The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 65 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing C 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.95% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 3.23% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £650 £365 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% +52.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
C
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
287 217 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 37.03% 29.56% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 124 139
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.70 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £34.45 £22.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

C
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for C.

1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) ETL
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (27.78%) R
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) PVCS
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
4 4 (22.22%) ClearQuest
4 4 (22.22%) Apache CXF
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

C
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (27.78%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Impala
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (22.22%) ClearQuest
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) PVCS
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Change Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Architect
3 2 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Apache CXF
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) PhoneGap
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) R
3 4 (22.22%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Sun Certification
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Prism
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Pega
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) VMware