The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 13 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing C 55 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.77% 6.60% 5.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.90% 15.88% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 22
Median daily rate £330 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.50 £46.00
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
291 233 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 51.69% 41.53% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 128 182
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 33
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 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.00
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 Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Cambridgeshire region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cambridgeshire region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 46 £330 +10.00% 68
Peterborough - 2 - - 2
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C.

1 61 (66.30%) Software Engineering
2 45 (48.91%) Embedded C
3 37 (40.22%) C++
4 30 (32.61%) Degree
5 28 (30.43%) Python
6 25 (27.17%) Linux
6 25 (27.17%) Computer Science
7 17 (18.48%) Regression Testing
8 15 (16.30%) Wireless
9 14 (15.22%) HTML
10 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 12 (13.04%) C#
11 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
11 11 (11.96%) Perl
11 11 (11.96%) Internet
12 10 (10.87%) Windows
12 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.78%) SSL
14 8 (8.70%) REST
14 8 (8.70%) DevOps
14 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
14 8 (8.70%) Internet of Things
14 8 (8.70%) Bluetooth
14 8 (8.70%) CSS
14 8 (8.70%) X.509
14 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (8.70%) JSON
15 7 (7.61%) Unix
15 7 (7.61%) Embedded Systems

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (6.52%) Doxygen
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.09%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.09%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) Wireless
2 11 (11.96%) Internet
3 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.78%) SSL
5 8 (8.70%) Bluetooth
5 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (8.70%) X.509
6 5 (5.43%) ZigBee
7 4 (4.35%) Network Security
8 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.17%) Firewall
8 2 (2.17%) SAN
8 2 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.09%) 802.15
9 1 (1.09%) HTTP
9 1 (1.09%) LDAP
9 1 (1.09%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.35%) Big Data
2 4 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.43%) LabVIEW
3 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) GCC
4 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) CMake
5 1 (1.09%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.09%) GDB
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Electronics
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
3 3 (3.26%) Games
3 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
4 2 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Avionics
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Software Engineer
2 34 (36.96%) Embedded Engineer
3 25 (27.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (21.74%) Developer
5 19 (20.65%) Embedded C Engineer
6 13 (14.13%) Embedded Developer
7 12 (13.04%) C Developer
7 12 (13.04%) C Software Engineer
7 12 (13.04%) Embedded C Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 9 (9.78%) Python Software Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Author
9 7 (7.61%) Technical Author
10 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) Audio Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) Audio Software Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) C++ Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) System Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) HTML
2 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 8 (8.70%) CSS
2 8 (8.70%) JSON
2 8 (8.70%) REST
3 6 (6.52%) XML
3 6 (6.52%) XSLT
4 2 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.09%) Ajax
5 1 (1.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.70%) Internet of Things
3 7 (7.61%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.43%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.35%) Biology
5 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.26%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.26%) HTC Vive
6 3 (3.26%) Oculus Rift
6 3 (3.26%) PlayStation
7 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.09%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.09%) Robotics
8 1 (1.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) Unix
4 4 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.35%) VxWorks
5 3 (3.26%) Nucleus RTOS
5 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) Software Engineering
2 17 (18.48%) Regression Testing
3 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.70%) DevOps
5 7 (7.61%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (6.52%) SDLC
7 5 (5.43%) Migration
8 4 (4.35%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (4.35%) Code Coverage
8 4 (4.35%) High Availability
8 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.26%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.26%) Machine Learning
9 3 (3.26%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.26%) Project Management
9 3 (3.26%) Prototyping
9 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.26%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) Embedded C
2 37 (40.22%) C++
3 28 (30.43%) Python
4 12 (13.04%) C#
5 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.96%) Perl
6 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.26%) Embedded C++
7 3 (3.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.17%) SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) Postgraduate
3 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) Docker
3 2 (2.17%) KVM
3 2 (2.17%) LXC
4 1 (1.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SnapMirror
1 2 (2.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) VMware
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.17%) Atmel
4 2 (2.17%) Brocade
4 2 (2.17%) CA
4 2 (2.17%) Isilon
4 2 (2.17%) NetApp
4 2 (2.17%) Riverbed
4 2 (2.17%) Vyatta
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago