Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 35 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing C 12 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.05% 2.05% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.08% 5.56% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Dorset median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £310 £278
90th Percentile £497 £643 £423
South West median daily rate £388 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Dorset median hourly rate - £35.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.88% +178.69%
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.68% +31.25%

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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 119 162 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.20% 36.82% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 63
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £238 £213
90th Percentile £469 £488 £470
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Dorset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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
Poole - 6 £200 - 2
Bournemouth +11 1 £488 -27.78% 3
C
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Dorset region with a requirement for C.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Ingres
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) 4G
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Ingres
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Ingres Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Ingres Support
3 1 (8.33%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++