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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 87 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing C 51 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.62% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 5.23% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 23
Median daily rate £346 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £16.38 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £31.47 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
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
915 784 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.98% 30.93% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 475 458
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 37
Median hourly rate £30.75 £31.47 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.48 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Warwickshire +2 12 £350 +40.00% 3
Coventry - 10 £257 - 2
Birmingham -17 7 £400 -15.78% 4
Staffordshire -6 5 £260 -25.71%
Shropshire - 5 £330 -
Worcestershire - 3 £338 - 4
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 24 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 19 (17.59%) C++
2 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) Linux
4 16 (14.81%) Windows
5 14 (12.96%) Embedded C
6 13 (12.04%) C#
7 12 (11.11%) SQL
8 9 (8.33%) Unix
8 9 (8.33%) Automotive
8 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.33%) MISRA
8 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (7.41%) Finance
9 8 (7.41%) SNMP
9 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 8 (7.41%) Degree
9 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
10 7 (6.48%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (6.48%) ITIL
10 7 (6.48%) .NET
10 7 (6.48%) MS Office
10 7 (6.48%) VxWorks
10 7 (6.48%) Project Management
11 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
11 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (5.56%) Firmware
11 6 (5.56%) Scrum
11 6 (5.56%) Management Information System

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 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) IIS
3 3 (2.78%) Confluence
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.85%) Apache
4 2 (1.85%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.85%) TPMS
4 2 (1.85%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Documentum
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Liferay
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Office
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.70%) Simulink
2 4 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.85%) IaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) SNMP
1 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.63%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.78%) IPv4
4 2 (1.85%) Intranet
4 2 (1.85%) Multicast
4 2 (1.85%) Network Security
4 2 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) Profibus
5 1 (0.93%) VPN
5 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.85%) Big Data
3 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) QlikView
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.93%) Impala
4 1 (0.93%) Ingres
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Power BI
4 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.78%) CppUnit
3 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (1.85%) Automake
4 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.85%) FishEye
4 2 (1.85%) FxCop
4 2 (1.85%) GoCD
4 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.85%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.93%) GCC
5 1 (0.93%) GDB
5 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (8.33%) Automotive
2 8 (7.41%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Advertising
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Electronics
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.85%) Games
6 2 (1.85%) Marketing
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.52%) Software Engineer
2 18 (16.67%) Developer
3 17 (15.74%) Embedded Engineer
4 16 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Consultant
7 7 (6.48%) Embedded Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Administrator
9 4 (3.70%) Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) .NET
2 4 (3.70%) Yocto
3 3 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (2.78%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.85%) Ajax
4 2 (1.85%) JSON
4 2 (1.85%) Middleware
4 2 (1.85%) Node.js
4 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 2 (1.85%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
5 1 (0.93%) J2EE
5 1 (0.93%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.93%) REST
5 1 (0.93%) Spring
5 1 (0.93%) Struts
5 1 (0.93%) Velocity
5 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.78%) NHS
6 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.85%) Statistics
6 2 (1.85%) Verilog
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.93%) SystemC
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Linux
2 16 (14.81%) Windows
3 9 (8.33%) Unix
4 7 (6.48%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (6.48%) VxWorks
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.85%) AIX
6 2 (1.85%) Solaris
6 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.85%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (6.48%) ITIL
4 7 (6.48%) Project Management
5 6 (5.56%) CRM
5 6 (5.56%) Scrum
6 5 (4.63%) Coaching
6 5 (4.63%) DevOps
6 5 (4.63%) Migration
6 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.63%) SDLC
7 4 (3.70%) Analytics
7 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.70%) Information Architecture
7 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.70%) Service Management
7 4 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.70%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) C++
2 14 (12.96%) Embedded C
3 13 (12.04%) C#
4 12 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (5.56%) Python
6 4 (3.70%) Embedded C++
6 4 (3.70%) Java
6 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.85%) R
7 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) Ada
8 1 (0.93%) Ingres ABF
8 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) ISEB
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) BICSI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) BICSI RCDD
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PhD
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) MISRA
2 5 (4.63%) MISRA C
3 4 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.70%) IEC 61508
4 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.78%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Firmware
2 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) iptables
3 3 (2.78%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) IBM
3 4 (3.70%) Mercator
4 3 (2.78%) Altera
4 3 (2.78%) HP
4 3 (2.78%) Pega
4 3 (2.78%) SAP
4 3 (2.78%) Xilinx
5 2 (1.85%) Blue Prism
5 2 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.85%) EMC
5 2 (1.85%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.93%) arcserve
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Coverity
West Midlands
Austin Fraser Ltd
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