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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 70 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Contract jobs citing C 30 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.95% 3.37% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 10.30% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 13
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £35.00 £30.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
583 427 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.88% 32.70% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 200 331
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 40
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines -13 8 £320 -14.66%
Guildford -5 5 £285 -8.80% 8
Woking - 5 £455 - 3
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £350 -
Redhill - 1 - - 4
Reigate - - - - 3
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Lingfield - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 2
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 44 (53.01%) C++
2 33 (39.76%) C#
3 29 (34.94%) Java
4 26 (31.33%) Software Engineering
5 18 (21.69%) Linux
5 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (20.48%) TDD
7 15 (18.07%) Python
8 14 (16.87%) ClearCase
8 14 (16.87%) POSIX
9 13 (15.66%) OOD
9 13 (15.66%) Windows
9 13 (15.66%) SQL
9 13 (15.66%) Visual Studio
9 13 (15.66%) DTV
9 13 (15.66%) Back Office
10 11 (13.25%) Games
10 11 (13.25%) Perl
10 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (12.05%) Software Architecture
11 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
11 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
11 10 (12.05%) Project Management
12 9 (10.84%) .NET
12 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
13 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
13 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
13 8 (9.64%) OO

C
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) MS Office
4 1 (1.20%) Simulink
4 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) VPN
2 5 (6.02%) DNS
3 4 (4.82%) DVB
3 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.61%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.41%) NFC
5 2 (2.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) Broadband
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) HTTP
6 1 (1.20%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Hadoop
1 6 (7.23%) Apache Hive
1 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
1 6 (7.23%) Big Data
2 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.61%) HBase
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.20%) MS Access
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) ClearCase
2 13 (15.66%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.20%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (15.66%) Back Office
2 11 (13.25%) Games
3 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.23%) Finance
5 4 (4.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
6 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Software Engineer
2 7 (8.43%) Developer
3 5 (6.02%) Architect
3 5 (6.02%) Programme Manager
3 5 (6.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Technical Leader
3 5 (6.02%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
4 4 (4.82%) Programmer
5 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
5 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
5 3 (3.61%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (3.61%) Senior Architect
5 3 (3.61%) Technical Developer
5 3 (3.61%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (2.41%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) POSIX
2 9 (10.84%) .NET
3 6 (7.23%) MapReduce
4 5 (6.02%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (2.41%) OpenCL
5 2 (2.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) HTML
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.20%) WCF
6 1 (1.20%) WPF
6 1 (1.20%) LINQ
6 1 (1.20%) jQuery
6 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.20%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) DTV
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) PMI
4 4 (4.82%) STB
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.41%) Physics
6 2 (2.41%) Handset
6 2 (2.41%) Firmware
7 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.20%) VHDL
7 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.20%) CUDA
7 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.20%) CMDB
7 1 (1.20%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Windows
3 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
3 5 (6.02%) Solaris
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (20.48%) TDD
4 13 (15.66%) OOD
5 10 (12.05%) Software Architecture
5 10 (12.05%) Project Management
6 8 (9.64%) OO
7 7 (8.43%) UML
7 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.43%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.23%) BDD
8 6 (7.23%) Game Development
8 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.23%) ETL
9 5 (6.02%) Code Coverage
9 5 (6.02%) PRINCE
9 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.02%) Change Management
9 5 (6.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) C++
2 33 (39.76%) C#
3 29 (34.94%) Java
4 15 (18.07%) Python
5 13 (15.66%) SQL
6 11 (13.25%) Perl
7 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.23%) Embedded C
9 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.02%) UnrealScript
10 3 (3.61%) PHP
10 3 (3.61%) VB
11 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) PMP
2 6 (7.23%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
1 1 (1.20%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Sendmail
2 2 (2.41%) KVM
2 2 (2.41%) Xen
3 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Perforce
3 5 (6.02%) NetApp
3 5 (6.02%) Sun
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.41%) McAfee
5 2 (2.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.20%) CA
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Infor
6 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.20%) Freescale
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago