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 3 months to 26 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing C 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.19% 0.93% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 2.07% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.42% -65.00%  
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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 90 145 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 35.57% 44.75% 50.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 86 82
Median daily rate £345 £434 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +27.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £255 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.39% -56.46%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Dartford - 3 - -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) 802.11
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DPNSS
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) QSIG
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Support
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) FPGA Design
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CNA
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos