Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 69 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -14
Contract jobs citing C 12 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.61% 1.13% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 3.45% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Coventry median daily rate £148 £358 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.66% +6.87% +34.00%
10th Percentile £143 £156 £295
90th Percentile £209 £453 £372
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £308
% change year-on-year -13.33% +21.95% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £41.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +8.00% +19.27% -1.75%

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 Coventry with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 233 348 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 31.28% 32.83% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 262 158
Coventry median daily rate £400 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +19.62% -
10th Percentile £269 £296 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -17.95% -32.03%
10th Percentile £20.00 £11.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £29.13 £28.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +24.51%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Coventry

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Coventry

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Coventry

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Coventry

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Coventry

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 Coventry region with a requirement for C.

1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Automotive
4 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (25.00%) Content Development
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
5 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (16.67%) Simulink
6 1 (8.33%) Stateflow
6 1 (8.33%) MathWorks
6 1 (8.33%) Electronics
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Ingres
6 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) ECDL
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Stateflow
2 1 (8.33%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Ingres
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Procurement Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Procurement Advisor
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) VxWorks
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Content Development
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Bug Management
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Ingres ABF
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) ECDL
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 26262
1 1 (8.33%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) MathWorks
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft