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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 4 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing C 46 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.22% 10.12% 6.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.14% 19.53% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Median daily rate £330 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%

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
176 169 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.57% 51.84% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 90 88
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.13 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% -5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 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 52 (69.33%) Software Engineering
2 41 (54.67%) Embedded C
3 27 (36.00%) C++
3 27 (36.00%) Python
4 22 (29.33%) Degree
4 22 (29.33%) Computer Science
5 16 (21.33%) Regression Testing
6 15 (20.00%) Wireless
7 14 (18.67%) Linux
7 14 (18.67%) HTML
8 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
9 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (14.67%) Perl
9 11 (14.67%) Internet
10 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (10.67%) SSL
12 8 (10.67%) CSS
12 8 (10.67%) X.509
12 8 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (10.67%) JSON
12 8 (10.67%) DevOps
12 8 (10.67%) Internet of Things
12 8 (10.67%) REST
12 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
13 7 (9.33%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (9.33%) Unix
13 7 (9.33%) C#
13 7 (9.33%) Bluetooth
14 6 (8.00%) Eclipse

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 6 (8.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) Wireless
2 11 (14.67%) Internet
3 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.67%) SSL
4 8 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (10.67%) X.509
5 7 (9.33%) Bluetooth
6 5 (6.67%) ZigBee
7 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.67%) Firewall
7 2 (2.67%) SAN
7 2 (2.67%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.33%) 802.15
8 1 (1.33%) HTTP
8 1 (1.33%) LDAP
8 1 (1.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.33%) Big Data
2 4 (5.33%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) GCC
4 1 (1.33%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.33%) GDB
4 1 (1.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Advertising
2 3 (4.00%) Games
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 29 (38.67%) Software Engineer
3 22 (29.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (25.33%) Developer
5 17 (22.67%) Embedded C Engineer
6 12 (16.00%) C Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded C Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Embedded Developer
7 10 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 9 (12.00%) Python Software Engineer
9 7 (9.33%) Author
9 7 (9.33%) Technical Author
10 3 (4.00%) Audio Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Audio Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 3 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Migration Specialist
11 2 (2.67%) NetApp Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) HTML
2 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
2 8 (10.67%) CSS
2 8 (10.67%) JSON
2 8 (10.67%) REST
3 6 (8.00%) XML
3 6 (8.00%) XSLT
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.67%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.33%) Biology
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.00%) HTC Vive
4 3 (4.00%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (4.00%) PlayStation
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.33%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (2.67%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.67%) Windows
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (69.33%) Software Engineering
2 16 (21.33%) Regression Testing
3 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.67%) DevOps
5 7 (9.33%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) SDLC
7 4 (5.33%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (5.33%) High Availability
8 3 (4.00%) Machine Learning
8 3 (4.00%) Prototyping
8 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.00%) Signal Processing
8 3 (4.00%) TDD
8 3 (4.00%) Web Development
9 2 (2.67%) Application Virtualisation
9 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.67%) Migration
9 2 (2.67%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.33%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) Embedded C
2 27 (36.00%) C++
2 27 (36.00%) Python
3 11 (14.67%) Perl
4 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.33%) C#
6 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.00%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.67%) SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
1 2 (2.67%) KVM
1 2 (2.67%) LXC
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SnapMirror
1 2 (2.67%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Brocade
3 2 (2.67%) CA
3 2 (2.67%) Isilon
3 2 (2.67%) NetApp
3 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
3 2 (2.67%) VMware
3 2 (2.67%) Vyatta
4 1 (1.33%) Atmel
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
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