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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 79 72 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs citing C 68 81 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.21% 2.66% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 6.83% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 52 42
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£350 £368 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 24
Average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £39.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.78 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
1153 1186 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.50% 38.95% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 725 475
Average daily rate £350 £351 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 82
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £25.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Hertfordshire +8 24 £350 +27.27% 16
Cambridgeshire -25 23 £400 +3.22% 59
Essex -7 10 £325 - 16
Norfolk -4 6 £320 +3.22% 3
Bedfordshire +10 4 £375 -6.25% 7
Suffolk +5 1 £180 -52.00% 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 54 (39.13%) C++
2 51 (36.96%) Linux
3 42 (30.43%) Embedded C
3 42 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 23 (16.67%) Windows
5 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.22%) Python
7 20 (14.49%) SQL
7 20 (14.49%) C#
8 18 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (12.32%) Java
9 17 (12.32%) JavaScript
9 17 (12.32%) UNIX
10 16 (11.59%) Degree
11 15 (10.87%) Wireless
11 15 (10.87%) HTML
12 14 (10.14%) Electronics
12 14 (10.14%) Device Driver
13 13 (9.42%) Embedded C++
14 12 (8.70%) Oracle
15 11 (7.97%) Mathematics
15 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
16 10 (7.25%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (7.25%) Finance
17 9 (6.52%) VMware
17 9 (6.52%) Web Services
17 9 (6.52%) UML
17 9 (6.52%) Shell Script
17 9 (6.52%) Cisco
17 9 (6.52%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (1.45%) Kinematics
2 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.72%) nginx
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.72%) Lync
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Simulink
2 7 (5.07%) Doxygen
3 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.87%) Wireless
2 6 (4.35%) HTTP
2 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.62%) SAN
3 5 (3.62%) NAS
4 4 (2.90%) NGN
4 4 (2.90%) WAN
5 3 (2.17%) VoIP
5 3 (2.17%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.17%) LAN
5 3 (2.17%) H.323
5 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.17%) DNS
5 3 (2.17%) SSL
5 3 (2.17%) Internet
5 3 (2.17%) ZigBee
5 3 (2.17%) LTE
6 2 (1.45%) HSUPA
6 2 (1.45%) VLAN
6 2 (1.45%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.90%) Sybase ASE
3 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.17%) SQLite
5 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
1 7 (5.07%) ProC
2 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.90%) Subversion
3 4 (2.90%) JIRA
3 4 (2.90%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.17%) GCC
5 2 (1.45%) Trac
5 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.72%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.72%) GDB
6 1 (0.72%) Redmine
General
1 14 (10.14%) Electronics
2 10 (7.25%) Finance
3 6 (4.35%) Automotive
4 5 (3.62%) Games
4 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Billing
5 4 (2.90%) Avionics
6 3 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Local Government
8 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (25.36%) Software Engineer
2 27 (19.57%) Developer
3 16 (11.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.35%) Systems Architect
7 5 (3.62%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.62%) Author
7 5 (3.62%) Technical Author
8 4 (2.90%) Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Python Developer
8 4 (2.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.17%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.17%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.17%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (2.17%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.87%) HTML
2 9 (6.52%) Web Services
3 7 (5.07%) XML
4 6 (4.35%) JSP
5 5 (3.62%) .NET
6 4 (2.90%) J2EE
6 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.90%) Spring
7 3 (2.17%) CSS
8 2 (1.45%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.45%) Qt
8 2 (1.45%) Java EE
8 2 (1.45%) JSON
8 2 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.45%) HTML5
8 2 (1.45%) CSS3
8 2 (1.45%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.45%) Servlets
8 2 (1.45%) CGI
8 2 (1.45%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.14%) Device Driver
3 11 (7.97%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.07%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.62%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.90%) Replication
9 3 (2.17%) VHDL
10 2 (1.45%) Verilog
10 2 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.45%) PMI
10 2 (1.45%) Robotics
10 2 (1.45%) Mechatronics
10 2 (1.45%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.96%) Linux
2 23 (16.67%) Windows
3 17 (12.32%) UNIX
4 10 (7.25%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.90%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (1.45%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.45%) AIX
6 2 (1.45%) HPUX
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.72%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.72%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.72%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.72%) Fedora
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (6.52%) UML
3 9 (6.52%) Multithreading
4 8 (5.80%) Project Management
4 8 (5.80%) Migration
5 7 (5.07%) Scrum
5 7 (5.07%) OO
6 6 (4.35%) CRM
6 6 (4.35%) Signal Processing
6 6 (4.35%) SDLC
7 5 (3.62%) 3D Programming
7 5 (3.62%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (3.62%) Content Management
7 5 (3.62%) ITIL
7 5 (3.62%) Change Management
7 5 (3.62%) Validation
8 4 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.90%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (39.13%) C++
2 42 (30.43%) Embedded C
3 21 (15.22%) Python
4 20 (14.49%) C#
4 20 (14.49%) SQL
5 17 (12.32%) Java
5 17 (12.32%) JavaScript
6 13 (9.42%) Embedded C++
7 9 (6.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.07%) MATLAB
8 7 (5.07%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.35%) Perl
10 5 (3.62%) Assembly Language
11 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.90%) VB
12 3 (2.17%) Ada
13 2 (1.45%) AWK
13 2 (1.45%) Korn
13 2 (1.45%) sed
13 2 (1.45%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) Degree
2 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) CCVP
4 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) HND
4 2 (1.45%) CCNA
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) JTAG
2 1 (0.72%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.72%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) WCAG
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Firmware
1 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.45%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.72%) Cacti
3 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) Oracle
2 9 (6.52%) Cisco
2 9 (6.52%) VMware
3 8 (5.80%) HP
4 6 (4.35%) IBM
5 5 (3.62%) NetCracker
6 4 (2.90%) Sybase
6 4 (2.90%) NetApp
6 4 (2.90%) Veritas
6 4 (2.90%) Brocade
7 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.17%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.45%) Perforce
8 2 (1.45%) Atmel
9 1 (0.72%) Google
9 1 (0.72%) Tableau
9 1 (0.72%) Facebook
9 1 (0.72%) Adobe
9 1 (0.72%) Cognos
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix
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