Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 49 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +16
Contract jobs citing C 8 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.73% 1.96% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 4.58% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Devon median daily rate £370 £340 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -12.26% +121.43%
10th Percentile £323 £303 £324
90th Percentile £391 £340 £461
South West median daily rate £410 £373 £448
% change year-on-year +10.07% -16.76% +7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% -0.61% +8.55%
10th Percentile £33.75 £38.10 £29.61
90th Percentile £39.85 £44.30 £44.88
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +3.45%

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 179 240 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 38.66% 42.86% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 125 143
Devon median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -12.87%
10th Percentile £221 £297 £189
90th Percentile £503 £508 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.90% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 29
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.83% -14.71% +77.08%
10th Percentile £25.50 £28.38 £18.64
90th Percentile £41.90 £47.65 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.15 £39.50
% change year-on-year +3.28% +4.18% +0.64%

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 21 October 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
Exeter -2 6 £370 +16.17% 2
C
South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) React Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft