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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 24 43 16
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing C 20 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.57% 2.61% 8.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.57% 5.28% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 29
Median daily rate £338 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £258 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £480 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Median hourly rate £39.75 £50.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
209 246 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 58.22% 49.30% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 190 152
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.75 £43.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (47.37%) Linux
1 18 (47.37%) Embedded C
2 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 14 (36.84%) Python
4 13 (34.21%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) Degree
6 8 (21.05%) Wireless
7 7 (18.42%) Unix
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 6 (15.79%) Biology
8 6 (15.79%) Bluetooth
8 6 (15.79%) Perl
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 5 (13.16%) GitHub
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) Open Source Development
9 5 (13.16%) OO
9 5 (13.16%) Informatics
9 5 (13.16%) Open Source
10 4 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
10 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
11 3 (7.89%) Signal Processing
11 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
12 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
12 2 (5.26%) Machine Learning

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 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Drupal
1 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Wireless
2 6 (15.79%) Bluetooth
2 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) 3G
4 1 (2.63%) 802.15
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) LTE
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) X.509
4 1 (2.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) MSTest
1 1 (2.63%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Software Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) DSP Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) Ajax
2 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.63%) CSS3
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) OpenCL
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Biology
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Informatics
3 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.63%) MPEG
6 1 (2.63%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (2.63%) PlayStation
6 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) TDD
3 5 (13.16%) OO
3 5 (13.16%) Open Source
3 5 (13.16%) Open Source Development
4 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
5 3 (7.89%) Signal Processing
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) UML
7 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Embedded C
2 14 (36.84%) Python
3 13 (34.21%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) Atmel
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Intel
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
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