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 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 61 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing C 9 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 0.81% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 2.39% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Median daily rate £485 £275 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.36% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £229 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £357 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
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
282 251 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.25% 33.83% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 169 144
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
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 29 June 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 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) UML
3 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 5 (33.33%) Workflow
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
4 4 (26.67%) ClearQuest
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) PVCS
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Apache CXF
4 4 (26.67%) R
4 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared

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 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (26.67%) ClearQuest
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) PVCS
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Change Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Project Change Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (33.33%) UML
2 5 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) R
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Kronos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas
2 1 (6.67%) VMware