Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 66 89
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 -25
Contract jobs citing C 16 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.12% 1.96% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 6.24% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 6
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.65% +64.84%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £331
90th Percentile £581 £450 £700
West Midlands median daily rate £469 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +44.23% -10.34% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +15.28% +54.01%
10th Percentile £37.50 £24.90 £29.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £41.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +19.27%

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 484 497 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.82% 31.46% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 364 365
Birmingham median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £508
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +44.46% +58.23%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.40 £16.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £40.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% +29.29% +0.18%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Tableau
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 2 (12.50%) Human Resource Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Workload Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
1 2 (12.50%) ZigBee
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) Human Resource Management
2 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Workload Management
3 1 (6.25%) Android Development
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Linear Regression
3 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded C
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) R
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Tableau
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) VMware