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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 46 33 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing C 27 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.42% 5.02% 9.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.01% 11.38% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 30
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£420 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.11%
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
385 334 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.80% 44.12% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 194 141
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.69 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -23 15 £425 +9.67% 54
Peterborough +7 2 - - 3
Huntingdon - 1 £420 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (54.35%) C++
2 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 18 (39.13%) Linux
4 17 (36.96%) Embedded C
5 9 (19.57%) Wireless
5 9 (19.57%) C#
5 9 (19.57%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) Degree
7 7 (15.22%) OO
7 7 (15.22%) Python
7 7 (15.22%) Electronics
8 6 (13.04%) HTML
8 6 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (10.87%) Device Driver
9 5 (10.87%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (10.87%) Games
9 5 (10.87%) Doxygen
9 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.87%) Content Management
9 5 (10.87%) 3D Programming
9 5 (10.87%) XML
9 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++
9 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.70%) UNIX
10 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
10 4 (8.70%) NGN
10 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
10 4 (8.70%) VMware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Wireless
2 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) NGN
3 3 (6.52%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
4 2 (4.35%) MGCP
4 2 (4.35%) H.323
4 2 (4.35%) ZigBee
4 2 (4.35%) LTE
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.17%) 3G
5 1 (2.17%) DVB
5 1 (2.17%) 2G
5 1 (2.17%) IGMP
5 1 (2.17%) RTSP
5 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.17%) SNMP
5 1 (2.17%) LDAP
5 1 (2.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (15.22%) Electronics
2 5 (10.87%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Avionics
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Author
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Author
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) Servlets
3 2 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (2.17%) Catalyst
4 1 (2.17%) DBIx::Class
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) Flash
4 1 (2.17%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Device Driver
1 5 (10.87%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) CAN bus
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) MPEG
4 1 (2.17%) DTV
4 1 (2.17%) LIMS
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.17%) VHDL
4 1 (2.17%) Verilog
4 1 (2.17%) STB
4 1 (2.17%) IPTV
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.70%) UNIX
4 3 (6.52%) Windows
5 2 (4.35%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.22%) OO
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) Content Management
3 5 (10.87%) 3D Programming
4 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) UML
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) MVC
6 1 (2.17%) Workflow
6 1 (2.17%) Scrum
6 1 (2.17%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.17%) OOD
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) C++
2 17 (36.96%) Embedded C
3 9 (19.57%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++
6 3 (6.52%) Assembly Language
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.52%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) CCNA
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) CCVP
3 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) VMware
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) Atmel
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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