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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 81 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17  
Contract jobs citing C 18 38 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 1.63% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 6.26% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 24
Median daily rate £350 £345 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £302 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £428 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +9.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 445 607 588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.57% 26.11% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 356 362
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 13
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 10 £338 -10.00% 4
Newbury +4 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Maidenhead 0 1 - - 3
C
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) C#
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
4 11 (20.75%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
5 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.98%) Degree
6 9 (16.98%) Finance
7 8 (15.09%) HP
7 8 (15.09%) .NET
7 8 (15.09%) Windows
7 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.21%) Linux
8 7 (13.21%) CRM
8 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.21%) C++
8 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
9 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
9 6 (11.32%) Python
9 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.32%) SDLC
10 5 (9.43%) Defect Management
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office

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 11 (20.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Yammer
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
1 4 (7.55%) Skype
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) DVB
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) 2G
4 1 (1.89%) 3G
4 1 (1.89%) BGP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) MPLS
4 1 (1.89%) OSPF
4 1 (1.89%) SMTP
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) OrientDB
3 1 (1.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) JMeter
3 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.89%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Mockito
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Digital Economy
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) German Language
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Designer
4 3 (5.66%) Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Performance Tester
4 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Tester
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
5 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
5 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Salesforce Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.43%) HTML
4 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) SOAP
5 3 (5.66%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.77%) JSON
6 2 (3.77%) Mason
6 2 (3.77%) RESTful
6 2 (3.77%) WCF
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) Django
7 1 (1.89%) EclipseLink
7 1 (1.89%) Flask
7 1 (1.89%) Kafka
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Robotics
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) STB
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.89%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.89%) IPTV
4 1 (1.89%) MPEG
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) CRM
2 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
3 6 (11.32%) SDLC
3 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
4 5 (9.43%) Defect Management
4 5 (9.43%) MVC
5 4 (7.55%) Line Management
5 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.55%) Open Source
5 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Analytics
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) C#
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) C++
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) Ada
7 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.89%) Cython
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) Degree
3 4 (7.55%) HNC
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.77%) PgMP
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 22301
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) FATCA
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) Serena
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.77%) Samsung
5 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.89%) Arista
5 1 (1.89%) BT
5 1 (1.89%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.89%) Huawei
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
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