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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 25 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing C 11 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.68% 0.81% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.30% 2.10% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Median daily rate £300 £231 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% -33.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
57 143 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.26% 38.44% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 108 108
Median daily rate £313 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 August 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 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (23.53%) Content Management
5 4 (23.53%) Document Management
5 4 (23.53%) Publishing
5 4 (23.53%) CMS
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) Statistics
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) BT
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office

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 4 (23.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.88%) DVB
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cabling Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Statistics
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Digital TV
4 1 (5.88%) MPEG
4 1 (5.88%) STB
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Content Management
3 4 (23.53%) Document Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) VMware