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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 60 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing C 87 98 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.06% 4.04% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.14% 9.71% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £720 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 46
Average hourly rate £41.50 £38.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £10.06 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.75 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.20 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.94%
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
1069 1009 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.65% 41.61% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 528 586
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 112 90
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £12.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire -12 51 £400 +2.56% 76
Norfolk +19 18 £320 +28.00% 1
Hertfordshire 0 13 £363 +3.57% 8
Bedfordshire -17 4 £475 +137.50% 2
Essex - - - - 9
Suffolk - - - - 2
East Anglia - - - - 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 52 (32.70%) C++
2 51 (32.08%) Software Engineering
3 37 (23.27%) Embedded C
3 37 (23.27%) Linux
4 35 (22.01%) Python
5 30 (18.87%) SQL
6 26 (16.35%) Windows
6 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (12.58%) Java
8 19 (11.95%) ZigBee
9 18 (11.32%) Degree
10 17 (10.69%) Scrum
10 17 (10.69%) PMI Certification
11 16 (10.06%) HTML
11 16 (10.06%) PRINCE2
11 16 (10.06%) XML
12 15 (9.43%) Project Management
13 14 (8.81%) PMI
13 14 (8.81%) Wireless
13 14 (8.81%) Electronics
14 13 (8.18%) Mathematics
15 12 (7.55%) Internet
15 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (6.92%) Algorithms
16 11 (6.92%) QA
16 11 (6.92%) JIRA
16 11 (6.92%) Embedded C++
16 11 (6.92%) Mainframe
16 11 (6.92%) .NET
16 11 (6.92%) Perl

C
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.89%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.89%) IIS
2 3 (1.89%) Apache
3 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) nginx
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Node.js
4 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) Simulink
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.95%) ZigBee
2 14 (8.81%) Wireless
3 12 (7.55%) Internet
4 10 (6.29%) 3G
5 9 (5.66%) 802.15
5 9 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.03%) GSM
7 7 (4.40%) Bluetooth
7 7 (4.40%) GPRS
8 4 (2.52%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.52%) LTE
9 3 (1.89%) 2G
9 3 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.89%) Firewall
9 3 (1.89%) DNS
9 3 (1.89%) LDAP
10 2 (1.26%) FTP
10 2 (1.26%) X.25
10 2 (1.26%) SSH
10 2 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (3.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.26%) MySQL
4 2 (1.26%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) JIRA
2 4 (2.52%) Subversion
2 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.26%) Ant
3 2 (1.26%) Selenium
3 2 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.26%) Maven
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (8.81%) Electronics
2 9 (5.66%) Finance
3 6 (3.77%) Automotive
4 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Military
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.79%) Software Engineer
2 27 (16.98%) Developer
3 26 (16.35%) Project Manager
4 20 (12.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (8.18%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.55%) C Software Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Consultant
8 8 (5.03%) Analyst
8 8 (5.03%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (5.03%) C Developer
9 6 (3.77%) Architect
9 6 (3.77%) Data Consultant
9 6 (3.77%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Master Data Consultant
10 5 (3.14%) Master Data Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.06%) HTML
1 16 (10.06%) XML
2 11 (6.92%) .NET
3 5 (3.14%) Web Services
4 4 (2.52%) Middleware
5 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (1.89%) JSON
6 2 (1.26%) HTML5
6 2 (1.26%) RESTful
7 1 (0.63%) Qt
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.63%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.63%) FFmpeg
7 1 (0.63%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.63%) JNI
7 1 (0.63%) Ajax
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.63%) jQuery
7 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) PMI
2 13 (8.18%) Mathematics
3 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.92%) Algorithms
4 11 (6.92%) Mainframe
5 10 (6.29%) AS400
5 10 (6.29%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.66%) Client/Server
7 8 (5.03%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (4.40%) Streaming Media
8 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.77%) Informatics
9 6 (3.77%) Statistics
10 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
10 5 (3.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (3.14%) IPTV
11 4 (2.52%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.89%) Cryptography
13 2 (1.26%) CMDB
13 2 (1.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.27%) Linux
2 26 (16.35%) Windows
3 8 (5.03%) AIX
4 5 (3.14%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.14%) UNIX
5 3 (1.89%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.26%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.26%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.08%) Software Engineering
2 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.69%) Scrum
4 16 (10.06%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.43%) Project Management
6 8 (5.03%) UML
6 8 (5.03%) Change Management
6 8 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.03%) Web Development
7 7 (4.40%) Waterfall
7 7 (4.40%) ETL
8 6 (3.77%) Bioinformatics
8 6 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (3.77%) Migration
9 5 (3.14%) Cyber Security
9 5 (3.14%) Manual Testing
9 5 (3.14%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (3.14%) Automated Testing
9 5 (3.14%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.70%) C++
2 37 (23.27%) Embedded C
3 35 (22.01%) Python
4 30 (18.87%) SQL
5 20 (12.58%) Java
6 11 (6.92%) Embedded C++
6 11 (6.92%) Perl
7 8 (5.03%) C#
8 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.52%) Assembly Language
10 3 (1.89%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.26%) COBOL
11 2 (1.26%) Lua
12 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) sed
12 1 (0.63%) AWK
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) JCL
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.32%) Degree
2 17 (10.69%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.40%) PMP
4 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.26%) HND
7 2 (1.26%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
8 1 (0.63%) HNC
8 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) QA
2 7 (4.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Firmware
2 3 (1.89%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) qmail
3 1 (0.63%) Samba
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.26%) OpenView
1 2 (1.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.63%) Bacula
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.66%) Perforce
3 8 (5.03%) Oracle
4 6 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.14%) Planview
5 5 (3.14%) HP
6 4 (2.52%) Citrix
7 3 (1.89%) EMC
7 3 (1.89%) IBM
7 3 (1.89%) Lotus
7 3 (1.89%) SAP
8 2 (1.26%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.26%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) Altera
9 1 (0.63%) Synopsys
9 1 (0.63%) Actel
9 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.63%) Teradata
9 1 (0.63%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.63%) NCR
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