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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 76 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing C 266 278 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.76% 2.79% 3.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.07% 8.44% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 117 146
Median daily rate £369 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £512 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 31 40
Median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £35.10 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
3298 3292 3032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.17% 33.07% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 1976 1723
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 114 106
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -6 86 £375 +15.38% 15
Surrey +21 49 £425 +13.33% 20
Berkshire -27 43 £375 +17.18% 24
East Sussex +21 25 £255 -40.00% 4
West Sussex -11 20 £350 +600.00% 4
Middlesex +8 19 £350 +8.52%
Oxfordshire -5 8 £338 -34.46% 19
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £345 -18.82% 10
Kent -28 1 £400 - 5
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 218 (41.44%) C++
2 198 (37.64%) Linux
3 187 (35.55%) Software Engineering
4 106 (20.15%) Multithreading
5 102 (19.39%) Security Cleared
6 96 (18.25%) SQL
6 96 (18.25%) Telecoms
7 95 (18.06%) Embedded C
8 94 (17.87%) Unix
9 91 (17.30%) Windows
10 88 (16.73%) SC Cleared
11 86 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (15.59%) Python
13 81 (15.40%) Degree
14 78 (14.83%) Java
15 71 (13.50%) Microsoft
16 70 (13.31%) Project Management
17 69 (13.12%) UML
18 68 (12.93%) ClearCase
19 61 (11.60%) Configuration Management
20 60 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (11.03%) Perl
22 53 (10.08%) Finance
22 53 (10.08%) Subversion
22 53 (10.08%) MS Excel
23 51 (9.70%) OO
23 51 (9.70%) DTV
24 50 (9.51%) HTML
25 49 (9.32%) C#
25 49 (9.32%) 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 (4.56%) Node.js
2 19 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.14%) IIS
5 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.76%) Apache
6 4 (0.76%) CMS
6 4 (0.76%) JBoss
7 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.38%) SAS
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) CICS
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 53 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.89%) MS Office
3 9 (1.71%) MS Project
4 5 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.76%) Simulink
6 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.57%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.57%) Unica
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.38%) Primavera
2 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.38%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.19%) AWD
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.71%) Mimecast
3 8 (1.52%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
5 2 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.13%) Wireless
2 41 (7.79%) DVB
3 40 (7.60%) HTTP
4 30 (5.70%) TCP/IP
5 22 (4.18%) LTE
6 21 (3.99%) VPN
7 20 (3.80%) SAN
8 15 (2.85%) 3G
8 15 (2.85%) LAN
9 14 (2.66%) FTP
9 14 (2.66%) IPsec
9 14 (2.66%) WAN
10 12 (2.28%) DHCP
10 12 (2.28%) DNS
11 11 (2.09%) SNMP
11 11 (2.09%) Software-Defined Networking
12 9 (1.71%) 3GPP
12 9 (1.71%) BGP
12 9 (1.71%) IPv6
12 9 (1.71%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.56%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.47%) Hadoop
3 13 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.28%) Big Data
5 8 (1.52%) GIS
6 7 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.95%) Datazen
8 5 (0.95%) OpenStack Swift
8 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.76%) Ingres
9 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.76%) MySQL
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (12.93%) ClearCase
2 53 (10.08%) Subversion
3 48 (9.13%) GoogleTest
4 46 (8.75%) NUnit
5 41 (7.79%) Git (software)
6 37 (7.03%) Ant
7 36 (6.84%) CppUnit
8 22 (4.18%) Rational DOORS
9 16 (3.04%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.09%) StarTeam
11 10 (1.90%) JIRA
12 7 (1.33%) CruiseControl
13 6 (1.14%) Maven
13 6 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.95%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
15 4 (0.76%) ClearQuest
15 4 (0.76%) Metasploit
15 4 (0.76%) ProC
15 4 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 96 (18.25%) Telecoms
2 53 (10.08%) Finance
3 26 (4.94%) Electronics
4 15 (2.85%) Legal
5 12 (2.28%) Marketing
6 10 (1.90%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.52%) Avionics
7 8 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.95%) Automotive
8 5 (0.95%) Military
9 4 (0.76%) Back Office
9 4 (0.76%) Banking
9 4 (0.76%) Publishing
9 4 (0.76%) Retail
10 3 (0.57%) Front Office
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 149 (28.33%) Developer
2 136 (25.86%) Software Engineer
3 95 (18.06%) Embedded Engineer
4 65 (12.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 57 (10.84%) C Developer
6 55 (10.46%) C++ Developer
7 41 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (7.60%) C++ Software Engineer
9 36 (6.84%) C Software Engineer
10 34 (6.46%) Embedded C Engineer
11 33 (6.27%) SQL Developer
12 29 (5.51%) Linux Developer
13 28 (5.32%) Oracle Developer
14 27 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
15 26 (4.94%) Software Developer
16 25 (4.75%) Analyst
17 24 (4.56%) Unix Developer
18 23 (4.37%) Embedded C Software Engineer
18 23 (4.37%) Network Engineer
18 23 (4.37%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.51%) HTML
2 37 (7.03%) .NET
3 34 (6.46%) CSS
4 32 (6.08%) HTML5
5 23 (4.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 23 (4.37%) REST
5 23 (4.37%) STL
5 23 (4.37%) XML
6 20 (3.80%) jQuery
7 17 (3.23%) Middleware
8 14 (2.66%) AngularJS
8 14 (2.66%) ASP.NET
9 13 (2.47%) .NET Framework
9 13 (2.47%) Entity Framework
10 10 (1.90%) ADO.NET
11 9 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (1.33%) Web Services
13 6 (1.14%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.70%) DTV
3 45 (8.56%) STB
4 43 (8.17%) Mathematics
5 38 (7.22%) Computer Science
6 32 (6.08%) Embedded Systems
7 31 (5.89%) Derivative
8 24 (4.56%) MPEG
9 22 (4.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 21 (3.99%) VHDL
11 16 (3.04%) Data Centre
12 15 (2.85%) Management Information System
13 14 (2.66%) Algorithms
14 12 (2.28%) Physics
15 11 (2.09%) Device Driver
16 10 (1.90%) AS400
16 10 (1.90%) Blackberry
17 9 (1.71%) Public Cloud
18 7 (1.33%) Data Structures
19 6 (1.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 198 (37.64%) Linux
2 94 (17.87%) Unix
3 91 (17.30%) Windows
4 19 (3.61%) Windows 7
5 18 (3.42%) Windows Server
6 17 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (2.28%) AIX
9 12 (2.28%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.09%) Solaris
10 11 (2.09%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.33%) VxWorks
11 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.14%) Android
13 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.95%) NetWare
14 4 (0.76%) HPUX
14 4 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (35.55%) Software Engineering
2 106 (20.15%) Multithreading
3 86 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (13.31%) Project Management
5 69 (13.12%) UML
6 61 (11.60%) Configuration Management
7 51 (9.70%) OO
8 49 (9.32%) Unit Testing
9 47 (8.94%) Memory Management
10 42 (7.98%) OOD
11 41 (7.79%) Integration Testing
11 41 (7.79%) Scrum
12 39 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
13 38 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (7.03%) Use Case
15 33 (6.27%) SOA
15 33 (6.27%) Software Architecture
15 33 (6.27%) System Integration Testing
15 33 (6.27%) TDD
16 32 (6.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 218 (41.44%) C++
2 96 (18.25%) SQL
3 95 (18.06%) Embedded C
4 82 (15.59%) Python
5 78 (14.83%) Java
6 58 (11.03%) Perl
7 49 (9.32%) C#
8 36 (6.84%) JavaScript
9 23 (4.37%) Embedded C++
10 20 (3.80%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.23%) Assembly Language
12 16 (3.04%) VB
13 12 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.09%) Korn
15 10 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.90%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.71%) Tcl
16 9 (1.71%) VBScript
17 8 (1.52%) Ruby
18 7 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (19.39%) Security Cleared
2 88 (16.73%) SC Cleared
3 81 (15.40%) Degree
4 18 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (3.42%) HND
5 17 (3.23%) CCNP
6 11 (2.09%) CCNA
6 11 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.90%) MCP
8 9 (1.71%) MCSD
8 9 (1.71%) MCSE
9 8 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.14%) CEH
10 6 (1.14%) CISSP
10 6 (1.14%) MCSA
10 6 (1.14%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.95%) CISM
12 4 (0.76%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.76%) GIAC
13 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.61%) QA
2 8 (1.52%) DO-178B
3 7 (1.33%) SLA
4 6 (1.14%) MISRA
5 4 (0.76%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.76%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.38%) GAMP
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.38%) SEPA
7 2 (0.38%) TickIT
8 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.19%) GxP
8 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.19%) JTAG
8 1 (0.19%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.71%) Firmware
5 6 (1.14%) XenApp
5 6 (1.14%) XenDesktop
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%) Xen
8 2 (0.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) RACF
9 1 (0.19%) RHEV
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.90%) Backup Exec
1 10 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (1.71%) HP SIM
2 9 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (1.52%) SCCM
4 7 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.95%) Netcool
5 5 (0.95%) Puppet
6 4 (0.76%) Nessus
6 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.38%) Nmap
7 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.38%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.38%) OpenVAS
7 2 (0.38%) OpenView
7 2 (0.38%) vRealize
7 2 (0.38%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.38%) yum
8 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 71 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.13%) Oracle
3 30 (5.70%) IBM
4 28 (5.32%) HP
5 27 (5.13%) Cisco
6 20 (3.80%) VMware
7 16 (3.04%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.85%) EMC
9 12 (2.28%) Symantec
10 10 (1.90%) SAP
11 9 (1.71%) Avaya
11 9 (1.71%) Becrypt
12 7 (1.33%) Citrix
12 7 (1.33%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.14%) Adobe
13 6 (1.14%) Remedy
13 6 (1.14%) Splunk
13 6 (1.14%) Veritas
14 5 (0.95%) Aruba
14 5 (0.95%) F5
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Computer People
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Waitrose
Rate: £15,600
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago