The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 34 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing C 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.39% 2.29% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.76% 6.50% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £54.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
C
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
116 123 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.85% 35.24% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 75 57
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £527 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £54.50 £19.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.84% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for C.

1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Automotive
2 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 6 (42.86%) MISRA
3 5 (35.71%) Assembly Language
3 5 (35.71%) Firmware
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Aerospace
3 5 (35.71%) Device Driver
3 5 (35.71%) Military
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Avionics
5 3 (21.43%) Wind River
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
6 2 (14.29%) Intel
6 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (14.29%) VHDL
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Freescale
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source

C
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Automotive
2 5 (35.71%) Aerospace
2 5 (35.71%) Military
3 4 (28.57%) Avionics
4 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Device Driver
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (14.29%) VHDL
4 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 5 (35.71%) Assembly Language
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 3 (21.43%) Wind River
2 2 (14.29%) Freescale
2 2 (14.29%) Intel