Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 108 86
Rank change year-on-year +31 -22 +1
Contract jobs citing C 102 53 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.50% 1.29% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.80% 4.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 36
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +13.14%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £269
90th Percentile £560 £638 £500
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £369
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.47% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.69% -3.75%
10th Percentile £37.70 £38.40 £34.75
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 1,308 1,160 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.00% 28.22% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 692 700
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.24%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 38
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% -16.22%
10th Percentile £17.50 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £48.98
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 17 November 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
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 17 November 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
Reading +35 52 £425 +32.81% 10
Wokingham -1 18 £425 -32.00% 1
Slough -7 9 £360 +2.86% 7
Newbury -6 6 £400 -2.44% 4
Bracknell -6 1 - - 3
C
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 39 (38.24%) C++
2 33 (32.35%) SQL
3 30 (29.41%) Oracle
4 28 (27.45%) Telecoms
5 25 (24.51%) XML
5 25 (24.51%) OpenVMS
6 22 (21.57%) Degree
7 21 (20.59%) PVCS
7 21 (20.59%) CMS
8 20 (19.61%) Python
9 19 (18.63%) ProC
10 17 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 17 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 14 (13.73%) Market Research
12 13 (12.75%) STL
12 13 (12.75%) Fortran
13 12 (11.76%) Java
13 12 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
14 11 (10.78%) Mandarin Language
14 11 (10.78%) Customer-Centricity
15 10 (9.80%) MATLAB
16 9 (8.82%) Unix
16 9 (8.82%) Windows
16 9 (8.82%) Linux
16 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
17 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
17 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
17 8 (7.84%) 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 21 (20.59%) CMS
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (5.88%) Simulink
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Workday HCM
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) IaaS
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) Office 365
4 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) LAN
1 6 (5.88%) RS-232
1 6 (5.88%) WAN
2 4 (3.92%) Network Security
2 4 (3.92%) RFID
2 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.92%) VoIP
3 3 (2.94%) GPRS
3 3 (2.94%) GSM
3 3 (2.94%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.96%) Broadband
4 2 (1.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.98%) 3G
5 1 (0.98%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.98%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.92%) Power BI
3 2 (1.96%) MySQL
3 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.98%) HBase
4 1 (0.98%) Mahout
4 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.98%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) PVCS
2 19 (18.63%) ProC
3 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.88%) Subversion
4 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.92%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.96%) NUnit
6 2 (1.96%) Selenium
6 2 (1.96%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.98%) JIRA
7 1 (0.98%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.98%) Rational Rose
General
1 28 (27.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.78%) Mandarin Language
3 7 (6.86%) Automotive
3 7 (6.86%) Marketing
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Finance
6 2 (1.96%) Billing
6 2 (1.96%) Electronics
6 2 (1.96%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.96%) Law
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (35.29%) Developer
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (10.78%) Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Developer
4 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) C++ Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Fortran Developer
6 7 (6.86%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) C Developer
7 6 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) XML
2 13 (12.75%) STL
3 6 (5.88%) HTML
4 5 (4.90%) CSS
5 4 (3.92%) .NET
5 4 (3.92%) REST
6 2 (1.96%) J2EE
6 2 (1.96%) SOAP
6 2 (1.96%) Spring
6 2 (1.96%) Web Services
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.98%) jQuery
7 1 (0.98%) Qt
7 1 (0.98%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.96%) IPTV
6 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 2 (1.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) OpenVMS
2 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 9 (8.82%) Unix
2 9 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (1.96%) Android
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.73%) Market Research
2 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 11 (10.78%) Customer-Centricity
4 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.84%) Project Management
5 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
6 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.88%) Creative Thinking
6 6 (5.88%) FMEA
6 6 (5.88%) ITIL
6 6 (5.88%) Migration
6 6 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (5.88%) Scrum
6 6 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 6 (5.88%) Test Planning
7 5 (4.90%) Change Management
7 5 (4.90%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.90%) OO
7 5 (4.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.92%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) C++
2 33 (32.35%) SQL
3 20 (19.61%) Python
4 17 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 13 (12.75%) Fortran
6 12 (11.76%) Java
7 10 (9.80%) MATLAB
8 8 (7.84%) C#
9 7 (6.86%) Embedded C
9 7 (6.86%) Embedded C++
10 6 (5.88%) Assembly Language
11 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.94%) Perl
13 2 (1.96%) Go
13 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.96%) VBA
14 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.98%) PHP
14 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) CCNP
2 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.96%) MBA
4 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) CIPD
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) MISRA
1 6 (5.88%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.96%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.96%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.96%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Firmware
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.98%) HDFS
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Ambari
1 1 (0.98%) Ansible
1 1 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.98%) Nessus
1 1 (0.98%) Oozie
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (29.41%) Oracle
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Workday
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.96%) Huawei
5 2 (1.96%) Siebel
6 1 (0.98%) Alibaba
6 1 (0.98%) Apple
6 1 (0.98%) BT
6 1 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.98%) Casewise
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.98%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.98%) Zscaler