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 24 June 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 / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing C 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.90% - 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% - 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 54 34 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 34.18% 24.82% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 26
Median daily rate £350 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Sybase
2 7 (87.50%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) Sybase ASE
2 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (50.00%) Microservices
3 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) POSIX
5 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
5 1 (12.50%) GCC
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

C
Co-occurring 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 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (87.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GCC
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
1 7 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
1 7 (87.50%) JSP
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Sybase
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