The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 37 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing C 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.17% 2.56% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 12.33% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £675 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
C
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 73 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.20% 20.80% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 88
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £46.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -13.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Bedfordshire region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -7 1 £425 +13.33% 3
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) IronPort
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SOC Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (10.00%) Verilog
3 1 (10.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Design
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) BPR
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) IronPort
3 2 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (20.00%) Hortonworks
3 2 (20.00%) VMware