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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 68 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing C 62 68 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.47% 2.47% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.64% 7.39% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 28
Median daily rate £400 £368 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 23
Median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
812 920 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.30% 33.44% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 496 639
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 78
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.04 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +15 33 £400 +2.56% 63
Hertfordshire -1 14 £350 -6.66% 6
Suffolk +5 6 £425 - 3
Bedfordshire +6 5 £360 +44.00% 6
Essex +2 2 £360 +10.34% 8
Norfolk -5 2 £318 - 3
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 68 (51.52%) C++
2 58 (43.94%) Software Engineering
3 47 (35.61%) Python
4 36 (27.27%) Embedded C
5 34 (25.76%) Linux
6 29 (21.97%) Perl
7 22 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
8 19 (14.39%) HTML
9 17 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (12.88%) CSS
9 17 (12.88%) Algorithms
10 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 16 (12.12%) HTTP
10 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 16 (12.12%) MATLAB
11 15 (11.36%) Configuration Management
11 15 (11.36%) SSL
11 15 (11.36%) Bluetooth
11 15 (11.36%) Windows
12 14 (10.61%) Internet
12 14 (10.61%) Validation
12 14 (10.61%) Signal Processing
12 14 (10.61%) Mathematics
13 13 (9.85%) Security Cleared
13 13 (9.85%) Degree
13 13 (9.85%) JSON
13 13 (9.85%) C#
14 12 (9.09%) Ajax
14 12 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.52%) Apache
2 2 (1.52%) IIS
2 2 (1.52%) Kinematics
2 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Drupal
3 1 (0.76%) JBoss
3 1 (0.76%) Jetty
3 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.76%) nginx
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Simulink
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.76%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.76%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) GitHub
2 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (12.12%) HTTP
2 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 15 (11.36%) Bluetooth
3 15 (11.36%) SSL
4 14 (10.61%) Internet
5 11 (8.33%) 802.15
5 11 (8.33%) X.509
5 11 (8.33%) ZigBee
6 10 (7.58%) Wireless
7 6 (4.55%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.03%) SpaceWire
9 3 (2.27%) 3G
9 3 (2.27%) DHCP
9 3 (2.27%) DNS
10 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.52%) Firewall
10 2 (1.52%) FTP
10 2 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.79%) MySQL
3 3 (2.27%) Big Data
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.55%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.55%) Subversion
3 3 (2.27%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.27%) Hudson
3 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.52%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.52%) GCC
4 2 (1.52%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.52%) ProC
4 2 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.76%) JUnit
5 1 (0.76%) MorphX
5 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) Toad
5 1 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Electronics
3 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.03%) Automotive
4 4 (3.03%) Avionics
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (29.55%) Software Engineer
2 27 (20.45%) Developer
3 22 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 18 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) DSP Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Embedded C Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Audio DSP Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Audio Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Audio Software Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) DSP Software Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Embedded Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.39%) HTML
2 17 (12.88%) CSS
3 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 13 (9.85%) JSON
5 12 (9.09%) Ajax
6 11 (8.33%) 802.1X
6 11 (8.33%) REST
7 7 (5.30%) .NET
8 4 (3.03%) XML
9 3 (2.27%) J2EE
9 3 (2.27%) jQuery
9 3 (2.27%) Middleware
9 3 (2.27%) OpenGL
10 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.52%) CSS3
10 2 (1.52%) HTML5
10 2 (1.52%) OpenCV
10 2 (1.52%) SciPy
10 2 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Algorithms
2 14 (10.61%) Mathematics
3 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.82%) Device Driver
4 9 (6.82%) Internet of Things
5 8 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (3.79%) Biology
7 5 (3.79%) Smart Meter
7 5 (3.79%) VHDL
7 5 (3.79%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.03%) CAN bus
8 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.52%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.52%) Mechatronics
9 2 (1.52%) Robotics
10 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.76%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Linux
2 15 (11.36%) Windows
3 8 (6.06%) Unix
4 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.52%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.61%) Signal Processing
4 14 (10.61%) Validation
5 11 (8.33%) Machine Learning
6 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.06%) Digital Signal Processing
6 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.06%) UML
7 7 (5.30%) Project Management
8 6 (4.55%) DevOps
8 6 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (4.55%) High Availability
8 6 (4.55%) Integration Testing
8 6 (4.55%) Requirements Management
9 5 (3.79%) Bioinformatics
10 4 (3.03%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.03%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.52%) C++
2 47 (35.61%) Python
3 36 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 29 (21.97%) Perl
5 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.12%) MATLAB
7 13 (9.85%) C#
8 11 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (8.33%) Java
9 9 (6.82%) Embedded C++
10 8 (6.06%) ANSI C
11 6 (4.55%) SQL
12 4 (3.03%) PHP
13 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.52%) Ada
14 2 (1.52%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.52%) COBOL
14 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.52%) Ruby
14 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Degree
1 13 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) HNC
3 5 (3.79%) HND
4 4 (3.03%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.52%) RHCE
6 1 (0.76%) CCNP
6 1 (0.76%) CCSE
6 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) JTAG
2 4 (3.03%) MISRA
2 4 (3.03%) MISRA C
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 3 (2.27%) DO-254
3 3 (2.27%) ISO26262
3 3 (2.27%) QA
4 2 (1.52%) ECSS
4 2 (1.52%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.79%) Cygwin
1 5 (3.79%) Firmware
2 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.52%) Docker
4 2 (1.52%) KVM
4 2 (1.52%) LXC
4 2 (1.52%) vCloud
4 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) Puppet
2 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.79%) VMware
4 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (1.52%) Apple
6 2 (1.52%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.52%) Citrix
6 2 (1.52%) EMC
6 2 (1.52%) FireEye
6 2 (1.52%) Intel
6 2 (1.52%) Remedy
7 1 (0.76%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.76%) F5
7 1 (0.76%) Imperva
7 1 (0.76%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.76%) Lauterbach
7 1 (0.76%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (0.76%) Nintex
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: £28 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive Salary, Life Assurance & Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Norwich
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £340 - 400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago