The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 26 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing C 4 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.83% 3.24% 6.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 9.41% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £15.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +165.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +15.55%
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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.99% 34.41% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 54
Median daily rate £350 £330 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -18.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £41.24 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.65% -4.09%
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 Dorset

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

C
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

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

C Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Dorset region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) DO-160
3 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) Automotive
4 4 (19.05%) Electronics
4 4 (19.05%) ASTM
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Firmware
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) VC++
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Maven
5 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 3 (14.29%) WiX
6 2 (9.52%) DO-178B
6 2 (9.52%) CAN bus
6 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Avionics

C
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (4.76%) DAB
4 1 (4.76%) NFC
4 1 (4.76%) OFDM
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) WiX
2 2 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 4 (19.05%) Automotive
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Avionics
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Military
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Development Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Development Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Compact Framework
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) ASTM
2 2 (9.52%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows CE
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) VC++
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded C++
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Tcl
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) DO-160
2 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (9.52%) DO-178B
3 1 (4.76%) Def Stans
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.76%) MISRA
3 1 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Samsung