Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 89 102
Rank change year-on-year -30 +13 -39
Contract jobs citing C 17 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 1.26% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 3.87% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 27
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £170 £335
90th Percentile £488 £494 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +83.33%
10th Percentile £37.50 £36.38 £14.35
90th Percentile £42.50 £42.13 £44.18
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 912 568 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.61% 32.48% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 282 402
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £291 £263 £231
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

C
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -31 9 £283 -13.08%
High Wycombe -12 1 £375 +25.73% 2
C
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (41.18%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
4 4 (23.53%) Big Data
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Automotive
5 3 (17.65%) Electronics
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Process Management
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Finance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (11.76%) Cascading
2 2 (11.76%) CSS3
2 2 (11.76%) EJB
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) Java EE
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) Kafka
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) CQRS
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) SOLID
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) HiveQL
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ACCA
2 1 (5.88%) CIMA
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Flume
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) MapR
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat