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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 46 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing C 32 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.82% 4.65% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.79% 10.63% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £460 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £23.88 £24.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
411 367 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.05% 43.74% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 229 140
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £267 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 19
Average hourly rate £39.25 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.36% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -17 16 £363 -3.33% 59
Huntingdon - 3 £420 - 1
Peterborough +1 2 £310 - 3
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 30 (54.55%) C++
2 21 (38.18%) Software Engineering
3 18 (32.73%) Embedded C
4 14 (25.45%) Linux
5 13 (23.64%) Wireless
6 12 (21.82%) Python
7 10 (18.18%) Java
7 10 (18.18%) C#
8 9 (16.36%) Degree
9 8 (14.55%) HTML
9 8 (14.55%) Embedded C++
10 7 (12.73%) Electronics
10 7 (12.73%) OO
10 7 (12.73%) XML
11 6 (10.91%) SQL
11 6 (10.91%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (9.09%) Doxygen
12 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.09%) Content Management
12 5 (9.09%) Project Management
12 5 (9.09%) Device Driver
12 5 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (9.09%) Games
12 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 5 (9.09%) 3D Programming
12 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.27%) NGN
13 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
13 4 (7.27%) ZigBee

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (5.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Mule
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.82%) Lync
2 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Wireless
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.27%) NGN
3 4 (7.27%) ZigBee
4 3 (5.45%) HTTP
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (3.64%) MGCP
5 2 (3.64%) H.323
5 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.64%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.64%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.82%) Intranet
6 1 (1.82%) DVB
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) ATM
6 1 (1.82%) IGMP
6 1 (1.82%) RTSP
6 1 (1.82%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.82%) Hudson
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.73%) Electronics
2 5 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Avionics
4 1 (1.82%) Military
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Software Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Systems Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Author
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Author
5 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Software Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Junior
6 2 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) Java EE
3 2 (3.64%) Qt
3 2 (3.64%) Ember.js
3 2 (3.64%) Servlets
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) Struts
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.82%) Catalyst
4 1 (1.82%) DBIx::Class
4 1 (1.82%) SciPy
4 1 (1.82%) NumPy
4 1 (1.82%) Twisted
4 1 (1.82%) JDBC
4 1 (1.82%) JSP
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 5 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.82%) MPEG
5 1 (1.82%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) DTV
5 1 (1.82%) LIMS
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.73%) OO
3 5 (9.09%) Project Management
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.09%) Content Management
3 5 (9.09%) 3D Programming
4 4 (7.27%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.45%) Change Management
5 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.64%) Build Automation
6 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.82%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.82%) System Testing
7 1 (1.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) C++
2 18 (32.73%) Embedded C
3 12 (21.82%) Python
4 10 (18.18%) C#
4 10 (18.18%) Java
5 8 (14.55%) Embedded C++
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.27%) Assembly Language
9 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.64%) Perl
11 1 (1.82%) XQuery
11 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.82%) XPath
11 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) CCVP
2 2 (3.64%) CCNA
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.82%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle
1 4 (7.27%) VMware
2 2 (3.64%) Atmel
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix
3 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
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