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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 53 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing C 5 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.13% 2.07% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 6.01% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £360 £328 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -25.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +1.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
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
170 183 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.55% 34.46% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 96 106
Median daily rate £325 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 24
Median hourly rate £34.75 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £36.90 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 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 +10 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £360 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 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 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (40.00%) CAN bus
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) JTAG
3 4 (40.00%) ANSI C
3 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (30.00%) Automotive
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (20.00%) MISRA C
5 2 (20.00%) MISRA
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) .NET

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 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Audio Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Audio Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) CAN bus
2 4 (40.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) ANSI C
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) JTAG
2 2 (20.00%) MISRA
2 2 (20.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
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