Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 71 60
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11 -21
Contract jobs citing C 84 101 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.24% 2.81% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.75% 8.68% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 63
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £376 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.96% +10.34% +9.56%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £267
90th Percentile £543 £575 £473
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 17
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £23.35 £37.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.38 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%

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 1,462 1,164 1,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 39.06% 32.41% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 664 928
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +0.69%
10th Percentile £308 £262 £275
90th Percentile £550 £502 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 66 87
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20.00 £28.75 £18.93
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.38 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +3.23%

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 14 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 August 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
Basingstoke +25 16 £314 +53.05% 12
Southampton -13 14 £450 -18.18% 8
Portsmouth -8 5 - - 4
Fleet - 5 - -
Aldershot - 3 - - 1
Fareham -1 1 £425 - 10
Winchester -16 1 £120 -65.76%
Farnborough - 1 £325 - 1
Romsey - 1 £500 -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for C.

1 34 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
4 19 (22.62%) C#
4 19 (22.62%) C++
5 15 (17.86%) .NET
5 15 (17.86%) Cisco
6 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 13 (15.48%) Degree
7 13 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (14.29%) Wireless
8 12 (14.29%) Embedded C
8 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.10%) Data Modelling
9 11 (13.10%) XML
10 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
10 10 (11.90%) VMware
11 9 (10.71%) Project Management
11 9 (10.71%) Python
11 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
12 8 (9.52%) RESTful
12 8 (9.52%) CMDB
12 8 (9.52%) Windows
12 8 (9.52%) NetApp
12 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.33%) MATLAB
13 7 (8.33%) Firmware
13 7 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (8.33%) Bluetooth
13 7 (8.33%) Test Automation

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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.19%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) Wireless
2 7 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (7.14%) LAN
3 6 (7.14%) WAN
4 5 (5.95%) 3GPP
4 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 5 (5.95%) Internet
4 5 (5.95%) LTE
4 5 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.76%) 5G
5 4 (4.76%) GSM
5 4 (4.76%) NFC
5 4 (4.76%) SNMP
5 4 (4.76%) UMTS
5 4 (4.76%) WiMAX
6 3 (3.57%) ZigBee
7 2 (2.38%) 4G
7 2 (2.38%) Network Security
7 2 (2.38%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.95%) JMeter
2 5 (5.95%) LoadRunner
2 5 (5.95%) Subversion
3 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.38%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.19%) PVCS
General
1 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Electronics
2 5 (5.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Games
3 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Military
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (15.48%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) .NET
2 11 (13.10%) XML
3 8 (9.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.19%) D3.js
4 1 (1.19%) jQuery
4 1 (1.19%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) NumPy
4 1 (1.19%) Pandas
4 1 (1.19%) STL
4 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.19%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.52%) CMDB
2 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.57%) Arduino
3 3 (3.57%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (2.38%) CCTV
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) PKI
4 2 (2.38%) Smart Energy
4 2 (2.38%) VHDL
5 1 (1.19%) ASIC
5 1 (1.19%) CUDA
5 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Unix
3 4 (4.76%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Solaris
4 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 13 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.10%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.71%) Project Management
6 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.14%) System Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Analytical Thinking
9 5 (5.95%) Defect Management
9 5 (5.95%) DevOps
9 5 (5.95%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Release Management
9 5 (5.95%) Service Management
9 5 (5.95%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) C#
1 19 (22.62%) C++
2 12 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 9 (10.71%) Python
4 7 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.57%) PHP
6 3 (3.57%) SQL
7 2 (2.38%) Ada
7 2 (2.38%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.38%) Java
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.19%) Fortran
8 1 (1.19%) Korn
8 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.76%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) Degree
4 6 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.38%) HNC
6 2 (2.38%) HND
6 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.38%) PMP
7 1 (1.19%) CISM
7 1 (1.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) MISRA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Firmware
1 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.95%) vSphere
3 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.95%) Perfmon
2 5 (5.95%) SCOM
3 3 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Cisco
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) VMware
3 8 (9.52%) NetApp
4 6 (7.14%) Splunk
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) McAfee
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.38%) Software AG
6 2 (2.38%) webMethods
7 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.19%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) Tableau