Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 74 75
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1 -16
Contract jobs citing C 27 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.14% 2.07% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.74% 7.39% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 15
Reading median daily rate £338 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.85% +24.80%
10th Percentile £270 £325 £220
90th Percentile £600 £444 £545
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £315
% change year-on-year -6.67% +19.05% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Reading median hourly rate £50.50 £9.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +461.11% -76.77% +40.27%
10th Percentile £22.30 £9.00 £19.98
90th Percentile £57.50 £32.10 £43.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £50.50 £9.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +461.11% -75.51% +114.79%

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 349 514 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.72% 28.01% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 314 399
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £283 £325 £275
90th Percentile £541 £488 £502
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
Reading median hourly rate £17.48 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.06% -17.65% +123.68%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.75 £24.63
90th Percentile £56.75 £59.65 £50.33
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -65.28% +105.71%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Reading

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Reading

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Reading over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Reading

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Reading

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Reading over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for C.

1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) .NET
5 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (22.22%) CRM
7 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (22.22%) SDLC
8 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
8 5 (18.52%) JMeter
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (18.52%) C++
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) HNC
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) MVC
9 4 (14.81%) Serena
9 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
9 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
9 4 (14.81%) Internet

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (18.52%) JMeter
3 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Fiddler
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Economy
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Tester
2 3 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
3 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
3 2 (7.41%) Designer
3 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Software Designer
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) CRM
1 6 (22.22%) SDLC
2 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
3 4 (14.81%) Line Management
3 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
3 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) DSDM
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) HNC
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 22301
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Serena
4 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Samsung