The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 20 19 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing C 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.27% 1.02% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 2.27% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
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 Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 31 44 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 26.50% 44.90% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 22
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Watford

C
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Watford region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot

C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase ASE
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase