Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 September 2018 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
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +12
Contract jobs citing C 26 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 15.48% 18.52% 15.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.33% 40.82% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £285 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -38.04% +104.44%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £625 £431
% change year-on-year -36.00% +44.93% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Stevenage median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +15.15%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £37.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +24.00% -21.05% +21.79%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 83 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 49.40% 45.37% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 18
Stevenage median daily rate £414 £328 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.34% +23.00% -23.93%
10th Percentile £223 £248 £237
90th Percentile £506 £394 £472
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 13
Stevenage median hourly rate £27.50 £19.26 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.76% -61.09% +23.75%
10th Percentile £18.11 £14.85 £20.30
90th Percentile £41.25 £47.15 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £20.76 £49.75
% change year-on-year +124.04% -58.28% +53.08%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Stevenage over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Stevenage region with a requirement for C.

1 22 (84.62%) C++
2 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
3 14 (53.85%) UML
3 14 (53.85%) Configuration Management
3 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) Rational Rhapsody
3 14 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (53.85%) Rational Team Concert
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) GDB
5 11 (42.31%) Wireshark
6 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) Signal Processing
6 6 (23.08%) Mathematical Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
6 6 (23.08%) Simulink
6 6 (23.08%) Validation
7 4 (15.38%) Stateflow
7 4 (15.38%) MathWorks
8 3 (11.54%) Ada
8 3 (11.54%) Rational Statemate
9 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) LabWindows
9 2 (7.69%) Python
10 1 (3.85%) Java
10 1 (3.85%) SQL
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL
10 1 (3.85%) Windows

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 6 (23.08%) Simulink
2 4 (15.38%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.85%) 5G
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
1 14 (53.85%) Rational Rhapsody
1 14 (53.85%) Rational Team Concert
2 11 (42.31%) GDB
3 3 (11.54%) Rational Statemate
4 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Software Engineer
2 13 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) ASIC
1 1 (3.85%) Blog
1 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.85%) iPad
1 1 (3.85%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 14 (53.85%) UML
3 6 (23.08%) Mathematical Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 6 (23.08%) Signal Processing
3 6 (23.08%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
3 3 (11.54%) Ada
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) MathWorks
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft