Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 May 2018 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing C 10 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.14% 0.46% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 0.77% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Somerset median daily rate £499 £425 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.35% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £466 £413 £307
90th Percentile £532 £438 £336
South West median daily rate £419 £430 £450
% change year-on-year -2.62% -4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +15.07%

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 189 261 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.38% 60.14% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 146 109
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £263
90th Percentile £500 £544 £467
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £368
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.31% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 51 60
Somerset median hourly rate £41.25 £41.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -1.78% +14.19%
10th Percentile £40.00 £37.00 £30.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £50.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +13.51%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Somerset

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Somerset

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Somerset

C
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Bath +5 8 - - 3
C
South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for C.

1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Military
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (10.00%) Metadata Management
5 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (10.00%) Oozie
5 1 (10.00%) Ansible
5 1 (10.00%) Docker
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
5 1 (10.00%) MISRA
5 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) C Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) MISRA
2 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) EMC