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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 75 70 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Contract jobs citing C 75 74 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.54% 2.52% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 6.64% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 57
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£338 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £31.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +30.43%
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
1050 1114 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.58% 37.93% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 657 490
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 62 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £26.09 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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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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 -17 27 £420 +5.00% 58
Hertfordshire -1 25 £325 +18.01% 18
Essex -4 12 £326 +0.38% 15
Norfolk +3 8 £320 +28.00%
Bedfordshire +3 2 £375 +70.45% 4
Suffolk +13 1 £180 - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 49 (38.89%) C++
1 49 (38.89%) Linux
2 43 (34.13%) Software Engineering
3 39 (30.95%) Embedded C
4 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (15.08%) C#
6 18 (14.29%) UNIX
6 18 (14.29%) Python
7 17 (13.49%) Windows
8 16 (12.70%) SQL
9 15 (11.90%) Java
9 15 (11.90%) Wireless
9 15 (11.90%) Degree
10 14 (11.11%) Electronics
10 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (10.32%) Device Driver
11 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
11 13 (10.32%) HTML
12 11 (8.73%) Oracle
12 11 (8.73%) UML
13 10 (7.94%) Mathematics
14 9 (7.14%) Embedded C++
14 9 (7.14%) Shell Script
14 9 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (6.35%) Finance
15 8 (6.35%) Cisco
15 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
15 8 (6.35%) Multithreading
15 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
16 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (1.59%) Kinematics
2 2 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) nginx
3 1 (0.79%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Doxygen
2 6 (4.76%) Simulink
3 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) Wireless
2 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.76%) HTTP
4 5 (3.97%) SAN
4 5 (3.97%) NAS
5 4 (3.17%) LTE
5 4 (3.17%) NGN
5 4 (3.17%) DNS
6 3 (2.38%) SSL
6 3 (2.38%) Internet
6 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.38%) H.323
6 3 (2.38%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.38%) VoIP
6 3 (2.38%) GSM
7 2 (1.59%) LAN
7 2 (1.59%) LDAP
7 2 (1.59%) ATM
7 2 (1.59%) WLAN
7 2 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.59%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.59%) SQLite
3 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 6 (4.76%) ProC
2 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.17%) Subversion
3 4 (3.17%) JIRA
3 4 (3.17%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.38%) GCC
5 2 (1.59%) Trac
5 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.79%) GDB
6 1 (0.79%) Redmine
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (11.11%) Electronics
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
3 5 (3.97%) Games
3 5 (3.97%) Billing
4 4 (3.17%) Automotive
4 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Avionics
5 3 (2.38%) Marketing
5 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (26.19%) Software Engineer
2 25 (19.84%) Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.14%) Architect
6 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Systems Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Embedded Software Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Author
8 5 (3.97%) Technical Author
9 4 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Analyst
10 3 (2.38%) Consultant
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.38%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications Specialist
11 2 (1.59%) Ada Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) HTML
2 6 (4.76%) Web Services
2 6 (4.76%) XML
3 4 (3.17%) .NET
4 3 (2.38%) JSP
4 3 (2.38%) JSON
5 2 (1.59%) WCF
5 2 (1.59%) jQuery
5 2 (1.59%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.59%) Spring
5 2 (1.59%) RESTful
5 2 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.59%) HTML5
5 2 (1.59%) OpenCV
5 2 (1.59%) Servlets
5 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.59%) J2EE
5 2 (1.59%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) Device Driver
3 10 (7.94%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.97%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (3.17%) Replication
7 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.38%) VHDL
9 2 (1.59%) Verilog
9 2 (1.59%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.59%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.59%) Robotics
9 2 (1.59%) Mechatronics
9 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.89%) Linux
2 18 (14.29%) UNIX
3 17 (13.49%) Windows
4 9 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.17%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (1.59%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.59%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Fedora
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
7 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.13%) Software Engineering
2 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.73%) UML
4 8 (6.35%) Multithreading
5 7 (5.56%) OO
5 7 (5.56%) Project Management
5 7 (5.56%) Scrum
6 6 (4.76%) CRM
7 5 (3.97%) ITIL
7 5 (3.97%) Change Management
7 5 (3.97%) Migration
7 5 (3.97%) Content Management
7 5 (3.97%) Signal Processing
7 5 (3.97%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (3.97%) 3D Programming
7 5 (3.97%) SDLC
8 4 (3.17%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.17%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.89%) C++
2 39 (30.95%) Embedded C
3 19 (15.08%) C#
4 18 (14.29%) Python
5 16 (12.70%) SQL
6 15 (11.90%) Java
7 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.14%) Embedded C++
9 6 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.76%) Perl
10 4 (3.17%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.38%) Ada
12 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.59%) VB
12 2 (1.59%) Lua
12 2 (1.59%) VC++
12 2 (1.59%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Degree
2 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) CCVP
4 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) HND
4 2 (1.59%) CCNA
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) JTAG
2 1 (0.79%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.79%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Firmware
1 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.59%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Oracle
2 8 (6.35%) Cisco
3 6 (4.76%) IBM
3 6 (4.76%) HP
3 6 (4.76%) VMware
4 5 (3.97%) NetCracker
5 4 (3.17%) Brocade
5 4 (3.17%) NetApp
5 4 (3.17%) Veritas
6 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.59%) Sybase
7 2 (1.59%) Atmel
7 2 (1.59%) Google
7 2 (1.59%) Facebook
7 2 (1.59%) Perforce
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.79%) Serena
8 1 (0.79%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.79%) Tableau
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