Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 September 2018 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 68 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 +16 0
Contract jobs citing C 11 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.75% 1.86% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 5.79% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 11
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £325 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -32.99% +76.36%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £350
90th Percentile £547 £415 £700
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +34.62% -18.75% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +17.30%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 512 449 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.71% 32.12% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 309 365
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £544 £503 £496
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.67% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +29.03% +19.23%
10th Percentile £15.20 £15.00 £14.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £38.93
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +31.00% -3.21%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Birmingham

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Birmingham

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Birmingham

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) ZigBee
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
1 2 (18.18%) ZigBee
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) C Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Linear Regression
2 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) R
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau
2 1 (9.09%) VMware