Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 66 64
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 +39
Contract jobs citing C 80 83 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.45% 3.09% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 8.01% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 21
Surrey median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £337 £340 £263
90th Percentile £588 £488 £475
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 18
Surrey median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £39.75 £41.88 £21.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £46.13
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

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 1,387 1,036 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 42.52% 38.57% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 748 641
Surrey median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £306
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 49
Surrey median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21.25 £25.00 £20.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.03 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +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 October 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 October 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 -11 11 £425 - 2
Redhill +1 7 - -
Epsom - 7 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 6 £462 - 3
Reigate -19 6 £513 +20.59% 2
Guildford -21 6 £475 +18.75% 13
Leatherhead - 6 £500 - 6
Woking 0 4 £550 +52.78% 7
Weybridge - 1 £358 - 4
C
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (48.75%) C++
2 21 (26.25%) Software Engineering
3 20 (25.00%) Python
4 18 (22.50%) Java
5 17 (21.25%) Linux
6 16 (20.00%) Project Management
6 16 (20.00%) Degree
7 13 (16.25%) SQL
8 12 (15.00%) Finance
8 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 11 (13.75%) PMO
10 10 (12.50%) Embedded C
11 9 (11.25%) Windows
11 9 (11.25%) Mathematics
12 8 (10.00%) Android
12 8 (10.00%) Web Services
12 8 (10.00%) C#
12 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.75%) Machine Learning
13 7 (8.75%) OpenGL
13 7 (8.75%) Migration
13 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
13 7 (8.75%) HP
13 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
13 7 (8.75%) JIRA
13 7 (8.75%) Statistical Analysis
14 6 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (7.50%) Test Automation

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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Anypoint
3 2 (2.50%) CICS
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SPSS
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Yammer
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (5.00%) Intranet
1 4 (5.00%) Wireless
2 2 (2.50%) 4G
2 2 (2.50%) 5G
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) LTE
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) RS-232
3 1 (1.25%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.25%) NAS
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) UMTS
3 1 (1.25%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SAS EBI
2 3 (3.75%) Power BI
3 2 (2.50%) DB2
3 2 (2.50%) Impala
3 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) HBase
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Spark SQL
4 1 (1.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.75%) JIRA
2 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) JMeter
3 3 (3.75%) Selenium
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) JUnit
4 2 (2.50%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.25%) CANoe
5 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.25%) ProC
5 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Electronics
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Games
5 2 (2.50%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Software Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) C Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 5 (6.25%) Migration Manager
5 5 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
5 5 (6.25%) PMO Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Android Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) Web Services
2 7 (8.75%) OpenGL
3 6 (7.50%) OpenGL ES
3 6 (7.50%) Vulkan
4 5 (6.25%) DirectX
5 4 (5.00%) Node.js
5 4 (5.00%) REST
6 3 (3.75%) CSS
6 3 (3.75%) HTML
6 3 (3.75%) SOAP
6 3 (3.75%) Yocto
7 2 (2.50%) .NET
7 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.50%) React
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.25%) CryEngine
8 1 (1.25%) Kafka
8 1 (1.25%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (1.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.25%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.25%) User Experience
5 4 (5.00%) e-Learning
5 4 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.50%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.25%) Arduino
8 1 (1.25%) ASIC
8 1 (1.25%) GPGPU
8 1 (1.25%) Photography
8 1 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) Android
4 4 (5.00%) Unix
5 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.00%) Project Management
3 9 (11.25%) Mathematics
4 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.75%) Machine Learning
5 7 (8.75%) Migration
5 7 (8.75%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.25%) Data Science
7 5 (6.25%) Decision-Making
7 5 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 5 (6.25%) Scrum
8 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.75%) C++
2 20 (25.00%) Python
3 18 (22.50%) Java
4 13 (16.25%) SQL
5 10 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 8 (10.00%) C#
7 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.25%) MATLAB
7 5 (6.25%) R
8 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.00%) Perl
8 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.75%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.50%) COBOL
10 2 (2.50%) Go
10 2 (2.50%) PL/1
10 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.50%) REXX
10 2 (2.50%) VB
10 2 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Master's Degree
3 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.50%) PMP
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) PMO
2 4 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.25%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) ACF2
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
1 2 (2.50%) RACF
2 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) HP ALM
2 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.25%) Kibana
4 1 (1.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) HP
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Planview
2 5 (6.25%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) BT
4 3 (3.75%) Atmel
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) EMC
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Intel
5 2 (2.50%) Isilon
5 2 (2.50%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.50%) NetApp
5 2 (2.50%) Samsung
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos
6 1 (1.25%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.25%) Omniture
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau