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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 37 34 48
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Contract jobs citing C 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.33% 1.37% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 4.55% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +84.21%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 110 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 33.60% 30.05% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 97
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -42.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -2 3 - - 3
C
East Midlands

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (64.29%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (28.57%) Android Development
6 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) MISRA C
7 3 (21.43%) MISRA
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Automotive
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall

C
Top Related 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Systems Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Environment Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Android
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Android Development
1 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 2 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) MISRA
1 3 (21.43%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata