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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 54 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing C 78 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.21% 2.41% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.35% 6.19% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 47
Median daily rate £438 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £524 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 13
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
934 1098 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.40% 38.85% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 602 815
Median daily rate £375 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 84 48
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £26.50 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +22 40 £350 - 54
Hertfordshire +11 24 £425 +21.42% 17
Essex +4 7 £543 - 4
Suffolk +4 3 - - 7
Bedfordshire -10 3 £675 +80.00% 4
Norfolk -6 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 57 (41.91%) Software Engineering
2 56 (41.18%) C++
3 34 (25.00%) Linux
4 31 (22.79%) Python
5 29 (21.32%) Embedded C
6 22 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (14.71%) Degree
8 19 (13.97%) Perl
8 19 (13.97%) Relational Database
9 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (13.24%) Windows
9 18 (13.24%) Integration Testing
10 17 (12.50%) Finance
11 16 (11.76%) Configuration Management
12 15 (11.03%) Unix
13 13 (9.56%) SSL
13 13 (9.56%) DevOps
13 13 (9.56%) Open Source
14 12 (8.82%) TCP/IP
14 12 (8.82%) Git (software)
14 12 (8.82%) JSON
14 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
14 12 (8.82%) TDD
15 11 (8.09%) Validation
15 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
15 11 (8.09%) C#
15 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
15 11 (8.09%) SQL
16 10 (7.35%) HTML
16 10 (7.35%) Wireless

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 5 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.47%) Apache
4 2 (1.47%) IIS
4 2 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Simulink
2 4 (2.94%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.74%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.74%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.74%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.94%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.74%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) GitHub
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) SSL
2 12 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.35%) Internet
3 10 (7.35%) Wireless
4 8 (5.88%) Bluetooth
4 8 (5.88%) X.509
5 5 (3.68%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.94%) DNS
6 4 (2.94%) HTTP
6 4 (2.94%) RS-422
7 3 (2.21%) DHCP
7 3 (2.21%) SMTP
7 3 (2.21%) VLAN
8 2 (1.47%) Firewall
8 2 (1.47%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.47%) Network Security
8 2 (1.47%) VPN
8 2 (1.47%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.74%) LDAP
9 1 (0.74%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.97%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.15%) Big Data
3 5 (3.68%) MySQL
4 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.47%) GIS
5 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.68%) GCC
3 4 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.21%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Emacs
5 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.74%) MSTest
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Electronics
3 6 (4.41%) Automotive
3 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.21%) Games
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.21%) Retail
5 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Software Engineer
2 25 (18.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 24 (17.65%) Developer
4 20 (14.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 10 (7.35%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Architect
7 7 (5.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Software Validation Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Validation Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) JSON
2 10 (7.35%) HTML
2 10 (7.35%) REST
3 8 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 8 (5.88%) CSS
4 6 (4.41%) .NET
5 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.21%) RESTful
6 2 (1.47%) J2EE
6 2 (1.47%) Middleware
6 2 (1.47%) Qt
6 2 (1.47%) SOAP
6 2 (1.47%) Yocto
7 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.74%) Ajax
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.74%) LAMP
7 1 (0.74%) POSIX
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.62%) Biology
4 8 (5.88%) Internet of Things
5 7 (5.15%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.68%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.68%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.68%) Informatics
8 3 (2.21%) Oculus Rift
8 3 (2.21%) PlayStation
9 2 (1.47%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.47%) VHDL
10 1 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.74%) MPEG
10 1 (0.74%) STB
10 1 (0.74%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.00%) Linux
2 18 (13.24%) Windows
3 15 (11.03%) Unix
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.21%) Nucleus RTOS
6 3 (2.21%) VxWorks
6 3 (2.21%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.47%) FreeBSD
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) NetWare
8 1 (0.74%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.24%) Integration Testing
4 16 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 13 (9.56%) DevOps
5 13 (9.56%) Open Source
6 12 (8.82%) TDD
7 11 (8.09%) Validation
8 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.88%) Project Management
10 7 (5.15%) UML
11 6 (4.41%) Coaching
11 6 (4.41%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.41%) Test Strategy
12 5 (3.68%) Analytics
12 5 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (3.68%) OO
12 5 (3.68%) Open Source Development
12 5 (3.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.18%) C++
2 31 (22.79%) Python
3 29 (21.32%) Embedded C
4 19 (13.97%) Perl
5 11 (8.09%) C#
5 11 (8.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.09%) SQL
6 8 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 7 (5.15%) Embedded C++
8 5 (3.68%) Java
9 2 (1.47%) ANSI C
9 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.74%) COBOL
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.74%) Tcl
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Degree
2 10 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) RHCE
5 3 (2.21%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.47%) HNC
6 2 (1.47%) HND
6 2 (1.47%) MCP
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) MISRA
1 9 (6.62%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.47%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.47%) JTAG
3 1 (0.74%) DO-254
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.41%) Docker
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.94%) KVM
3 4 (2.94%) LXC
3 4 (2.94%) vCloud
3 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.21%) Firmware
5 2 (1.47%) Snort
6 1 (0.74%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.74%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Puppet
2 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.47%) SnapMirror
3 2 (1.47%) SnapVault
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle
3 6 (4.41%) VMware
4 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.94%) Cisco
5 4 (2.94%) Serena
6 3 (2.21%) Dell
6 3 (2.21%) FireEye
6 3 (2.21%) HP
6 3 (2.21%) IronPort
7 2 (1.47%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.47%) Atmel
7 2 (1.47%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.47%) Cognos
7 2 (1.47%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.47%) IBM
7 2 (1.47%) Intel
7 2 (1.47%) Isilon
7 2 (1.47%) NetApp
7 2 (1.47%) TIBCO
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