Period
to 17 January 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 17 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 72 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -27
Contract jobs citing C 63 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.28% 2.37% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 6.67% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 35
Surrey median daily rate £413 £440 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.39% -7.06%
10th Percentile £353 £360 £293
90th Percentile £638 £588 £445
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 18
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £42.25 £22.94 £37.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £52.43
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,061 720 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 38.34% 35.52% 41.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 457 708
Surrey median daily rate £459 £415 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £329 £313 £303
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 26
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -2.96% -9.63%
10th Percentile £31.50 £27.90 £27.88
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.75 £62.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% +12.50%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Guildford +12 13 £400 +3.90% 6
Reigate - 12 £425 -
Woking +11 10 £375 -16.67% 4
Staines -5 6 - - 3
Leatherhead -4 2 - -
Camberley -5 2 - -
Chertsey - 2 £430 - 1
Redhill - 2 £425 -
Weybridge - 1 £450 - 1
C
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Surrey region with a requirement for C.

1 28 (44.44%) Python
2 26 (41.27%) C++
3 23 (36.51%) Linux
4 18 (28.57%) Java
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
5 16 (25.40%) Unix
6 15 (23.81%) SQL
6 15 (23.81%) Oracle
7 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 14 (22.22%) Finance
8 13 (20.63%) ProC
9 12 (19.05%) MATLAB
9 12 (19.05%) Shell Script
10 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
10 11 (17.46%) MongoDB
11 9 (14.29%) MISRA
11 9 (14.29%) Automotive
11 9 (14.29%) HTML
11 9 (14.29%) Simulink
11 9 (14.29%) Embedded C
12 8 (12.70%) Electronics
12 8 (12.70%) Degree
13 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 7 (11.11%) Perl
14 6 (9.52%) UML
14 6 (9.52%) AIX
14 6 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 3 (4.76%) SAS
1 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) Luigi
2 1 (1.59%) nginx
2 1 (1.59%) Tornado
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Simulink
2 3 (4.76%) SPSS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Ethernet
1 4 (6.35%) FlexRay
1 4 (6.35%) VPN
2 3 (4.76%) DNS
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) GSM
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) IPsec
3 2 (3.17%) M3UA
3 2 (3.17%) SCCP
3 2 (3.17%) SCTP
3 2 (3.17%) TCAP
3 2 (3.17%) UMTS
3 2 (3.17%) VoIP
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQLPlus
3 4 (6.35%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.76%) SAS EBI
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) ProC
2 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (6.35%) CANoe
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Automotive
3 8 (12.70%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Games
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 6 (9.52%) C Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Developer
7 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Android Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) ArcSight Expert
8 3 (4.76%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.76%) Subject Matter Expert
9 2 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) jQuery
2 5 (7.94%) OpenGL
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) Node.js
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) CSS3
4 3 (4.76%) Express
4 3 (4.76%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (4.76%) React
4 3 (4.76%) Regular Expression
4 3 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
4 3 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.17%) J2EE
5 2 (3.17%) LAMP
5 2 (3.17%) RESTful
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) JSON
6 1 (1.59%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Animation
3 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) CESG
4 1 (1.59%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.59%) Handset
4 1 (1.59%) Life Science
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) Unix
3 6 (9.52%) AIX
4 4 (6.35%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) CentOS
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.59%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (9.52%) SDLC
4 6 (9.52%) UML
4 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.94%) ITIL
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) Fault Management
6 4 (6.35%) Machine Learning
6 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.35%) OO
6 4 (6.35%) OOD
6 4 (6.35%) Open Source
6 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.35%) SysML
7 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.76%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) Python
2 26 (41.27%) C++
3 18 (28.57%) Java
4 15 (23.81%) SQL
5 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 12 (19.05%) MATLAB
6 12 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
8 9 (14.29%) Embedded C
9 7 (11.11%) Perl
10 3 (4.76%) Go
10 3 (4.76%) R
11 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.17%) C#
11 2 (3.17%) GLSL
12 1 (1.59%) PHP
12 1 (1.59%) Ruby
12 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.17%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) MISRA
2 4 (6.35%) ISO 26262
2 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (3.17%) Cacti
2 2 (3.17%) CFEngine
2 2 (3.17%) Icinga
2 2 (3.17%) logstash
2 2 (3.17%) Nagios
2 2 (3.17%) Netcool
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) ArcSight
2 3 (4.76%) HP
2 3 (4.76%) Intel
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Splunk
4 1 (1.59%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.59%) Kronos
4 1 (1.59%) Netezza
4 1 (1.59%) RapidMiner
4 1 (1.59%) Samsung
4 1 (1.59%) Workday