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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 22
Contract jobs citing C 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 3.40% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 16.13% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.07 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 64 31 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 41.03% 21.09% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 28
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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