The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 39 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Contract jobs citing C 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.92% 3.25% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 15.69% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £112.50 -
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 103 51 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 39.62% 20.73% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 32 48
Median daily rate £375 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £116 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £8.63 £112.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -92.33% +400.00%  
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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Derbyshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Derbyshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -6 5 £400 +255.55% 1
C
East Midlands

C
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) AppSense
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ada
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

C
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Verification Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) AppSense
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix