Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 38 73
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35 -8
Contract jobs citing C 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.59% 2.37% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 6.43% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Somerset median daily rate £400 - £313
10th Percentile £375 - £306
90th Percentile £425 - £319
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Somerset median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +8.28% +62.12%
10th Percentile £43.00 £38.75 £33.80
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.25 £40.65
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.68% +28.95%

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 213 171 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 41.76% 36.77% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 109 209
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £234 £263
90th Percentile £513 £463 £428
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 53
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £27.55 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

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 21 November 2017. 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 -12 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) IDEF
2 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
2 1 (33.33%) MODAF
2 1 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) GCC
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) OpenFlow
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) OpenFlow
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
1 1 (33.33%) IDEF
1 1 (33.33%) MODAF
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Ada
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware