The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 50 18
Contract jobs citing C 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 0.85% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.00% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.28% +4.66%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 53 150 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 30.29% 42.25% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 195 71
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Shropshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Shropshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Shropshire