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 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21  
Contract jobs citing C 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.98% 2.76% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 8.22% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £341 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 58 73 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 28.71% 33.64% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Southampton over the 3 months to 26 June 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 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C.

1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) DOCSIS
1 3 (30.00%) Digital TV
1 3 (30.00%) DVB
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) POSIX
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) STB
1 3 (30.00%) UPnP
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) DLNA
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) .NET

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 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DLNA
1 3 (30.00%) DOCSIS
1 3 (30.00%) DVB
1 3 (30.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (20.00%) DTV Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Architect
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) POSIX
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Digital TV
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (30.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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