The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 31 47 9
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -38
Contract jobs citing C 5 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.82% 1.45% 9.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.75% 3.49% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 26
Median daily rate £383 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
C
Hampshire

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
87 172 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.75% 41.45% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 122 101
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £467 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (60.00%) C++
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) STB
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) DTV
2 7 (46.67%) DVB
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) SOA
2 7 (46.67%) MPEG
2 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 7 (46.67%) Software Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
2 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (46.67%) Node.js
2 7 (46.67%) REST
2 7 (46.67%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Flash
3 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0

C
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (46.67%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DVB
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ActionScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
2 7 (46.67%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) STB
2 7 (46.67%) DTV
2 7 (46.67%) MPEG
3 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Clustering
4 2 (13.33%) HACMP
4 2 (13.33%) Statistics
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) HPUX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) NetWare
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) SOA
2 7 (46.67%) Software Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Document Management
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Korn
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Compaq
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
1 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas
1 2 (13.33%) VMware