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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / South West
Rank 44 43 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +34
Contract jobs citing C 105 118 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.05% 4.08% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.44% 10.24% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 32 22
Median daily rate £463 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 22
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.70 £44.40 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +20.00%

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
1006 1152 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.84% 39.86% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 761 727
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 76 71
Median hourly rate £41.25 £43.17 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +18.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.53 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -3 59 £500 +5.26% 6
Wiltshire +16 23 £313 -24.24% 1
Bristol +5 10 £400 - 6
Devon +3 6 £250 -23.07% 2
Dorset -9 2 £325 -27.77% 2
Somerset -4 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 (65.93%) Security Cleared
2 105 (46.46%) DV Cleared
3 77 (34.07%) Software Engineering
4 65 (28.76%) C++
5 58 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (19.91%) SC Cleared
7 44 (19.47%) Java
8 39 (17.26%) Requirements Management
9 36 (15.93%) Project Management
10 34 (15.04%) PRINCE2
10 34 (15.04%) Linux
10 34 (15.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (14.60%) Oracle
12 32 (14.16%) Finance
13 29 (12.83%) Embedded C
14 28 (12.39%) Python
14 28 (12.39%) Validation
15 27 (11.95%) Windows
16 25 (11.06%) Risk Management
16 25 (11.06%) Scrum
17 24 (10.62%) ITIL
17 24 (10.62%) UML
18 23 (10.18%) Hadoop
19 22 (9.73%) Information Assurance
19 22 (9.73%) Change Control
20 21 (9.29%) Document Management
20 21 (9.29%) MS Excel
20 21 (9.29%) Perl
20 21 (9.29%) Embedded C++
21 19 (8.41%) OO

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 9 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.10%) Confluence
3 5 (2.21%) Apache
3 5 (2.21%) JBoss
3 5 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.65%) Simulink
3 5 (2.21%) MS Project
4 3 (1.33%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.88%) MS Office
5 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Primavera
2 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.87%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.21%) Office 365
4 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.98%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.65%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (1.33%) AMQP
4 2 (0.88%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.88%) MQTT
4 2 (0.88%) NAS
4 2 (0.88%) SAN
4 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.88%) Wireless
4 2 (0.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) RS-232
5 1 (0.44%) RS-485
5 1 (0.44%) Skype
5 1 (0.44%) SNMP
5 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.44%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.18%) Hadoop
2 16 (7.08%) Big Data
3 14 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.31%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.21%) MySQL
6 4 (1.77%) Neo4j
6 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.77%) OrientDB
6 4 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (6.64%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (4.87%) Cucumber
2 11 (4.87%) Selenium
3 7 (3.10%) JIRA
3 7 (3.10%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.21%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.21%) JUnit
6 4 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.88%) GDB
8 2 (0.88%) Maven
8 2 (0.88%) Subversion
8 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.44%) Ant
9 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.44%) Gradle
9 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.44%) NetBeans
General
1 32 (14.16%) Finance
2 14 (6.19%) Aerospace
3 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.10%) Electronics
5 3 (1.33%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Automotive
6 2 (0.88%) Avionics
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (22.12%) Software Engineer
2 34 (15.04%) Developer
3 22 (9.73%) Java Developer
4 21 (9.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 21 (9.29%) Project Officer
5 17 (7.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (6.19%) Project Support Officer
6 14 (6.19%) Support Officer
7 12 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (4.87%) Test Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 9 (3.98%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 9 (3.98%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.10%) C Software Engineer
11 7 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (2.65%) Analyst
12 6 (2.65%) Network Engineer
12 6 (2.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.19%) J2EE
2 12 (5.31%) Web Services
3 11 (4.87%) EJB
4 9 (3.98%) JSF
5 8 (3.54%) Hibernate
6 7 (3.10%) Spring
6 7 (3.10%) XML
7 6 (2.65%) Java EE
7 6 (2.65%) MFC
7 6 (2.65%) Qt
7 6 (2.65%) XSLT
8 5 (2.21%) EJB 3.0
8 5 (2.21%) JAXB
8 5 (2.21%) JPA
8 5 (2.21%) PrimeFaces
8 5 (2.21%) REST
8 5 (2.21%) XSD
9 4 (1.77%) .NET
10 3 (1.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.75%) Mathematics
2 10 (4.42%) Device Driver
2 10 (4.42%) Physics
3 7 (3.10%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.10%) VCE vBlock
4 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (1.77%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (1.77%) Wiki
6 3 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.88%) CCTV
7 2 (0.88%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.88%) STB
7 2 (0.88%) VHDL
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.44%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.04%) Linux
2 27 (11.95%) Windows
3 7 (3.10%) Unix
4 5 (2.21%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.33%) Solaris
5 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.88%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Debian
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.88%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.07%) Software Engineering
2 58 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.26%) Requirements Management
4 36 (15.93%) Project Management
5 34 (15.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (15.04%) PRINCE2
6 28 (12.39%) Validation
7 25 (11.06%) Risk Management
7 25 (11.06%) Scrum
8 24 (10.62%) ITIL
8 24 (10.62%) UML
9 22 (9.73%) Change Control
9 22 (9.73%) Information Assurance
10 21 (9.29%) Document Management
11 19 (8.41%) OO
12 17 (7.52%) DevOps
13 16 (7.08%) SDLC
13 16 (7.08%) Software Testing
14 13 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.75%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.76%) C++
2 44 (19.47%) Java
3 29 (12.83%) Embedded C
4 28 (12.39%) Python
5 21 (9.29%) Embedded C++
5 21 (9.29%) Perl
6 17 (7.52%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.75%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.75%) C#
8 11 (4.87%) MATLAB
8 11 (4.87%) SQL
9 8 (3.54%) Ada
10 6 (2.65%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.21%) Ruby
12 4 (1.77%) Scala
13 3 (1.33%) Fortran
13 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.88%) Lua
14 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 149 (65.93%) Security Cleared
2 105 (46.46%) DV Cleared
3 45 (19.91%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (7.08%) Degree
6 7 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.65%) CCNA
7 6 (2.65%) ISEB
8 4 (1.77%) HNC
9 3 (1.33%) APMP
9 3 (1.33%) CCNP
10 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.44%) PMP
11 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.10%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.77%) SLA
3 3 (1.33%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) MISRA
4 2 (0.88%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.44%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (3.98%) Firmware
2 7 (3.10%) vSphere
3 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) Docker
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Ansible
1 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.88%) Packer
1 2 (0.88%) PowerCLI
1 2 (0.88%) Puppet
1 2 (0.88%) Terraform
1 2 (0.88%) vRealize
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (14.60%) Oracle
2 13 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.87%) Cisco
4 10 (4.42%) VMware
5 8 (3.54%) IBM
6 3 (1.33%) EMC
6 3 (1.33%) MathWorks
6 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.88%) Altera
7 2 (0.88%) Renesas
7 2 (0.88%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) Serena
8 1 (0.44%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.44%) Motorola
8 1 (0.44%) Remedy
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Xilinx