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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 4 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing C 39 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.49% 7.89% 8.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.46% 13.87% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 18
Median daily rate £330 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £37.20 £44.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £58.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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
142 238 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.13% 56.94% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 146 101
Median daily rate £350 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 45 (66.18%) Software Engineering
2 37 (54.41%) Embedded C
3 25 (36.76%) Python
4 21 (30.88%) Degree
5 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (23.53%) Wireless
6 16 (23.53%) Linux
6 16 (23.53%) C++
7 14 (20.59%) Perl
8 12 (17.65%) Unix
8 12 (17.65%) Regression Testing
9 9 (13.24%) Biology
9 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.76%) SSL
10 8 (11.76%) Internet
10 8 (11.76%) X.509
10 8 (11.76%) HTML
10 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 8 (11.76%) CSS
10 8 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (11.76%) DevOps
10 8 (11.76%) REST
10 8 (11.76%) TDD
10 8 (11.76%) JSON
10 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 8 (11.76%) Internet of Things
11 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.29%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.47%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Wireless
2 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.76%) Internet
3 8 (11.76%) SSL
3 8 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (11.76%) X.509
4 7 (10.29%) Bluetooth
5 5 (7.35%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.47%) 802.15
6 1 (1.47%) HTTP
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) GCC
3 1 (1.47%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.47%) GDB
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Advertising
2 3 (4.41%) Games
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Software Engineer
2 24 (35.29%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (22.06%) Embedded C Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) C Developer
5 12 (17.65%) C Software Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) Embedded C Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) Embedded Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Audio Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 8 (11.76%) CSS
1 8 (11.76%) HTML
1 8 (11.76%) JSON
1 8 (11.76%) REST
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.47%) Ajax
2 1 (1.47%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.24%) Biology
3 8 (11.76%) Internet of Things
4 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.35%) Informatics
6 4 (5.88%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.41%) HTC Vive
7 3 (4.41%) Oculus Rift
7 3 (4.41%) PlayStation
8 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.47%) Home Automation
9 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.47%) MPEG
9 1 (1.47%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (2.94%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 8 (11.76%) DevOps
4 8 (11.76%) TDD
5 5 (7.35%) OO
5 5 (7.35%) Open Source
5 5 (7.35%) Open Source Development
6 4 (5.88%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (5.88%) High Availability
6 4 (5.88%) SDLC
7 3 (4.41%) Machine Learning
7 3 (4.41%) Prototyping
7 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.41%) Signal Processing
7 3 (4.41%) Web Development
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.94%) Migration
9 1 (1.47%) Fault Analysis
9 1 (1.47%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Embedded C
2 25 (36.76%) Python
3 16 (23.53%) C++
4 14 (20.59%) Perl
5 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.29%) C#
6 7 (10.29%) SQL
7 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SnapMirror
1 2 (2.94%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Isilon
3 2 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (1.47%) Atmel
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
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