Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 82 90
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -29
Contract jobs citing C 14 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.06% 1.19% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 3.67% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 7
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £375 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -37.50% +124.30%
10th Percentile £287 £291 £335
90th Percentile £616 £508 £740
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £43.75 £52.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +45.83% +54.01%
10th Percentile £38.63 £22.65 £29.25
90th Percentile £46.75 £53.75 £41.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +27.23%

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 440 518 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.21% 32.46% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 371 311
Birmingham median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £244 £268
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.25 £37.75 £31.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.27% +18.54% +94.47%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.13 £16.01
90th Percentile £45.25 £53.75 £40.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year +41.73% +35.11% -22.95%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019, 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 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Human Resource Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (14.29%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (14.29%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Director
4 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.14%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Security
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) CRM
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Case Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Human Resource Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 2 (14.29%) Workload Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau