Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 15 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing C 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.00% 1.35% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 6.67% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £450 - £338
10th Percentile £419 - £314
90th Percentile £488 - £356
West Midlands median daily rate £456 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +40.38% -18.75% +30.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +24.05%

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 35 15 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 35.00% 20.27% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 42
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £303 £143 £213
90th Percentile £488 £433 £436
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £12.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.88% +112.82%
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -10.61% +10.92% +14.42%

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 23 October 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 - 10 £450 - 3
C
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (90.00%) C++
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (90.00%) Change Management
1 9 (90.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (70.00%) Electronics
2 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (70.00%) UML
3 5 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 5 (50.00%) FPGA Design
4 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (20.00%) Firmware
5 2 (20.00%) ASIC
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Military
5 2 (20.00%) VHDL
5 2 (20.00%) CPLD
5 2 (20.00%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (70.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (20.00%) ASIC
4 2 (20.00%) CPLD
4 2 (20.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Change Management
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) UML
3 5 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (50.00%) FPGA Design
3 5 (50.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
5 1 (10.00%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft