Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 West > Devon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 44 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing C 14 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.44% 2.16% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.53% 4.65% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Devon median daily rate £340 £325 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +85.71% -67.59%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £163
90th Percentile £340 £338 £188
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Devon median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £39.00 £27.40 £29.43
90th Percentile £44.38 £45.25 £41.20
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +19.35%

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 253 215 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 44.08% 46.44% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 130 188
Devon median daily rate £400 £325 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.41% -3.04%
10th Percentile £259 £187 £263
90th Percentile £537 £494 £500
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 15
Devon median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £29.88 £19.30 £19.65
90th Percentile £47.13 £48.00 £44.65
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.84% +13.21%

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 24 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
Exeter +7 6 £319 -
Plymouth -10 1 - - 1
C
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Devon region with a requirement for C.

1 7 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Electronics
5 3 (21.43%) Firmware
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) LTE
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) MFC
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
1 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SOLID
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Xilinx