The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 54 37 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Contract jobs citing C 40 56 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.60% 4.31% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.81% 11.89% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 7
Average daily rate
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£428 £340 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.73% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £320 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.46 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £16.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £44.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
C
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
587 471 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.22% 36.26% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 285 261
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 42
Average hourly rate £46.75 £21.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.61% -48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

C
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

C
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -4 8 £450 - 14
Camberley +6 5 £475 +35.71%
Leatherhead - 4 - - 1
Farnham - 2 £110 -
Woking +7 1 £280 - 2
Staines -28 1 £400 +23.07%
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Redhill - - - - 6
Reigate - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 42 (54.55%) C++
2 37 (48.05%) Linux
3 29 (37.66%) Software Engineering
4 18 (23.38%) UNIX
5 17 (22.08%) VMware
5 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
7 15 (19.48%) Firewall
8 14 (18.18%) Python
9 13 (16.88%) Windows
9 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
10 12 (15.58%) Java
11 11 (14.29%) C#
11 11 (14.29%) ClearCase
11 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 10 (12.99%) DTV
12 10 (12.99%) DV Cleared
12 10 (12.99%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (11.69%) Bash Shell
13 9 (11.69%) Cisco
13 9 (11.69%) Perl
14 8 (10.39%) LDAP
14 8 (10.39%) Solaris
14 8 (10.39%) Device Driver
14 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.39%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (10.39%) Xen
15 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
15 7 (9.09%) McAfee
15 7 (9.09%) Websense

C
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) JBoss
2 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Moodle
3 1 (1.30%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Simulink
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) IaaS
2 2 (2.60%) PaaS
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) Firewall
2 8 (10.39%) LDAP
3 7 (9.09%) DNS
4 6 (7.79%) SSL
4 6 (7.79%) VPN
4 6 (7.79%) LAN
4 6 (7.79%) WAN
4 6 (7.79%) SMTP
4 6 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.19%) VoIP
5 4 (5.19%) PBX
5 4 (5.19%) DVB
5 4 (5.19%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (3.90%) Internet
7 2 (2.60%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (2.60%) 4G
7 2 (2.60%) LTE
7 2 (2.60%) Network Security
8 1 (1.30%) NFC
8 1 (1.30%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.79%) JIRA
3 5 (6.49%) Subversion
3 5 (6.49%) NetBeans
3 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.19%) PHPUnit
4 4 (5.19%) CMake
4 4 (5.19%) Hudson
4 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.19%) Selenium
5 2 (2.60%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.60%) Automotive
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Military
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Software Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Developer
3 7 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Design Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Software Design Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) PHP Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Security Architect
6 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Rollout Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.60%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
1 6 (7.79%) Swing
1 6 (7.79%) POSIX
1 6 (7.79%) REST
2 5 (6.49%) JNI
2 5 (6.49%) Java SE
3 4 (5.19%) VTK
3 4 (5.19%) Qt
3 4 (5.19%) Zend Framework
3 4 (5.19%) jQuery
3 4 (5.19%) Itk
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) WSDL
4 2 (2.60%) YAML
4 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) DTV
1 10 (12.99%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (10.39%) Device Driver
3 7 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.19%) Open Source
4 4 (5.19%) STB
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Life Science
6 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.05%) Linux
2 18 (23.38%) UNIX
3 13 (16.88%) Windows
4 8 (10.39%) Solaris
4 8 (10.39%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.90%) AIX
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.30%) Android
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Software Engineering
2 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.49%) Software Architecture
4 5 (6.49%) OOD
4 5 (6.49%) UML
4 5 (6.49%) OO
5 4 (5.19%) BDD
5 4 (5.19%) Game Development
5 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
5 4 (5.19%) Usability Testing
5 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
5 4 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (5.19%) Cyber Security
5 4 (5.19%) DevOps
6 3 (3.90%) Analytics
6 3 (3.90%) Line Management
6 3 (3.90%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) C++
2 14 (18.18%) Python
3 12 (15.58%) Java
4 11 (14.29%) C#
5 9 (11.69%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.69%) Perl
6 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 7 (9.09%) PHP
6 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.49%) SQL
8 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.90%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.30%) VBScript
10 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) CEH
5 1 (1.30%) CISA
5 1 (1.30%) CISM
5 1 (1.30%) SSCP
5 1 (1.30%) CISSP
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.60%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) Xen
3 6 (7.79%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.60%) NFS
4 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.30%) Nmap
5 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.30%) XenApp
5 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (7.79%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Nessus
3 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) VMware
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco
4 7 (9.09%) McAfee
4 7 (9.09%) Websense
5 6 (7.79%) Juniper
5 6 (7.79%) NetApp
5 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
6 4 (5.19%) Zend
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Citrix
7 2 (2.60%) Symantec
7 2 (2.60%) Veritas
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.60%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Qualys
8 1 (1.30%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.30%) Actix
8 1 (1.30%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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