Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 51 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7 +20
Contract jobs citing C 6 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.88% 1.61% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 5.38% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £308 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.65% +13.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £172 £413 £228
90th Percentile £453 £688 £413
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -5.88%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 185 186 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.29% 29.86% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 127 111
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £315 £222 £275
90th Percentile £575 £500 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 22
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38.83 £15.43 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £46.95 £51.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for C in Bedfordshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Bedfordshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Bedfordshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Bedfordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 3 £308 -27.65%
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Tcl
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) VHDL
1 2 (33.33%) Verilog
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (33.33%) Signal Processing
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) DO-254
1 2 (33.33%) FPGA Design
2 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
2 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (33.33%) Verilog
1 2 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (33.33%) FPGA Design
1 2 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Tcl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) VMware