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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 10 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing C 30 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.68% 4.39% 5.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.40% 8.37% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 18
Median daily rate - £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
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
163 263 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 52.58% 52.50% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 160 147
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £53.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 September 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
2 19 (42.22%) Embedded C
3 17 (37.78%) Python
3 17 (37.78%) C++
4 15 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 12 (26.67%) Perl
7 11 (24.44%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) Unix
8 9 (20.00%) Wireless
8 9 (20.00%) TDD
9 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.78%) Biology
9 8 (17.78%) REST
10 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
10 7 (15.56%) DevOps
10 7 (15.56%) Internet of Things
10 7 (15.56%) JSON
10 7 (15.56%) Bluetooth
10 7 (15.56%) SSL
10 7 (15.56%) Internet
10 7 (15.56%) HTML
10 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.56%) CSS
10 7 (15.56%) SQL
10 7 (15.56%) X.509
11 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.11%) GitHub

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 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Wireless
2 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.56%) Bluetooth
3 7 (15.56%) Internet
3 7 (15.56%) SSL
3 7 (15.56%) X.509
4 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.22%) 3G
5 1 (2.22%) 802.15
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) GCC
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) MSTest
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 16 (35.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (28.89%) Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) C++ Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Migration Specialist
9 2 (4.44%) NetApp Specialist
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) REST
2 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
2 7 (15.56%) CSS
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) Ajax
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.22%) OpenCL
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Biology
2 7 (15.56%) Internet of Things
3 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.11%) Informatics
5 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.67%) Oculus Rift
5 3 (6.67%) PlayStation
6 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.22%) Home Automation
6 1 (2.22%) MPEG
6 1 (2.22%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.22%) ThreadX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Software Engineering
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) TDD
4 7 (15.56%) DevOps
5 5 (11.11%) OO
5 5 (11.11%) Open Source
5 5 (11.11%) Open Source Development
6 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.67%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (6.67%) Prototyping
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Web Development
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.22%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (2.22%) SDLC
9 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Embedded C
2 17 (37.78%) C++
2 17 (37.78%) Python
3 12 (26.67%) Perl
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SnapMirror
1 2 (4.44%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Atmel
2 2 (4.44%) Isilon
2 2 (4.44%) NetApp
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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