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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 51 34 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing C 11 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.61% 4.38% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.98% 13.58% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £48.45 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.04%
C
East of England

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
184 243 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.98% 32.27% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 107 132
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £268 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
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 27 May 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
Stevenage +1 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City +3 3 £400 +16.94%
St Albans +1 2 £350 -
Watford -1 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 - -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
6 4 (16.67%) Simulink
6 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) UML
6 4 (16.67%) ClearCase
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) LabWindows
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Avionics
6 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.67%) Cygwin
6 4 (16.67%) ANSI C
6 4 (16.67%) SpaceWire
6 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 3 (12.50%) Perl
7 3 (12.50%) FreeBSD
7 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.33%) ClearQuest
8 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking

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 2 (8.33%) Kinematics
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Simulink
2 2 (8.33%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SpaceWire
2 1 (4.17%) 2G
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
2 1 (4.17%) 4G
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) GCC
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Avionics
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (8.33%) OpenCV
1 2 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Mechatronics
3 2 (8.33%) Robotics
3 2 (8.33%) VHDL
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) FreeBSD
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) UML
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
6 2 (8.33%) CMMI
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Signal Processing
6 2 (8.33%) SysML
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) Embedded C
2 7 (29.17%) Embedded C++
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) MATLAB
5 4 (16.67%) ANSI C
5 4 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) Perl
7 2 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ECSS
2 1 (4.17%) MISRA
2 1 (4.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Huawei
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Serena
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase
2 1 (4.17%) Teradata