The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 26 24 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing C 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.26% 1.61% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 6.12% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £335 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.17% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 52 49 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 29.38% 26.34% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 44
Median daily rate £388 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Suffolk

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Suffolk over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Suffolk

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Suffolk

C
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -2 3 £335 -21.17%
C
East of England

C
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for C.

1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle CX
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Production DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Production DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft