Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 92 91
Rank change year-on-year -22 -1 0
Contract jobs citing C 55 88 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.34% 2.05% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 7.30% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 63
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £388 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +15.67% -16.25%
10th Percentile £310 £269 £231
90th Percentile £638 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +10.34% - +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £38.70 £34.38 £35.53
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.88 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1171 1206 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.51% 28.05% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 698 753
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £284 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £532 £505
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 44
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.37% +13.08%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.10 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.25 £54.34
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for C in Berkshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Berkshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Berkshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Berkshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -15 13 £320 -14.67% 8
Slough +7 8 £350 +21.74% 2
Newbury -1 7 £410 - 4
Wokingham +13 5 £625 -
Bracknell -13 2 £300 -10.45%
C
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 26 (47.27%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) C++
3 18 (32.73%) Python
4 16 (29.09%) Unix
5 12 (21.82%) C#
6 11 (20.00%) Windows
7 9 (16.36%) Java
7 9 (16.36%) SciPy
7 9 (16.36%) NumPy
8 8 (14.55%) Pandas
8 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
8 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.55%) TDD
9 7 (12.73%) PHP
10 6 (10.91%) Web Services
10 6 (10.91%) XML
10 6 (10.91%) Oracle
10 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
10 6 (10.91%) Finance
10 6 (10.91%) Internet
10 6 (10.91%) SDLC
11 5 (9.09%) Perl
11 5 (9.09%) OO
11 5 (9.09%) SQL
11 5 (9.09%) Degree
11 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 5 (9.09%) RESTful
11 5 (9.09%) Git (software)

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (7.27%) Apache Spark
1 4 (7.27%) IIS
1 4 (7.27%) Luigi
2 3 (5.45%) Smallworld
3 2 (3.64%) Jupyter
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) TPMS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Pipeline Pilot
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Internet
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) FTP
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) Network Security
4 2 (3.64%) BGP
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) MPLS
4 2 (3.64%) OSPF
4 2 (3.64%) SMTP
4 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
4 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) VXLAN
4 2 (3.64%) Wireless
5 1 (1.82%) SMS
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.27%) KNIME
4 3 (5.45%) GIS
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.64%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) JMeter
2 4 (7.27%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.64%) French Language
3 2 (3.64%) German Language
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Python Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Tester
5 4 (7.27%) Tester
6 3 (5.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Kernel Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) NumPy
1 9 (16.36%) SciPy
2 8 (14.55%) Pandas
3 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 6 (10.91%) XML
4 5 (9.09%) RESTful
5 4 (7.27%) .NET
5 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 4 (7.27%) JSON
6 3 (5.45%) Celery
6 3 (5.45%) Middleware
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.64%) Mason
7 2 (3.64%) SOAP
8 1 (1.82%) EJB
8 1 (1.82%) Flask
8 1 (1.82%) LAMP
8 1 (1.82%) Qt
8 1 (1.82%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Life Science
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 26 (47.27%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Unix
3 11 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Debian
6 2 (3.64%) OpenVMS
6 2 (3.64%) SUSE
6 2 (3.64%) VME
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) TDD
2 6 (10.91%) SDLC
3 5 (9.09%) OO
3 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.27%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (7.27%) Chemistry
4 4 (7.27%) Data Integration
4 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
4 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
4 4 (7.27%) OOP
4 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.27%) Validation
5 3 (5.45%) Migration
5 3 (5.45%) Project Management
5 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) UML
6 2 (3.64%) CRM
6 2 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) C++
2 18 (32.73%) Python
3 12 (21.82%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) PHP
6 5 (9.09%) Perl
6 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) Ruby
8 3 (5.45%) COBOL
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
8 3 (5.45%) Groovy
8 3 (5.45%) MATLAB
8 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.64%) Ada
9 2 (3.64%) Fortran
9 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.64%) Pascal
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) PhD
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.64%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) OSCP
5 1 (1.82%) HNC
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.82%) MISRA
2 1 (1.82%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
1 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) AppDynamics
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Netezza
2 4 (7.27%) RapidMiner
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) JDA
3 3 (5.45%) Juniper
3 3 (5.45%) RedPrairie
4 2 (3.64%) Arista
4 2 (3.64%) Brocade
4 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.64%) Fujitsu
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) NetApp
5 1 (1.82%) Nokia
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow