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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 45 51 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Contract jobs citing C 115 106 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.84% 3.44% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.20% 9.04% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 21
Median daily rate £463 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 16
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.20 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
1128 1172 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 38.08% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 784 776
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 71 54
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 62 £525 +16.66% 7
Bristol +1 17 £445 +11.25% 12
Dorset 0 17 £330 -3.64% 11
Wiltshire -2 11 £365 +0.34% 4
Devon +6 5 £450 - 1
Somerset +8 1 - - 7
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 155 (55.96%) Security Cleared
2 123 (44.40%) DV Cleared
3 89 (32.13%) C++
4 69 (24.91%) Software Engineering
5 68 (24.55%) Java
6 52 (18.77%) SC Cleared
7 48 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (15.16%) Linux
9 40 (14.44%) Project Management
10 34 (12.27%) Oracle
11 33 (11.91%) PRINCE2
12 30 (10.83%) Degree
13 29 (10.47%) Requirements Management
13 29 (10.47%) Microsoft
14 28 (10.11%) JavaScript
14 28 (10.11%) HTML
15 27 (9.75%) MS Excel
16 26 (9.39%) Finance
17 25 (9.03%) Aerospace
17 25 (9.03%) Windows
17 25 (9.03%) SQL
18 24 (8.66%) Information Assurance
19 23 (8.30%) JIRA
19 23 (8.30%) QA
19 23 (8.30%) C#
20 22 (7.94%) UML
20 22 (7.94%) Scrum
20 22 (7.94%) Test Scripting
21 21 (7.58%) OO
22 20 (7.22%) Python

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 14 (5.05%) JBoss
2 10 (3.61%) GlassFish
2 10 (3.61%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.25%) Confluence
3 9 (3.25%) SAS
4 8 (2.89%) IIS
5 6 (2.17%) Apache
6 5 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.81%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.08%) CMS
7 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.50%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) MS Project
4 4 (1.44%) FrameMaker
5 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.08%) Simulink
5 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.97%) Primavera
2 3 (1.08%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.36%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.97%) Wireless
2 10 (3.61%) Internet
2 10 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.53%) Firewall
4 6 (2.17%) Bluetooth
5 5 (1.81%) Broadband
6 3 (1.08%) Network Security
7 2 (0.72%) ASN.1
7 2 (0.72%) HTTP
7 2 (0.72%) WAN
7 2 (0.72%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.36%) DAB
8 1 (0.36%) DNS
8 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.36%) GPRS
8 1 (0.36%) GSM
8 1 (0.36%) LAN
8 1 (0.36%) RTP
8 1 (0.36%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.50%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.14%) Hadoop
3 14 (5.05%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.89%) Big Data
5 6 (2.17%) MySQL
5 6 (2.17%) Neo4j
6 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.81%) OrientDB
7 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) DB2
9 1 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.36%) Ingres
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (8.30%) JIRA
2 15 (5.42%) Eclipse
3 14 (5.05%) Visual Studio
4 13 (4.69%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (3.97%) Subversion
6 10 (3.61%) Eclipse RCP
6 10 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.61%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (2.53%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.17%) LabVIEW
8 6 (2.17%) Protractor
9 5 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.81%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.81%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.44%) Maven
11 3 (1.08%) Hudson
11 3 (1.08%) NetBeans
11 3 (1.08%) Selenium
11 3 (1.08%) WiX
General
1 26 (9.39%) Finance
2 25 (9.03%) Aerospace
3 12 (4.33%) Avionics
4 8 (2.89%) Automotive
4 8 (2.89%) Electronics
4 8 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.44%) Military
6 3 (1.08%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Legal
6 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (27.08%) Developer
2 56 (20.22%) Software Engineer
3 27 (9.75%) Java Developer
4 18 (6.50%) C++ Developer
5 16 (5.78%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.78%) Software Developer
6 15 (5.42%) Embedded Engineer
7 13 (4.69%) Test Engineer
8 12 (4.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 11 (3.97%) Analyst
9 11 (3.97%) Programme Planner
9 11 (3.97%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.61%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (3.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 10 (3.61%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (3.25%) Architect
11 9 (3.25%) DV Cleared Project Manager
12 8 (2.89%) Consultant
12 8 (2.89%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (2.53%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.11%) HTML
2 18 (6.50%) CSS
3 15 (5.42%) EJB
4 13 (4.69%) Swing
5 11 (3.97%) J2EE
5 11 (3.97%) Web Services
6 10 (3.61%) RESTful
6 10 (3.61%) SWT
7 8 (2.89%) jQuery
7 8 (2.89%) Spring
8 7 (2.53%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.53%) OpenCL
9 6 (2.17%) Node.js
10 5 (1.81%) .NET
10 5 (1.81%) HTML5
10 5 (1.81%) Java EE
10 5 (1.81%) JSF
10 5 (1.81%) Middleware
11 4 (1.44%) XML
12 3 (1.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.33%) Data Centre
1 12 (4.33%) Device Driver
2 10 (3.61%) VHDL
3 9 (3.25%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.17%) CAN bus
6 6 (2.17%) iPhone
7 5 (1.81%) ASTM
7 5 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.81%) Wiki
8 4 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.44%) Physics
9 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.16%) Linux
2 25 (9.03%) Windows
3 18 (6.50%) Unix
4 9 (3.25%) VxWorks
5 8 (2.89%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (2.17%) Nucleus RTOS
6 6 (2.17%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.72%) Android
10 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.91%) Software Engineering
2 48 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (14.44%) Project Management
4 33 (11.91%) PRINCE2
5 29 (10.47%) Requirements Management
6 24 (8.66%) Information Assurance
7 22 (7.94%) Scrum
7 22 (7.94%) Test Scripting
7 22 (7.94%) UML
8 21 (7.58%) OO
9 19 (6.86%) Change Control
9 19 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (6.86%) Document Management
10 18 (6.50%) DevOps
11 17 (6.14%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.69%) Change Management
12 13 (4.69%) ITIL
13 12 (4.33%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (3.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 89 (32.13%) C++
2 68 (24.55%) Java
3 28 (10.11%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.03%) SQL
5 23 (8.30%) C#
6 20 (7.22%) Python
7 17 (6.14%) Embedded C
7 17 (6.14%) Ruby
8 16 (5.78%) Perl
9 14 (5.05%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.05%) MATLAB
10 11 (3.97%) Embedded C++
10 11 (3.97%) Objective-C
11 9 (3.25%) Ada
11 9 (3.25%) R
12 8 (2.89%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.17%) Scala
14 5 (1.81%) VC++
15 3 (1.08%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 155 (55.96%) Security Cleared
2 123 (44.40%) DV Cleared
3 52 (18.77%) SC Cleared
4 30 (10.83%) Degree
5 9 (3.25%) CISSP
6 8 (2.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.53%) IISP
8 6 (2.17%) CLAS
9 5 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.72%) APMP
11 2 (0.72%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.72%) HND
11 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.72%) PMP
12 1 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.36%) MCITP
12 1 (0.36%) MCTS
12 1 (0.36%) NVQ Level 3
12 1 (0.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.30%) QA
2 15 (5.42%) DO-178B
2 15 (5.42%) MISRA
3 12 (4.33%) MISRA C
4 7 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (2.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (2.53%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.17%) DO-160
5 6 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.17%) JSP 440
5 6 (2.17%) RMADS
6 3 (1.08%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.36%) ECSS
8 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.36%) SLA
8 1 (0.36%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (2.89%) Firmware
2 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) AirWatch
2 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.08%) Puppet
3 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (12.27%) Oracle
2 29 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.61%) Sybase
4 9 (3.25%) Apple
5 5 (1.81%) Perforce
5 5 (1.81%) Serena
6 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.72%) Broadcom
7 2 (0.72%) Siemens
7 2 (0.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.36%) EMC
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) Huawei
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Netezza
8 1 (0.36%) OpenText
8 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.36%) Zend
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