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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 29 29 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19  
Contract jobs citing C 6 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.32% 4.68% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 15.66% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £9.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 83 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 31.27% 29.86% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 129
Median daily rate £325 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.68% -32.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Southampton

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7

C
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards