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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 37 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Contract jobs citing C 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.39% 0.57% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.10% 1.52% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £463 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +25.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 82 132 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.78% 37.50% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 97 65
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Coventry

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (13.33%) Simulink
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Fraud Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (13.33%) ISO26262
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) MISRA C
4 1 (6.67%) MISRA

C
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Simulink
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Architect
1 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Graduate
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Fraud Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
1 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) CCA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) GCIH
2 1 (6.67%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO26262
2 1 (6.67%) MISRA
2 1 (6.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas