The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 18 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing C 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 8.11% 8.33% 7.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.49% 21.43% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -
C
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 33.11% 38.89% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 16
Average daily rate £315 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

C
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Perl
2 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (64.29%) C++
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) AIX
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Veritas
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) HPUX
6 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) NetWare
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Hitachi
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Compaq
6 4 (28.57%) EMC
6 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (28.57%) HACMP
6 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Korn
6 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) NAS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 (7.14%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) SAN
1 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
2 4 (28.57%) FCoE
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAN Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) HACMP
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) NetWare
4 4 (28.57%) HPUX
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) Korn
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Veritas
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Compaq
2 4 (28.57%) EMC
2 4 (28.57%) Hitachi
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com