The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 48 51 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing C 80 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.55% 3.45% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.81% 9.24% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 47
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 13
Median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.13 £36.30 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
C
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 East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
908 974 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.25% 37.36% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 561 735
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 103 50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

C
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

C Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

C
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Cambridgeshire +2 46 £330 -12.00% 53
Hertfordshire +3 16 £431 - 10
Essex -6 11 £470 -10.47%
Bedfordshire -3 4 £675 +134.78% 10
Norfolk +7 3 £325 +11.11%
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for C.

1 74 (48.37%) Software Engineering
2 50 (32.68%) C++
3 46 (30.07%) Embedded C
4 36 (23.53%) Linux
5 35 (22.88%) Degree
6 29 (18.95%) Python
7 25 (16.34%) Computer Science
8 22 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (14.38%) Windows
9 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 19 (12.42%) Finance
10 19 (12.42%) Relational Database
11 18 (11.76%) Perl
12 17 (11.11%) Wireless
13 16 (10.46%) Integration Testing
14 14 (9.15%) SQL
14 14 (9.15%) C#
14 14 (9.15%) Unix
14 14 (9.15%) SSL
14 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (8.50%) Open Source
15 13 (8.50%) TCP/IP
15 13 (8.50%) Regression Testing
15 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
16 12 (7.84%) DevOps
17 11 (7.19%) Dynamics NAV
17 11 (7.19%) TDD
17 11 (7.19%) Validation
17 11 (7.19%) JavaScript

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.27%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.31%) Apache
2 2 (1.31%) IIS
2 2 (1.31%) JBoss
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.65%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.92%) Simulink
3 5 (3.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.65%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.65%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (7.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.61%) LabWindows
3 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.65%) assyst
4 1 (0.65%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.65%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.11%) Wireless
2 14 (9.15%) SSL
3 13 (8.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.54%) Internet
5 8 (5.23%) Bluetooth
5 8 (5.23%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (5.23%) X.509
6 5 (3.27%) ZigBee
7 4 (2.61%) DNS
7 4 (2.61%) HTTP
7 4 (2.61%) Network Security
7 4 (2.61%) RS-422
8 3 (1.96%) DHCP
8 3 (1.96%) SMTP
9 2 (1.31%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.31%) Skype
9 2 (1.31%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.65%) 802.15
10 1 (0.65%) Intranet
10 1 (0.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.58%) MySQL
3 4 (2.61%) Big Data
4 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.27%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.61%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.96%) GCC
4 3 (1.96%) JIRA
4 3 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.31%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.31%) Redmine
5 2 (1.31%) Subversion
5 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.65%) CMake
6 1 (0.65%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Emacs
6 1 (0.65%) GDB
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (12.42%) Finance
2 6 (3.92%) Electronics
3 5 (3.27%) Advertising
3 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.61%) Automotive
4 4 (2.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Games
5 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Avionics
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (30.72%) Software Engineer
2 34 (22.22%) Developer
3 31 (20.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 24 (15.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
6 16 (10.46%) Embedded C Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Embedded Developer
8 12 (7.84%) C Developer
8 12 (7.84%) Embedded C Developer
9 11 (7.19%) Architect
9 11 (7.19%) Test Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Python Software Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Software Test Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Software Validation Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.54%) HTML
2 9 (5.88%) REST
3 8 (5.23%) AngularJS
3 8 (5.23%) CSS
3 8 (5.23%) JSON
4 4 (2.61%) .NET
5 2 (1.31%) J2EE
5 2 (1.31%) Middleware
6 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.65%) Ajax
6 1 (0.65%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.65%) POSIX
6 1 (0.65%) Qt
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) WCF
6 1 (0.65%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.34%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.88%) Biology
4 8 (5.23%) Internet of Things
5 7 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.27%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.27%) Informatics
8 3 (1.96%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.96%) HTC Vive
8 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.96%) Oculus Rift
8 3 (1.96%) PlayStation
9 2 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.65%) BeagleBone
10 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) STB
10 1 (0.65%) VHDL
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.53%) Linux
2 22 (14.38%) Windows
3 14 (9.15%) Unix
4 7 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.27%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.96%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (1.96%) VxWorks
8 3 (1.96%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.65%) NetWare
9 1 (0.65%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.37%) Software Engineering
2 22 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.46%) Integration Testing
4 13 (8.50%) Open Source
4 13 (8.50%) Regression Testing
4 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (7.84%) DevOps
6 11 (7.19%) TDD
6 11 (7.19%) Validation
7 10 (6.54%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.88%) Project Management
9 6 (3.92%) Coaching
9 6 (3.92%) ITIL
9 6 (3.92%) Migration
9 6 (3.92%) OO
9 6 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.92%) Test Strategy
10 5 (3.27%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.68%) C++
2 46 (30.07%) Embedded C
3 29 (18.95%) Python
4 18 (11.76%) Perl
5 14 (9.15%) C#
5 14 (9.15%) SQL
6 11 (7.19%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.23%) Java
7 8 (5.23%) MATLAB
8 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.92%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.31%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.65%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.65%) COBOL
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (22.88%) Degree
2 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.31%) MCP
6 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.65%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) MISRA
1 6 (3.92%) MISRA C
2 3 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.31%) Docker
3 2 (1.31%) Snort
4 1 (0.65%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.65%) Firmware
4 1 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.96%) Puppet
3 2 (1.31%) SnapMirror
3 2 (1.31%) SnapVault
4 1 (0.65%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) Packer
4 1 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle
3 4 (2.61%) Cisco
3 4 (2.61%) Serena
3 4 (2.61%) VMware
4 3 (1.96%) Dell
4 3 (1.96%) HP
4 3 (1.96%) IronPort
4 3 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.96%) WSO2
5 2 (1.31%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.31%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.31%) Cognos
5 2 (1.31%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.31%) IBM
5 2 (1.31%) Isilon
5 2 (1.31%) NetApp
5 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.31%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.65%) Atmel
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