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 3 months to 26 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 34 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs citing C 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.48% 0.41% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 1.12% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 89 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 60.00% 36.93% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 92
Median daily rate £400 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) GCC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) C Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared