Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -11
Contract jobs citing C 26 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 18.44% 13.04% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 32.43% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Stevenage median daily rate £285 £411 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.70% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +17.28% +8.00%
10th Percentile £43.50 £44.50 £26.70
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £43.08
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -15.79% +20.25% -

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 65 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 46.10% 40.22% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 18
Stevenage median daily rate £313 £258 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.36% -32.24% +47.57%
10th Percentile £192 £250 £256
90th Percentile £394 £395 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Stevenage median hourly rate £15.00 £49.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.70% +22.22% +102.50%
10th Percentile £14.25 £38.56 £28.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £43.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year -65.52% +49.62% +66.25%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for C.

1 19 (73.08%) Integration Testing
2 18 (69.23%) C++
3 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
3 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
4 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 9 (34.62%) UML
5 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) Algorithms
6 8 (30.77%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) MATLAB
6 8 (30.77%) Simulink
7 7 (26.92%) Embedded C
7 7 (26.92%) 3GPP
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 7 (26.92%) VHDL
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) TDD
7 7 (26.92%) Wireless
7 7 (26.92%) LTE
7 7 (26.92%) Digital Signal Processing
7 7 (26.92%) Signal Processing
7 7 (26.92%) Feature Driven Development
8 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 6 (23.08%) Ada
9 4 (15.38%) LabWindows
9 4 (15.38%) Serena
9 4 (15.38%) RS-422
10 3 (11.54%) Software Testing

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 8 (30.77%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) 3GPP
1 7 (26.92%) LTE
1 7 (26.92%) Wireless
2 4 (15.38%) RS-422
3 2 (7.69%) SpaceWire
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (30.77%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (11.54%) Bugzilla
2 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
2 3 (11.54%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Automotive
2 3 (11.54%) Avionics
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) DSP Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior DSP Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Validation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Verification Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Validation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Verification 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%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Algorithms
2 7 (26.92%) VHDL
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (7.69%) RIA
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Integration Testing
2 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
2 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
3 9 (34.62%) UML
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (26.92%) Feature Driven Development
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Signal Processing
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) CMMI
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) MATLAB
3 7 (26.92%) Embedded C
4 6 (23.08%) Ada
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Def Stans
2 2 (7.69%) ECSS
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Serena
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix