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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 17 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing C 40 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.53% 4.02% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.21% 8.25% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 20
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £220 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 6
Median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.50 £27.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.55%
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
263 400 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.53% 48.78% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 217 203
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.20 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 31 - - 49
Peterborough +7 3 £350 +12.90%
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 30 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 23 (37.10%) C++
3 22 (35.48%) Embedded C
4 20 (32.26%) Linux
5 19 (30.65%) Python
6 17 (27.42%) Relational Database
7 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (24.19%) Degree
9 14 (22.58%) Perl
10 10 (16.13%) Unix
11 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
11 9 (14.52%) Biology
11 9 (14.52%) TDD
11 9 (14.52%) Wireless
11 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.52%) REST
12 8 (12.90%) Open Source
12 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.90%) DevOps
12 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
12 8 (12.90%) JSON
12 8 (12.90%) Bluetooth
12 8 (12.90%) CSS
12 8 (12.90%) HTML
12 8 (12.90%) C#
12 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
12 8 (12.90%) SSL
12 8 (12.90%) Internet
12 8 (12.90%) X.509
13 7 (11.29%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
1 9 (14.52%) Wireless
2 8 (12.90%) Bluetooth
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
2 8 (12.90%) SSL
2 8 (12.90%) X.509
3 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) 3G
5 1 (1.61%) 802.15
5 1 (1.61%) BGP
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) MPLS
5 1 (1.61%) VLAN
5 1 (1.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.23%) GIS
5 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) LabVIEW
1 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.61%) GCC
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) MSTest
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Software Engineer
2 20 (32.26%) Embedded Engineer
3 16 (25.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (22.58%) Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Architect
9 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) REST
2 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 8 (12.90%) CSS
2 8 (12.90%) HTML
2 8 (12.90%) JSON
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.61%) Ajax
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.61%) OpenCL
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (14.52%) Biology
2 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Informatics
5 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.84%) Oculus Rift
6 3 (4.84%) PlayStation
7 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.61%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.61%) MPEG
8 1 (1.61%) STB
8 1 (1.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Unix
3 3 (4.84%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Nucleus RTOS
3 3 (4.84%) VxWorks
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.52%) TDD
4 8 (12.90%) DevOps
4 8 (12.90%) Open Source
5 5 (8.06%) OO
5 5 (8.06%) Open Source Development
6 4 (6.45%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Refactoring
7 3 (4.84%) Prototyping
7 3 (4.84%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) UML
7 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) C++
2 22 (35.48%) Embedded C
3 19 (30.65%) Python
4 14 (22.58%) Perl
5 8 (12.90%) C#
5 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.29%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.61%) Java
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) HNC
3 2 (3.23%) HND
3 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Firmware
1 2 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) SnapMirror
1 2 (3.23%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) Atmel
2 2 (3.23%) Isilon
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) NetApp
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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