Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 24 January 2019 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - +15 +6
Contract jobs citing C 20 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 13.25% - 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 2
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 - £338
10th Percentile £419 - £319
90th Percentile £488 - £356
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +27.23%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 52 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 34.44% 19.59% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 30
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £308 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.21% -10.55% -21.43%
10th Percentile £318 £138 £213
90th Percentile £484 £427 £408
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.00% -69.88% +241.56%
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.66 £24.00
% change year-on-year +46.77% +27.75% -19.58%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Worcestershire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Worcestershire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Worcestershire

C
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern - 18 £438 - 10
Worcester - 2 £425 - 8
C
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for C.

1 19 (95.00%) C++
1 19 (95.00%) Configuration Management
1 19 (95.00%) Change Management
2 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
3 13 (65.00%) UML
3 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (65.00%) Degree
4 12 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (50.00%) Electronics
6 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) Assembly Language
7 7 (35.00%) Algorithms
7 7 (35.00%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 5 (25.00%) Signal Processing
8 5 (25.00%) Cryptography
8 5 (25.00%) FPGA Design
8 5 (25.00%) Firmware
8 5 (25.00%) ASIC
8 5 (25.00%) MATLAB
8 5 (25.00%) CPLD
8 5 (25.00%) Military
8 5 (25.00%) VHDL
9 3 (15.00%) Mentor Graphics
9 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (10.00%) SELinux
10 2 (10.00%) Memory Management

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (35.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (25.00%) ASIC
3 5 (25.00%) CPLD
3 5 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Change Management
1 19 (95.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) UML
3 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 5 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 5 (25.00%) FPGA Design
5 5 (25.00%) Signal Processing
6 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.00%) Contract Management
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Assembly Language
3 5 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle