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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing C 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 1.40% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 4.48% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £475 £280 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £235 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £350 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +19.14%

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
222 201 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.80% 31.36% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 133 103
Median daily rate £400 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.25 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -19.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) EDRMS
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Scala
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Case Management
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Firmware
5 2 (14.29%) MATLAB

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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) GCC
2 1 (7.14%) GDB
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 3 (21.43%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Application Development
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Applications
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Development
3 2 (14.29%) Head of Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Case Management
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby
1 3 (21.43%) Scala
2 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) Ada
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO26262
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Blue Prism
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Pega