Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 4 16
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing C 33 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 17.65% 16.46% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.82% 41.27% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Stevenage median daily rate £400 £285 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -21.38% -
10th Percentile £380 £137 £356
90th Percentile £420 £293 £369
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £305 £394
% change year-on-year +22.95% -22.54% -17.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Stevenage median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +9.76%
10th Percentile £35.55 £42.00 £38.39
90th Percentile £44.05 £42.00 £49.67
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +12.50%

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 85 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 45.45% 39.87% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 21
Stevenage median daily rate £420 £335 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.37% +30.10% -48.50%
10th Percentile £335 £182 £250
90th Percentile £488 £410 £375
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £37.25 £42.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £48.13 £42.00 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £45.71
% change year-on-year +20.00% -17.95% +11.48%

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 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 16 February 2019, 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 (66.67%) C++
2 19 (57.58%) Software Engineering
3 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) UML
6 9 (27.27%) 3GPP
6 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 8 (24.24%) LTE
7 8 (24.24%) MATLAB
7 8 (24.24%) Embedded C++
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Wireless
8 7 (21.21%) Validation
8 7 (21.21%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (21.21%) Signal Processing
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) 5G
10 5 (15.15%) Simulink
10 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.15%) Aerospace
11 4 (12.12%) LabVIEW
11 4 (12.12%) Stateflow
11 4 (12.12%) MathWorks
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
11 4 (12.12%) TDD
11 4 (12.12%) Feature Driven Development
11 4 (12.12%) Mathematical Modelling

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 5 (15.15%) Simulink
2 4 (12.12%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) 3GPP
2 8 (24.24%) LTE
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless
4 6 (18.18%) 5G
5 2 (6.06%) 4G
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) WCDMA
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) RTP
6 1 (3.03%) SpaceWire
6 1 (3.03%) UTRAN
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (12.12%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 5 (15.15%) Aerospace
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) C Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Design Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Validation Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Electrical Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Real Time Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior DSP Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) UML
4 7 (21.21%) Signal Processing
4 7 (21.21%) Validation
5 4 (12.12%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (12.12%) Mathematical Modelling
5 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
5 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Component Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) Data Acquisition
8 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C++
2 13 (39.39%) Embedded C
3 8 (24.24%) Embedded C++
3 8 (24.24%) MATLAB
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.06%) R
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) Tcl
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) MathWorks