The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Staines 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 21 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing C 8 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 4.76% 9.79% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.69% 31.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £320 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 30.36% 30.93% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 16
Average daily rate £330 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C
Surrey

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

C
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Staines

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (46.67%) POSIX
3 14 (46.67%) ClearCase
4 13 (43.33%) DTV
5 9 (30.00%) C++
5 9 (30.00%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (23.33%) UML
7 6 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) Perl
7 6 (20.00%) ETL
7 6 (20.00%) PMP
7 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (20.00%) Apache Hive
7 6 (20.00%) MapReduce
7 6 (20.00%) Big Data
7 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (20.00%) Apache Pig
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.67%) Software Architecture
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) PMI
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (16.67%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) Information Management
9 4 (13.33%) STB

C
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 6 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DVB
2 2 (6.67%) NFC
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.00%) HBase
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) ClearCase
2 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) POSIX
2 6 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) OpenCL
4 1 (3.33%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) DTV
2 5 (16.67%) PMI
3 4 (13.33%) STB
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (6.67%) Handset
6 1 (3.33%) Physics
6 1 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.33%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) UML
3 6 (20.00%) ETL
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C++
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) PMP
1 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) KVM
1 2 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Hortonworks
1 2 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) HP