Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing C 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.76% 2.21% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.16% 6.48% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Slough median daily rate £350 £288 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -20.69% -27.14%
10th Percentile £325 £264 £233
90th Percentile £375 £321 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £388 £335
% change year-on-year +6.45% +15.67% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +4.05% +13.85%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £35.80
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.25 £42.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% +6.67%

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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 98 108 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 33.79% 34.07% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 70 94
Slough median daily rate £400 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.04% -2.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £305 £289 £250
90th Percentile £540 £450 £463
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +5.48% +12.31%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £18.75
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.25 £41.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% -18.37% +13.08%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (62.50%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) COBOL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Pascal
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Ada
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) OpenVMS
4 2 (25.00%) Fortran
4 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) SysML
4 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) IDMS
4 2 (25.00%) TPMS
4 2 (25.00%) VME
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIE

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) IDMS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) OpenVMS
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) SysML
1 2 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) COBOL
4 2 (25.00%) Ada
4 2 (25.00%) Fortran
4 2 (25.00%) Pascal
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia