The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 88 79 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing C 51 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.68% 1.67% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 5.13% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 18
Median daily rate £425 £285 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £224 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.41 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
995 760 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.83% 32.62% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 464 428
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.88 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £37.50 £39.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

C Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

C
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Solihull - 13 £485 -
Birmingham -1 10 £485 +76.36% 4
Staffordshire +10 8 £425 - 3
Coventry -6 4 £375 +25.00% 2
Herefordshire - 4 - - 2
Warwickshire -14 3 £273 +9.00% 2
Shropshire -31 3 - -
Worcestershire -9 2 £338 +35.00% 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for C.

1 25 (30.12%) C++
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.30%) Unix
3 21 (25.30%) Linux
4 19 (22.89%) Java
4 19 (22.89%) Scrum
4 19 (22.89%) JIRA
4 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
5 17 (20.48%) Windows
6 16 (19.28%) SQL
6 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.07%) CSS
8 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
9 13 (15.66%) jQuery
9 13 (15.66%) SNMP
10 12 (14.46%) OOP
10 12 (14.46%) Oracle
10 12 (14.46%) Pentaho
10 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
10 12 (14.46%) Dashboard Development
11 11 (13.25%) Cloudera
11 11 (13.25%) Oracle Database
11 11 (13.25%) Hadoop
11 11 (13.25%) Confluence
11 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
11 11 (13.25%) Data Integration
11 11 (13.25%) Web Services
11 11 (13.25%) UML
11 11 (13.25%) Informatica

C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (13.25%) Confluence
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.41%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.20%) Drupal
6 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.61%) Simulink
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) Maximo
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.61%) IaaS
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) SNMP
2 7 (8.43%) Ethernet
2 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.02%) IPv4
4 3 (3.61%) Network Security
5 2 (2.41%) Multicast
6 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) Pentaho
2 11 (13.25%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.84%) Big Data
3 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.61%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) JIRA
2 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (9.64%) ClearQuest
4 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.64%) PVCS
5 5 (6.02%) ClearCase
5 5 (6.02%) CppUnit
5 5 (6.02%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.61%) FxCop
7 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.61%) StyleCop
8 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.41%) LabVIEW
8 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.20%) Ant
9 1 (1.20%) JUnit
9 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Electronics
3 3 (3.61%) Automotive
3 3 (3.61%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.46%) Pentaho Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.23%) C++ Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Coordinator
8 5 (6.02%) Embedded Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Logistics Coordinator
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Change Project Manager
9 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Integration Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Project Change Manager
9 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) CSS
2 13 (15.66%) jQuery
3 11 (13.25%) Web Services
4 9 (10.84%) Apache CXF
5 5 (6.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (6.02%) HTML
5 5 (6.02%) Regular Expression
6 4 (4.82%) .NET
6 4 (4.82%) JSON
6 4 (4.82%) XML
7 3 (3.61%) CSS3
7 3 (3.61%) HTML5
8 2 (2.41%) Ajax
8 2 (2.41%) Middleware
8 2 (2.41%) Node.js
8 2 (2.41%) REST
8 2 (2.41%) SOAP
8 2 (2.41%) WebSockets
8 2 (2.41%) XML-RPC
9 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Data Integration
2 8 (9.64%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Physics
5 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.20%) SystemC
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Linux
1 21 (25.30%) Unix
2 17 (20.48%) Windows
3 8 (9.64%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (9.64%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.89%) Scrum
3 16 (19.28%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.46%) Dashboard Development
4 12 (14.46%) OOP
4 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
5 11 (13.25%) UML
6 10 (12.05%) OO
7 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.84%) ETL
7 9 (10.84%) Workflow
8 8 (9.64%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (9.64%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (8.43%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.43%) CRM
10 5 (6.02%) Data Architecture
10 5 (6.02%) High Availability
10 5 (6.02%) Logistics
10 5 (6.02%) Project Management
10 5 (6.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) C++
2 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.89%) Java
4 16 (19.28%) SQL
5 8 (9.64%) R
5 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.43%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) VB
8 3 (3.61%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.61%) Python
9 2 (2.41%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.41%) Lua
9 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.41%) VB6
10 1 (1.20%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.20%) VBA
10 1 (1.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) Sun Certification
4 5 (6.02%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) iptables
2 5 (6.02%) OpenSSH
3 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
1 3 (3.61%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) Cloudera
2 11 (13.25%) Informatica
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) SAP
4 4 (4.82%) Siemens
5 3 (3.61%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.41%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Kronos
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.20%) Splunk
7 1 (1.20%) Veritas
7 1 (1.20%) VMware
West Midlands
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1.00 - £1000.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago