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 3 months to 27 June 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 58 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +24  
Contract jobs citing C 43 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.53% 3.07% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.85% 6.96% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 10
Median daily rate £425 £381 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.47% -7.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £251 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +6.79% +10.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 486 560 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 39.87% 44.03% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 392 319
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £45.40 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 11 £438 -
Staines +1 3 - -
Woking 0 3 £360 -
Egham +4 1 - - 1
Camberley +1 1 - - 1
C
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for C.

1 37 (42.53%) Oracle
2 36 (41.38%) Linux
2 36 (41.38%) ProC
3 30 (34.48%) C++
4 29 (33.33%) Python
5 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
6 25 (28.74%) Unix
7 22 (25.29%) Finance
8 21 (24.14%) Java
9 20 (22.99%) PL/SQL
9 20 (22.99%) SQL
10 17 (19.54%) HTML
10 17 (19.54%) AIX
11 16 (18.39%) Configuration Management
11 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
12 15 (17.24%) Perl
12 15 (17.24%) WebLogic
12 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
12 15 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (17.24%) Docker
13 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
13 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
13 14 (16.09%) PHP
14 13 (14.94%) SDLC
15 12 (13.79%) Open Source
15 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database
15 12 (13.79%) Electronics
16 11 (12.64%) Degree

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 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
1 15 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 11 (12.64%) Apache
2 11 (12.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Simulink
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.30%) FlexRay
1 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.30%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.15%) RIP
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 36 (41.38%) ProC
2 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.09%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.15%) CANoe
5 1 (1.15%) ERwin
5 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Electronics
3 5 (5.75%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Architect
3 16 (18.39%) C Developer
3 16 (18.39%) Oracle Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Oracle Architect
5 13 (14.94%) Unix Architect
6 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Embedded Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Technical Design Architect
9 6 (6.90%) Technical Design Authority
10 5 (5.75%) C Programmer
10 5 (5.75%) Programmer
10 5 (5.75%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) HTML
2 9 (10.34%) Node.js
3 8 (9.20%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (5.75%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.30%) Android NDK
5 2 (2.30%) jQuery
5 2 (2.30%) Qt
5 2 (2.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.15%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) CSS3
6 1 (1.15%) Express
6 1 (1.15%) React
6 1 (1.15%) REST
6 1 (1.15%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.15%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (6.90%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.30%) CUDA
4 2 (2.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) CESG
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.38%) Linux
2 25 (28.74%) Unix
3 17 (19.54%) AIX
4 9 (10.34%) Android
5 3 (3.45%) Windows
6 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.15%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (18.39%) Configuration Management
2 15 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
4 13 (14.94%) SDLC
5 12 (13.79%) Open Source
6 10 (11.49%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (8.05%) Project Management
8 6 (6.90%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.75%) Android Development
9 5 (5.75%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.60%) OO
10 4 (4.60%) Prototyping
10 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.60%) Visual Effects
11 3 (3.45%) Change Control
11 3 (3.45%) Coaching
11 3 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) C++
2 29 (33.33%) Python
3 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.14%) Java
5 20 (22.99%) PL/SQL
5 20 (22.99%) SQL
6 15 (17.24%) Perl
7 14 (16.09%) PHP
8 10 (11.49%) Shell Script
9 8 (9.20%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.30%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.15%) C#
12 1 (1.15%) Go
12 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) MISRA
2 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) NEBOSH
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (17.24%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Atmel
3 2 (2.30%) Workday
4 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Freescale
4 1 (1.15%) Intel
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) Motorola
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) VMware