The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 37 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing C 21 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.51% 1.88% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.77% 6.15% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £345 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.18 £29.02 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.03 £50.00 £40.00
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
195 179 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.61% 30.60% 34.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 97 105
Median daily rate £360 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £623 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Welwyn Garden City -3 5 £340 -
Stevenage -6 4 - - 1
Watford - 2 £350 - 1
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 19 (51.35%) C++
3 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
4 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) Java
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
8 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Python
8 8 (21.62%) MySQL
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (18.92%) Perl
9 7 (18.92%) UML
9 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
9 7 (18.92%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (18.92%) Ruby
10 6 (16.22%) Apache
10 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
10 6 (16.22%) SSL
10 6 (16.22%) LAMP
10 6 (16.22%) Clustering
10 6 (16.22%) MATLAB
10 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.22%) Firewall
10 6 (16.22%) LAPP Stack
11 5 (13.51%) Simulink
11 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.22%) Apache
1 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Simulink
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) LabWindows
2 2 (5.41%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
1 6 (16.22%) SSL
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) RS-422
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
3 2 (5.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
1 8 (21.62%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (13.51%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Redmine
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Validation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Verification Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Validation Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Audio Visual Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Business Architect
6 2 (5.41%) HR Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) LAMP
1 6 (16.22%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) JSP
2 2 (5.41%) Spring
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Device Driver
2 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) NetWare
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 13 (35.14%) Configuration Management
3 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
4 7 (18.92%) UML
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Network Management
6 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) HOOD
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C++
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (18.92%) Perl
5 7 (18.92%) Ruby
6 6 (16.22%) MATLAB
7 3 (8.11%) ANSI C
7 3 (8.11%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
2 3 (8.11%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (5.41%) RHCE
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Salt
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Packer
3 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Apple
1 3 (8.11%) Serena
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.41%) Sybase
3 1 (2.70%) Remedy