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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 36 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing C 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.29% 1.03% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.56% 5.13% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £360 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.07 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
61 78 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.74% 20.10% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 56
Median daily rate £355 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 10
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £26.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +2 3 £349 +39.50%
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DO-254
2 2 (28.57%) VHDL
2 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
3 1 (14.29%) Cygwin
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Toad
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Tcl
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit

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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) ProC
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Director
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (28.57%) VHDL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Sensing
2 1 (14.29%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) BPR
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Document Management
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stress Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Test Management
1 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
1 1 (14.29%) Use Case
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) AWK
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) sed
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Tcl
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) DO-254
2 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
2 1 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Cygwin
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy