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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 61 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing C 7 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.98% 2.27% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 7.61% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £173 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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
285 197 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.86% 29.80% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 133 132
Median daily rate £388 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.01% +16.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (15.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Prism
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Pega
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Games
3 2 (15.38%) Document Management
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Impala
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) GCC
1 1 (7.69%) GDB
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
1 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Architect
2 3 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Document Management
3 2 (15.38%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) TQM
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.69%) Ada
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) R
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Blue Prism
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Pega