Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 July 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 56 69
Rank change year-on-year -29 +13 +22
Contract jobs citing C 79 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.41% 3.62% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.50% 8.47% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 32
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £340 £337 £305
90th Percentile £535 £600 £544
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 30
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £39.70 £36.25 £21.00
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.50 £46.38
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,436 1,086 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 43.74% 42.69% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 748 783
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -2.07% +15.73%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £544 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 64
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -14.89%
10th Percentile £21.25 £24.23 £21.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +6.67%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Surrey

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Surrey

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Surrey

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Surrey

C
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -16 13 £425 +13.33% 1
Reigate -18 12 £425 - 1
Epsom - 7 - - 6
Leatherhead - 6 £525 - 5
Redhill +7 5 £303 -30.86% 2
Guildford -18 5 £340 -54.67% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -11 4 £455 +13.75% 3
Woking +2 1 - - 7
Windlesham - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £450 -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for C.

1 31 (39.24%) C++
2 29 (36.71%) Linux
3 27 (34.18%) Software Engineering
4 22 (27.85%) Python
4 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
5 21 (26.58%) SQL
6 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (20.25%) Finance
7 16 (20.25%) Java
8 15 (18.99%) Unix
8 15 (18.99%) Degree
9 14 (17.72%) Computer Science
9 14 (17.72%) Web Services
9 14 (17.72%) PL/SQL
10 13 (16.46%) HTML
10 13 (16.46%) Shell Script
11 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (13.92%) Oracle
12 11 (13.92%) Project Management
12 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
12 11 (13.92%) Relational Database
13 10 (12.66%) ProC
13 10 (12.66%) Embedded C
13 10 (12.66%) SDLC
14 9 (11.39%) SOAP
14 9 (11.39%) Windows
14 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
14 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
14 9 (11.39%) Android
14 9 (11.39%) Waterfall

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (3.80%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) Anypoint
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Office 365
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.06%) Yammer
4 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 4 (5.06%) Intranet
2 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.80%) Firewall
3 3 (3.80%) VLAN
4 2 (2.53%) 4G
4 2 (2.53%) 5G
4 2 (2.53%) LTE
4 2 (2.53%) RS-232
4 2 (2.53%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.27%) NAS
5 1 (1.27%) UMTS
5 1 (1.27%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.13%) SQLPlus
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.80%) KNIME
5 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.66%) ProC
3 9 (11.39%) Subversion
4 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.33%) JIRA
6 4 (5.06%) JUnit
7 3 (3.80%) Ant
7 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.53%) JMeter
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.53%) Selenium
8 2 (2.53%) YouTrack
9 1 (1.27%) Maven
9 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.27%) NUnit
9 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Software Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) UI Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Integration Developer
7 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL Developer
7 8 (10.13%) SQL Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Systems Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.33%) C Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Migration Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Migration Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Android Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Python Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Training Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) Web Services
2 13 (16.46%) HTML
3 9 (11.39%) SOAP
4 8 (10.13%) jQuery
4 8 (10.13%) Node.js
5 6 (7.59%) OpenGL
5 6 (7.59%) OpenGL ES
5 6 (7.59%) React
6 5 (6.33%) CSS
6 5 (6.33%) DirectX
6 5 (6.33%) REST
6 5 (6.33%) Vulkan
7 4 (5.06%) XML
8 3 (3.80%) .NET
8 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.80%) CSS3
8 3 (3.80%) Express
8 3 (3.80%) JSON
8 3 (3.80%) RESTful
8 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) User Experience
3 7 (8.86%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (7.59%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (5.06%) Device Driver
5 4 (5.06%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.80%) Wiki
7 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.27%) Arduino
8 1 (1.27%) ASIC
8 1 (1.27%) BeagleBone
8 1 (1.27%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.27%) Life Science
8 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.27%) Photography
8 1 (1.27%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Linux
2 15 (18.99%) Unix
3 9 (11.39%) Android
3 9 (11.39%) Windows
4 8 (10.13%) AIX
5 4 (5.06%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Software Engineering
2 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (13.92%) Project Management
5 10 (12.66%) SDLC
6 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.13%) OO
7 8 (10.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.86%) Analytics
8 7 (8.86%) Machine Learning
9 6 (7.59%) Migration
10 5 (6.33%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (6.33%) OOD
10 5 (6.33%) Resource Management
10 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.06%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (5.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) C++
2 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
2 22 (27.85%) Python
3 21 (26.58%) SQL
4 16 (20.25%) Java
5 14 (17.72%) PL/SQL
6 13 (16.46%) Shell Script
7 10 (12.66%) Embedded C
8 7 (8.86%) C#
9 5 (6.33%) Go
10 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.53%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.53%) Perl
12 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.27%) COBOL
12 1 (1.27%) PL/1
12 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.27%) VBA
12 1 (1.27%) XPath
12 1 (1.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) Master's Degree
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) PMO
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Kibana
1 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) SAP
2 5 (6.33%) VMware
3 4 (5.06%) BT
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) Intel
5 2 (2.53%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.53%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.27%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.27%) Omniture
6 1 (1.27%) Planview
6 1 (1.27%) Samsung
6 1 (1.27%) Tableau
6 1 (1.27%) Workday