Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 20 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 -6
Contract jobs citing C 7 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.48% 3.01% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.98% 11.72% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Southampton median daily rate £606 £300 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +102.08% -7.34% -7.50%
10th Percentile £349 £211 £170
90th Percentile £800 £460 £409
Hampshire median daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Southampton median hourly rate £47.70 £39.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.29% -9.30% +183.13%
10th Percentile £44.02 £17.80 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.06 £42.20 £49.08
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% +4.58% -4.38%

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 176 128 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.21% 25.70% 40.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 88 194
Southampton median daily rate £363 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £253 £218 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £370 £370
% change year-on-year +8.11% - +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.90% +10.00% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £12.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.13 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +13.33% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for C in Southampton

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Southampton

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Southampton

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (28.57%) UML
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) MFC
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Green Hills
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Wind River
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
2 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) VectorCAST

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) VectorCAST
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Change Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Strategy Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
1 1 (14.29%) MFC
1 1 (14.29%) OLE
1 1 (14.29%) STL
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Data Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Innovative Thinking
2 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Green Hills
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Wind River