The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Surrey 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 61 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing C 23 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.86% 3.09% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 7.69% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £274 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £476 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £59.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -7.43%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
466 494 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.64% 40.20% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 230 256
Average daily rate £325 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 49
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Redhill +8 3 - - 3
Weybridge - 2 £425 - 2
Woking -1 1 £500 - 2
Reigate - - - - 3
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Epsom - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Horley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (54.55%) C++
2 25 (45.45%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) C#
4 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
5 15 (27.27%) Linux
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (21.82%) TDD
7 12 (21.82%) Back Office
7 12 (21.82%) .NET
8 11 (20.00%) OO
8 11 (20.00%) OOD
9 10 (18.18%) Windows
9 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
10 8 (14.55%) Python
10 8 (14.55%) SQL
10 8 (14.55%) Perl
10 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.73%) ClearCase
11 7 (12.73%) DTV
12 6 (10.91%) POSIX
12 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
13 5 (9.09%) Degree
13 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 5 (9.09%) Finance
13 5 (9.09%) Electronics
13 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.09%) SharePoint

C
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) FileNet
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) NFC
3 2 (3.64%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (3.64%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.64%) Broadband
3 2 (3.64%) PBX
3 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 1 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (1.82%) DVB
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.45%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.45%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.73%) ClearCase
3 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.45%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 2 (3.64%) JIRA
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.64%) Hudson
6 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.82%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Toad
7 1 (1.82%) ProC
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
General
1 12 (21.82%) Back Office
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Electronics
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) German Language
6 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Software Engineer
2 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 4 (7.27%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Design Leader
5 2 (3.64%) Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Programmer
5 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) POSIX
3 3 (5.45%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) MapReduce
4 2 (3.64%) OpenCL
4 2 (3.64%) Zend Framework
4 2 (3.64%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) WCF
5 1 (1.82%) WPF
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) LINQ
5 1 (1.82%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) DTV
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Firmware
4 2 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.64%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) Handset
4 2 (3.64%) VHDL
5 1 (1.82%) STB
5 1 (1.82%) SCADA
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) CUDA
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Solaris
3 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.27%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
2 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) TDD
4 11 (20.00%) OO
4 11 (20.00%) OOD
5 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.27%) UML
6 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.27%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) BDD
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.45%) ETL
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security
8 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Information Management
8 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) C++
2 25 (45.45%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (14.55%) Perl
4 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.64%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) PhD
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
4 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Sendmail
2 2 (3.64%) KVM
2 2 (3.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Sun
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) NetApp
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Zend
4 2 (3.64%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.64%) Symantec
4 2 (3.64%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.82%) McAfee
5 1 (1.82%) Freescale
5 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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