Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 91 69
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22 -36
Contract jobs citing C 124 80 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.32% 2.15% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.96% 6.63% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 53
Hampshire median daily rate £365 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £296
90th Percentile £560 £520 £536
South East median daily rate £413 £416 £401
% change year-on-year -0.72% +3.55% +10.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 20
Hampshire median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.85 £25.04
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.75 £50.28
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +7.78% +1.83% -1.20%

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 1,558 1,207 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 41.67% 32.39% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,015 707 670
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% +6.16%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £281
90th Percentile £575 £531 £526
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 40 80
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.40 £43.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.56% - +2.38%
10th Percentile £23.87 £19.00 £18.58
90th Percentile £59.50 £50.08 £54.13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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
Hook - 20 £320 -
Portsmouth -5 18 £455 - 3
Southampton -14 10 £413 -8.33% 5
Fareham +2 5 £425 - 3
Winchester +3 2 - -
Farnborough -5 2 £400 +23.08% 5
Basingstoke -24 2 - - 2
Havant - 2 - -
Romsey - 2 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Alton - 1 - -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 65 (52.42%) C++
2 64 (51.61%) Security Cleared
3 56 (45.16%) Software Engineering
3 56 (45.16%) Python
4 54 (43.55%) SC Cleared
5 47 (37.90%) Linux
6 35 (28.23%) OO
7 34 (27.42%) Integration Testing
8 33 (26.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 32 (25.81%) UML
9 32 (25.81%) Unix
9 32 (25.81%) Configuration Management
10 31 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 30 (24.19%) Project Management
12 29 (23.39%) Multithreading
13 28 (22.58%) NUnit
13 28 (22.58%) GoogleTest
14 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (21.77%) ClearCase
14 27 (21.77%) Ant
14 27 (21.77%) CppUnit
14 27 (21.77%) Subversion
15 24 (19.35%) Derivative
15 24 (19.35%) Memory Management
15 24 (19.35%) OOD
15 24 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
16 22 (17.74%) Use Case
17 19 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (12.90%) MATLAB
18 16 (12.90%) Java

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 (4.03%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.23%) Apache
2 4 (3.23%) Apache Qpid
2 4 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.23%) Jupyter
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.81%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) Dialogflow
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Ethernet
1 7 (5.65%) Wireshark
2 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.03%) Wireless
3 4 (3.23%) 3GPP
3 4 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 4 (3.23%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.61%) RS-485
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.81%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) IKE
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) LTE
5 1 (0.81%) RFID
5 1 (0.81%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) Big Data
2 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.81%) Power BI
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (22.58%) GoogleTest
1 28 (22.58%) NUnit
2 27 (21.77%) Ant
2 27 (21.77%) ClearCase
2 27 (21.77%) CppUnit
2 27 (21.77%) Subversion
3 4 (3.23%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.61%) GitLab
4 2 (1.61%) JUnit
4 2 (1.61%) Mockito
4 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (3.23%) Electronics
2 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Avionics
4 1 (0.81%) Military
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (44.35%) Developer
2 39 (31.45%) Software Engineer
3 24 (19.35%) C Developer
4 15 (12.10%) Software Developer
5 12 (9.68%) C++ Developer
6 9 (7.26%) C Software Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Firmware Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) C/C++ Developer
8 7 (5.65%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Embedded Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Architect
10 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) XML
2 11 (8.87%) Web Services
3 8 (6.45%) Qt
4 7 (5.65%) ATL
4 7 (5.65%) STL
5 6 (4.84%) Kafka
6 4 (3.23%) Apache Avro
6 4 (3.23%) Apache Camel
6 4 (3.23%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (3.23%) HTML
6 4 (3.23%) Middleware
6 4 (3.23%) XSLT
7 3 (2.42%) .NET
7 3 (2.42%) Ajax
7 3 (2.42%) CSS
7 3 (2.42%) JSON
7 3 (2.42%) REST
7 3 (2.42%) Spring
8 2 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.35%) Derivative
2 15 (12.10%) Algorithms
2 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.45%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.65%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.23%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.23%) Smart Energy
5 4 (3.23%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.42%) VHDL
7 1 (0.81%) Acoustics
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.81%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.90%) Linux
2 32 (25.81%) Unix
3 4 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.61%) Windows
5 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.16%) Software Engineering
2 35 (28.23%) OO
3 34 (27.42%) Integration Testing
4 33 (26.61%) Requirements Analysis
5 32 (25.81%) Configuration Management
5 32 (25.81%) UML
6 31 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 30 (24.19%) Project Management
8 29 (23.39%) Multithreading
9 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (19.35%) Memory Management
10 24 (19.35%) OOD
10 24 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
11 22 (17.74%) Use Case
12 19 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (9.68%) Scrum
14 10 (8.06%) Mathematics
14 10 (8.06%) SDLC
14 10 (8.06%) TDD
15 9 (7.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.42%) C++
2 56 (45.16%) Python
3 16 (12.90%) Java
3 16 (12.90%) MATLAB
4 10 (8.06%) Embedded C
4 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.45%) C#
5 8 (6.45%) SQL
6 3 (2.42%) Java 8
6 3 (2.42%) Kotlin
6 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.61%) R
7 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.81%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 54 (43.55%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.29%) Degree
4 10 (8.06%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.81%) APMP
7 1 (0.81%) PhD
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) MISRA
2 4 (3.23%) PMO
3 3 (2.42%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Firmware
2 9 (7.26%) Docker
3 2 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.61%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Ansible
2 4 (3.23%) HP ALM
2 4 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.23%) nmon
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.61%) Puppet
3 2 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.23%) Cisco
2 4 (3.23%) HP
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle
3 3 (2.42%) BMC
3 3 (2.42%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.61%) Google
4 2 (1.61%) IBM
4 2 (1.61%) Juniper
4 2 (1.61%) Remedy
4 2 (1.61%) Samsung
4 2 (1.61%) Splunk
4 2 (1.61%) Telerik
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.81%) CA
5 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.81%) UiPath
5 1 (0.81%) VMware