Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 15 August 2018 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 West > Devon
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 54 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 +14
Contract jobs citing C 5 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.07% 0.95% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 2.14% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Devon median daily rate £390 £330 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £385 £308 £391
90th Percentile £395 £340 £475
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Devon median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £39.45 £45.00 £36.88
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £45.63
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +12.50% +9.59%

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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 184 281 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 39.40% 44.60% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 163 112
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.11% -2.11%
10th Percentile £263 £296 £201
90th Percentile £519 £499 £463
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 25
Devon median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -19.54% +27.94%
10th Percentile £36.38 £31.38 £31.95
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.38 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +12.00%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Devon

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Devon

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Devon

C
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Devon region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Plymouth +23 1 - - 10
Paignton - 1 - -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) React Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware