The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 42 49 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +21
Contract jobs citing C 125 114 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.48% 3.57% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.13% 9.01% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 34 24
Median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £316 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £17.35 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1123 1265 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.25% 39.63% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 858 761
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 59 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £34.00 £23.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

C
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the South West region.

C Daily Rate Trend in the South West

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the South West region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

C
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Gloucestershire -1 70 £448 -5.78% 9
Wiltshire +15 27 £313 -30.55% 2
Bristol -1 12 £368 -5.76% 8
Devon +2 4 - - 1
Somerset +23 3 - - 1
Dorset -1 2 £388 -8.82% 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West region with a requirement for C.

1 140 (63.35%) Security Cleared
2 105 (47.51%) DV Cleared
3 66 (29.86%) C++
4 60 (27.15%) Software Engineering
5 47 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (20.81%) SC Cleared
7 39 (17.65%) Project Management
8 37 (16.74%) Java
9 36 (16.29%) Requirements Management
10 33 (14.93%) PRINCE2
11 30 (13.57%) Linux
12 29 (13.12%) Finance
13 28 (12.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (12.22%) Embedded C
15 26 (11.76%) ITIL
15 26 (11.76%) Validation
16 24 (10.86%) MS Excel
17 23 (10.41%) Embedded C++
17 23 (10.41%) Oracle
18 22 (9.95%) Python
18 22 (9.95%) Risk Management
19 21 (9.50%) Change Control
20 20 (9.05%) Hadoop
20 20 (9.05%) Perl
20 20 (9.05%) UML
20 20 (9.05%) Windows
20 20 (9.05%) Document Management
21 19 (8.60%) OO
21 19 (8.60%) Information Assurance
22 18 (8.14%) Microsoft

C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (3.17%) Confluence
4 4 (1.81%) Apache
5 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.17%) MS Project
3 6 (2.71%) MS Office
3 6 (2.71%) Simulink
4 5 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.36%) CATIA
5 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.36%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Primavera
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.43%) Office 365
3 10 (4.52%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.71%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (1.36%) AMQP
3 3 (1.36%) WebEx
3 3 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.36%) Wireless
4 2 (0.90%) MQTT
4 2 (0.90%) NAS
4 2 (0.90%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) 802.15
5 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.45%) LAN
5 1 (0.45%) RS-232
5 1 (0.45%) RS-485
5 1 (0.45%) Skype
5 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.45%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.05%) Hadoop
2 14 (6.33%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.43%) Big Data
4 9 (4.07%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.26%) MySQL
6 4 (1.81%) Neo4j
6 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.81%) OrientDB
6 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (3.17%) Cucumber
2 7 (3.17%) JIRA
2 7 (3.17%) Selenium
3 5 (2.26%) Bitbucket
3 5 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.81%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.45%) Gradle
6 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.45%) Maven
6 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (13.12%) Finance
2 15 (6.79%) Aerospace
3 10 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.17%) Electronics
5 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (18.55%) Software Engineer
2 30 (13.57%) Developer
3 18 (8.14%) Project Officer
4 17 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (7.24%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (4.98%) Project Support Officer
7 11 (4.98%) Support Officer
8 10 (4.52%) Analyst
8 10 (4.52%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (4.07%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.62%) Consultant
11 7 (3.17%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.17%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (3.17%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 6 (2.71%) C++ Developer
12 6 (2.71%) C++ Software Engineer
12 6 (2.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.71%) J2EE
1 6 (2.71%) Web Services
2 4 (1.81%) EJB
2 4 (1.81%) Java EE
2 4 (1.81%) JSF
2 4 (1.81%) MFC
2 4 (1.81%) Qt
2 4 (1.81%) Spring
3 3 (1.36%) .NET
4 2 (0.90%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.90%) Node.js
4 2 (0.90%) PyQt
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.45%) Swing
5 1 (0.45%) XML
5 1 (0.45%) XSL
5 1 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.52%) Mathematics
2 8 (3.62%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.62%) Device Driver
2 8 (3.62%) Physics
3 7 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (3.17%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.81%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (1.81%) Wiki
7 3 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.90%) CCTV
8 2 (0.90%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.90%) STB
8 2 (0.90%) VHDL
8 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.57%) Linux
2 20 (9.05%) Windows
3 10 (4.52%) Unix
4 5 (2.26%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.36%) Solaris
6 2 (0.90%) Debian
6 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.90%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.15%) Software Engineering
2 47 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.65%) Project Management
4 36 (16.29%) Requirements Management
5 33 (14.93%) PRINCE2
6 28 (12.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (11.76%) ITIL
7 26 (11.76%) Validation
8 22 (9.95%) Risk Management
9 21 (9.50%) Change Control
10 20 (9.05%) Document Management
10 20 (9.05%) UML
11 19 (8.60%) Information Assurance
11 19 (8.60%) OO
12 16 (7.24%) Scrum
13 14 (6.33%) DevOps
14 11 (4.98%) Change Management
14 11 (4.98%) Line Management
14 11 (4.98%) SysML
14 11 (4.98%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.86%) C++
2 37 (16.74%) Java
3 27 (12.22%) Embedded C
4 23 (10.41%) Embedded C++
5 22 (9.95%) Python
6 20 (9.05%) Perl
7 13 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.43%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.52%) MATLAB
10 8 (3.62%) SQL
11 7 (3.17%) C#
12 5 (2.26%) Ada
13 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.81%) Ruby
13 4 (1.81%) Scala
14 3 (1.36%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.36%) Fortran
14 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.90%) Lua
16 1 (0.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 140 (63.35%) Security Cleared
2 105 (47.51%) DV Cleared
3 46 (20.81%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.79%) Degree
5 12 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.71%) CCNA
6 6 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.81%) CEH
7 4 (1.81%) HNC
7 4 (1.81%) ISEB
7 4 (1.81%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.36%) APMP
9 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.90%) CCNP
10 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.45%) PMP
10 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) DO-178B
2 5 (2.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.45%) MISRA
4 1 (0.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (3.17%) vSphere
2 6 (2.71%) Firmware
3 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.90%) Docker
4 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Ansible
1 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.90%) Packer
1 2 (0.90%) PowerCLI
1 2 (0.90%) Puppet
1 2 (0.90%) Terraform
1 2 (0.90%) vRealize
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (10.41%) Oracle
2 18 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.98%) Cisco
4 10 (4.52%) VMware
5 8 (3.62%) IBM
6 4 (1.81%) Remedy
7 3 (1.36%) EMC
7 3 (1.36%) MathWorks
7 3 (1.36%) PTC
7 3 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.90%) Renesas
8 2 (0.90%) SAP
9 1 (0.45%) Altera
9 1 (0.45%) Black Duck
9 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.45%) Lotus
9 1 (0.45%) Motorola
9 1 (0.45%) Tableau
9 1 (0.45%) Xilinx
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