The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 31 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing C 16 16 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.40% 4.23% 10.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.76% 9.76% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 23
Median daily rate £359 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £327 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.04%
C
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
164 164 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.05% 43.39% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 125 121
Median daily rate £391 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Cambridge region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for C.

1 23 (56.10%) Embedded C
1 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
2 22 (53.66%) C++
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
3 18 (43.90%) Python
4 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (24.39%) Bluetooth
6 9 (21.95%) Mathematics
7 8 (19.51%) Signal Processing
8 7 (17.07%) Machine Learning
8 7 (17.07%) REST
8 7 (17.07%) Algorithms
8 7 (17.07%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.07%) HTML
8 7 (17.07%) CSS
8 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.07%) Perl
8 7 (17.07%) Wireless
8 7 (17.07%) MATLAB
9 6 (14.63%) 802.15
9 6 (14.63%) X.509
9 6 (14.63%) Internet
9 6 (14.63%) SSL
9 6 (14.63%) HTTP
9 6 (14.63%) Ajax
9 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) JSON
9 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
9 6 (14.63%) ZigBee

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Drupal
1 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.44%) Eloqua
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (24.39%) Bluetooth
3 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.07%) Wireless
4 6 (14.63%) 802.15
4 6 (14.63%) HTTP
4 6 (14.63%) Internet
4 6 (14.63%) SSL
4 6 (14.63%) X.509
4 6 (14.63%) ZigBee
5 2 (4.88%) 3G
6 1 (2.44%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Hudson
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) MSTest
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.44%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Embedded Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (29.27%) Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Audio DSP Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Audio Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Audio Software Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) DSP Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) DSP Software Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Embedded C Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) REST
2 6 (14.63%) 802.1X
2 6 (14.63%) Ajax
2 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
2 6 (14.63%) JSON
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) Django
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) Mason
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Mathematics
2 7 (17.07%) Algorithms
3 5 (12.20%) Internet of Things
4 4 (9.76%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Biology
6 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) Signal Processing
3 7 (17.07%) Digital Signal Processing
3 7 (17.07%) Machine Learning
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) High Availability
5 4 (9.76%) Refactoring
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.88%) Web Development
8 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.44%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (2.44%) DevOps
8 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.44%) Line Management
8 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Embedded C
2 22 (53.66%) C++
3 18 (43.90%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) MATLAB
4 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
6 2 (4.88%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
1 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Intel
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) Siebel
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
Cambridge
Amoria Bond
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