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 15 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 40 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing C 32 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.06% 4.13% 7.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.64% 9.78% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 12
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £369 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -11.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £18.44 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £41.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -9.45%
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
332 317 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.08% 42.21% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 132 168
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 64
Average hourly rate £57.50 £38.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
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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 -6 25 £350 +16.66% 51
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 36 (45.57%) Software Engineering
2 31 (39.24%) Linux
3 28 (35.44%) Embedded C
4 25 (31.65%) Python
5 20 (25.32%) C++
6 16 (20.25%) ZigBee
7 15 (18.99%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.19%) Device Driver
9 12 (15.19%) Scrum
10 11 (13.92%) Embedded C++
11 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
11 10 (12.66%) Java
12 9 (11.39%) Bluetooth
12 9 (11.39%) MPEG
12 9 (11.39%) Electronics
12 9 (11.39%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (10.13%) Wireless
13 8 (10.13%) GSM
13 8 (10.13%) Windows
14 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
14 7 (8.86%) 3G
14 7 (8.86%) IPTV
15 6 (7.59%) Degree
15 6 (7.59%) Ruby
15 6 (7.59%) Subversion
15 6 (7.59%) 2G
15 6 (7.59%) OO
16 5 (6.33%) PHP
16 5 (6.33%) UNIX

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) SAS
1 1 (1.27%) nginx
1 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) ZigBee
2 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.39%) Bluetooth
4 8 (10.13%) GSM
4 8 (10.13%) Wireless
5 7 (8.86%) 3G
6 6 (7.59%) 2G
7 5 (6.33%) RTP
7 5 (6.33%) Internet
8 4 (5.06%) 802.15
8 4 (5.06%) Broadband
9 3 (3.80%) GPRS
9 3 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.53%) RTSP
10 2 (2.53%) DLNA
11 1 (1.27%) LTE
11 1 (1.27%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.27%) Firewall
11 1 (1.27%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Subversion
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 9 (11.39%) Electronics
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Software Engineer
2 19 (24.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) C Developer
5 6 (7.59%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Principle Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Citrix Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Citrix Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.53%) Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) GStreamer
2 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.27%) JSON
3 1 (1.27%) OSGi
3 1 (1.27%) FFmpeg
3 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Device Driver
2 9 (11.39%) MPEG
2 9 (11.39%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (8.86%) IPTV
4 5 (6.33%) Streaming Video
4 5 (6.33%) Open Source
5 4 (5.06%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.80%) Firmware
6 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.53%) DTV
7 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.53%) Interactive TV
7 2 (2.53%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.27%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.27%) Statistics
8 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.27%) VHDL
8 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Linux
2 15 (18.99%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Software Engineering
2 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) Scrum
4 6 (7.59%) OO
5 4 (5.06%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.06%) DevOps
6 3 (3.80%) User Stories
6 3 (3.80%) Automated Testing
6 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.80%) Data Management
6 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.53%) DRM
7 2 (2.53%) Project Management
7 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.53%) UML
7 2 (2.53%) TDD
7 2 (2.53%) Cyber Security
7 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) Embedded C
2 25 (31.65%) Python
3 20 (25.32%) C++
4 11 (13.92%) Embedded C++
5 10 (12.66%) Java
6 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.59%) Ruby
8 5 (6.33%) PHP
9 3 (3.80%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.27%) sed
11 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.27%) AWK
11 1 (1.27%) VBScript
11 1 (1.27%) C#
11 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.53%) PMP
2 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) Samba
1 1 (1.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Perforce
2 4 (5.06%) Citrix
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) EMC
4 2 (2.53%) CA
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) AppSense
5 1 (1.27%) Planview
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
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