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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 5 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing C 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.67% 8.70% 17.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 21.43% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £460 £225 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
21 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 58.33% 40.58% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 13
Median daily rate £375 £294 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 11 (84.62%) C++
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) LabWindows
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Serena
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) RS-422
6 2 (15.38%) ANSI C
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (15.38%) SpaceWire
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
6 2 (15.38%) Cygwin
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Avionics
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C

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%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Doxygen
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) PTC Creo
2 1 (7.69%) Simulink
2 1 (7.69%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) RS-422
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
2 2 (15.38%) SpaceWire
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) GCC
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Avionics
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (7.69%) OpenCV
2 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.69%) Mechatronics
3 1 (7.69%) Robotics
3 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
6 1 (7.69%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) ANSI C
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ECSS
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Serena
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat