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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 39 46 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing C 142 96 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.85% 3.19% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.84% 8.70% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 20
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £340 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.20 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
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
1106 1104 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.81% 36.68% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 707 761
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 67 70
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 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
Gloucestershire +2 65 £525 +11.11% 10
Dorset +9 24 £330 -3.64% 9
Wiltshire +6 23 £375 +33.92% 4
Bristol +4 19 £388 -3.12% 15
Devon +6 8 £450 - 3
Somerset +7 1 - - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for C.

1 153 (53.50%) Security Cleared
2 123 (43.01%) DV Cleared
3 87 (30.42%) C++
4 72 (25.17%) Java
5 71 (24.83%) Software Engineering
6 50 (17.48%) SC Cleared
7 49 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (15.03%) Linux
9 36 (12.59%) JavaScript
10 35 (12.24%) Project Management
11 33 (11.54%) Oracle
12 31 (10.84%) HTML
13 29 (10.14%) Windows
13 29 (10.14%) Degree
14 28 (9.79%) PRINCE2
14 28 (9.79%) MS Excel
14 28 (9.79%) Microsoft
15 27 (9.44%) Finance
16 26 (9.09%) Aerospace
16 26 (9.09%) Requirements Management
16 26 (9.09%) Information Assurance
17 25 (8.74%) SQL
18 24 (8.39%) QA
19 23 (8.04%) Test Scripting
19 23 (8.04%) C#
20 22 (7.69%) CSS
20 22 (7.69%) Scrum
20 22 (7.69%) JIRA
21 21 (7.34%) Relational Database
21 21 (7.34%) MS Office

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 16 (5.59%) JBoss
2 11 (3.85%) IIS
3 10 (3.50%) GlassFish
3 10 (3.50%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.50%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.15%) Confluence
4 9 (3.15%) SAS
5 8 (2.80%) Apache
6 6 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.10%) Node.js
7 5 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.75%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.40%) CMS
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.34%) MS Office
3 4 (1.40%) FrameMaker
4 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.05%) MS Project
4 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.70%) Simulink
6 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.20%) Primavera
2 3 (1.05%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.35%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.85%) Internet
2 10 (3.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.50%) Wireless
3 9 (3.15%) Firewall
4 5 (1.75%) Bluetooth
4 5 (1.75%) Broadband
5 3 (1.05%) Network Security
5 3 (1.05%) WAN
6 2 (0.70%) ASN.1
6 2 (0.70%) DNS
6 2 (0.70%) HTTP
6 2 (0.70%) LAN
6 2 (0.70%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.35%) DHCP
7 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.35%) GGSN
7 1 (0.35%) NFC
7 1 (0.35%) SGSN
7 1 (0.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.34%) Relational Database
2 16 (5.59%) Hadoop
3 15 (5.24%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.90%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.45%) Big Data
6 6 (2.10%) MySQL
6 6 (2.10%) Neo4j
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.75%) OrientDB
7 5 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) DB2
9 1 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.35%) Ingres
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (7.69%) JIRA
2 18 (6.29%) Eclipse
3 13 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.20%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.85%) Subversion
6 10 (3.50%) Eclipse RCP
6 10 (3.50%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.50%) Rational Rhapsody
7 9 (3.15%) Protractor
8 7 (2.45%) LabVIEW
8 7 (2.45%) Maven
9 6 (2.10%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.75%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.75%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.75%) JUnit
10 5 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (1.40%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.40%) Selenium
General
1 27 (9.44%) Finance
2 26 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 14 (4.90%) Avionics
4 10 (3.50%) Electronics
5 8 (2.80%) Automotive
5 8 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.40%) Military
7 3 (1.05%) Games
7 3 (1.05%) Legal
7 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (29.37%) Developer
2 56 (19.58%) Software Engineer
3 33 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 19 (6.64%) Software Developer
5 17 (5.94%) C++ Developer
6 15 (5.24%) Embedded Engineer
6 15 (5.24%) Test Engineer
7 13 (4.55%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 13 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.20%) Programme Planner
8 12 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.85%) Analyst
9 11 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Architect
10 10 (3.50%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Consultant
10 10 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (3.50%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.45%) Project Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.84%) HTML
2 22 (7.69%) CSS
3 15 (5.24%) EJB
3 15 (5.24%) Web Services
4 13 (4.55%) RESTful
4 13 (4.55%) Swing
5 12 (4.20%) AngularJS
5 12 (4.20%) J2EE
6 10 (3.50%) SWT
7 9 (3.15%) jQuery
8 7 (2.45%) HTML5
8 7 (2.45%) Spring
9 6 (2.10%) .NET
9 6 (2.10%) Java EE
9 6 (2.10%) OpenCL
10 5 (1.75%) JSF
10 5 (1.75%) Middleware
10 5 (1.75%) XML
11 4 (1.40%) RESTEasy
11 4 (1.40%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.20%) Device Driver
3 9 (3.15%) VHDL
4 8 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.80%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.45%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.45%) CAN bus
6 6 (2.10%) iPhone
6 6 (2.10%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.75%) ASTM
7 5 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.75%) Wiki
8 4 (1.40%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.40%) CESG
8 4 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.05%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.03%) Linux
2 29 (10.14%) Windows
3 20 (6.99%) Unix
4 9 (3.15%) VxWorks
5 7 (2.45%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (2.45%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.10%) Nucleus RTOS
7 5 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.40%) Android
8 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.40%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.83%) Software Engineering
2 49 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (12.24%) Project Management
4 28 (9.79%) PRINCE2
5 26 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 26 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 23 (8.04%) Test Scripting
7 22 (7.69%) Scrum
8 21 (7.34%) OO
8 21 (7.34%) UML
9 19 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (6.29%) Change Control
10 18 (6.29%) Risk Management
11 17 (5.94%) DevOps
12 16 (5.59%) Document Management
13 13 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.20%) Change Management
14 12 (4.20%) Front End Development
14 12 (4.20%) ITIL
14 12 (4.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.42%) C++
2 72 (25.17%) Java
3 36 (12.59%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.74%) SQL
5 23 (8.04%) C#
6 20 (6.99%) Python
7 17 (5.94%) Ruby
8 16 (5.59%) Embedded C
8 16 (5.59%) Perl
9 14 (4.90%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.55%) MATLAB
11 12 (4.20%) Objective-C
12 11 (3.85%) Embedded C++
13 9 (3.15%) Ada
13 9 (3.15%) R
14 8 (2.80%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.10%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.10%) Scala
16 5 (1.75%) VC++
17 3 (1.05%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 153 (53.50%) Security Cleared
2 123 (43.01%) DV Cleared
3 50 (17.48%) SC Cleared
4 29 (10.14%) Degree
5 12 (4.20%) CISSP
6 10 (3.50%) IISP
7 8 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.45%) CLAS
9 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.05%) HND
10 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.70%) APMP
11 2 (0.70%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.35%) GCIA
12 1 (0.35%) MCITP
12 1 (0.35%) MCTS
12 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.39%) QA
2 17 (5.94%) DO-178B
3 16 (5.59%) MISRA
4 13 (4.55%) MISRA C
5 10 (3.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (3.15%) JSP 440
7 7 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (2.45%) ISO 9001
7 7 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (2.45%) RMADS
8 6 (2.10%) DO-160
9 3 (1.05%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.35%) ECSS
11 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (3.50%) Firmware
2 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.70%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (11.54%) Oracle
2 28 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.50%) Sybase
4 9 (3.15%) Apple
5 7 (2.45%) Serena
6 5 (1.75%) Perforce
7 4 (1.40%) VMware
8 2 (0.70%) Broadcom
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.70%) Siemens
8 2 (0.70%) Tableau
9 1 (0.35%) Cadence
9 1 (0.35%) EMC
9 1 (0.35%) HP
9 1 (0.35%) NetApp
9 1 (0.35%) OpenText
9 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.35%) SAP
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