Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 65 33
Rank change year-on-year -25 -32 +12
Contract jobs citing C 65 105 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.86% 2.93% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 8.98% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 68 105
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.26% +4.08% -
10th Percentile £194 £263 £260
90th Percentile £500 £538 £470
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 39
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £37.50 £24.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £46.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 1,047 1,169 1,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.92% 32.65% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 710 854
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £263
90th Percentile £525 £523 £485
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 64 84
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19.34 £19.85 £15.24
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.38 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +9.76% +5.81% +15.67%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 24 £400 - 8
Southampton -3 9 £650 +85.71% 25
Portsmouth +4 5 - - 4
Winchester +6 4 £340 +9.68%
Hook -13 3 £295 -7.81% 1
Havant -3 2 - - 1
Fleet - 2 £425 - 2
Andover +11 1 - - 2
Fareham -1 1 - - 10
C
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (43.08%) Linux
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 26 (40.00%) Unix
4 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (30.77%) Windows
6 19 (29.23%) SQL
7 18 (27.69%) MySQL
7 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
8 17 (26.15%) User Stories
9 16 (24.62%) Derivative
9 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
9 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
9 16 (24.62%) C++
9 16 (24.62%) SOAP
9 16 (24.62%) Web Services
10 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (12.31%) Oracle
12 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
13 7 (10.77%) Java
13 7 (10.77%) UML
14 6 (9.23%) HTML
14 6 (9.23%) Project Management
14 6 (9.23%) Finance
14 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
14 6 (9.23%) Change Control
15 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
15 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (7.69%) Electronics

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 4 (6.15%) Apache
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) JBoss
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
1 3 (4.62%) SSL
2 2 (3.08%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.08%) 5G
2 2 (3.08%) LTE
2 2 (3.08%) SNMP
2 2 (3.08%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (3.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) DVB
3 1 (1.54%) NFC
3 1 (1.54%) RS-232
3 1 (1.54%) RS-485
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) UMTS
3 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.54%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) MySQL
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.08%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.08%) Rational Rose
2 2 (3.08%) VectorCAST
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.54%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.08%) Military
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Software Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) C Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Ada Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Ada Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Real Time Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Unix Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) SOAP
1 16 (24.62%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) STL
4 3 (4.62%) Middleware
4 3 (4.62%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) .NET
5 2 (3.08%) ActiveX
5 2 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.08%) J2EE
5 2 (3.08%) JSON
5 2 (3.08%) MFC
5 2 (3.08%) OLE
5 2 (3.08%) WebSockets
5 2 (3.08%) XML
6 1 (1.54%) COM
6 1 (1.54%) CSS
6 1 (1.54%) EJB
6 1 (1.54%) jQuery
6 1 (1.54%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Derivative
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.54%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.54%) MPEG
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) STB
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Linux
2 26 (40.00%) Unix
3 20 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (6.15%) AIX
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.62%) VxWorks
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Android
7 1 (1.54%) CentOS
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) User Stories
3 13 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.77%) UML
6 6 (9.23%) Change Control
6 6 (9.23%) Mathematics
6 6 (9.23%) Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Scrum
8 4 (6.15%) SDLC
9 3 (4.62%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.62%) Data Governance
9 3 (4.62%) DevOps
9 3 (4.62%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.62%) Physics
9 3 (4.62%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 16 (24.62%) C++
2 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.77%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) Ada
5 2 (3.08%) C#
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 2 (3.08%) VB
5 2 (3.08%) VBA
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) HNC
5 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.08%) MCSE
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) HND
6 1 (1.54%) ISEB
6 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) PMO
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) MISRA
2 2 (3.08%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.08%) TickIT
3 1 (1.54%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.54%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.54%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) vSphere
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) VMware
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.62%) Splunk
6 2 (3.08%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.54%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.54%) Green Hills
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) McAfee
7 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.54%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) Wind River