The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 47 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing C 13 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.56% 3.05% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 11.58% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£438 £453 £422
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.31% +7.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £226 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £510 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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 West Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
227 95 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 44.77% 26.32% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 58 50
Average daily rate £363 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

C
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

C Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

C
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

C
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

C
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Crawley -2 5 £475 - 1
Gatwick +2 4 - -
Horsham -7 2 £338 -27.80% 1
East Grinstead - 2 - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (47.06%) C++
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 4 (23.53%) Snort
3 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
3 4 (23.53%) PKI
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) UML

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) LTE
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
1 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Dojo
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) GIS
2 2 (11.76%) iSeries
2 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.76%) BYOD
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Robotics
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) ANSI C
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) DO-178B
1 2 (11.76%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Snort
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle