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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / East of England
Rank 46 60 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Contract jobs citing C 89 64 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.08% 2.70% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.61% 8.17% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 16
Median daily rate £400 £406 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £506 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.79 £32.57 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

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
839 783 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.42% 33.02% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 453 505
Median daily rate £400 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 68 66
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +7 43 £413 +3.12% 85
Hertfordshire -1 21 £345 - 10
Essex +11 19 £400 -8.57% 6
Suffolk -4 4 £335 -
Norfolk +4 1 £425 +30.76% 2
Bedfordshire -1 1 £438 -2.77% 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 84 (49.41%) Software Engineering
2 57 (33.53%) C++
3 53 (31.18%) Embedded C
4 48 (28.24%) Python
5 43 (25.29%) Linux
6 37 (21.76%) Degree
7 27 (15.88%) Configuration Management
8 25 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 24 (14.12%) Computer Science
10 23 (13.53%) Windows
11 20 (11.76%) SSL
11 20 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 20 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (10.59%) Perl
13 17 (10.00%) Regression Testing
13 17 (10.00%) Integration Testing
13 17 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 15 (8.82%) HTML
14 15 (8.82%) Oracle
15 14 (8.24%) Java
15 14 (8.24%) SQL
15 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
15 14 (8.24%) Wireless
15 14 (8.24%) Mathematics
15 14 (8.24%) DevOps
16 13 (7.65%) Performance Analysis
16 13 (7.65%) Scrum
16 13 (7.65%) MATLAB
17 12 (7.06%) Finance
17 12 (7.06%) 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 (7.06%) Apache
2 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.53%) Confluence
3 6 (3.53%) JBoss
4 5 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.59%) Jetty
8 1 (0.59%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.59%) nginx
8 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Doxygen
2 8 (4.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.12%) Simulink
4 2 (1.18%) MS Office
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.76%) 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
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.59%) GitHub
2 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.76%) SSL
1 20 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.24%) Wireless
3 8 (4.71%) Firewall
3 8 (4.71%) Internet
4 7 (4.12%) HTTP
5 6 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.35%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.35%) X.509
6 4 (2.35%) ZigBee
7 3 (1.76%) RS-422
8 2 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.18%) Intranet
8 2 (1.18%) LDAP
8 2 (1.18%) Network Security
8 2 (1.18%) SAN
8 2 (1.18%) Skype
8 2 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.59%) FTP
9 1 (0.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.47%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.88%) MySQL
3 8 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.59%) Big Data
6 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.88%) JIRA
3 9 (5.29%) Eclipse
3 9 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.12%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (4.12%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (3.53%) JMeter
5 6 (3.53%) LoadRunner
5 6 (3.53%) Selenium
6 5 (2.94%) Subversion
7 4 (2.35%) LabVIEW
7 4 (2.35%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.18%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.18%) Maven
8 2 (1.18%) Redmine
8 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.59%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.59%) JUnit
9 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (7.06%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Electronics
2 11 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.94%) Advertising
3 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.35%) Automotive
5 3 (1.76%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.76%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Avionics
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (28.82%) Software Engineer
2 38 (22.35%) Developer
3 34 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 25 (14.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (11.76%) Embedded Developer
6 16 (9.41%) Embedded C Engineer
7 15 (8.82%) C Software Engineer
8 14 (8.24%) C Developer
8 14 (8.24%) Embedded C Developer
9 13 (7.65%) Author
9 13 (7.65%) Technical Author
10 11 (6.47%) Python Developer
11 10 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (5.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 8 (4.71%) Analyst
13 7 (4.12%) Architect
14 6 (3.53%) Python Software Engineer
14 6 (3.53%) Test Engineer
15 5 (2.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 5 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.82%) HTML
2 10 (5.88%) XML
3 9 (5.29%) XSLT
4 8 (4.71%) J2EE
5 6 (3.53%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.53%) LAMP
5 6 (3.53%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (3.53%) Middleware
6 5 (2.94%) .NET
6 5 (2.94%) CSS
6 5 (2.94%) REST
7 4 (2.35%) JSON
8 3 (1.76%) Spring
9 2 (1.18%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.18%) JSP
9 2 (1.18%) Web Services
10 1 (0.59%) JAXB
10 1 (0.59%) Servlets
10 1 (0.59%) SOAP
10 1 (0.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.06%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.53%) Clustering
4 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.35%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.35%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.76%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.18%) Robotics
7 2 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.59%) CESG
8 1 (0.59%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) RIA
8 1 (0.59%) STB
8 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.29%) Linux
2 23 (13.53%) Windows
3 8 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.12%) Unix
5 5 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.76%) NetWare
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.59%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.59%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (49.41%) Software Engineering
2 27 (15.88%) Configuration Management
3 20 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 17 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 14 (8.24%) DevOps
5 14 (8.24%) Mathematics
6 13 (7.65%) Performance Analysis
6 13 (7.65%) Scrum
7 12 (7.06%) Kanban
7 12 (7.06%) TDD
8 11 (6.47%) SDLC
9 10 (5.88%) Open Source
9 10 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.29%) Requirements Management
11 8 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.71%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.71%) UML
12 7 (4.12%) API Design
12 7 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.53%) C++
2 53 (31.18%) Embedded C
3 48 (28.24%) Python
4 18 (10.59%) Perl
5 14 (8.24%) Java
5 14 (8.24%) SQL
6 13 (7.65%) MATLAB
7 12 (7.06%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.88%) C#
8 10 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.12%) Embedded C++
9 7 (4.12%) Ruby
10 4 (2.35%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.18%) VB
12 1 (0.59%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.59%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (21.76%) Degree
2 25 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 17 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.53%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.94%) ISEB
6 4 (2.35%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.76%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.76%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.18%) RHCE
9 1 (0.59%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) QA
2 4 (2.35%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) GDPR
4 1 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.59%) PMO
4 1 (0.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.12%) Docker
3 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) KVM
4 2 (1.18%) LXC
5 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) Puppet
2 5 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.76%) 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%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (8.82%) Oracle
2 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.88%) VMware
4 6 (3.53%) WSO2
5 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.76%) Apple
6 3 (1.76%) 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%) Sybase
7 2 (1.18%) Vyatta
8 1 (0.59%) SAP
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