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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 47 81 44
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -37
Contract jobs citing C 108 69 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.42% 2.30% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.90% 5.80% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 33
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£405 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 18
Average hourly rate £37.25 £37.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.35 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +29.31%
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
1213 1189 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.46% 39.59% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 786 408
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 56 44
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £25.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.25 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +11 54 £450 +41.73% 19
Bristol +3 19 £400 +64.10% 11
Wiltshire -5 10 £364 +0.34% 8
Dorset +7 8 £343 -19.41% 4
Somerset +10 3 - - 3
Cornwall - 2 £300 - 3
Devon -8 1 - - 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 120 (54.79%) Security Cleared
2 96 (43.84%) DV Cleared
3 65 (29.68%) Software Engineering
4 58 (26.48%) C++
5 54 (24.66%) Java
6 50 (22.83%) Linux
7 39 (17.81%) SC Cleared
8 37 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (16.44%) Embedded C
10 26 (11.87%) Windows
11 23 (10.50%) Web Services
11 23 (10.50%) UML
11 23 (10.50%) Python
12 21 (9.59%) J2EE
12 21 (9.59%) Finance
13 18 (8.22%) Project Management
13 18 (8.22%) Information Assurance
14 17 (7.76%) Change Control
15 16 (7.31%) PRINCE2
16 15 (6.85%) Oracle
16 15 (6.85%) SQL
16 15 (6.85%) Risk Management
17 14 (6.39%) Aerospace
17 14 (6.39%) .NET
17 14 (6.39%) Rational DOORS
18 13 (5.94%) C#
19 12 (5.48%) DO-178B
19 12 (5.48%) Integration Testing
20 11 (5.02%) Degree
20 11 (5.02%) Embedded Systems

C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.28%) JBoss
2 4 (1.83%) Apache
2 4 (1.83%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.91%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.91%) Node.js
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.74%) MS Project
3 5 (2.28%) MS Office
4 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.91%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Summit
2 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.20%) TCP/IP
1 7 (3.20%) Wireless
2 6 (2.74%) 3G
3 5 (2.28%) HTTP
3 5 (2.28%) IPsec
4 4 (1.83%) LDAP
5 3 (1.37%) DHCP
5 3 (1.37%) DNS
5 3 (1.37%) ASN.1
6 2 (0.91%) 2G
6 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.91%) Internet
6 2 (0.91%) GPRS
6 2 (0.91%) GSM
6 2 (0.91%) VoIP
7 1 (0.46%) WAN
7 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.46%) VPN
7 1 (0.46%) MPLS
7 1 (0.46%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.65%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.83%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (1.83%) MySQL
2 4 (1.83%) Impala
3 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.91%) Big Data
4 2 (0.91%) DB2
4 2 (0.91%) SQLite
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) QlikView
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.39%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (5.02%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.57%) Subversion
4 7 (3.20%) JUnit
5 5 (2.28%) JIRA
6 4 (1.83%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.83%) Mockito
7 3 (1.37%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.91%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.46%) GCC
9 1 (0.46%) GDB
General
1 21 (9.59%) Finance
2 14 (6.39%) Aerospace
3 9 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.65%) Electronics
5 7 (3.20%) Military
6 6 (2.74%) Automotive
7 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.83%) Avionics
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (26.94%) Software Engineer
2 58 (26.48%) Developer
3 21 (9.59%) Analyst
4 20 (9.13%) Java Developer
5 19 (8.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (6.39%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.48%) C++ Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (5.02%) Software Developer
9 10 (4.57%) Project Officer
10 8 (3.65%) Architect
11 7 (3.20%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.20%) Project Support Officer
11 7 (3.20%) C Developer
11 7 (3.20%) iOS Developer
12 6 (2.74%) Tester
13 5 (2.28%) Consultant
13 5 (2.28%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.28%) Administrator
13 5 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.50%) Web Services
2 21 (9.59%) J2EE
3 14 (6.39%) .NET
4 11 (5.02%) XML
5 8 (3.65%) REST
6 7 (3.20%) Hibernate
6 7 (3.20%) JSF
7 6 (2.74%) SOAP
8 5 (2.28%) EJB
8 5 (2.28%) Java EE
9 4 (1.83%) JavaBeans
9 4 (1.83%) Swing
9 4 (1.83%) RESTful
9 4 (1.83%) GraphX
10 3 (1.37%) HTML5
10 3 (1.37%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (1.37%) CSS
10 3 (1.37%) HTML
10 3 (1.37%) JAXB
10 3 (1.37%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.02%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.20%) Smartcard
5 5 (2.28%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.28%) VHDL
5 5 (2.28%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.28%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.37%) User Experience
6 3 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.37%) CESG
6 3 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.91%) Statistics
7 2 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.91%) iPhone
7 2 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.91%) iPad
7 2 (0.91%) SystemC
7 2 (0.91%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.83%) Linux
2 26 (11.87%) Windows
3 9 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.20%) Windows 8
4 7 (3.20%) UNIX
5 6 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Android
7 3 (1.37%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (1.37%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.37%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.37%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.91%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP Embedded
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.68%) Software Engineering
2 37 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (10.50%) UML
4 18 (8.22%) Project Management
4 18 (8.22%) Information Assurance
5 17 (7.76%) Change Control
6 16 (7.31%) PRINCE2
7 15 (6.85%) Risk Management
8 12 (5.48%) Integration Testing
9 11 (5.02%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.02%) Embedded Software Development
10 10 (4.57%) OO
10 10 (4.57%) Test Scripting
11 9 (4.11%) Document Management
12 8 (3.65%) Scrum
12 8 (3.65%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.65%) OOD
12 8 (3.65%) Requirements Management
12 8 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.48%) C++
2 54 (24.66%) Java
3 36 (16.44%) Embedded C
4 23 (10.50%) Python
5 15 (6.85%) SQL
6 13 (5.94%) C#
7 9 (4.11%) Embedded C++
8 7 (3.20%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.83%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.83%) Perl
10 4 (1.83%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.91%) VB
11 2 (0.91%) VBA
12 1 (0.46%) VC++
12 1 (0.46%) PHP
12 1 (0.46%) Ada
12 1 (0.46%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 120 (54.79%) Security Cleared
2 96 (43.84%) DV Cleared
3 39 (17.81%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.02%) Degree
5 10 (4.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (3.65%) CISSP
7 3 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) HND
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) DO-178B
2 5 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.83%) QA
4 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.91%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.46%) TickIT
5 1 (0.46%) DO-254
5 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.46%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (1.83%) HDFS
2 3 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (6.85%) Oracle
2 9 (4.11%) Serena
3 7 (3.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.83%) HP
4 4 (1.83%) VMware
5 3 (1.37%) IBM
5 3 (1.37%) Wind River
6 2 (0.91%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.91%) Sybase
6 2 (0.91%) Nokia
6 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.46%) QNX
7 1 (0.46%) EMC
7 1 (0.46%) i2
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (0.46%) Green Hills
Dorset
Venn Group
Rate: £15 - £20 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £37 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £35.00 - £45.00 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago