The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 April 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing C 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.10% 1.08% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 2.68% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £308 - £335
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% +8.33%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 156 112 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 54.55% 40.43% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 71 91
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £38.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Leicestershire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Leicestershire

C
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Leicester -3 5 £308 -
Loughborough - 1 - -
C
East Midlands

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

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (71.43%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (71.43%) WebTrends
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Brio
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Web Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Omniture
2 5 (71.43%) Coremetrics
2 5 (71.43%) Pay per click
2 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
2 5 (71.43%) Search Engine Marketing
2 5 (71.43%) Market Research
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) A/B Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Data Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) WebTrends
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Web Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Web Analytics Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PPC Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SEO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) A/B Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
2 5 (71.43%) Data Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Market Research
2 5 (71.43%) Pay per click
2 5 (71.43%) Search Engine Marketing
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
2 5 (71.43%) Web Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Brio
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos
2 5 (71.43%) Coremetrics
2 5 (71.43%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (71.43%) Omniture