The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 29 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.

C
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 23
Contract jobs citing C 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 0.58% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.33% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Luton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 28 43 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 27.18% 25.15% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 38
Median daily rate £350 £338 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Luton

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Luton