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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 40 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing C 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.72% 0.85% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 3.01% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £413 £275 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.86% +89.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -
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
154 133 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.05% 28.24% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 42
Average daily rate £365 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £37.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 3 £421 +40.41%
Chichester - 1 £325 -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
3 5 (27.78%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 4 (22.22%) Subversion
4 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Firmware
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Back Office
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Electronics
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
6 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (11.11%) Military
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Avionics

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.11%) Modbus
3 1 (5.56%) 4G
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) LTE
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) NGN
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Hudson
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) VectorCAST
3 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.11%) Avionics
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (5.56%) Core Animation
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) UIKit
1 1 (5.56%) WinForms
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) CPLD
3 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 2 (11.11%) Smart Energy
3 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Animation
4 1 (5.56%) BYOD
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) iSeries
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) ThreadX
2 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 2 (11.11%) ISMS
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 2 (11.11%) Security Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
2 5 (27.78%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.56%) ANSI C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Altera
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
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