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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 6 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing C 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 13.64% 1.56% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.13% 5.26% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
23 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 34.85% 29.69% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 11
Average daily rate £288 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £437 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Perl
2 11 (68.75%) SAN
3 10 (62.50%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) AIX
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) Veritas
7 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
7 4 (25.00%) UNIX
7 4 (25.00%) HPUX
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) NAS
8 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
8 3 (18.75%) Korn
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (18.75%) NetWare
8 3 (18.75%) IBM
8 3 (18.75%) HACMP
8 3 (18.75%) Hitachi
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) Compaq

C
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 3 (18.75%) FCoE
4 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (12.50%) STL
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) HACMP
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) HPUX
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) NetWare
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ERP
1 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) UML
2 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (6.25%) OOD
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Perl
3 10 (62.50%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) Korn
6 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) HND
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Veritas
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Compaq
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) Hitachi
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft