The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 June 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 / Dorset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing C 2 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.54% 6.72% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 15.60% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £435 £330 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -3.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 109 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 48.46% 43.08% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 79 32
Median daily rate £338 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Dorset

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Dorset

C
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Poole +7 2 £435 - 3
C
South West

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

1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware