Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 66 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing C 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.58% 1.08% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 3.03% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Northamptonshire median daily rate £431 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.59% +22.22% +95.65%
10th Percentile £325 £370 £378
90th Percentile £558 £915 £523
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £48.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.18% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.50 £41.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -38.18% +135.71% +16.67%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 257 330 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.98% 35.79% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 237 144
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £29.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.66% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% +105.48% -47.86%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Northampton +3 7 £350 -36.36%
C
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) ZigBee
3 3 (27.27%) XMPP
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (27.27%) MQTT
3 3 (27.27%) Z-Wave
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Dropbox
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Automotive
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) SAP

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 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) ZigBee
2 3 (27.27%) MQTT
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) Z-Wave
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Author
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XMPP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP