The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 52 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing C 2 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 1.51% 3.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 3.79% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £360 £326 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -23.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
C
East of 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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
155 211 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.21% 39.89% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 115
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 23
Median hourly rate £35.25 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.53 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

C
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Essex region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Essex

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Essex region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

C
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 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
Chelmsford +12 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £360 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 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 Essex region with a requirement for C.

1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) JTAG
3 4 (40.00%) CAN bus
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) ANSI C
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Java

C
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Jetty
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) OpenCL
3 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) CAN bus
2 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) ANSI C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) JTAG
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: £28 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago