Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 46 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 +38 -20
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 11 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.55% 1.72% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.81% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Cambridge median daily rate £350 - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.67% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 668 608 910
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.00% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 309 593
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +5.92%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £246
90th Percentile £559 £549 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 64 62
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +27.45%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.01 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%

C Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured C Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for C Developer in Cambridge

C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C Developer in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for C Developer in Cambridge

C Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Developer in Cambridge

C Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, C Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring C Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C
2 10 (90.91%) Embedded C
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Wireless
3 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
4 8 (72.73%) Python
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
5 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 7 (63.64%) Bluetooth
6 5 (45.45%) Assembly Language
7 2 (18.18%) 3G
7 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
7 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) LTE
7 2 (18.18%) NAS
7 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) MQTT
8 1 (9.09%) Z-Wave
8 1 (9.09%) XMPP
8 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Physics
8 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi

C Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 7 (63.64%) Bluetooth
3 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 2 (18.18%) 3GPP
3 2 (18.18%) LTE
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (9.09%) MQTT
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
4 1 (9.09%) Z-Wave
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C
2 10 (90.91%) Embedded C
3 8 (72.73%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Assembly Language
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree