Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 67 37
Rank change year-on-year -22 -30 -2
Contract jobs citing C 94 110 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.51% 3.05% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.00% 9.47% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 87
Hampshire median daily rate £406 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.99% +7.77% +3.17%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £519 £532 £435
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 22
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.75 £42.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +6.92% -0.63%
10th Percentile £23.13 £33.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.33 £54.63
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +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 1,343 1,162 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.90% 32.19% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 673 891
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £272
90th Percentile £544 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 81 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £19.41 £24.00 £16.00
90th Percentile £52.25 £52.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +17 26 £400 +95.12% 9
Southampton 0 15 £388 +19.23% 11
Fleet - 7 £425 -
Portsmouth -3 3 - - 5
Aldershot - 2 - -
Fareham -7 1 £425 - 6
Farnborough - 1 £325 - 3
C
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.98%) Security Cleared
3 26 (27.66%) C++
4 24 (25.53%) SC Cleared
5 20 (21.28%) C#
6 19 (20.21%) .NET
6 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.09%) Linux
8 16 (17.02%) Cisco
9 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
9 15 (15.96%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (14.89%) Wireless
10 14 (14.89%) Windows
11 13 (13.83%) Degree
12 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.70%) XML
13 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
13 11 (11.70%) Unix
13 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (10.64%) Embedded C
15 9 (9.57%) Project Management
15 9 (9.57%) VMware
15 9 (9.57%) Python
15 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
15 9 (9.57%) SQL
15 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
15 9 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (9.57%) User Stories
16 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (8.51%) RESTful

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 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.06%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Wireless
2 7 (7.45%) 3GPP
2 7 (7.45%) Bluetooth
2 7 (7.45%) LTE
3 6 (6.38%) 5G
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (6.38%) LAN
3 6 (6.38%) WAN
4 5 (5.32%) GSM
4 5 (5.32%) NFC
4 5 (5.32%) UMTS
4 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.32%) WiMAX
5 4 (4.26%) Firewall
5 4 (4.26%) Internet
5 4 (4.26%) SNMP
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.13%) Network Security
6 2 (2.13%) PuTTY
6 2 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.32%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.26%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) JMeter
3 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.26%) Subversion
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.13%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.06%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.06%) JUnit
5 1 (1.06%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (6.38%) Electronics
1 6 (6.38%) Games
1 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Developer
2 13 (13.83%) Software Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Architect
3 12 (12.77%) Software Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Wireless Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Cisco Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.26%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) .NET
2 11 (11.70%) XML
3 8 (8.51%) RESTful
3 8 (8.51%) SOAP
3 8 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (3.19%) HTML
4 3 (3.19%) Middleware
4 3 (3.19%) Node.js
5 2 (2.13%) WPF
6 1 (1.06%) ActiveX
6 1 (1.06%) D3.js
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
6 1 (1.06%) jQuery
6 1 (1.06%) Matplotlib
6 1 (1.06%) MFC
6 1 (1.06%) NumPy
6 1 (1.06%) OLE
6 1 (1.06%) Pandas
6 1 (1.06%) REST
6 1 (1.06%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.51%) CMDB
1 8 (8.51%) Derivative
2 5 (5.32%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.19%) Arduino
4 3 (3.19%) CCTV
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.19%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.13%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.13%) VHDL
6 1 (1.06%) ASIC
6 1 (1.06%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.06%) MPEG
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Linux
2 14 (14.89%) Windows
3 11 (11.70%) Unix
4 6 (6.38%) VxWorks
5 4 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.13%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.06%) CentOS
7 1 (1.06%) Solaris
7 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.96%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
3 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
4 9 (9.57%) Project Management
4 9 (9.57%) User Stories
5 8 (8.51%) Mathematics
6 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
7 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.38%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (6.38%) System Testing
7 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.32%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (5.32%) DevOps
8 5 (5.32%) Service Management
9 4 (4.26%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.26%) Regression Testing
9 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) C++
2 20 (21.28%) C#
3 10 (10.64%) Embedded C
4 9 (9.57%) Python
4 9 (9.57%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.45%) MATLAB
7 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.32%) PHP
7 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.26%) Embedded C++
8 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.19%) Java
9 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.19%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) Ada
10 1 (1.06%) Korn
10 1 (1.06%) R
10 1 (1.06%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.83%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.19%) HNC
5 3 (3.19%) HND
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) MISRA
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) PMO
3 2 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Firmware
2 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) vSphere
4 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.06%) Docker
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.26%) Perfmon
2 4 (4.26%) SCOM
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
4 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) Cisco
3 9 (9.57%) VMware
4 8 (8.51%) NetApp
5 7 (7.45%) Splunk
6 2 (2.13%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle
6 2 (2.13%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.13%) Software AG
6 2 (2.13%) webMethods
7 1 (1.06%) McAfee
7 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Sophos
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau