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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / East of England
Rank 40 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing C 95 74 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.37% 3.18% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.78% 8.93% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 28
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £297 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.64 £37.50 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.00%

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
881 829 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.54% 35.64% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 485 514
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 85 64
Median hourly rate £40.81 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.10 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.72 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 58 £340 -15.00% 59
Hertfordshire 0 16 £340 - 11
Essex 0 15 £400 -8.57% 3
Suffolk -9 3 £410 - 1
Norfolk +4 2 £325 +6.55%
Bedfordshire +4 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 92 (54.44%) Software Engineering
2 63 (37.28%) C++
3 54 (31.95%) Embedded C
4 47 (27.81%) Linux
5 43 (25.44%) Python
6 35 (20.71%) Degree
7 30 (17.75%) Computer Science
8 28 (16.57%) Windows
9 25 (14.79%) TCP/IP
10 24 (14.20%) SSL
11 22 (13.02%) Perl
11 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (11.83%) Configuration Management
12 20 (11.83%) Security Cleared
13 18 (10.65%) DevOps
14 17 (10.06%) Regression Testing
14 17 (10.06%) Wireless
15 16 (9.47%) Integration Testing
15 16 (9.47%) Relational Database
16 15 (8.88%) HTML
16 15 (8.88%) C#
16 15 (8.88%) Microsoft
17 14 (8.28%) Java
17 14 (8.28%) JavaScript
17 14 (8.28%) SQL
17 14 (8.28%) Finance
18 13 (7.69%) Bash Shell
19 12 (7.10%) SC Cleared
19 12 (7.10%) Internet
19 12 (7.10%) Apache

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 12 (7.10%) Apache
2 7 (4.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.96%) JBoss
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.18%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) Jetty
6 1 (0.59%) Mongrel
6 1 (0.59%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) Doxygen
3 6 (3.55%) Simulink
4 4 (2.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.78%) LabWindows
3 2 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.59%) assyst
4 1 (0.59%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.59%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
2 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.59%) IaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle CX
2 1 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.79%) TCP/IP
2 24 (14.20%) SSL
3 17 (10.06%) Wireless
4 12 (7.10%) Internet
5 8 (4.73%) Firewall
5 8 (4.73%) HTTP
5 8 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (4.73%) X.509
6 6 (3.55%) Bluetooth
7 5 (2.96%) ZigBee
8 4 (2.37%) Network Security
9 3 (1.78%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.78%) RS-422
10 2 (1.18%) DNS
10 2 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.18%) Intranet
10 2 (1.18%) SAN
10 2 (1.18%) Skype
10 2 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.59%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.47%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.51%) MySQL
3 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.78%) Big Data
5 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.59%) SQLite
6 1 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.14%) LabVIEW
4 6 (3.55%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.55%) JIRA
5 5 (2.96%) Subversion
6 4 (2.37%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.78%) GCC
7 3 (1.78%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.18%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.18%) JMeter
8 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.18%) Maven
8 2 (1.18%) Redmine
8 2 (1.18%) Selenium
8 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.59%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.59%) Emacs
9 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (8.28%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Electronics
3 5 (2.96%) Advertising
3 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.37%) Automotive
4 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.78%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.78%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Avionics
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (32.54%) Software Engineer
2 40 (23.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 33 (19.53%) Developer
4 29 (17.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (11.83%) Embedded C Engineer
6 18 (10.65%) Embedded Developer
7 16 (9.47%) C Software Engineer
8 14 (8.28%) C Developer
8 14 (8.28%) Embedded C Developer
9 13 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 10 (5.92%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (4.73%) Architect
11 8 (4.73%) Author
11 8 (4.73%) Python Software Engineer
11 8 (4.73%) Technical Author
12 7 (4.14%) Test Engineer
13 6 (3.55%) Consultant
13 6 (3.55%) Software Validation Engineer
13 6 (3.55%) Validation Engineer
14 5 (2.96%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.88%) HTML
2 9 (5.33%) AngularJS
2 9 (5.33%) REST
3 8 (4.73%) CSS
3 8 (4.73%) JSON
4 7 (4.14%) J2EE
5 6 (3.55%) LAMP
5 6 (3.55%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (3.55%) Middleware
5 6 (3.55%) XML
5 6 (3.55%) XSLT
6 5 (2.96%) .NET
7 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.59%) Ajax
7 1 (0.59%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.59%) JSP
7 1 (0.59%) Servlets
7 1 (0.59%) SOAP
7 1 (0.59%) Spring
7 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.75%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.51%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (4.73%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.55%) Clustering
5 5 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.96%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.78%) Biology
7 3 (1.78%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) HTC Vive
8 2 (1.18%) Oculus Rift
8 2 (1.18%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.18%) Robotics
8 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.59%) BeagleBone
9 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.81%) Linux
2 28 (16.57%) Windows
3 9 (5.33%) Unix
4 8 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.37%) VxWorks
6 4 (2.37%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.78%) NetWare
7 3 (1.78%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.59%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (54.44%) Software Engineering
2 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.83%) Configuration Management
4 18 (10.65%) DevOps
5 17 (10.06%) Regression Testing
6 16 (9.47%) Integration Testing
7 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (5.92%) Open Source
9 9 (5.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.33%) Scrum
9 9 (5.33%) SDLC
9 9 (5.33%) TDD
10 8 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.73%) Kanban
10 8 (4.73%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (4.73%) Validation
11 7 (4.14%) Coaching
11 7 (4.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (4.14%) Migration
11 7 (4.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.28%) C++
2 54 (31.95%) Embedded C
3 43 (25.44%) Python
4 22 (13.02%) Perl
5 15 (8.88%) C#
6 14 (8.28%) Java
6 14 (8.28%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.28%) SQL
7 13 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.51%) MATLAB
9 10 (5.92%) Embedded C++
10 7 (4.14%) Ruby
11 2 (1.18%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.18%) VB
12 1 (0.59%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.59%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.59%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (20.71%) Degree
2 20 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.78%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.18%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.78%) MISRA
2 3 (1.78%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.14%) Docker
3 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) KVM
4 2 (1.18%) LXC
5 1 (0.59%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) Puppet
2 5 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.78%) Ansible
4 2 (1.18%) Salt
4 2 (1.18%) SnapMirror
4 2 (1.18%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.59%) Packer
5 1 (0.59%) SCCM
5 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.51%) Oracle
3 10 (5.92%) VMware
4 6 (3.55%) WSO2
5 4 (2.37%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.78%) Apple
6 3 (1.78%) Serena
7 2 (1.18%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.18%) Atmel
7 2 (1.18%) Brocade
7 2 (1.18%) CA
7 2 (1.18%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.18%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.18%) Isilon
7 2 (1.18%) NetApp
7 2 (1.18%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.18%) Vyatta
8 1 (0.59%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) Remedy
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