The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
South East / Kent
Rank 45 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing C 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.76% 0.83% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 1.65% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.00%

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 121 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.02% 50.21% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 102 60
Median daily rate £338 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

C
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Kent

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

C
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) ETL
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) COBOL
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
9 1 (8.33%) IFS
9 1 (8.33%) Android
9 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (8.33%) Workflow
9 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
9 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (8.33%) Games
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (8.33%) Unix

C
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C++ Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Perl Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) C Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) C++ Analyst Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) C++ Games Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Games Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) COBOL
5 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) IFS