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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / West Midlands
Rank 90 96 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing C 31 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.06% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 3.06% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 15
Median daily rate £440 £260 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £358 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +19.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £37.50 £27.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +19.14%

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
730 915 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.45% 34.66% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 565 396
Median daily rate £400 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.04 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Warwickshire -2 7 £343 +37.00% 1
Birmingham -1 6 £475 +69.64% 6
Coventry -1 6 £438 +2.94% 5
Worcestershire +2 2 £440 - 1
Shropshire +24 1 - - 3
Staffordshire 0 1 - - 2
Smethwick - 1 £350 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 22 (24.18%) C++
2 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.68%) Embedded C
5 15 (16.48%) Automotive
6 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.19%) Windows
8 10 (10.99%) MISRA
8 10 (10.99%) Python
8 10 (10.99%) C#
9 9 (9.89%) MS Office
9 9 (9.89%) Project Management
9 9 (9.89%) ISO26262
10 8 (8.79%) Java
10 8 (8.79%) Degree
10 8 (8.79%) Mathematics
11 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.69%) Finance
11 7 (7.69%) CRM
11 7 (7.69%) Service Management
11 7 (7.69%) Coaching
11 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.69%) MISRA C
11 7 (7.69%) IEC 61508
12 6 (6.59%) Change Management
12 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
12 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.59%) ITIL
12 6 (6.59%) SQL

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 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) Documentum
2 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) Liferay
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.10%) TPMS
2 1 (1.10%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Office
2 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.49%) Simulink
3 5 (5.49%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.30%) Doxygen
4 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.10%) MS Project
5 1 (1.10%) Stateflow
5 1 (1.10%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.20%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.10%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) Profibus
3 1 (1.10%) RFID
3 1 (1.10%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) VPN
3 1 (1.10%) Wireless
3 1 (1.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
2 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.10%) Ingres
2 1 (1.10%) QlikView
2 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.20%) GCC
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.10%) GDB
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.10%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 15 (16.48%) Automotive
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
4 3 (3.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Games
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Analyst
2 12 (13.19%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Quality Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Software Quality Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Embedded Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Administrator
8 3 (3.30%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.30%) Author
8 3 (3.30%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) CRM Business Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
1 5 (5.49%) XML
2 4 (4.40%) HTML
3 3 (3.30%) XSLT
4 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.10%) Core Data
4 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.10%) J2EE
4 1 (1.10%) Leaflet
4 1 (1.10%) Middleware
4 1 (1.10%) REST
4 1 (1.10%) Spring
4 1 (1.10%) Struts
4 1 (1.10%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) User Experience
4 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.10%) AS400
6 1 (1.10%) Clustering
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) NHS
6 1 (1.10%) RIA
6 1 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.30%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
2 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.89%) Project Management
4 8 (8.79%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.69%) Coaching
5 7 (7.69%) CRM
5 7 (7.69%) Service Management
5 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.59%) Change Management
6 6 (6.59%) ITIL
7 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.49%) SDLC
8 4 (4.40%) Case Management
8 4 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (4.40%) Scrum
9 3 (3.30%) Data Management
9 3 (3.30%) Migration
9 3 (3.30%) Release Management
9 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) C++
2 17 (18.68%) Embedded C
3 10 (10.99%) C#
3 10 (10.99%) Python
4 8 (8.79%) Java
5 6 (6.59%) SQL
6 5 (5.49%) Embedded C++
6 5 (5.49%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) Scala
8 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) Ada
9 1 (1.10%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.10%) Ingres ABF
9 1 (1.10%) R
9 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) MCSE
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CCA
5 1 (1.10%) CCNP
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.10%) GCIH
5 1 (1.10%) GIAC
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) MISRA
2 9 (9.89%) ISO26262
3 7 (7.69%) IEC 61508
3 7 (7.69%) MISRA C
4 2 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
2 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) IBM
3 3 (3.30%) SAP
4 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.20%) Citrix
4 2 (2.20%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) Mercator
4 2 (2.20%) Pega
5 1 (1.10%) Altera
5 1 (1.10%) arcserve
5 1 (1.10%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) Coverity
5 1 (1.10%) NetApp
5 1 (1.10%) Remedy
5 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.10%) Veritas
5 1 (1.10%) Xilinx
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Henlow Recruitment Group
Posted: 5 days ago