Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - +31 -
Contract jobs citing C 15 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.42% - 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 5
Watford median daily rate £750 - £350
10th Percentile £258 - £325
90th Percentile £875 - £405
Hertfordshire median daily rate £575 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.51% +15.63% +1.27%

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 200 107 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 45.66% 36.90% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 41 51
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £231 £325
90th Percentile £604 £538 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £49.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -64.65% +41.43% +75.00%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Management
1 7 (46.67%) Business Transformation
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) IGMP
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) PSD2
4 2 (13.33%) Multicast
4 2 (13.33%) WLAN
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) LabVIEW
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) POSIX
5 1 (6.67%) HTML

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) IGMP
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) Multicast
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
1 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) GCC
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Business Change Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Business Change Programme Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Business Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Change Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Change Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Sales Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Payments Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Perl Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
1 1 (6.67%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Transformation
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Management
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Delivery
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) VMware