The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 22 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.97% - 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.25% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
C
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 54.76% 45.19% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 5
Average daily rate £363 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

C
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Watford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Billing
5 4 (33.33%) NetCracker
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) ProC
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Sybase
5 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (33.33%) JSP
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services

C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) JSP
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Sybase
1 4 (33.33%) NetCracker
2 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas
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