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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 54 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing C 80 62 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.14% 1.96% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.06% 5.19% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 50
Median daily rate £425 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £513 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
993 1195 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.93% 37.82% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 722 773
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 59 50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.98 £24.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +28 42 £400 - 55
Hertfordshire +7 19 £425 +21.42% 6
Bedfordshire +4 6 £425 +13.33% 2
Essex +5 5 £400 +33.33% 4
Norfolk -1 4 £285 -
Suffolk - 4 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 52 (40.00%) C++
2 49 (37.69%) Software Engineering
3 36 (27.69%) Linux
4 35 (26.92%) Python
5 31 (23.85%) Embedded C
6 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (16.92%) Degree
7 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (13.08%) Finance
9 16 (12.31%) Unix
9 16 (12.31%) Windows
10 14 (10.77%) Perl
11 13 (10.00%) SQL
12 12 (9.23%) Bluetooth
12 12 (9.23%) Computer Science
12 12 (9.23%) Relational Database
12 12 (9.23%) Git (software)
13 11 (8.46%) C#
13 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
13 11 (8.46%) Wireless
14 10 (7.69%) Electronics
14 10 (7.69%) Configuration Management
14 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
14 10 (7.69%) HTML
14 10 (7.69%) Open Source
15 9 (6.92%) MISRA C
15 9 (6.92%) MISRA
15 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
15 9 (6.92%) Validation
15 9 (6.92%) Integration Testing

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 (3.08%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.08%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) Apache
4 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.77%) CMS
4 1 (0.77%) Drupal
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.77%) JBoss
4 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.77%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Office
1 5 (3.85%) Simulink
2 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.77%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.77%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.31%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.77%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) GitHub
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) IaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) Bluetooth
2 11 (8.46%) Wireless
3 8 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (5.38%) Internet
4 7 (5.38%) SSL
4 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.85%) X.509
6 4 (3.08%) DNS
7 3 (2.31%) DHCP
7 3 (2.31%) HTTP
7 3 (2.31%) RS-422
7 3 (2.31%) SMTP
7 3 (2.31%) VLAN
8 2 (1.54%) 3G
8 2 (1.54%) Firewall
8 2 (1.54%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.54%) Network Security
8 2 (1.54%) VPN
8 2 (1.54%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.62%) Big Data
3 5 (3.85%) MySQL
4 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.54%) GIS
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.62%) GCC
3 3 (2.31%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.54%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.54%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.77%) Emacs
5 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.77%) MSTest
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.77%) ProC
5 1 (0.77%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.77%) Toad
5 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.08%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Electronics
3 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.08%) Automotive
4 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Games
6 2 (1.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.77%) Avionics
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.77%) Military
7 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (32.31%) Software Engineer
2 31 (23.85%) Developer
3 26 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 20 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.15%) C Software Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Embedded Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.38%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Architect
9 5 (3.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) HTML
2 9 (6.92%) JSON
3 7 (5.38%) CSS
4 6 (4.62%) .NET
4 6 (4.62%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.62%) REST
5 3 (2.31%) RESTful
6 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.54%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.54%) Ajax
6 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.54%) CSS3
6 2 (1.54%) HTML5
6 2 (1.54%) Qt
6 2 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.54%) XML
6 2 (1.54%) Yocto
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.15%) Biology
4 7 (5.38%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.38%) Device Driver
4 7 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.85%) Informatics
5 5 (3.85%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.31%) Oculus Rift
6 3 (2.31%) PlayStation
6 3 (2.31%) VHDL
7 2 (1.54%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.54%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.77%) Robotics
8 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.77%) STB
8 1 (0.77%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.69%) Linux
2 16 (12.31%) Unix
2 16 (12.31%) Windows
3 6 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.08%) FreeBSD
6 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.54%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.54%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.69%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 10 (7.69%) Open Source
4 9 (6.92%) Integration Testing
4 9 (6.92%) TDD
4 9 (6.92%) Validation
5 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (5.38%) Project Management
6 6 (4.62%) Business Analysis
6 6 (4.62%) Data Analysis
6 6 (4.62%) DevOps
7 5 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.85%) OO
7 5 (3.85%) Open Source Development
7 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 5 (3.85%) Web Development
8 4 (3.08%) Change Control
8 4 (3.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.00%) C++
2 35 (26.92%) Python
3 31 (23.85%) Embedded C
4 14 (10.77%) Perl
5 13 (10.00%) SQL
6 11 (8.46%) C#
7 10 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.38%) Embedded C++
8 7 (5.38%) Java
9 6 (4.62%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.31%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.54%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.54%) COBOL
11 2 (1.54%) PHP
11 2 (1.54%) Ruby
11 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.77%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) RHCE
4 3 (2.31%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) HNC
5 2 (1.54%) HND
5 2 (1.54%) MCP
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) MISRA
1 9 (6.92%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.54%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.54%) JTAG
3 1 (0.77%) DO-254
3 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.08%) Docker
2 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.08%) KVM
2 4 (3.08%) LXC
2 4 (3.08%) vCloud
2 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) Cygwin
3 3 (2.31%) Firmware
4 2 (1.54%) Snort
5 1 (0.77%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle
3 5 (3.85%) Cisco
3 5 (3.85%) VMware
4 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.31%) Dell
5 3 (2.31%) FireEye
5 3 (2.31%) HP
5 3 (2.31%) Intel
5 3 (2.31%) IronPort
5 3 (2.31%) Serena
6 2 (1.54%) Cognos
6 2 (1.54%) IBM
6 2 (1.54%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.77%) Atmel
7 1 (0.77%) BT
7 1 (0.77%) Citrix
7 1 (0.77%) Remedy
7 1 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.77%) Sybase
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