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 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 26 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing C 12 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.06% 3.27% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 5.71% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £218
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 - £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
C
South East

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
98 140 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.35% 57.14% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 103 37
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 9
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £350 -
C
South East

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) ETL
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (42.86%) COBOL
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
9 1 (7.14%) IFS
9 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
9 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (7.14%) Android
9 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
9 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (7.14%) Retail
9 1 (7.14%) EDI

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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C/C++ Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Perl Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Games Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Games Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) COBOL
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) IFS