Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 56 49
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing C 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.38% 0.21% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 0.41% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Somerset median daily rate £393 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £322 £375 £313
90th Percentile £467 £425 £338
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +1.88% -11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £39.70 - £38.75
90th Percentile £43.75 - £46.25
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +12.50% +9.59%

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 233 244 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 50.32% 51.59% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 153 98
Somerset median daily rate £414 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £263
90th Percentile £533 £550 £439
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 36
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £39.55 £39.55 £31.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £45.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +12.00%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 - 10 £313 - 7
C
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 9 (81.82%) Embedded C
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) MISRA C
5 2 (18.18%) MISRA
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 1 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (9.09%) Java 8
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
6 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 1 (9.09%) Oozie
6 1 (9.09%) Ansible
6 1 (9.09%) Docker

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 (9.09%) Apache Pig
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) C Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 1 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Embedded C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) MISRA
1 2 (18.18%) MISRA C
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) EMC