The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 46 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing C 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.60% 1.98% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 5.11% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£125 £338 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.96% +23.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
C
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 137 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.69% 38.70% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 99 50
Average daily rate £340 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.63 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

C
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Southampton region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Southampton region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) Video Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (25.00%) DVB
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Ant
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
5 1 (12.50%) MPEG
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DVB
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
2 1 (12.50%) MPEG
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Video Processing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
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