Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 61 44
Rank change year-on-year -37 -17 -3
Contract jobs citing C 61 129 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.73% 3.31% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 10.13% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 76 100
Hampshire median daily rate £363 £324 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +1.33% -3.03%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £225
90th Percentile £680 £554 £476
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 38
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% -4.38%
10th Percentile £37.50 £19.90 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £49.75 £47.72
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +4.58%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1081 1274 1623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 30.69% 32.73% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 777 1002
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% +1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £486
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 79 87
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £31.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £50.53 £58.86 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Hampshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Hampshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Hampshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Hampshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Basingstoke -9 14 £248 - 2
Southampton +3 7 £606 +102.08%
Winchester +14 4 £425 -2.30% 1
Portsmouth +1 4 - - 1
Fareham +4 3 - - 1
Hook -20 3 £295 -4.84%
Havant -1 2 - -
Andover +18 1 - -
Ringwood - 1 - -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for C.

1 26 (42.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (37.70%) SC Cleared
3 20 (32.79%) Linux
4 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
5 16 (26.23%) C++
5 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.95%) Unix
7 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.03%) SQL
9 10 (16.39%) MySQL
10 9 (14.75%) Windows
11 8 (13.11%) UML
11 8 (13.11%) SOAP
11 8 (13.11%) Web Services
11 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
11 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
11 8 (13.11%) Derivative
11 8 (13.11%) Change Control
12 6 (9.84%) User Stories
12 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.84%) Oracle
13 5 (8.20%) ITIL
13 5 (8.20%) Ada
13 5 (8.20%) Aerospace
13 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (8.20%) VMware
13 5 (8.20%) SDLC
13 5 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (4.92%) Apache
1 3 (4.92%) JBoss
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.64%) TPMS
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.64%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) SSL
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) SNMP
2 2 (3.28%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.64%) RS-232
3 1 (1.64%) RS-485
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) MySQL
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.92%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) VectorCAST
3 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.64%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.20%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.56%) Electronics
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Military
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Software Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Developer
3 7 (11.48%) C Developer
4 6 (9.84%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Ada Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Ada Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Real Time Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) SOAP
1 8 (13.11%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) STL
3 2 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.28%) JSON
3 2 (3.28%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.64%) ActiveX
4 1 (1.64%) Ajax
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.64%) jQuery
4 1 (1.64%) MFC
4 1 (1.64%) Middleware
4 1 (1.64%) OLE
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Derivative
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Unix
3 9 (14.75%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.11%) Change Control
3 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.11%) UML
4 6 (9.84%) User Stories
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (8.20%) SDLC
5 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.56%) Data Strategy
6 4 (6.56%) Project Management
7 3 (4.92%) CRUD
7 3 (4.92%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Data Conversion
7 3 (4.92%) Data Management
7 3 (4.92%) DRM
7 3 (4.92%) ETL
7 3 (4.92%) Information Architecture
7 3 (4.92%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) C++
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.20%) Ada
5 3 (4.92%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) VBA
7 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (37.70%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) HNC
5 2 (3.28%) HND
5 2 (3.28%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.64%) ISEB
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PMO
2 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) MISRA
2 2 (3.28%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) TickIT
3 1 (1.64%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.64%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.64%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
1 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.92%) IFS
5 3 (4.92%) SAP
5 3 (4.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.64%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.64%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Wind River