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 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 74 76
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs citing C 24 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.59% 1.32% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 3.98% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Median daily rate £350 £401 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.60% +24.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £385 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £54.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.25% +198.63%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 605 502 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.15% 33.09% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 325 418
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +131.57%  
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 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
Northamptonshire -3 9 £340 - 4
Lincolnshire - 7 - - 1
Leicestershire -8 3 - - 5
Nottinghamshire -5 2 - - 2
Derbyshire -19 1 £550 +41.93% 2
C
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for C.

1 24 (51.06%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.04%) Embedded C
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.66%) C#
4 13 (27.66%) .NET
5 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 11 (23.40%) SQL
6 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
7 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
8 9 (19.15%) C++
8 9 (19.15%) Linux
9 8 (17.02%) UML
9 8 (17.02%) OO
9 8 (17.02%) VB
9 8 (17.02%) COM
9 8 (17.02%) DCOM
9 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (17.02%) ArcGIS
9 8 (17.02%) Degree
9 8 (17.02%) WPF
9 8 (17.02%) Automotive
9 8 (17.02%) Scrum
9 8 (17.02%) Military
9 8 (17.02%) Avionics
9 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
9 8 (17.02%) NServiceBus
9 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (17.02%) User Experience

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 8 (17.02%) ArcGIS
1 8 (17.02%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Link 16
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) ZigBee
3 3 (6.38%) FlexRay
3 3 (6.38%) MQTT
3 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.26%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JMeter
1 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.13%) GDB
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.02%) Automotive
1 8 (17.02%) Avionics
1 8 (17.02%) Military
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Web Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) C Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 8 (17.02%) COM
2 8 (17.02%) DCOM
2 8 (17.02%) WPF
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) JSON
4 3 (6.38%) XMPP
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.26%) LINQ
5 2 (4.26%) Middleware
5 2 (4.26%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) WCF
6 1 (2.13%) CSS
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.26%) VHDL
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
3 8 (17.02%) OO
3 8 (17.02%) Scrum
3 8 (17.02%) SOLID
3 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
3 8 (17.02%) UML
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Analytics
5 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) A/B Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.64%) Pay per click
6 5 (10.64%) Search Engine Marketing
6 5 (10.64%) SEO
6 5 (10.64%) Web Analytics
6 5 (10.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Embedded C
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) C++
5 8 (17.02%) VB
6 6 (12.77%) Python
7 2 (4.26%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.26%) Tcl
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) MIL-STD-1553
2 4 (8.51%) MISRA
2 4 (8.51%) MISRA C
3 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) XenApp
1 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Brio
2 5 (10.64%) Cognos
2 5 (10.64%) Coremetrics
2 5 (10.64%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (10.64%) Omniture
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) AppSense
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) EMC
5 2 (4.26%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Altera
6 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
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