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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 37 32 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13  
Contract jobs citing C 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 1.31% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 4.60% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £438 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +80.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 83 87 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.96% 28.43% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 73
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Bedfordshire

C
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR

C
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago