The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 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
England / South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3  
Contract jobs citing C 85 114 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.11% 3.79% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.35% 10.11% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 45
Median daily rate £400 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £384 £350
% change year-on-year +7.49% +9.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 22
Median hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.17% +4.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £22.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £56.25 £48.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00%  

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1018 1128 1192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.23% 37.46% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1432 1537
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 149 158
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £51.95 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in the South West

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in the South West

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in the South West

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in the South West

C
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 28 £500 +12.35% 32
Gloucestershire -8 26 £425 -19.04% 3
Wiltshire +11 24 £325 -7.14% 3
Dorset -8 2 £435 +31.81% 3
Devon -9 2 £310 -31.11% 2
Somerset -7 1 £400 -
C
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for C.

1 98 (54.44%) Security Cleared
2 67 (37.22%) Software Engineering
3 56 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (30.56%) C++
5 53 (29.44%) DV Cleared
6 46 (25.56%) Java
7 43 (23.89%) SC Cleared
8 35 (19.44%) Linux
9 27 (15.00%) Python
9 27 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
10 22 (12.22%) SDLC
10 22 (12.22%) UML
10 22 (12.22%) Embedded C
11 19 (10.56%) Web Services
11 19 (10.56%) Windows
11 19 (10.56%) Rational Rhapsody
12 17 (9.44%) DO-178B
12 17 (9.44%) Oracle
12 17 (9.44%) Scrum
13 16 (8.89%) J2EE
13 16 (8.89%) ITIL
14 15 (8.33%) C#
14 15 (8.33%) MATLAB
15 14 (7.78%) Project Management
15 14 (7.78%) Configuration Management
15 14 (7.78%) Validation
15 14 (7.78%) OO
15 14 (7.78%) Software Testing
15 14 (7.78%) Wireshark
15 14 (7.78%) Def Stans

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (3.89%) JBoss
2 6 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.67%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.11%) Apache
4 2 (1.11%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.33%) Simulink
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.11%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Primavera
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.11%) IaaS
3 2 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.78%) Wireshark
2 8 (4.44%) Bluetooth
3 5 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.78%) Firewall
3 5 (2.78%) TACACS
4 4 (2.22%) PPP
5 3 (1.67%) VLAN
6 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.56%) HTTP
7 1 (0.56%) Intranet
7 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.56%) RS-232
7 1 (0.56%) RS-485
7 1 (0.56%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) SSH
7 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.56%) Big Data
2 9 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.11%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.11%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.56%) GIS
7 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.56%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.56%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (10.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 13 (7.22%) GDB
4 12 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.44%) JIRA
7 7 (3.89%) JUnit
7 7 (3.89%) NetBeans
8 6 (3.33%) Selenium
9 5 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.67%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.67%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (1.11%) Ant
11 2 (1.11%) QUnit
12 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.56%) GCC
12 1 (0.56%) Gradle
12 1 (0.56%) Hudson
12 1 (0.56%) JBehave
General
1 12 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 10 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (2.22%) Marketing
4 3 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Military
5 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (27.22%) Software Engineer
2 38 (21.11%) Developer
3 27 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 22 (12.22%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (10.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (6.11%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.44%) Analyst
8 7 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Consultant
9 6 (3.33%) Project Officer
9 6 (3.33%) Project Support Officer
9 6 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.33%) Support Officer
10 5 (2.78%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) C++ Developer
10 5 (2.78%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 5 (2.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.56%) Web Services
2 16 (8.89%) J2EE
3 13 (7.22%) XML
4 11 (6.11%) Hibernate
5 10 (5.56%) EJB
5 10 (5.56%) XSLT
6 9 (5.00%) HTML
6 9 (5.00%) REST
6 9 (5.00%) RESTful
7 8 (4.44%) JPA
8 7 (3.89%) CSS
8 7 (3.89%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (3.89%) JAXB
8 7 (3.89%) JSF
8 7 (3.89%) PrimeFaces
8 7 (3.89%) XSD
9 5 (2.78%) React
9 5 (2.78%) Redux
9 5 (2.78%) STL
10 4 (2.22%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.89%) Algorithms
2 5 (2.78%) Device Driver
2 5 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Animation
6 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.56%) e-Health
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.56%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.56%) VHDL
6 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.44%) Linux
2 19 (10.56%) Windows
3 8 (4.44%) Unix
4 4 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.11%) Android
5 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.22%) Software Engineering
2 56 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.22%) SDLC
3 22 (12.22%) UML
4 17 (9.44%) Scrum
5 16 (8.89%) ITIL
6 14 (7.78%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.78%) OO
6 14 (7.78%) Project Management
6 14 (7.78%) Software Testing
6 14 (7.78%) Validation
7 13 (7.22%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 12 (6.67%) OOD
8 12 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.11%) Requirements Management
10 10 (5.56%) Asset Management
10 10 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.56%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.56%) C++
2 46 (25.56%) Java
3 27 (15.00%) Python
4 22 (12.22%) Embedded C
5 15 (8.33%) C#
5 15 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 12 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.00%) Perl
9 7 (3.89%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.78%) Ada
10 5 (2.78%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.78%) Ruby
10 5 (2.78%) SQL
11 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.67%) Scala
12 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.56%) Haskell
13 1 (0.56%) R
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (54.44%) Security Cleared
2 53 (29.44%) DV Cleared
3 43 (23.89%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.67%) Degree
5 9 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.44%) CCNP
7 6 (3.33%) ISEB
8 5 (2.78%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.22%) CCNA
10 3 (1.67%) HNC
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.56%) APMP
12 1 (0.56%) CCENT
12 1 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.56%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.56%) IIBA
12 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.44%) DO-178B
2 14 (7.78%) Def Stans
3 9 (5.00%) IEC 61508
4 8 (4.44%) IEC 62304
5 7 (3.89%) MISRA
5 7 (3.89%) MISRA C
6 4 (2.22%) ISO 14001
6 4 (2.22%) ISO 9001
6 4 (2.22%) NEBOSH
6 4 (2.22%) SLA
7 3 (1.67%) COBIT
7 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (1.67%) PMO
7 3 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.22%) Firmware
3 3 (1.67%) vSphere
4 2 (1.11%) Docker
4 2 (1.11%) LXC
5 1 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.56%) KVM
5 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.56%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (0.56%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.56%) Kibana
2 1 (0.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (9.44%) Oracle
2 13 (7.22%) Cisco
3 5 (2.78%) ArcSight
3 5 (2.78%) Blue Coat
3 5 (2.78%) Nokia
4 4 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.22%) Wind River
5 3 (1.67%) Freescale
5 3 (1.67%) Serena
5 3 (1.67%) VMware
6 2 (1.11%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Altera
7 1 (0.56%) Brocade
7 1 (0.56%) EMC
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) Motorola
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) Symantec
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