The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 25 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing C 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 22.86% 15.15% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 33.33% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £460 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +104.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £48.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.12% -  
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 Stevenage with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 15 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 54.29% 45.45% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £240 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.70 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +21.38%  
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 Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Stevenage

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 25 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for C.

1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
3 8 (72.73%) C++
4 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
5 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Serena
6 5 (45.45%) LabWindows
6 5 (45.45%) RS-422
7 4 (36.36%) RIA
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Java
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
8 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
8 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 3 (27.27%) Automotive
8 3 (27.27%) Validation
8 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
8 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (27.27%) Avionics
8 3 (27.27%) Cygwin
9 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 2 (18.18%) SpaceWire
9 2 (18.18%) ECSS
9 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
9 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (9.09%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) RS-422
2 2 (18.18%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
2 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
1 3 (27.27%) Avionics
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Validation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) RIA
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
3 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) UML
7 1 (9.09%) CMMI
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) ANSI C
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Serena
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat