Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 36 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -
Contract jobs citing C 2 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.78% 2.31% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 6.54% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Staffordshire median daily rate - £260 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.96% -
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £308
% change year-on-year -13.33% +21.95% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +8.00% +19.27% -1.75%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97 153 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.60% 35.42% 50.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 94 97
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -7.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £275 £204 £263
90th Percentile £438 £436 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +114.70% +13.85%
10th Percentile £40.25 £30.55 £9.43
90th Percentile £49.75 £35.85 £18.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +23.09%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Staffordshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Staffordshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Staffordshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Stafford -1 2 - - 1
C
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (100.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (50.00%) Profibus
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 62304
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Pascal

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Optimisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP