The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 West Sussex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 35 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing C 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.18% 2.74% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 9.92% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Average daily rate £303 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.43% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £478 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
100 121 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.25% 27.63% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 83 117
Average daily rate £300 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £309 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £44.50 £41.25
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 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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
Crawley +3 4 £180 -53.84% 6
East Grinstead - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Worthing - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Robotics
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) VC++
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) AppScan
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) DCSE
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) BT

C
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (8.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AppScan
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Deskside Support
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 2 (16.67%) VC++
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) DCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Dell Certification
1 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
West Sussex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago