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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / South West
Rank 46 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing C 100 142 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.71% 4.74% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.29% 12.27% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 42 29
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £313 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 27
Median hourly rate £37.75 £42.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.60 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
1076 1157 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.87% 38.63% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 724 772
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 61
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -4 50 £500 - 3
Bristol +6 19 £385 -3.75% 21
Wiltshire 0 11 £375 - 1
Devon -2 8 £321 -1.15% 4
Somerset -5 2 £425 +33.33% 4
Dorset -8 2 £325 -27.77% 4
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 152 (64.68%) Security Cleared
2 105 (44.68%) DV Cleared
3 81 (34.47%) Software Engineering
4 67 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (25.11%) C++
6 46 (19.57%) Java
7 44 (18.72%) SC Cleared
8 35 (14.89%) Oracle
8 35 (14.89%) Linux
9 34 (14.47%) PRINCE2
9 34 (14.47%) Requirements Management
10 33 (14.04%) Project Management
10 33 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (13.19%) Finance
11 31 (13.19%) Embedded C
12 30 (12.77%) Python
13 28 (11.91%) Windows
13 28 (11.91%) Validation
13 28 (11.91%) Scrum
14 23 (9.79%) Risk Management
15 22 (9.36%) ITIL
15 22 (9.36%) Perl
15 22 (9.36%) MS Excel
16 21 (8.94%) UML
16 21 (8.94%) Software Testing
17 20 (8.51%) SDLC
17 20 (8.51%) Change Control
17 20 (8.51%) Information Assurance
18 19 (8.09%) Hadoop
18 19 (8.09%) Document Management

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 7 (2.98%) JBoss
1 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.55%) Confluence
3 4 (1.70%) Apache
4 3 (1.28%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) MS Project
3 5 (2.13%) Simulink
4 2 (0.85%) MS Office
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) LaTeX
5 1 (0.43%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Primavera
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.40%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.40%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.98%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.55%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (1.28%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.85%) NAS
5 2 (0.85%) RS-232
5 2 (0.85%) RS-485
5 2 (0.85%) SAN
5 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.43%) AMQP
6 1 (0.43%) FTP
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) Skype
6 1 (0.43%) SNMP
6 1 (0.43%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.43%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (0.43%) WebEx
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.09%) Hadoop
2 14 (5.96%) Big Data
3 13 (5.53%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.28%) MySQL
6 3 (1.28%) OrientDB
7 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.85%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (6.38%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (5.53%) Selenium
3 12 (5.11%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.83%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (2.98%) JUnit
6 6 (2.55%) JIRA
7 5 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.70%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.28%) GDB
9 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.28%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.28%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.85%) Maven
10 2 (0.85%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.43%) Ant
11 1 (0.43%) Subversion
11 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (13.19%) Finance
2 10 (4.26%) Aerospace
2 10 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.98%) Electronics
4 3 (1.28%) Games
5 2 (0.85%) Avionics
5 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (22.13%) Software Engineer
2 40 (17.02%) Developer
3 27 (11.49%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.21%) Embedded Engineer
5 21 (8.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 19 (8.09%) Project Officer
7 13 (5.53%) Project Support Officer
7 13 (5.53%) Support Officer
8 12 (5.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (5.11%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.68%) Integration Engineer
9 11 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.68%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) Analyst
10 9 (3.83%) C Software Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.40%) Requirements Engineer
12 7 (2.98%) DV Cleared Java Developer
13 6 (2.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.23%) J2EE
1 17 (7.23%) Web Services
2 11 (4.68%) EJB
3 10 (4.26%) Hibernate
3 10 (4.26%) XML
4 9 (3.83%) JSF
5 8 (3.40%) REST
5 8 (3.40%) XSLT
6 7 (2.98%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (2.98%) JAXB
6 7 (2.98%) JPA
6 7 (2.98%) PrimeFaces
6 7 (2.98%) XSD
7 6 (2.55%) HTML
8 5 (2.13%) CSS
8 5 (2.13%) MFC
8 5 (2.13%) Qt
8 5 (2.13%) Spring
9 4 (1.70%) .NET
9 4 (1.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.83%) Device Driver
2 7 (2.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 6 (2.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.28%) VHDL
6 3 (1.28%) Wiki
7 2 (0.85%) CCTV
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.85%) STB
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.43%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.89%) Linux
2 28 (11.91%) Windows
3 9 (3.83%) Unix
4 5 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.28%) Solaris
5 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.85%) Android
6 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Debian
6 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.47%) Software Engineering
2 67 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.47%) PRINCE2
3 34 (14.47%) Requirements Management
4 33 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 33 (14.04%) Project Management
5 28 (11.91%) Scrum
5 28 (11.91%) Validation
6 23 (9.79%) Risk Management
7 22 (9.36%) ITIL
8 21 (8.94%) Software Testing
8 21 (8.94%) UML
9 20 (8.51%) Change Control
9 20 (8.51%) Information Assurance
9 20 (8.51%) SDLC
10 19 (8.09%) Document Management
11 18 (7.66%) DevOps
12 17 (7.23%) OO
13 15 (6.38%) Waterfall
14 14 (5.96%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (25.11%) C++
2 46 (19.57%) Java
3 31 (13.19%) Embedded C
4 30 (12.77%) Python
5 22 (9.36%) Perl
6 19 (8.09%) C#
6 19 (8.09%) JavaScript
7 18 (7.66%) Embedded C++
8 13 (5.53%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.26%) MATLAB
9 10 (4.26%) SQL
10 7 (2.98%) Ada
10 7 (2.98%) Assembly Language
11 6 (2.55%) Ruby
12 4 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.28%) Scala
14 2 (0.85%) Lua
14 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 152 (64.68%) Security Cleared
2 105 (44.68%) DV Cleared
3 44 (18.72%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (6.38%) Degree
6 10 (4.26%) ISEB
7 7 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.55%) CCNA
9 5 (2.13%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.70%) HNC
11 3 (1.28%) APMP
11 3 (1.28%) CCNP
11 3 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.85%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.43%) CITP
13 1 (0.43%) IIBA
13 1 (0.43%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.43%) PMP
13 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.98%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.70%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) SLA
3 3 (1.28%) MISRA
3 3 (1.28%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.85%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.43%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (3.83%) Firmware
2 7 (2.98%) vSphere
3 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.85%) Docker
4 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Ansible
1 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.85%) Packer
1 2 (0.85%) PowerCLI
1 2 (0.85%) Puppet
1 2 (0.85%) Terraform
1 2 (0.85%) vRealize
2 1 (0.43%) Kibana
2 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 35 (14.89%) Oracle
2 14 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.68%) Cisco
4 10 (4.26%) VMware
5 8 (3.40%) IBM
6 3 (1.28%) Altera
6 3 (1.28%) EMC
6 3 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.28%) Serena
7 2 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.85%) Freescale
7 2 (0.85%) Renesas
7 2 (0.85%) SAP
7 2 (0.85%) Wind River
8 1 (0.43%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.43%) MathWorks
8 1 (0.43%) Motorola
8 1 (0.43%) Remedy
8 1 (0.43%) Xilinx