Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 54 76
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 -2
Contract jobs citing C 14 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.13% 2.93% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 9.79% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 29
Reading median daily rate £320 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £263 £322 £200
90th Percentile £334 £540 £511
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -3.53% +16.44% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £25.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.22% -8.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £42.50 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.88 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% +3.90%

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 416 419 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.66% 29.99% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 224 414
Reading median daily rate £390 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £304 £310 £282
90th Percentile £550 £535 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 21
Reading median hourly rate £36.25 £19.63 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.71% -56.39% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.60 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.50 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +16.92%

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 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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
2 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) AppDynamics
2 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (21.43%) Maximo
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) GIS
3 3 (21.43%) Smallworld
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) XML

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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) Smallworld
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) 3GPP
3 1 (7.14%) LTE
3 1 (7.14%) OFDM
3 1 (7.14%) RS-232
3 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
3 1 (7.14%) WiMAX
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) GIS
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
1 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) C Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Middleware Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) NumPy
5 1 (7.14%) Pandas
5 1 (7.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Debian
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) SUSE
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
1 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
3 2 (14.29%) Microservices
3 2 (14.29%) Post-Production
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C++
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) AppDynamics
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat