The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 26 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing C 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.87% 1.27% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.52% 3.17% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
C
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 126 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 44.02% 40.00% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 76 50
Median daily rate £307 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £285 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.10 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £42.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

C
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Devon

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

C
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Exeter +1 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - - 2
C
South West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Devon region with a requirement for C.

1 11 (78.57%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 6 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) SAS
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) QA
3 6 (42.86%) R
4 5 (35.71%) Line Management
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Apple
4 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 5 (35.71%) Wireless
4 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 6 (42.86%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) AMQP
2 2 (14.29%) MQTT
3 1 (7.14%) 802.15
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.14%) MFC
2 1 (7.14%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Line Management
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) R
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Apple