The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 28 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing C 10 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.77% 2.36% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 7.83% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £345 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +6.79% +10.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +186.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 110 115 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.47% 30.18% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 83 75
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £187.50 £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.03% +186.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Northamptonshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Northamptonshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Northamptonshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Northampton - 8 £340 - 2
C
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for C.

1 10 (71.43%) Embedded C
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (28.57%) MISRA C
3 4 (28.57%) MISRA
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (28.57%) ZigBee
3 4 (28.57%) Automotive
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) XMPP
4 3 (21.43%) FlexRay
4 3 (21.43%) MQTT
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
6 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) ZigBee
2 3 (21.43%) FlexRay
2 3 (21.43%) MQTT
2 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JDE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Director
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XMPP
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) VxWorks
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Embedded C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) MISRA
1 4 (28.57%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards