The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 64 51
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs citing C 17 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.37% 1.62% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 4.20% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 5
Median daily rate £325 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £386 £350
% change year-on-year +6.79% +10.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £50.00
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 West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 198 286 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 39.29% 38.65% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 169 136
Median daily rate £425 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in West Sussex

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in West Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in West Sussex

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in West Sussex

C
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Crawley +6 13 £325 -4.41% 2
Horsham -1 1 £360 - 1
Worthing - 1 £575 -
C
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for C.

1 21 (61.76%) Java
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) C++
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle
3 14 (41.18%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
4 13 (38.24%) Degree
4 13 (38.24%) Unix
5 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) Assembly Language
6 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
8 9 (26.47%) Python
9 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
9 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 8 (23.53%) Multithreaded Programming
10 7 (20.59%) nginx
10 7 (20.59%) SDLC
10 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (20.59%) Docker
10 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (20.59%) Open Source
10 7 (20.59%) ProC
10 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
10 7 (20.59%) AIX
10 7 (20.59%) Apache
10 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
10 7 (20.59%) Perl

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 7 (20.59%) Apache
1 7 (20.59%) nginx
1 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
1 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) MPLS
1 1 (2.94%) NAS
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.59%) ProC
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.88%) Back Office
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Avionics
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Programmer
4 9 (26.47%) Java Programmer
5 8 (23.53%) Architect
5 8 (23.53%) Linux Developer
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Developer
5 8 (23.53%) SQL Programmer
6 7 (20.59%) C++ Developer
6 7 (20.59%) C++ Programmer
6 7 (20.59%) C++/Java Developer
6 7 (20.59%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (8.82%) C Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded C Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) JSP
4 1 (2.94%) Qt
4 1 (2.94%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) BYOD
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Unix
3 7 (20.59%) AIX
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Multithreaded Programming
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (20.59%) Open Source
4 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (20.59%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Physics
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) C++
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 12 (35.29%) Assembly Language
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) Python
6 7 (20.59%) Perl
6 7 (20.59%) PHP
7 5 (14.71%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.94%) C#
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.88%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Freescale
4 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft