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 24 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
Rank 43 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing C 15 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.51% 2.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 6.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.00%

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
174 208 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.75% 39.77% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 146 81
Median daily rate £375 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 15
Median hourly rate £36.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £33.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea 0 7 £450 -5.26%
Harlow 0 1 - -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 10 (43.48%) Linux
1 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Open Source
3 8 (34.78%) Kanban
3 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) HTTP
4 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (30.43%) SSL
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
4 7 (30.43%) C++
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (30.43%) Coaching
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 6 (26.09%) WSO2
5 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Middleware
5 6 (26.09%) J2EE
5 6 (26.09%) Apache
5 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) JBoss
6 5 (21.74%) Subversion
6 5 (21.74%) Git (software)

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 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Jetty
4 1 (4.35%) Mongrel
4 1 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.35%) assyst
2 1 (4.35%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
1 7 (30.43%) SSL
1 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) IPsec
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (8.70%) JMeter
4 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.70%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) J2EE
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Qt
2 1 (4.35%) Servlets
2 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) BeagleBone
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) STB
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
2 9 (39.13%) Open Source
3 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Kanban
3 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Coaching
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Microservices
7 4 (17.39%) API Design
8 3 (13.04%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) User Stories
9 2 (8.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C++
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) WSO2
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Google