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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 5 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing C 41 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.34% 6.35% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.29% 15.06% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 7
Median daily rate £413 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £343 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £343 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £31.50 £38.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £51.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

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
140 166 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.95% 42.13% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 92 96
Median daily rate £400 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 8
Median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £55.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 February 2017, 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 47 (59.49%) Embedded C
2 43 (54.43%) Software Engineering
3 37 (46.84%) Python
4 29 (36.71%) Degree
5 23 (29.11%) C++
6 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
7 16 (20.25%) Regression Testing
8 13 (16.46%) Performance Analysis
8 13 (16.46%) HTML
9 12 (15.19%) Linux
10 11 (13.92%) Mathematics
10 11 (13.92%) Electronics
10 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
11 10 (12.66%) Wireless
12 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
12 9 (11.39%) XML
12 9 (11.39%) XSLT
12 9 (11.39%) Doxygen
13 8 (10.13%) Internet
14 7 (8.86%) Perl
15 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
16 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
16 5 (6.33%) SDLC
17 4 (5.06%) DevOps
17 4 (5.06%) Internet of Things
17 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
17 4 (5.06%) REST
17 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
17 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
17 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (11.39%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Wireless
2 8 (10.13%) Internet
3 4 (5.06%) SSL
3 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.06%) X.509
3 4 (5.06%) ZigBee
4 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) SAN
4 2 (2.53%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.27%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.27%) GCC
4 1 (1.27%) GDB
4 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (13.92%) Electronics
1 11 (13.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Embedded Engineer
2 26 (32.91%) Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Software Engineer
4 20 (25.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (21.52%) Embedded Developer
6 15 (18.99%) Embedded C Engineer
7 13 (16.46%) Author
7 13 (16.46%) Technical Author
8 12 (15.19%) C Developer
8 12 (15.19%) Embedded C Developer
9 11 (13.92%) Python Developer
10 9 (11.39%) C Software Engineer
10 9 (11.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) Python Software Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) Audio Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) Audio Software Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 2 (2.53%) Cryptography Engineer
13 2 (2.53%) Migration Specialist
13 2 (2.53%) NetApp Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) HTML
2 9 (11.39%) XML
2 9 (11.39%) XSLT
3 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.06%) CSS
3 4 (5.06%) JSON
3 4 (5.06%) REST
4 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Robotics
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) CESG
5 1 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.27%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Unix
3 3 (3.80%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.27%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.25%) Regression Testing
3 13 (16.46%) Performance Analysis
4 11 (13.92%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.33%) SDLC
6 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.06%) DevOps
7 3 (3.80%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.80%) High Availability
7 3 (3.80%) Machine Learning
7 3 (3.80%) Signal Processing
8 2 (2.53%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (2.53%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.53%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (2.53%) Migration
8 2 (2.53%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.27%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.27%) Prototyping
9 1 (1.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) Embedded C
2 37 (46.84%) Python
3 23 (29.11%) C++
4 7 (8.86%) Perl
5 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.80%) C#
7 3 (3.80%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) CLAS
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.27%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
1 2 (2.53%) KVM
1 2 (2.53%) LXC
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SnapMirror
1 2 (2.53%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) Brocade
2 2 (2.53%) CA
2 2 (2.53%) Isilon
2 2 (2.53%) NetApp
2 2 (2.53%) Riverbed
2 2 (2.53%) VMware
2 2 (2.53%) Vyatta
3 1 (1.27%) Atmel
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.27%) SAP
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