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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 60 52
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8  
Contract jobs citing C 20 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.98% 1.96% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.99% 7.27% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Median daily rate £325 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £350 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £412 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.50 £27.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.03% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% +8.33%  

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 182 275 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.12% 26.96% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 175 223
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £486 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £9.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +461.11% -76.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (27.50%) C#
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (20.00%) C++
3 8 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) Office 365
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (17.50%) Degree
5 6 (15.00%) Finance
5 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.50%) HP
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) CRM
6 5 (12.50%) Windows
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) HFM
2 1 (2.50%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Yammer
3 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
1 3 (7.50%) Skype
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) VLAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) OrientDB
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) JMeter
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) MSTest
5 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
5 3 (7.50%) WCF
5 3 (7.50%) XML
6 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.00%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) DirectX
6 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (5.00%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) Node.js
6 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
6 2 (5.00%) SOAP
6 2 (5.00%) WebGL
7 1 (2.50%) Kafka
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Robotics
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Android
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) CRM
2 5 (12.50%) Scrum
2 5 (12.50%) SDLC
3 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.00%) MVC
3 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Analytics
4 3 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (7.50%) Line Management
4 3 (7.50%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
4 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (7.50%) Security Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) SOA
4 3 (7.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) C#
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) C++
2 8 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) HNC
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) PMO
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Samsung
3 3 (7.50%) Serena
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Ariba
5 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds