The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 30 April 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs citing C 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.25% 1.96% 4.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 4.55% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £704
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £15.25 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +201.63% -67.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 52 44 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 32.50% 43.14% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 24
Median daily rate £363 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +18.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £44.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +14.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Portsmouth

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MFC
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MFC
2 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (25.00%) ATL
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) STL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA