Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 56 38
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18 +38
Contract jobs citing C 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.62% 0.58% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 1.35% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Somerset median daily rate £388 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £430
% change year-on-year +13.33% -12.79% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +8.28%
10th Percentile £38.95 £43.00 £38.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £45.00 £46.25
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.11% +2.07%

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 278 223 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 55.94% 43.47% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 139 106
Somerset median daily rate £413 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.76% +0.36%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £237
90th Percentile £538 £513 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.81% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 20
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -6.43%
10th Percentile £38.50 £26.35 £30.10
90th Percentile £44.95 £53.75 £47.13
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.90% -1.91%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 November 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 +8 13 £388 - 7
C
South West

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Go
3 7 (53.85%) Docker
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Bluetooth
4 6 (46.15%) Embedded C++
4 6 (46.15%) Security Management
4 6 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
5 5 (38.46%) Device Driver
5 5 (38.46%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) WooCommerce
7 1 (7.69%) Laravel
7 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
7 1 (7.69%) MISRA
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) WordPress
7 1 (7.69%) Magento
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)

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 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Bluetooth
1 6 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Kernel Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Python Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Backend Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Platform Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) CakePHP
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Laravel
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Security Management
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Go
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Embedded C++
4 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) WooCommerce