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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 66 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing C 58 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.26% 3.68% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.39% 9.15% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £28.70 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £42.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
908 918 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.39% 40.21% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 500 548
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 90 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.35 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -1.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -18 37 £395 +4.63% 107
Hertfordshire +1 14 £350 +27.27% 13
Norfolk +7 6 £250 -37.50% 4
Bedfordshire -17 1 - - 3
Suffolk - - - - 2
Essex - - - - 9
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 50 (35.21%) C++
2 49 (34.51%) Software Engineering
3 40 (28.17%) Embedded C
4 36 (25.35%) Linux
5 31 (21.83%) Python
6 26 (18.31%) SQL
7 24 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (11.97%) Windows
8 17 (11.97%) ZigBee
9 16 (11.27%) Scrum
9 16 (11.27%) HTML
9 16 (11.27%) Wireless
10 15 (10.56%) Degree
11 14 (9.86%) Java
12 13 (9.15%) XML
13 12 (8.45%) Mathematics
13 12 (8.45%) Perl
13 12 (8.45%) Algorithms
14 11 (7.75%) Project Management
14 11 (7.75%) 3G
14 11 (7.75%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.75%) TCP/IP
15 10 (7.04%) PMI Certification
15 10 (7.04%) Electronics
15 10 (7.04%) JIRA
15 10 (7.04%) Perforce
15 10 (7.04%) Data Structures
16 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (6.34%) Finance
16 9 (6.34%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.11%) IIS
2 3 (2.11%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.11%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.41%) Simulink
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) ZigBee
2 16 (11.27%) Wireless
3 11 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.75%) 3G
4 9 (6.34%) Internet
5 8 (5.63%) 802.15
6 7 (4.93%) GSM
7 6 (4.23%) GPRS
8 5 (3.52%) Bluetooth
8 5 (3.52%) LTE
9 4 (2.82%) 2G
9 4 (2.82%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.82%) DNS
10 3 (2.11%) LDAP
10 3 (2.11%) Firewall
10 3 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.41%) SSH
11 2 (1.41%) FTP
11 2 (1.41%) X.25
12 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (3.52%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (3.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.41%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) JIRA
2 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.52%) Subversion
4 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.41%) Selenium
5 2 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.41%) Maven
5 2 (1.41%) Ant
6 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (7.04%) Electronics
2 9 (6.34%) Finance
3 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.82%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.11%) Automotive
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Military
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Software Engineer
2 24 (16.90%) Developer
3 23 (16.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (14.08%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.15%) C Software Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Embedded C Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) Consultant
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 6 (4.23%) C Developer
11 6 (4.23%) Data Consultant
11 6 (4.23%) Master Data Consultant
12 5 (3.52%) Master Data Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) HTML
2 13 (9.15%) XML
3 6 (4.23%) .NET
4 5 (3.52%) JSON
4 5 (3.52%) Web Services
5 4 (2.82%) RESTful
5 4 (2.82%) Middleware
6 2 (1.41%) HTML5
7 1 (0.70%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.70%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.70%) Catalyst
7 1 (0.70%) DBIx::Class
7 1 (0.70%) Moose
7 1 (0.70%) JNI
7 1 (0.70%) Ajax
7 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.70%) CSS
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Mathematics
1 12 (8.45%) Algorithms
2 10 (7.04%) Data Structures
3 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.34%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.93%) PMI
4 7 (4.93%) Streaming Media
5 6 (4.23%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.23%) Statistics
5 6 (4.23%) Informatics
6 5 (3.52%) AS400
6 5 (3.52%) IPTV
7 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.41%) CMDB
8 2 (1.41%) VHDL
8 2 (1.41%) Verilog
8 2 (1.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.35%) Linux
2 17 (11.97%) Windows
3 7 (4.93%) UNIX
4 6 (4.23%) ThreadX
5 4 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.11%) AIX
7 2 (1.41%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.41%) Android
7 2 (1.41%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.70%) MVS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) Software Engineering
2 24 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.27%) Scrum
4 11 (7.75%) PRINCE2
4 11 (7.75%) Project Management
5 8 (5.63%) Web Development
6 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (4.93%) UML
7 6 (4.23%) ETL
7 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.23%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (4.23%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.52%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.52%) Manual Testing
8 5 (3.52%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.52%) Automated Testing
8 5 (3.52%) Migration
8 5 (3.52%) DNA
9 4 (2.82%) OO
9 4 (2.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.21%) C++
2 40 (28.17%) Embedded C
3 31 (21.83%) Python
4 26 (18.31%) SQL
5 14 (9.86%) Java
6 12 (8.45%) Perl
7 9 (6.34%) Embedded C++
8 6 (4.23%) C#
9 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.82%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.82%) Lua
11 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.41%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.41%) COBOL
13 1 (0.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.52%) PMP
3 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.70%) HNC
6 1 (0.70%) HND
6 1 (0.70%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 7 (4.93%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Firmware
2 3 (2.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) OpenView
1 2 (1.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.41%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Perforce
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle
2 6 (4.23%) Business Objects
2 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.52%) HP
3 5 (3.52%) Planview
4 3 (2.11%) Citrix
4 3 (2.11%) Lotus
5 2 (1.41%) Xilinx
5 2 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) EMC
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe
6 1 (0.70%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.70%) VMware
6 1 (0.70%) Teradata
6 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.70%) NCR
6 1 (0.70%) Veritas
6 1 (0.70%) Altera
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