Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 91 102
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 -7
Contract jobs citing C 66 67 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.67% 1.69% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 6.11% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 44
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -2.03% +13.85%
10th Percentile £310 £266 £258
90th Percentile £638 £483 £469
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% +8.84%
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.00 £36.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.58 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £38.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +15.58% -9.41% +13.33%

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 1,206 1,096 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.49% 27.70% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 649 744
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £257
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 49
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £28.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.78% -28.13% +11.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.93 £13.24
90th Percentile £49.50 £48.83 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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 18 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 February 2018. 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
Newbury -5 18 £410 +17.14% 8
Reading -18 16 £320 -13.22% 20
Slough +5 10 £400 +39.13% 3
Wokingham +10 7 £625 - 3
Bracknell -8 1 - - 7
C
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 33 (50.00%) C++
2 31 (46.97%) Linux
3 21 (31.82%) Python
4 15 (22.73%) SciPy
4 15 (22.73%) NumPy
5 14 (21.21%) Pandas
6 13 (19.70%) TDD
7 12 (18.18%) Unix
8 11 (16.67%) C#
9 9 (13.64%) Java
9 9 (13.64%) Windows
9 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.12%) XML
10 8 (12.12%) SQL
10 8 (12.12%) Oracle
11 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 6 (9.09%) PHP
11 6 (9.09%) Web Services
11 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 6 (9.09%) Internet
11 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
11 6 (9.09%) Big Data
12 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
12 5 (7.58%) SDLC
12 5 (7.58%) RESTful
12 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
12 5 (7.58%) Integration Testing
12 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
12 5 (7.58%) Embedded C

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 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.06%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) Luigi
3 3 (4.55%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.52%) TPMS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Pipeline Pilot
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) LAN
3 4 (6.06%) FTP
3 4 (6.06%) Network Security
3 4 (6.06%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.52%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.52%) LTE
5 1 (1.52%) OFDM
5 1 (1.52%) RS-232
5 1 (1.52%) SMS
5 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.52%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.52%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Big Data
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.06%) KNIME
4 3 (4.55%) GIS
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.52%) HBase
6 1 (1.52%) IDMS
6 1 (1.52%) Impala
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) JMeter
1 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
1 4 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) PVCS
3 1 (1.52%) ProC
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Developer
2 17 (25.76%) Python Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Performance Tester
5 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Tester
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Kernel Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) C Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) NumPy
1 15 (22.73%) SciPy
2 14 (21.21%) Pandas
3 8 (12.12%) XML
4 6 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 5 (7.58%) RESTful
6 4 (6.06%) JSON
7 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 3 (4.55%) Middleware
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (3.03%) SOAP
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.52%) CSS
9 1 (1.52%) EJB
9 1 (1.52%) Kafka
9 1 (1.52%) QML
9 1 (1.52%) Qt
9 1 (1.52%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Life Science
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.03%) Derivative
6 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.97%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) OpenVMS
5 3 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Debian
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) SUSE
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) TDD
2 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.58%) Integration Testing
3 5 (7.58%) Migration
3 5 (7.58%) OO
3 5 (7.58%) SDLC
4 4 (6.06%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (6.06%) Chemistry
4 4 (6.06%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.06%) Data Science
4 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
4 4 (6.06%) OOP
4 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
4 4 (6.06%) Project Management
4 4 (6.06%) UML
4 4 (6.06%) Validation
5 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) C++
2 21 (31.82%) Python
3 11 (16.67%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) Java
5 8 (12.12%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) PHP
7 5 (7.58%) Embedded C
8 4 (6.06%) Perl
8 4 (6.06%) Ruby
9 3 (4.55%) Ada
9 3 (4.55%) COBOL
9 3 (4.55%) Groovy
9 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.03%) Fortran
10 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.52%) Pascal
11 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) PhD
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.03%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
4 2 (3.03%) JNCIE
4 2 (3.03%) JNCIP
4 2 (3.03%) JNCIS
4 2 (3.03%) OSCP
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.52%) MISRA
3 1 (1.52%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.52%) HDFS
1 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) AppDynamics
2 4 (6.06%) Juniper
2 4 (6.06%) Netezza
2 4 (6.06%) RapidMiner
3 3 (4.55%) JDA
3 3 (4.55%) RedPrairie
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) NetApp
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.52%) Nokia
5 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow