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 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 23 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing C 4 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.20% 2.78% 6.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.55% 8.77% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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
53 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 29.12% 31.67% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 38
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £179 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 13
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.46%
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 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 4 December 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 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 Dorset region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Tcl
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) HOOD
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Telematics
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) HOOD
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft