The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 40 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing C 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.14% 1.61% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 5.21% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £230 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -39.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
130 96 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.93% 30.87% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 50 45
Average daily rate £350 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £12.45 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
Hampshire

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 24 July 2014, 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 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) Replication
4 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 12 (28.57%) VB
4 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 12 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (28.57%) ISO 9001
5 10 (23.81%) DTV
5 10 (23.81%) POSIX
5 10 (23.81%) C++
5 10 (23.81%) ClearCase
5 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.67%) PHP
6 7 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 6 (14.29%) QlikView
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (14.29%) C#
7 6 (14.29%) .NET
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (14.29%) ETL
7 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

C
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.38%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (14.29%) QlikView
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQLite
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 6 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) DBA
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.76%) ActionScript Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Automation Tester
5 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Release Manager
5 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) POSIX
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) Flash
4 1 (2.38%) Django
4 1 (2.38%) Qt
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.38%) LAMP
4 1 (2.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Replication
2 10 (23.81%) DTV
3 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
1 12 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 6 (14.29%) ETL
3 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Android Development
4 3 (7.14%) OOP
4 3 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (2.38%) Web Development
5 1 (2.38%) Release Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Web Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Test Management
5 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.38%) Video Processing
5 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) VB
4 10 (23.81%) C++
5 7 (16.67%) PHP
6 6 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Ericsson
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