Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 53 60
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -21
Contract jobs citing C 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.74% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 2.09% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Leicestershire median daily rate £285 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.00% -9.09% +66.67%
10th Percentile £268 £500 £525
90th Percentile £303 £500 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £440 £370
% change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate £42.50 - £28.38
10th Percentile £41.25 - £16.79
90th Percentile £43.75 - £39.66
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -68.75% +128.57% +4.48%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 263 239 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 48.52% 44.42% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 134 152
Leicestershire median daily rate £335 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.20% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £244 £214
90th Percentile £496 £438 £445
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
Leicestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.46% +4.67%
10th Percentile £15.65 £23.83 £15.84
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.63 £43.60
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year +20.77% +76.87% -42.67%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 6 months to 20 January 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
Leicester -5 3 £285 - 3
Hinckley +3 1 - -
C
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Asynchronous Programming
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Asynchronous Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle