Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 April 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 53 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing C 42 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.87% 2.79% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.02% 7.96% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £138 £325 £310
90th Percentile £560 £375 £488
East of England median daily rate £475 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +22.58% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £30.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £74.38 £52.73 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +1.27%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 524 427 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.79% 35.03% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 276 210
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £263
90th Percentile £578 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.64 £45.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.59% +6.51% +26.12%
10th Percentile £13.00 £30.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £53.68 £52.28
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% +7.69%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Hertfordshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Hertfordshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Hertfordshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Hertfordshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Hertfordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Stevenage +10 26 £145 - 15
Watford -13 4 £575 +64.29% 6
Welwyn Garden City -9 2 - - 1
Hatfield - 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 18 (42.86%) C++
3 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
4 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (19.05%) UML
5 8 (19.05%) Validation
5 8 (19.05%) Rational Team Concert
6 7 (16.67%) Python
6 7 (16.67%) Java
7 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 5 (11.90%) LabWindows
8 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
8 5 (11.90%) GDB
8 5 (11.90%) Windows
8 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
9 4 (9.52%) Simulink
9 4 (9.52%) Electronics
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) VPN
9 4 (9.52%) SLA
9 4 (9.52%) Citrix
9 4 (9.52%) iPad
9 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (7.14%) Mathematical Modelling
10 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Simulink
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Stateflow
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) LabWindows
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
2 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.38%) RS-422
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody
1 8 (19.05%) Rational Team Concert
2 5 (11.90%) GDB
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) Rational Statemate
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) CMake
5 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Trac
General
1 4 (9.52%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Design Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Payments Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Software Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) J2SE
1 1 (2.38%) Java ME
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) iPad
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) ASIC
3 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Podcast
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.38%) STB
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 8 (19.05%) UML
3 8 (19.05%) Validation
4 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Mathematical Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.14%) Signal Processing
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.76%) User Stories
8 1 (2.38%) Android Development
8 1 (2.38%) Coaching
8 1 (2.38%) Deep Learning
8 1 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C++
2 7 (16.67%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.76%) Ada
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Def Stans
2 2 (4.76%) PSD2
3 1 (2.38%) ECSS
3 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Citrix
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) MathWorks
4 1 (2.38%) Ariba
4 1 (2.38%) MKS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Serena
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow