 25
Middlesex +4 11 £436 -13.01% 6
Oxfordshire -6 10 £500 +42.85% 31
Kent - 7 £410 - 32
West Sussex -21 5 £275 +29.52% 4
East Sussex -8 4 £363 +45.00% 7
Sussex - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 207 (38.62%) Linux
2 206 (38.43%) C++
3 190 (35.45%) Software Engineering
4 172 (32.09%) Security Cleared
5 143 (26.68%) SC Cleared
6 142 (26.49%) UNIX
7 102 (19.03%) UML
8 97 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
9 86 (16.04%) Python
10 83 (15.49%) Configuration Management
11 80 (14.93%) Project Management
11 80 (14.93%) Windows
12 78 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 75 (13.99%) ClearCase
13 75 (13.99%) Java
14 72 (13.43%) OOD
14 72 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (13.43%) Subversion
15 71 (13.25%) SQL
16 60 (11.19%) Perl
17 59 (11.01%) NUnit
17 59 (11.01%) GoogleTest
18 58 (10.82%) CppUnit
19 56 (10.45%) OO
20 52 (9.70%) MS Excel
20 52 (9.70%) Finance
21 51 (9.51%) Embedded C
22 50 (9.33%) Ant
23 49 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
24 48 (8.96%) C#

C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (1.68%) WebLogic
1 9 (1.68%) Node.js
2 7 (1.31%) CMS
2 7 (1.31%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.93%) SAS
4 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.56%) Lync
5 3 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.56%) JBoss
6 2 (0.37%) Apache
6 2 (0.37%) IIS
6 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) Confluence
7 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.19%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.41%) MS Office
3 10 (1.87%) MS Project
4 4 (0.75%) Simulink
4 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.37%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.37%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.37%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.75%) PaaS
3 3 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.53%) LTE
2 33 (6.16%) Firewall
3 26 (4.85%) 3G
4 25 (4.66%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (4.48%) WiMAX
5 24 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 23 (4.29%) Wireless
7 22 (4.10%) 4G
7 22 (4.10%) DNS
8 21 (3.92%) SAN
8 21 (3.92%) Radio Access Network
9 20 (3.73%) SSL
10 18 (3.36%) LAN
10 18 (3.36%) UMTS
10 18 (3.36%) WAN
11 17 (3.17%) GSM
12 15 (2.80%) LDAP
12 15 (2.80%) SMTP
13 14 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.85%) Ingres
2 24 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.93%) DB2
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.37%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.37%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.19%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 75 (13.99%) ClearCase
2 72 (13.43%) Subversion
3 59 (11.01%) NUnit
3 59 (11.01%) GoogleTest
4 58 (10.82%) CppUnit
5 50 (9.33%) Ant
6 34 (6.34%) CruiseControl
7 29 (5.41%) ClearQuest
8 26 (4.85%) Git (software)
9 20 (3.73%) Rational Rose
10 16 (2.99%) Jenkins
11 15 (2.80%) Visual Studio
12 12 (2.24%) JIRA
13 10 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (1.12%) ProC
15 4 (0.75%) StarTeam
15 4 (0.75%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.75%) LoadRunner
15 4 (0.75%) CMake
General
1 52 (9.70%) Finance
2 39 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.99%) Retail
4 14 (2.61%) Military
4 14 (2.61%) Electronics
5 10 (1.87%) Banking
6 9 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.49%) Avionics
8 7 (1.31%) Games
9 6 (1.12%) Publishing
10 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.75%) Automotive
11 4 (0.75%) Marketing
12 3 (0.56%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Legal
13 2 (0.37%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 126 (23.51%) Software Engineer
2 116 (21.64%) Developer
3 40 (7.46%) Software Developer
4 36 (6.72%) Analyst
5 29 (5.41%) Architect
5 29 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 27 (5.04%) C Developer
7 25 (4.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 19 (3.54%) Consultant
9 15 (2.80%) C++ Developer
10 14 (2.61%) Support Analyst
10 14 (2.61%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (2.43%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (2.24%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (2.24%) Technical Leader
12 12 (2.24%) 1st Line Support
12 12 (2.24%) Service Analyst
13 11 (2.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 10 (1.87%) Administrator
15 9 (1.68%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.58%) Motif
2 34 (6.34%) .NET
3 32 (5.97%) XML
4 24 (4.48%) HTML
4 24 (4.48%) wxWidgets
5 17 (3.17%) Web Services
6 14 (2.61%) CSS
7 12 (2.24%) HTML5
8 10 (1.87%) jQuery
8 10 (1.87%) Qt
9 9 (1.68%) Ajax
10 8 (1.49%) RESTful
10 8 (1.49%) iOS SDK
11 7 (1.31%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.12%) Middleware
12 6 (1.12%) POSIX
13 5 (0.93%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.93%) JSON
13 5 (0.93%) CSS3
14 4 (0.75%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 97 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.78%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.48%) Derivative
4 19 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.54%) Device Driver
5 13 (2.43%) User Experience
6 11 (2.05%) Clustering
6 11 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (1.68%) PKI
9 8 (1.49%) iPhone
10 7 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (1.31%) HACMP
11 6 (1.12%) AS400
11 6 (1.12%) STB
11 6 (1.12%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.93%) iSeries
12 5 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.93%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 207 (38.62%) Linux
2 142 (26.49%) UNIX
3 80 (14.93%) Windows
4 22 (4.10%) Solaris
5 19 (3.54%) Embedded Linux
6 18 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (3.17%) AIX
8 15 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.80%) Android
9 12 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.05%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.87%) HPUX
11 10 (1.87%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.12%) NetWare
13 4 (0.75%) CentOS
13 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.56%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.56%) OS/400
14 3 (0.56%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (35.45%) Software Engineering
2 102 (19.03%) UML
3 83 (15.49%) Configuration Management
4 80 (14.93%) Project Management
5 72 (13.43%) OOD
5 72 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (10.45%) OO
7 49 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (8.77%) Multithreading
9 44 (8.21%) Use Case
10 33 (6.16%) Integration Testing
10 33 (6.16%) Memory Management
11 32 (5.97%) ITIL
12 26 (4.85%) Scrum
13 23 (4.29%) Refactoring
14 21 (3.92%) Unified Process
14 21 (3.92%) RUP
15 20 (3.73%) PRINCE2
16 19 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (3.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 206 (38.43%) C++
2 86 (16.04%) Python
3 75 (13.99%) Java
4 71 (13.25%) SQL
5 60 (11.19%) Perl
6 51 (9.51%) Embedded C
7 48 (8.96%) C#
8 37 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 33 (6.16%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.29%) Bash Shell
11 22 (4.10%) Embedded C++
12 15 (2.80%) VB
13 14 (2.61%) Korn
14 10 (1.87%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.87%) Ada
14 10 (1.87%) PHP
14 10 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.87%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.12%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 172 (32.09%) Security Cleared
2 143 (26.68%) SC Cleared
3 43 (8.02%) Degree
4 23 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.54%) VCP4
6 12 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (1.87%) ISEB
7 10 (1.87%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.68%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.49%) PMP
10 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.93%) MCSE
11 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.75%) CISSP
13 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.56%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.56%) PhD
13 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.36%) QA
2 13 (2.43%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.37%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.24%) Sendmail
4 9 (1.68%) Firmware
5 8 (1.49%) Xen
6 7 (1.31%) NFS
7 6 (1.12%) GPFS
8 4 (0.75%) XenApp
9 3 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.56%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.37%) vSphere
10 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.37%) Samba
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.19%) Nmap
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.24%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (2.24%) MAILsweeper
2 11 (2.05%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.31%) NSN NetAct
3 7 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.12%) Control-M
5 5 (0.93%) SCCM
5 5 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.75%) Nagios
6 4 (0.75%) WMI
6 4 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.56%) Tivoli NetView
8 2 (0.37%) WSUS
8 2 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.37%) SELinux
8 2 (0.37%) YaST
9 1 (0.19%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 78 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.77%) VMware
3 35 (6.53%) Oracle
4 28 (5.22%) HP
5 25 (4.66%) Red Hat
6 22 (4.10%) IBM
7 21 (3.92%) Ericsson
8 17 (3.17%) Cisco
9 16 (2.99%) Juniper
9 16 (2.99%) NetApp
10 14 (2.61%) Veritas
10 14 (2.61%) EMC
10 14 (2.61%) Websense
11 13 (2.43%) McAfee
12 12 (2.24%) Blue Coat
13 11 (2.05%) Huawei
14 10 (1.87%) Citrix
15 9 (1.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 8 (1.49%) Nokia
17 7 (1.31%) Compaq
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South East
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Rate: Unspecified
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Middlesex
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Rate: Unspecified
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Eastleigh, Hampshire
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £150.00 per week
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Newbury, Berkshire
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Rate: £150.00 per week
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Didcot, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £177.00 per week
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Rate: £150.00 per week
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Alton, Hampshire
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Rate: £180.00 per week
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