The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 26 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing C 33 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.36% 2.88% 6.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.27% 7.19% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 16
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +13.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +8.95%
C
East of England

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
269 292 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.67% 40.05% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 164 152
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 19 £343 -12.17% 60
Peterborough +13 4 £460 - 1
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 39 (58.21%) C++
2 34 (50.75%) Python
3 31 (46.27%) Software Engineering
4 28 (41.79%) Embedded C
5 21 (31.34%) Perl
6 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
7 16 (23.88%) HTML
7 16 (23.88%) CSS
7 16 (23.88%) Linux
7 16 (23.88%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (22.39%) Bluetooth
8 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
9 14 (20.90%) Internet
10 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
10 12 (17.91%) Ajax
11 11 (16.42%) SSL
11 11 (16.42%) HTTP
11 11 (16.42%) 802.15
11 11 (16.42%) X.509
11 11 (16.42%) Algorithms
11 11 (16.42%) 802.1X
11 11 (16.42%) JSON
11 11 (16.42%) ZigBee
11 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
11 11 (16.42%) REST
12 10 (14.93%) Mathematics
12 10 (14.93%) MATLAB
12 10 (14.93%) Wireless
13 9 (13.43%) Signal Processing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Drupal
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.49%) Node.js
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
1 2 (2.99%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) GitHub
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (22.39%) Bluetooth
3 14 (20.90%) Internet
4 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
5 11 (16.42%) 802.15
5 11 (16.42%) HTTP
5 11 (16.42%) SSL
5 11 (16.42%) X.509
5 11 (16.42%) ZigBee
6 10 (14.93%) Wireless
7 2 (2.99%) 3G
8 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.49%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) Hudson
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.99%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.49%) MorphX
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.49%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.97%) Electronics
2 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
1 19 (28.36%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) Software Engineer
3 15 (22.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) DSP Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Embedded C Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Audio DSP Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Audio Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Audio Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) DSP Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) CSS
1 16 (23.88%) HTML
2 15 (22.39%) AngularJS
3 12 (17.91%) Ajax
4 11 (16.42%) 802.1X
4 11 (16.42%) JSON
4 11 (16.42%) REST
5 3 (4.48%) jQuery
6 2 (2.99%) .NET
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.99%) SciPy
6 2 (2.99%) XML
7 1 (1.49%) CSS3
7 1 (1.49%) HTML5
7 1 (1.49%) Mason
7 1 (1.49%) NumPy
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.49%) Web Services
7 1 (1.49%) XSD
7 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Algorithms
2 10 (14.93%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.43%) Internet of Things
4 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.46%) Smart Meter
6 4 (5.97%) Biology
6 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.97%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Unix
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.43%) Signal Processing
4 7 (10.45%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (10.45%) Machine Learning
5 6 (8.96%) High Availability
5 6 (8.96%) Validation
6 4 (5.97%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (5.97%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (5.97%) Line Management
6 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.97%) Parallel Computing
6 4 (5.97%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.48%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (4.48%) Refactoring
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.99%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.99%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) C++
2 34 (50.75%) Python
3 28 (41.79%) Embedded C
4 21 (31.34%) Perl
5 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
7 10 (14.93%) MATLAB
8 6 (8.96%) C#
9 3 (4.48%) Java
9 3 (4.48%) PHP
10 2 (2.99%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.99%) SQL
11 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.49%) Ruby
11 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.48%) HNC
3 3 (4.48%) HND
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
1 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Apple
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix
3 1 (1.49%) Intel
3 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.49%) Lauterbach
3 1 (1.49%) Nintex
3 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) Siebel
3 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.49%) VMware
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