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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing C 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.64% 10.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 35.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 17 17 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 30.91% 29.82% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £525 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 0
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 30 March 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 6 (85.71%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Redmine
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (14.29%) Serena
5 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
5 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) Simulink
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) Tcl
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle

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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Redmine
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Database Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Serena