Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 52 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 -19 +7
Contract jobs citing C 7 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.38% 1.52% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 3.18% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
Devon median daily rate £281 £330 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% -26.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £174 £259 £310
90th Percentile £403 £339 £475
South West median daily rate £410 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -3.53% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +18.06%
10th Percentile £40.80 £37.13 £38.63
90th Percentile £46.75 £44.38 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £44.25 £41.80
% change year-on-year -5.65% +5.86% +14.52%

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 214 283 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 42.04% 47.80% 51.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 167 140
Devon median daily rate £413 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.71% +7.43% -2.44%
10th Percentile £268 £260 £274
90th Percentile £550 £488 £463
South West median daily rate £406 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Devon median hourly rate £41.75 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.74% -8.82% +38.21%
10th Percentile £32.55 £26.88 £31.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.63 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% +1.19% +15.07%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Devon over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 June 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 +28 2 - - 2
Exmouth - 1 £150 -
Paignton - 1 - -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 4 (57.14%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Reuters
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Reuters