The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing C 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.45% 3.73% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% 8.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £260 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
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
79 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.73% 46.27% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 34
Median daily rate £323 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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 Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

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

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Staffordshire 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
Stafford - 4 £260 -
Lichfield - 1 £500 -
C
West Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 4 (44.44%) VxWorks
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) QlikView
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (11.11%) Xilinx
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Degree

C
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Core Data
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) VxWorks
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
1 2 (22.22%) SDLC
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Information Exploitation
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
2 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Altera
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Coverity
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Xilinx