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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 29 48 14
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -34
Contract jobs citing C 15 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.23% 3.66% 9.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.89% 7.14% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 32
Median daily rate £338 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £260 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
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
190 238 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 53.52% 51.29% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 186 146
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £9.40 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 29 June 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 20 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (47.22%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) C++
5 12 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (19.44%) Wireless
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 6 (16.67%) Bluetooth
8 5 (13.89%) Signal Processing
8 5 (13.89%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 4 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
9 4 (11.11%) Perl
9 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
10 3 (8.33%) SQL
10 3 (8.33%) HTML
10 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 3 (8.33%) CSS
10 3 (8.33%) Unix
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.33%) REST
10 3 (8.33%) TDD
11 2 (5.56%) ZigBee
11 2 (5.56%) Ajax

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 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) Drupal
1 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Wireless
2 6 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) 802.15
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 2 (5.56%) X.509
4 2 (5.56%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.78%) 3G
5 1 (2.78%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Hudson
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) MSTest
2 1 (2.78%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
1 13 (36.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Audio DSP Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Audio Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Audio Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) DSP Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) DSP Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) CSS
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
1 3 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.56%) Ajax
2 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.78%) CSS3
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) OpenCL
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Biology
3 2 (5.56%) Informatics
3 2 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) MPEG
4 1 (2.78%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.89%) Signal Processing
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 4 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source Development
5 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.78%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 14 (38.89%) C++
3 12 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
1 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) Atmel
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Intel
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
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