The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing C 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 13.79% 3.57% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 8.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +6.06%
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
19 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 32.76% 42.86% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate £365 £275 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +27.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £49.50 - £33.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) LabWindows
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 3 (27.27%) Simulink
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
4 3 (27.27%) Avionics
4 3 (27.27%) Cygwin
4 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
4 3 (27.27%) ANSI C
4 3 (27.27%) SpaceWire
5 2 (18.18%) ECSS
5 2 (18.18%) RS-422
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

C
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 (9.09%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Simulink
2 1 (9.09%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SpaceWire
2 2 (18.18%) RS-422
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
2 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
2 2 (18.18%) ClearQuest
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) GCC
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Avionics
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Validation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (9.09%) OpenCV
1 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (9.09%) Mechatronics
3 1 (9.09%) Robotics
3 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) CMMI
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
5 1 (9.09%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C++
3 3 (27.27%) ANSI C
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ECSS
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) Serena
2 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy