The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 27 March 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 / Slough
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 27 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing C 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.13% 0.92% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 5.71% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 Slough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 35 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 24.82% 16.06% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 47
Median daily rate £450 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £143 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £358 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.57% +438.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Slough

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Slough

C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) Ada
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) SysML
1 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) ICMP
1 1 (12.50%) IGMP
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Microwave Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO Support
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO Support
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) IPTV
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) SysML
1 3 (37.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Ada
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Virgin Media
2 1 (12.50%) VMware