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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 51 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing C 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.90% 1.08% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 2.89% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
134 242 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.32% 37.35% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 139 99
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £559 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £27.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 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
Basildon - 2 £260 - 1
Colchester - 1 £400 - 1
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for C.

1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Automotive
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (20.00%) CAN bus
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) ANSI C
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) JTAG
3 2 (20.00%) MISRA C
3 2 (20.00%) MISRA
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (10.00%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WebEx
General
1 4 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Audio Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Audio Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) JTAG
1 2 (20.00%) MISRA
1 2 (20.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft