Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 9 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18 -9
Contract jobs citing C 16 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 12.50% 7.59% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 31.58% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Worcestershire median daily rate £400 £440 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.15% +30.37% +35.00%
10th Percentile £363 £323 £314
90th Percentile £434 £445 £371
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £343 £388
% change year-on-year +16.64% -11.61% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.19% -1.43% +6.06%

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 38 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 29.69% 24.05% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 38
Worcestershire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.14% - +21.74%
10th Percentile £310 £229 £193
90th Percentile £475 £445 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £43.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.33% -21.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year -9.23% +31.31% -7.80%

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 July 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 0 15 £400 -9.20% 4
Worcester +1 1 £400 +33.33% 6
C
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 16 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) C++
2 15 (93.75%) Embedded C++
2 15 (93.75%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) Memory Management
3 6 (37.50%) SELinux
3 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) Assembly Language
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
3 6 (37.50%) MFC
3 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Conflict Management
4 1 (6.25%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder 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 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineer
2 14 (87.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
1 15 (93.75%) UML
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Development
3 1 (6.25%) Conflict Management
3 1 (6.25%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C++
1 15 (93.75%) Embedded C++
2 6 (37.50%) Assembly Language
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) MATLAB
2 6 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft