The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.14% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -
C
West 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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 52.86% 40.22% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 40
Average daily rate £339 £303 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.98% +5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
C
West Midlands

C
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) ActionScript
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) TypeScript
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 6 (66.67%) CSS3
3 6 (66.67%) VB
3 6 (66.67%) N-Tier
4 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

C
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (55.56%) HTML Developer
4 4 (44.44%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS3
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) ActionScript
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) TypeScript
3 6 (66.67%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared