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 3 months to 23 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
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Contract jobs citing C 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.86% 2.11% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 4.76% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2 42 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 5.71% 44.21% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 32 16
Median daily rate - £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.39%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 3 months to 23 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
Worcester +1 1 - -
C
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for C.

1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) GCC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Automotive
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (16.67%) Assembla
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) RS-232
5 1 (16.67%) RS-485
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) RS-232
1 1 (16.67%) RS-485
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) GCC
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Assembla