The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 75 70 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs citing C 9 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 0.67% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 2.10% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Median daily rate £325 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £680 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.06% +108.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 296 333 369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.74% 31.93% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 192 198
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +35.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Buckinghamshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Buckinghamshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Buckinghamshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Milton Keynes 0 4 £413 +20.00% 4
High Wycombe +3 2 - - 1
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for C.

1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) Ant
6 2 (11.11%) EJB
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) JMS
6 2 (11.11%) Eclipse

C
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) EJB
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Java EE
1 2 (11.11%) JMS
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Service Design
5 2 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) Cutover Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.56%) OSINT
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.56%) F#
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) GCIA
4 1 (5.56%) GCIH
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO22301
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) VMware