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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 56 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing C 95 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.81% 2.65% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 7.34% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 17
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£420 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £483 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
- +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.72 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.28% -40.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.42 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
1301 1144 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.42% 36.16% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 721 477
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 51 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
Gloucestershire +1 46 £474 +45.76% 24
Bristol +4 16 £413 +15.78% 18
Wiltshire -5 13 £390 -9.30% 12
Dorset -10 9 - - 10
Devon -2 4 - - 8
Somerset 0 2 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 116 (57.71%) Security Cleared
2 95 (47.26%) DV Cleared
3 53 (26.37%) Java
4 50 (24.88%) C++
5 43 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (20.90%) Software Engineering
7 34 (16.92%) Linux
8 30 (14.93%) SC Cleared
9 24 (11.94%) Information Assurance
10 23 (11.44%) Web Services
10 23 (11.44%) Finance
11 22 (10.95%) J2EE
12 21 (10.45%) Windows
12 21 (10.45%) Embedded C
13 17 (8.46%) Change Control
14 16 (7.96%) Risk Management
14 16 (7.96%) Python
14 16 (7.96%) UML
14 16 (7.96%) Oracle
15 15 (7.46%) SQL
15 15 (7.46%) Project Management
16 14 (6.97%) Rational DOORS
16 14 (6.97%) Scrum
16 14 (6.97%) Degree
17 13 (6.47%) PRINCE2
18 12 (5.97%) C#
18 12 (5.97%) .NET
18 12 (5.97%) CISSP
18 12 (5.97%) Military
18 12 (5.97%) Apple iOS

C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (2.49%) JBoss
1 5 (2.49%) Apache
1 5 (2.49%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.49%) GlassFish
2 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.50%) Node.js
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.48%) MS Project
2 7 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.99%) MS Office
4 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Primavera
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.99%) HTTP
1 6 (2.99%) Internet
2 5 (2.49%) Wireless
3 4 (1.99%) LDAP
4 2 (1.00%) VoIP
4 2 (1.00%) DHCP
4 2 (1.00%) X.509
4 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.00%) DNS
4 2 (1.00%) IPsec
4 2 (1.00%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.50%) Network Security
5 1 (0.50%) WebEx
5 1 (0.50%) RFID
5 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.98%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.99%) Impala
3 4 (1.99%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (1.99%) MySQL
4 3 (1.49%) Big Data
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.00%) DB2
5 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.00%) SQLite
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 14 (6.97%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.99%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.99%) Subversion
3 4 (1.99%) JUnit
4 3 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.49%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.00%) Mockito
5 2 (1.00%) JIRA
5 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.50%) GDB
6 1 (0.50%) Ant
6 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (11.44%) Finance
2 12 (5.97%) Military
3 11 (5.47%) Aerospace
4 10 (4.98%) Electronics
5 6 (2.99%) Automotive
6 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
7 2 (1.00%) Avionics
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (31.34%) Developer
2 34 (16.92%) Software Engineer
3 25 (12.44%) Java Developer
4 14 (6.97%) Analyst
5 13 (6.47%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.97%) Software Developer
6 12 (5.97%) C++ Developer
7 11 (5.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (4.98%) Project Officer
8 10 (4.98%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.48%) Architect
9 7 (3.48%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.99%) Administrator
11 5 (2.49%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.49%) Consultant
11 5 (2.49%) Project Support Officer
11 5 (2.49%) Systems Architect
11 5 (2.49%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.49%) C Developer
12 4 (1.99%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.44%) Web Services
2 22 (10.95%) J2EE
3 12 (5.97%) .NET
4 6 (2.99%) HTML
4 6 (2.99%) XML
4 6 (2.99%) Swing
5 5 (2.49%) EJB
5 5 (2.49%) CSS
5 5 (2.49%) REST
5 5 (2.49%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.99%) GraphX
6 4 (1.99%) JSF
7 3 (1.49%) Java EE
7 3 (1.49%) SWT
7 3 (1.49%) CSS3
7 3 (1.49%) Django
7 3 (1.49%) JSP
7 3 (1.49%) SOAP
7 3 (1.49%) HTML5
8 2 (1.00%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (3.98%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.49%) CESG
5 5 (2.49%) VHDL
6 4 (1.99%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.99%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (1.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (1.99%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.99%) User Experience
6 4 (1.99%) iPad
6 4 (1.99%) iPhone
7 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.00%) SystemC
8 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.00%) RMADS
8 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.92%) Linux
2 21 (10.45%) Windows
3 12 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.47%) UNIX
5 6 (2.99%) Android
6 5 (2.49%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.49%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.49%) Windows CE
8 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.50%) webOS
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (20.90%) Software Engineering
3 24 (11.94%) Information Assurance
4 17 (8.46%) Change Control
5 16 (7.96%) Risk Management
5 16 (7.96%) UML
6 15 (7.46%) Project Management
7 14 (6.97%) Scrum
8 13 (6.47%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.47%) OO
9 11 (5.47%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.47%) iOS Development
10 10 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.98%) OOD
10 10 (4.98%) Requirements Management
11 9 (4.48%) Document Management
12 7 (3.48%) Integration Testing
12 7 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (3.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.37%) Java
2 50 (24.88%) C++
3 21 (10.45%) Embedded C
4 16 (7.96%) Python
5 15 (7.46%) SQL
6 12 (5.97%) C#
7 10 (4.98%) Objective-C
8 8 (3.98%) Perl
9 6 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.49%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.49%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.49%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.99%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.49%) Tcl
12 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.00%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.00%) Ada
13 2 (1.00%) VB
13 2 (1.00%) VBA
14 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 116 (57.71%) Security Cleared
2 95 (47.26%) DV Cleared
3 30 (14.93%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.97%) Degree
5 12 (5.97%) CISSP
6 10 (4.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.49%) HND
8 2 (1.00%) HNC
8 2 (1.00%) MAPM
8 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.50%) APMP
9 1 (0.50%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.48%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.99%) QA
4 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.50%) JTAG
5 1 (0.50%) DO-254
5 1 (0.50%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.50%) ARP4761
5 1 (0.50%) DO-160
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (2.99%) Firmware
2 5 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.99%) HDFS
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (7.96%) Oracle
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.99%) VMware
3 6 (2.99%) Serena
4 4 (1.99%) IBM
5 3 (1.49%) Sybase
6 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.00%) EMC
6 2 (1.00%) Nokia
6 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.50%) QNX
7 1 (0.50%) i2
7 1 (0.50%) NetApp
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco
7 1 (0.50%) Sun
7 1 (0.50%) HP
7 1 (0.50%) Dell
Dorset
LA International
Rate: £40 - £43 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £31 per hour + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group
Rate: £40 - £45 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: depending on the experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £29 per hour + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Torquay
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago