Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 December 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 61 45
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +2
Contract jobs citing C 14 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.64% 0.55% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.64% 1.31% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Kent median daily rate - £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.14% -
South East median daily rate £386 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.44% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Kent median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +221.43% -62.67%
10th Percentile £40.00 £45.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £45.00 £15.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 211 229 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.81% 42.25% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 163 122
Kent median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £236
90th Percentile £538 £548 £499
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +221.43% -62.67%
10th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £45.00 £15.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Kent

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Kent

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Kent

C
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 December 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
Maidstone - 4 - - 1
Rochester - 3 - - 1
C
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for C.

1 13 (92.86%) MATLAB
1 13 (92.86%) Simulink
2 10 (71.43%) Embedded C
3 9 (64.29%) ClearCase
3 9 (64.29%) Automotive
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
6 4 (28.57%) MISRA
6 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) DO-178B
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (7.14%) Migration
9 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
9 1 (7.14%) SAP
9 1 (7.14%) Legal
9 1 (7.14%) Electronics
9 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (7.14%) Firmware
9 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
9 1 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
9 1 (7.14%) IFRS
9 1 (7.14%) Life Science
9 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (64.29%) Automotive
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) MATLAB
2 10 (71.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) MISRA
2 3 (21.43%) DO-178B
3 1 (7.14%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP