The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 13 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing C 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.63% 4.82% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 15.38% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Average daily rate - £280 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +8.95%
C
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 23.94% 31.33% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 29
Average daily rate £375 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

C
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

C
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Tcl
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cognizant

C
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Tcl
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (25.00%) VMware