The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 12 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.08% - 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £85
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -
C
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 21.54% 20.83% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £225 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +46.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

C
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Chelmsford region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Chelmsford region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

C
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 4 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Automotive
3 2 (33.33%) MISRA
3 2 (33.33%) ANSI C
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) JTAG
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) CAN bus
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) ISO26262
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (33.33%) CAN bus
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) ANSI C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) JTAG
1 2 (33.33%) MISRA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO26262
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware