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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 73 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing C 57 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.30% 2.65% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.57% 7.55% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 49
Median daily rate £413 £328 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.95% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
867 1046 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.93% 35.11% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 636 666
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 59 69
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +10 21 £388 -7.73% 48
Hertfordshire +3 9 £460 +41.94% 4
Essex +3 8 £400 +22.60% 7
Suffolk +1 8 £525 +191.66% 1
Bedfordshire +4 6 £425 +9.67% 4
Norfolk -3 5 £320 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 55 (45.83%) C++
2 45 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 37 (30.83%) Embedded C
4 34 (28.33%) Linux
4 34 (28.33%) Python
5 18 (15.00%) Windows
6 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
8 13 (10.83%) MATLAB
9 12 (10.00%) Embedded C++
9 12 (10.00%) Perl
9 12 (10.00%) Degree
9 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (10.00%) Algorithms
10 11 (9.17%) Finance
10 11 (9.17%) Configuration Management
11 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
11 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 10 (8.33%) Project Management
11 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 10 (8.33%) HTML
11 10 (8.33%) Unix
11 10 (8.33%) Device Driver
12 9 (7.50%) Mathematics
12 9 (7.50%) Machine Learning
12 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
13 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
13 8 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (6.67%) Signal Processing

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 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.83%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Simulink
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.83%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) Wireless
2 6 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 6 (5.00%) Internet
2 6 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.50%) DHCP
3 3 (2.50%) DNS
3 3 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.50%) HTTP
3 3 (2.50%) SMTP
3 3 (2.50%) SSL
3 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) 3G
4 2 (1.67%) 802.15
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) SpaceWire
4 2 (1.67%) VLAN
4 2 (1.67%) VPN
4 2 (1.67%) X.509
4 2 (1.67%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.50%) Big Data
1 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) GIS
2 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.33%) GCC
3 3 (2.50%) Hudson
3 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.50%) Subversion
4 2 (1.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.67%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) MorphX
5 1 (0.83%) MSTest
5 1 (0.83%) ProC
5 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) Toad
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Electronics
3 5 (4.17%) Automotive
3 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Avionics
6 2 (1.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (31.67%) Software Engineer
2 32 (26.67%) Developer
3 21 (17.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 18 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Embedded Developer
7 7 (5.83%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Audio Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Audio Software Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) HTML
2 8 (6.67%) CSS
3 7 (5.83%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.00%) JSON
5 5 (4.17%) .NET
6 4 (3.33%) XML
7 3 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.50%) Ajax
7 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.50%) REST
7 3 (2.50%) RESTful
8 2 (1.67%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.67%) CSS3
8 2 (1.67%) HTML5
8 2 (1.67%) jQuery
8 2 (1.67%) Qt
8 2 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.67%) Web Services
9 1 (0.83%) WF
9 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 9 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.33%) CAN bus
5 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.67%) Biology
6 2 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.67%) Informatics
6 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.67%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.67%) VHDL
7 1 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.83%) Mechatronics
7 1 (0.83%) Robotics
7 1 (0.83%) STB
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.33%) Linux
2 18 (15.00%) Windows
3 10 (8.33%) Unix
4 6 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.50%) FreeBSD
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.83%) AIX
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.17%) Configuration Management
4 10 (8.33%) Project Management
5 9 (7.50%) Machine Learning
6 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.67%) Signal Processing
7 7 (5.83%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (5.00%) UML
9 5 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.17%) Open Source
10 4 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.33%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (3.33%) OO
10 4 (3.33%) Refactoring
10 4 (3.33%) Requirements Management
10 4 (3.33%) SFIA
10 4 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.83%) C++
2 37 (30.83%) Embedded C
3 34 (28.33%) Python
4 13 (10.83%) MATLAB
5 12 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 12 (10.00%) Perl
6 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.67%) SQL
8 7 (5.83%) C#
8 7 (5.83%) Java
9 6 (5.00%) ANSI C
10 3 (2.50%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.50%) PHP
10 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.67%) Ruby
11 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.83%) Korn
12 1 (0.83%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) HNC
4 4 (3.33%) HND
4 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.33%) RHCE
5 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCP
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) JTAG
1 4 (3.33%) MISRA
1 4 (3.33%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.67%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) DO-254
3 1 (0.83%) ECSS
3 1 (0.83%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.33%) Docker
3 4 (3.33%) KVM
3 4 (3.33%) LXC
3 4 (3.33%) vCloud
3 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.50%) Cygwin
4 3 (2.50%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (1.67%) SCCM
2 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle
2 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 5 (4.17%) VMware
3 4 (3.33%) Cisco
4 3 (2.50%) Dell
4 3 (2.50%) FireEye
4 3 (2.50%) HP
4 3 (2.50%) IronPort
5 2 (1.67%) Apple
5 2 (1.67%) Intel
6 1 (0.83%) BT
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.83%) Cognos
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.83%) Remedy
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
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