Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing C 15 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.95% 5.21% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.12% 19.23% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £400 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.15% +25.71% +52.17%
10th Percentile £363 £323 £325
90th Percentile £434 £445 £375
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +70.00% -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £25.82 £35.00
% change year-on-year +45.24% -26.23% +9.38%

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 34 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 24.82% 27.08% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 33
Worcestershire median daily rate £392 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -17.65% +30.77%
10th Percentile £232 £232 £233
90th Percentile £450 £445 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £43.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.33% -54.59%
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +19.05% -27.59%

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 22 April 2018. 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 +2 14 £400 -9.20% 5
Worcester -2 1 £400 +33.33% 3
C
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 15 (100.00%) UML
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 15 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
2 6 (40.00%) Memory Management
2 6 (40.00%) SELinux
2 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (40.00%) MFC
2 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (93.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 15 (100.00%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SELinux