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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 36 48 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing C 147 105 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.05% 3.44% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.71% 9.26% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 21
Median daily rate £450 £473 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +36.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 27
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.70 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +29.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £27.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £47.20 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1072 1134 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.85% 37.13% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 691 748
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 64 66
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £44.55 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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 5 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 5 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 5 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 69 £525 +11.11% 15
Wiltshire +12 28 £350 +25.00% 9
Dorset +5 21 £330 -3.64% 6
Bristol +15 17 £350 -16.66% 12
Devon +3 8 £450 - 5
Somerset +9 3 £319 - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 149 (53.79%) Security Cleared
2 119 (42.96%) DV Cleared
3 81 (29.24%) C++
4 69 (24.91%) Java
5 67 (24.19%) Software Engineering
6 48 (17.33%) SC Cleared
7 46 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (16.25%) Linux
9 35 (12.64%) JavaScript
10 33 (11.91%) Project Management
11 32 (11.55%) Oracle
12 30 (10.83%) Information Assurance
13 28 (10.11%) Degree
13 28 (10.11%) C#
13 28 (10.11%) Windows
14 27 (9.75%) PRINCE2
14 27 (9.75%) HTML
14 27 (9.75%) Finance
15 26 (9.39%) MS Excel
15 26 (9.39%) Requirements Management
16 25 (9.03%) Microsoft
17 24 (8.66%) Aerospace
17 24 (8.66%) Test Scripting
18 23 (8.30%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (8.30%) Scrum
18 23 (8.30%) SQL
18 23 (8.30%) MS Office
19 22 (7.94%) CSS
19 22 (7.94%) OO
19 22 (7.94%) QA

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 (5.78%) JBoss
2 11 (3.97%) IIS
3 9 (3.25%) Confluence
3 9 (3.25%) GlassFish
3 9 (3.25%) SAS
3 9 (3.25%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.25%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.89%) Apache
4 8 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.44%) CMS
5 4 (1.44%) Node.js
5 4 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.30%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.44%) FrameMaker
5 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.72%) MS Project
6 2 (0.72%) Simulink
7 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.97%) Primavera
2 2 (0.72%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.36%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.36%) IaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.33%) Internet
2 10 (3.61%) Firewall
2 10 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.61%) Wireless
3 5 (1.81%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.81%) Broadband
4 3 (1.08%) HTTP
4 3 (1.08%) LAN
4 3 (1.08%) Network Security
4 3 (1.08%) WAN
5 2 (0.72%) ASN.1
5 2 (0.72%) DNS
5 2 (0.72%) LDAP
5 2 (0.72%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.36%) GGSN
6 1 (0.36%) NFC
6 1 (0.36%) SGSN
6 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.36%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.22%) Relational Database
2 16 (5.78%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.69%) Hadoop
3 13 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.17%) Big Data
4 6 (2.17%) MySQL
4 6 (2.17%) Neo4j
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.81%) OrientDB
5 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.36%) DB2
7 1 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.58%) JIRA
2 19 (6.86%) Eclipse
3 14 (5.05%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.33%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.97%) Subversion
6 11 (3.97%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.61%) Rational Rhapsody
8 9 (3.25%) Eclipse RCP
8 9 (3.25%) Maven
8 9 (3.25%) Protractor
9 8 (2.89%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.53%) JUnit
10 7 (2.53%) LabVIEW
11 6 (2.17%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.81%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.44%) Selenium
14 3 (1.08%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.08%) NetBeans
General
1 27 (9.75%) Finance
2 24 (8.66%) Aerospace
3 14 (5.05%) Avionics
4 11 (3.97%) Electronics
5 9 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.53%) Automotive
7 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.08%) Games
8 3 (1.08%) Military
9 2 (0.72%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (28.88%) Developer
2 55 (19.86%) Software Engineer
3 34 (12.27%) Java Developer
4 21 (7.58%) Software Developer
5 15 (5.42%) C++ Developer
5 15 (5.42%) Embedded Engineer
6 14 (5.05%) Test Engineer
7 13 (4.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (4.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 12 (4.33%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.33%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.97%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (3.97%) Programme Planner
10 10 (3.61%) Analyst
10 10 (3.61%) Architect
10 10 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (3.61%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (2.89%) Consultant
11 8 (2.89%) DV Cleared Project Manager
11 8 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.75%) HTML
2 22 (7.94%) CSS
3 14 (5.05%) EJB
4 13 (4.69%) Web Services
5 12 (4.33%) AngularJS
6 11 (3.97%) J2EE
6 11 (3.97%) RESTful
6 11 (3.97%) Swing
7 9 (3.25%) SWT
8 8 (2.89%) jQuery
9 7 (2.53%) .NET
10 6 (2.17%) Java EE
10 6 (2.17%) RESTEasy
10 6 (2.17%) Spring
10 6 (2.17%) YAML
11 5 (1.81%) HTML5
11 5 (1.81%) JSF
11 5 (1.81%) Middleware
11 5 (1.81%) OpenCL
12 4 (1.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.42%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.33%) Device Driver
3 9 (3.25%) Algorithms
3 9 (3.25%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.25%) VHDL
4 8 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.53%) CAN bus
5 7 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.81%) iPhone
7 5 (1.81%) Wiki
8 4 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.08%) ASTM
9 3 (1.08%) CESG
9 3 (1.08%) Physics
10 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.25%) Linux
2 28 (10.11%) Windows
3 18 (6.50%) Unix
4 8 (2.89%) VxWorks
5 7 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.17%) Nucleus RTOS
7 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.72%) Android
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.19%) Software Engineering
2 46 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.91%) Project Management
4 30 (10.83%) Information Assurance
5 27 (9.75%) PRINCE2
6 26 (9.39%) Requirements Management
7 24 (8.66%) Test Scripting
8 23 (8.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (8.30%) Scrum
9 22 (7.94%) OO
10 21 (7.58%) Risk Management
11 20 (7.22%) Change Control
12 18 (6.50%) UML
13 17 (6.14%) Document Management
14 16 (5.78%) DevOps
15 14 (5.05%) Unit Testing
16 12 (4.33%) Mentoring
16 12 (4.33%) Software Testing
16 12 (4.33%) TDD
17 11 (3.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.24%) C++
2 69 (24.91%) Java
3 35 (12.64%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.11%) C#
5 23 (8.30%) SQL
6 21 (7.58%) Python
7 17 (6.14%) Ruby
8 16 (5.78%) Embedded C
9 15 (5.42%) Perl
10 13 (4.69%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.69%) MATLAB
11 11 (3.97%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.25%) Ada
12 9 (3.25%) R
13 8 (2.89%) Embedded C++
14 7 (2.53%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.17%) Scala
15 6 (2.17%) VC++
16 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.08%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 149 (53.79%) Security Cleared
2 119 (42.96%) DV Cleared
3 48 (17.33%) SC Cleared
4 28 (10.11%) Degree
5 12 (4.33%) CISSP
6 10 (3.61%) IISP
7 7 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.53%) CLAS
8 5 (1.81%) HND
8 5 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.72%) APMP
10 2 (0.72%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.72%) HNC
10 2 (0.72%) ISEB
10 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.94%) QA
2 15 (5.42%) DO-178B
2 15 (5.42%) MISRA
3 13 (4.69%) MISRA C
4 10 (3.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (3.61%) JSP 440
5 7 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (2.53%) RMADS
6 6 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (2.17%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.44%) DO-160
8 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.36%) COSHH
9 1 (0.36%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.36%) ECSS
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (4.33%) Firmware
2 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) Control-M
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (11.55%) Oracle
2 25 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.25%) Sybase
4 8 (2.89%) Apple
4 8 (2.89%) Serena
5 5 (1.81%) Perforce
6 4 (1.44%) VMware
7 3 (1.08%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) Broadcom
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco
8 2 (0.72%) Siemens
8 2 (0.72%) Tableau
9 1 (0.36%) Cadence
9 1 (0.36%) EMC
9 1 (0.36%) HP
9 1 (0.36%) NetApp
9 1 (0.36%) OpenText
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.36%) SAP
Devon
WA Consultants
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £42 - 45 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Wiltshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £10 - £99 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago