Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing C 25 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 13.66% 18.44% 12.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.49% 40.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Stevenage median daily rate £400 £285 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -30.70% -
10th Percentile £380 £209 £367
90th Percentile £420 £293 £451
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Stevenage median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +17.28%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +16.25% -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 82 65 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 44.81% 46.10% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 20
Stevenage median daily rate £420 £313 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.40% +21.36% -32.24%
10th Percentile £220 £192 £250
90th Percentile £513 £394 £395
Hertfordshire median daily rate £415 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -2.35% +10.39% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Stevenage median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -69.70% +22.22%
10th Percentile £40.50 £14.25 £38.56
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.50 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £17.15 £49.50
% change year-on-year +162.35% -65.35% +48.87%

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 18 November 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 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (68.00%) C++
3 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 10 (40.00%) UML
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (28.00%) Rational Team Concert
7 6 (24.00%) GDB
7 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (24.00%) Validation
8 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
8 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (16.00%) Mathematical Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) Simulink
9 4 (16.00%) LabVIEW
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) LabWindows
9 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
9 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
10 3 (12.00%) Java
10 3 (12.00%) MathWorks
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) Stateflow
10 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (16.00%) Simulink
2 3 (12.00%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.00%) 3GPP
2 2 (8.00%) 5G
2 2 (8.00%) LTE
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) 4G
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (28.00%) Rational Team Concert
3 6 (24.00%) GDB
4 4 (16.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (4.00%) Rational Statemate
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Design Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Validation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) UML
3 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (24.00%) Validation
5 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Signal Processing
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Ada
5 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) R
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) MathWorks