The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 27 18 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing C 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.58% 2.68% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 10.53% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +15.55%
C
Bedfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 30.81% 25.50% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 40
Median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -11.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

C
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Luton

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Luton region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) IronPort
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Simulink
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement

C
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Verilog
2 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) BPR
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-254
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) IronPort
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft