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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
South East / Kent
Rank - 53 32
Contract jobs citing C 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.44% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.84% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 112 239 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 38.89% 52.53% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 190 57
Median daily rate £343 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £292 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Kent

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) IFS
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

C
Top Related 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Games Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) IFS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle