The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 June 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 66 70
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4  
Contract jobs citing C 2 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.84% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 2.63% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Median daily rate £388 £378 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -8.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 398 304 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.98% 31.83% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 151 227
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.93% +38.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Buckinghamshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for C.

1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) GCIA
3 2 (18.18%) GCIH
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) OSINT
3 2 (18.18%) ISO 22301
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) OSINT
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Service Design
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Cutover Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) GCIA
3 2 (18.18%) GCIH
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 22301
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft