Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 17 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 121 108
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 -10
Contract jobs citing C 33 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.97% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 2.63% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 15
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £316 £309 £270
90th Percentile £569 £640 £498
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.50 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +142.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.29 £21.38 £15.14
90th Percentile £52.50 £76.75 £34.83
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1217 1219 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.13% 36.77% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 788 682
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +115.28% -48.57%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £58.00 £62.75 £41.80
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C in the East Midlands

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in the East Midlands

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in the East Midlands

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in the East Midlands

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in the East Midlands

C
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Northamptonshire +10 11 £431 -21.59%
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £400 -10.11% 3
Leicestershire -2 5 £285 -43.00% 1
Derbyshire -10 4 £400 -9.09%
Lincolnshire -3 2 - -
C
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for C.

1 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
3 9 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.15%) ZigBee
6 5 (15.15%) C++
6 5 (15.15%) .NET
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Finance
7 4 (12.12%) Automotive
7 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (12.12%) Firmware
7 4 (12.12%) Bluetooth
7 4 (12.12%) Web Services
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Logistics
7 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (9.09%) XMPP
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.09%) LINQ
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) MQTT
8 3 (9.09%) User Experience
8 3 (9.09%) WCF
8 3 (9.09%) Wireless

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) ArcGIS
1 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
1 2 (6.06%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) ZigBee
3 4 (12.12%) Bluetooth
3 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (9.09%) MQTT
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) Z-Wave
5 2 (6.06%) Link 16
6 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) GDB
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Automotive
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Avionics
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Military
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) C Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.09%) LINQ
3 3 (9.09%) WCF
3 3 (9.09%) XMPP
4 2 (6.06%) COM
4 2 (6.06%) DCOM
4 2 (6.06%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) Logistics
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.06%) SOLID
4 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) UML
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
2 9 (27.27%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Tcl
4 2 (6.06%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (3.03%) JTAG
2 1 (3.03%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) NetApp
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat