Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 44 65
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 -2
Contract jobs citing C 6 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.29% 2.15% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 4.20% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Somerset median daily rate £499 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.35% +36.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £466 £413 £306
90th Percentile £532 £438 £334
South West median daily rate £450 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +0.56% -0.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.53
10th Percentile £41.25 - £34.38
90th Percentile £44.75 - £44.92
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.67% -9.64% +14.48%

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 185 238 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.87% 51.18% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 121 195
Somerset median daily rate £381 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% -3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £232 £213 £263
90th Percentile £494 £475 £471
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 56 49
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -4.65% +18.13%
10th Percentile £23.35 £36.25 £34.50
90th Percentile £73.50 £47.50 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £41.80
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.31% +17.75%

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 February 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 -12 3 - - 3
Street - 1 - -
C
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) 3G
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Ada
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source

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 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) GSM
1 1 (16.67%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Military
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) DoDAF
2 1 (16.67%) IDEF
2 1 (16.67%) MODAF
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Ada
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Oozie
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) VMware