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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / West Midlands
Rank 85 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing C 38 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.59% 1.12% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.21% 3.35% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 13
Median daily rate £425 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £220 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £355 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 10
Median hourly rate £10.62 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.69% +17.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +18.57%

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
730 806 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.49% 33.44% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 492 384
Median daily rate £375 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 38
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 10 £383 - 4
Birmingham -4 5 £700 +180.00% 13
Shropshire - 5 - - 1
Staffordshire 0 3 £500 +33.33% 1
Warwickshire -5 2 £400 +60.00% 5
Smethwick - 1 £350 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 19 (20.65%) C++
2 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.22%) Embedded C
6 12 (13.04%) C#
6 12 (13.04%) Windows
7 11 (11.96%) Automotive
8 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.78%) SQL
8 9 (9.78%) MISRA
8 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (8.70%) Coaching
9 8 (8.70%) MS Office
9 8 (8.70%) Degree
9 8 (8.70%) Mathematics
10 7 (7.61%) Finance
10 7 (7.61%) ITIL
10 7 (7.61%) IEC 61508
11 6 (6.52%) ISO26262
11 6 (6.52%) Unix
11 6 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
11 6 (6.52%) Project Management
11 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
11 6 (6.52%) Scrum
12 5 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (5.43%) Firmware
12 5 (5.43%) Linux
12 5 (5.43%) Python

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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) TPMS
3 2 (2.17%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) Documentum
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.09%) Liferay
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.26%) Simulink
4 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.17%) Intranet
3 2 (2.17%) IPv4
3 2 (2.17%) SNMP
4 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.09%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) LAN
4 1 (1.09%) Multicast
4 1 (1.09%) Profibus
4 1 (1.09%) RFID
4 1 (1.09%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.17%) QlikView
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) Ingres
3 1 (1.09%) Power BI
3 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.17%) Automake
2 2 (2.17%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.17%) CppUnit
2 2 (2.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) GCC
3 1 (1.09%) GDB
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (11.96%) Automotive
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Advertising
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (14.13%) Developer
1 13 (14.13%) Software Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Consultant
5 6 (6.52%) Quality Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Software Quality Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) CRM Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Performance Tester
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (2.17%) Middleware
2 2 (2.17%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.09%) Core Data
3 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) J2EE
3 1 (1.09%) Leaflet
3 1 (1.09%) REST
3 1 (1.09%) Spring
3 1 (1.09%) Struts
3 1 (1.09%) Velocity
3 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.17%) NHS
5 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.09%) AS400
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Verilog
6 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Unix
3 5 (5.43%) Linux
4 4 (4.35%) VxWorks
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.17%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.09%) AIX
7 1 (1.09%) Android
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.70%) Coaching
5 7 (7.61%) ITIL
6 6 (6.52%) Project Management
6 6 (6.52%) Scrum
7 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.35%) CRM
7 4 (4.35%) Information Architecture
7 4 (4.35%) Migration
7 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.35%) Service Management
7 4 (4.35%) SOA
7 4 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.26%) Analytics
8 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) C++
2 14 (15.22%) Embedded C
3 12 (13.04%) C#
4 9 (9.78%) SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Python
6 4 (4.35%) Embedded C++
6 4 (4.35%) Java
7 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) Ada
9 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.09%) Ingres ABF
9 1 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.09%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) MISRA
2 7 (7.61%) IEC 61508
3 6 (6.52%) ISO26262
4 5 (5.43%) MISRA C
5 4 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Firmware
2 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) iptables
3 2 (2.17%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) IBM
2 4 (4.35%) Mercator
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) HP
3 3 (3.26%) Pega
3 3 (3.26%) SAP
4 2 (2.17%) Altera
4 2 (2.17%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.17%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.09%) arcserve
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.09%) Coverity
5 1 (1.09%) EMC
5 1 (1.09%) Remedy
5 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £300 Per Month
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Nigel Frank International
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