The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 10 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing C 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.84% 4.26% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 13.33% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £48.45 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
C
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 31.37% 31.91% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 14
Median daily rate £363 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £183 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.70 £16.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.12% -47.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £16.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

C
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for C.

1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
4 4 (30.77%) ANSI C
4 4 (30.77%) Cygwin
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Avionics
4 4 (30.77%) MATLAB
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded C++
4 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
4 4 (30.77%) SpaceWire
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) LabWindows
5 3 (23.08%) Simulink
6 2 (15.38%) Robotics
6 2 (15.38%) Mechatronics
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (15.38%) Doxygen
6 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

C
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 2 (15.38%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Simulink
2 2 (15.38%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SpaceWire
2 1 (7.69%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
2 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
2 2 (15.38%) ClearQuest
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) GCC
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Avionics
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Validation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (15.38%) OpenCV
1 2 (15.38%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Algorithms
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (15.38%) Mechatronics
2 2 (15.38%) Robotics
2 2 (15.38%) VHDL
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
5 2 (15.38%) CMMI
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) Signal Processing
5 2 (15.38%) SysML
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) ANSI C
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) MATLAB
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ECSS
2 1 (7.69%) MISRA
2 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Serena