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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 59 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing C 70 74 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.75% 2.38% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.19% 6.38% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 49
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £36.10 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
974 1160 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.21% 37.24% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 731 709
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 51 56
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £20.99 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +26 35 £420 +5.00% 44
Hertfordshire +1 13 £418 +19.28% 4
Essex -1 7 £400 +23.07% 4
Bedfordshire +5 6 £425 +13.33% 3
Suffolk +3 5 £513 +184.72%
Norfolk -2 4 £285 -10.93%
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 53 (39.85%) C++
2 45 (33.83%) Software Engineering
3 35 (26.32%) Linux
4 34 (25.56%) Python
5 32 (24.06%) Embedded C
6 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (15.04%) Windows
6 20 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (13.53%) Degree
8 15 (11.28%) Finance
9 14 (10.53%) Unix
9 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.53%) Perl
9 14 (10.53%) SQL
10 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
11 11 (8.27%) C#
11 11 (8.27%) HTML
11 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
11 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management
12 10 (7.52%) Project Management
12 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
12 10 (7.52%) Open Source
12 10 (7.52%) Algorithms
13 9 (6.77%) Wireless
13 9 (6.77%) Electronics
14 8 (6.02%) Validation
14 8 (6.02%) TDD
14 8 (6.02%) Java
14 8 (6.02%) CSS
14 8 (6.02%) Bluetooth

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 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.01%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.26%) IIS
2 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) Drupal
3 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.75%) JBoss
3 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.75%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Office
2 5 (3.76%) Simulink
3 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.75%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.75%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.75%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) LabWindows
2 3 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) GitHub
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.77%) Wireless
2 8 (6.02%) Bluetooth
3 7 (5.26%) Internet
3 7 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.01%) DNS
4 4 (3.01%) SSL
4 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.26%) DHCP
5 3 (2.26%) RS-422
5 3 (2.26%) SMTP
5 3 (2.26%) VLAN
6 2 (1.50%) 3G
6 2 (1.50%) Firewall
6 2 (1.50%) HTTP
6 2 (1.50%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.50%) SpaceWire
6 2 (1.50%) VPN
6 2 (1.50%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.50%) X.509
7 1 (0.75%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.76%) Big Data
3 4 (3.01%) MySQL
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.50%) GIS
4 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.01%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.01%) GCC
3 3 (2.26%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.26%) Subversion
4 2 (1.50%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.50%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) JUnit
5 1 (0.75%) MorphX
5 1 (0.75%) MSTest
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.75%) ProC
5 1 (0.75%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.75%) Toad
5 1 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 15 (11.28%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Electronics
3 6 (4.51%) Automotive
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.01%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Avionics
5 2 (1.50%) Games
5 2 (1.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Military
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Software Engineer
2 37 (27.82%) Developer
3 24 (18.05%) Embedded Engineer
4 20 (15.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Embedded Developer
7 7 (5.26%) Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Architect
9 5 (3.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Embedded Software Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Python Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) HTML
2 8 (6.02%) CSS
3 7 (5.26%) .NET
3 7 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.51%) JSON
5 4 (3.01%) XML
6 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.26%) REST
6 3 (2.26%) RESTful
7 2 (1.50%) CSS3
7 2 (1.50%) HTML5
7 2 (1.50%) jQuery
7 2 (1.50%) Qt
7 2 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.50%) Web Services
8 1 (0.75%) SciPy
8 1 (0.75%) SOAP
8 1 (0.75%) WF
8 1 (0.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.52%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.26%) Biology
4 7 (5.26%) Device Driver
5 6 (4.51%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.76%) Informatics
6 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.50%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.50%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.50%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.50%) Oculus Rift
7 2 (1.50%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.50%) VHDL
8 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.75%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Linux
2 20 (15.04%) Windows
3 14 (10.53%) Unix
4 5 (3.76%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.01%) FreeBSD
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) Software Engineering
2 20 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management
4 10 (7.52%) Open Source
4 10 (7.52%) Project Management
5 8 (6.02%) Integration Testing
5 8 (6.02%) TDD
5 8 (6.02%) Validation
6 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
6 6 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (3.76%) Data Analysis
7 5 (3.76%) Machine Learning
7 5 (3.76%) OO
7 5 (3.76%) Open Source Development
7 5 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.76%) UML
8 4 (3.01%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (3.01%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.01%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.01%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.85%) C++
2 34 (25.56%) Python
3 32 (24.06%) Embedded C
4 14 (10.53%) Perl
4 14 (10.53%) SQL
5 11 (8.27%) C#
6 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.02%) Embedded C++
7 8 (6.02%) Java
8 7 (5.26%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.01%) ANSI C
10 3 (2.26%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.50%) COBOL
11 2 (1.50%) PHP
11 2 (1.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) Korn
12 1 (0.75%) sed
12 1 (0.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) HNC
4 4 (3.01%) HND
4 4 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.01%) RHCE
5 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) MCP
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.50%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) MISRA
1 6 (4.51%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.50%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.50%) JTAG
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) DO-254
3 1 (0.75%) ECSS
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.01%) Docker
2 4 (3.01%) Firmware
2 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.01%) KVM
2 4 (3.01%) LXC
2 4 (3.01%) vCloud
2 4 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.26%) Cygwin
4 2 (1.50%) Snort
5 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Puppet
2 3 (2.26%) SCCM
3 2 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle
3 5 (3.76%) Cisco
3 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.76%) VMware
4 3 (2.26%) Dell
4 3 (2.26%) FireEye
4 3 (2.26%) HP
4 3 (2.26%) Intel
4 3 (2.26%) IronPort
4 3 (2.26%) Serena
5 2 (1.50%) Apple
5 2 (1.50%) Cognos
5 2 (1.50%) IBM
5 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.75%) Atmel
6 1 (0.75%) Lauterbach
6 1 (0.75%) Nintex
6 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.75%) Teradata
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