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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank - 53 28
Contract jobs citing C 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 2.10% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.07% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 77 221 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 42.78% 51.64% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 79 33
Median daily rate £491 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £370 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C in Shropshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Shropshire

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for C.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) BICSI Certification

C
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) BICSI RCDD
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft