Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 39 50
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 +5
Contract jobs citing C 4 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% 3.07% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 8.11% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Kent median daily rate £463 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £369 £363
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.43% -62.67% +35.75%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 226 185 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 42.32% 37.91% 49.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 120 181
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £503 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.40% -53.56% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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
Dartford - 2 - -
Folkestone - 1 £325 - 1
C
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) MISRA
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Handset

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) API Development
1 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Meraki
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Sophos
1 1 (25.00%) VMware