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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / South East
Rank 100 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Contract jobs citing C 150 235 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.07% 2.83% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.27% 8.25% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 116 110
Median daily rate £388 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 34
Median hourly rate £40.50 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £32.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £53.60 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +18.57%

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
2391 2848 3174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.94% 34.33% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1798 1791
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.06 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 -35 44 £338 +12.50% 27
Berkshire +18 32 £438 +36.71% 30
Surrey +11 18 £440 +6.02% 13
Middlesex -5 14 £355 +1.42%
East Sussex +11 11 £438 +18.24% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £300 -50.00% 3
Oxfordshire -10 5 £350 -12.50% 8
Kent 0 3 £280 - 6
West Sussex -2 2 £400 -3.03% 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 157 (41.76%) C++
2 108 (28.72%) Linux
3 89 (23.67%) Security Cleared
4 88 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 80 (21.28%) SQL
6 74 (19.68%) SC Cleared
7 71 (18.88%) Unix
8 69 (18.35%) Python
9 65 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (16.49%) Java
11 57 (15.16%) Degree
12 53 (14.10%) Microsoft
13 51 (13.56%) Oracle
14 49 (13.03%) Perl
15 47 (12.50%) C#
16 44 (11.70%) Windows
17 43 (11.44%) Finance
18 37 (9.84%) Project Management
18 37 (9.84%) UML
19 35 (9.31%) Embedded C
20 34 (9.04%) Configuration Management
21 33 (8.78%) Scrum
21 33 (8.78%) MS Excel
21 33 (8.78%) HTML
22 29 (7.71%) MS Office
22 29 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (7.71%) Multithreading
23 28 (7.45%) SQL Server
23 28 (7.45%) HTTP
24 26 (6.91%) .NET

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 22 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.72%) Apache
3 11 (2.93%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.66%) Apache Pig
4 10 (2.66%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.13%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.86%) Confluence
7 6 (1.60%) IIS
8 5 (1.33%) Documentum
8 5 (1.33%) SAS
8 5 (1.33%) TPMS
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.80%) nginx
10 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.53%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.71%) MS Office
3 13 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.46%) Simulink
4 11 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.80%) MS Project
5 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) HFM
3 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.12%) Office 365
2 16 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.13%) Yammer
6 5 (1.33%) IaaS
7 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.45%) HTTP
2 16 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.46%) WAN
4 12 (3.19%) DNS
5 11 (2.93%) LAN
5 11 (2.93%) Skype
6 10 (2.66%) DVB
7 9 (2.39%) Kerberos
8 8 (2.13%) FTP
8 8 (2.13%) VPN
8 8 (2.13%) Wireless
9 7 (1.86%) Internet
9 7 (1.86%) SMTP
10 6 (1.60%) AMQP
10 6 (1.60%) Bluetooth
11 5 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.33%) DHCP
11 5 (1.33%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.06%) 3G
12 4 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.85%) NoSQL
3 19 (5.05%) Big Data
4 16 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 15 (3.99%) MySQL
6 14 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 10 (2.66%) Apache Hive
8 10 (2.66%) HBase
9 9 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.13%) Apache Zeppelin
10 8 (2.13%) Sqoop
11 6 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.33%) DB2
12 5 (1.33%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (5.85%) Git (software)
1 22 (5.85%) Subversion
2 14 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.46%) Ant
4 11 (2.93%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.39%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.39%) NUnit
6 8 (2.13%) GoogleTest
6 8 (2.13%) ProC
6 8 (2.13%) StarTeam
7 7 (1.86%) JIRA
7 7 (1.86%) JUnit
8 6 (1.60%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.60%) CppUnit
8 6 (1.60%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.60%) GoCD
8 6 (1.60%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 43 (11.44%) Finance
2 17 (4.52%) Aerospace
3 12 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.93%) Automotive
4 11 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.93%) Retail
5 10 (2.66%) Military
6 7 (1.86%) Electronics
7 4 (1.06%) Banking
8 3 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Avionics
9 2 (0.53%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (30.85%) Developer
2 73 (19.41%) Software Engineer
3 38 (10.11%) C++ Developer
4 36 (9.57%) Architect
5 29 (7.71%) C Developer
6 28 (7.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 26 (6.91%) Analyst
8 24 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
8 24 (6.38%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (5.59%) Linux Developer
11 20 (5.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 19 (5.05%) Consultant
13 18 (4.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 18 (4.79%) Oracle Architect
14 17 (4.52%) Project Manager
14 17 (4.52%) SQL Developer
15 16 (4.26%) Software Architect
16 15 (3.99%) C++ Software Developer
16 15 (3.99%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.78%) HTML
2 26 (6.91%) .NET
3 19 (5.05%) CSS
4 18 (4.79%) XML
5 16 (4.26%) STL
6 14 (3.72%) Web Services
7 13 (3.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 13 (3.46%) HTML5
8 12 (3.19%) Node.js
9 10 (2.66%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.66%) REST
10 9 (2.39%) Kafka
10 9 (2.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 8 (2.13%) Apache Tez
11 8 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (1.60%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.60%) JSON
13 5 (1.33%) jQuery
13 5 (1.33%) Middleware
13 5 (1.33%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.79%) Mathematics
3 14 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.93%) Digital TV
5 10 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (2.66%) MPEG
5 10 (2.66%) STB
6 9 (2.39%) Grid Computing
7 8 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.13%) Derivative
8 7 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.60%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.60%) Taxonomies
9 6 (1.60%) VHDL
9 6 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.33%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (28.72%) Linux
2 71 (18.88%) Unix
3 44 (11.70%) Windows
4 9 (2.39%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.13%) CentOS
6 5 (1.33%) Android
6 5 (1.33%) Solaris
6 5 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.06%) MVS
7 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.80%) AIX
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (23.40%) Software Engineering
2 65 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (9.84%) Project Management
3 37 (9.84%) UML
4 34 (9.04%) Configuration Management
5 33 (8.78%) Scrum
6 29 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (7.71%) Multithreading
7 25 (6.65%) OO
8 24 (6.38%) Open Source
9 21 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (4.79%) TDD
12 17 (4.52%) Change Management
13 16 (4.26%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.26%) Migration
13 16 (4.26%) SOA
14 15 (3.99%) DevOps
15 14 (3.72%) Mentoring
16 12 (3.19%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 157 (41.76%) C++
2 80 (21.28%) SQL
3 69 (18.35%) Python
4 62 (16.49%) Java
5 49 (13.03%) Perl
6 47 (12.50%) C#
7 35 (9.31%) Embedded C
8 26 (6.91%) JavaScript
9 18 (4.79%) MATLAB
10 16 (4.26%) Embedded C++
11 15 (3.99%) Ada
11 15 (3.99%) VB
12 14 (3.72%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.72%) PHP
13 12 (3.19%) Ruby
14 10 (2.66%) Go
14 10 (2.66%) Rust
15 9 (2.39%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.39%) T-SQL
16 8 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (23.67%) Security Cleared
2 74 (19.68%) SC Cleared
3 57 (15.16%) Degree
4 11 (2.93%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.60%) CCNP
7 5 (1.33%) CCNA
7 5 (1.33%) ISEB
8 4 (1.06%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.80%) CEH
9 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.80%) RHCT
10 2 (0.53%) CCIE
10 2 (0.53%) HNC
10 2 (0.53%) PMP
11 1 (0.27%) CCSP
11 1 (0.27%) HND
11 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.72%) QA
2 8 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.60%) MISRA
4 6 (1.60%) SLA
5 4 (1.06%) DO-178B
5 4 (1.06%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.53%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) GAMP
8 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.27%) ISO26262
System Software
1 13 (3.46%) Docker
2 12 (3.19%) Firmware
3 11 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (2.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (2.39%) vSphere
5 8 (2.13%) Apache Flume
5 8 (2.13%) HDFS
5 8 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.86%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.80%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.27%) Ceph
9 1 (0.27%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.27%) iptables
9 1 (0.27%) KVM
9 1 (0.27%) vCloud
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (4.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (2.93%) Puppet
3 9 (2.39%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (2.13%) Ambari
4 8 (2.13%) Oozie
5 6 (1.60%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.80%) Ansible
6 3 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.53%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.53%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.53%) Nagios
8 1 (0.27%) Cacti
8 1 (0.27%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.27%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.27%) Opsview
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.27%) RANCID
8 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 51 (13.56%) Oracle
3 23 (6.12%) Cisco
4 15 (3.99%) VMware
5 10 (2.66%) HP
5 10 (2.66%) Teradata
6 9 (2.39%) Hortonworks
6 9 (2.39%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.86%) EMC
7 7 (1.86%) SAP
8 5 (1.33%) Juniper
9 4 (1.06%) Mercator
10 3 (0.80%) Anite
10 3 (0.80%) Apigee
10 3 (0.80%) Forcepoint
10 3 (0.80%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.80%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.80%) Samsung
10 3 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.53%) ATG
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