Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 24 4
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20 +19
Contract jobs citing C 31 32 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.51% 5.97% 14.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.37% 12.96% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 18
Cambridge median daily rate £534 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.15% -10.00% +9.49%
10th Percentile £308 £302 £315
90th Percentile £576 £463 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £478 £475 £375
% change year-on-year +0.53% +26.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 31
Cambridge median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £37.80 £37.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.85 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +13.33%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 299 247 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 43.46% 46.08% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 127 164
Cambridge median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £286 £282 £250
90th Percentile £600 £525 £514
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £445 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +11.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 50
Cambridge median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% -1.19%
10th Percentile £32.96 £18.50 £32.75
90th Percentile £53.70 £52.50 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.75 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.29% +3.66% +5.81%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for C in Cambridge

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Cambridge

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Cambridge

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Cambridge

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for C.

1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) C++
2 13 (41.94%) Embedded C
3 12 (38.71%) Python
4 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
6 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
6 7 (22.58%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (22.58%) PhD
7 6 (19.35%) Unix
7 6 (19.35%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (16.13%) Simulink
8 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) R
9 4 (12.90%) Analytics
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.68%) Data Acquisition
10 3 (9.68%) Mathematical Modelling
10 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
10 3 (9.68%) Data Science
10 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
10 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
10 3 (9.68%) Gradle
10 3 (9.68%) Maven
10 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
10 3 (9.68%) Change Management
10 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.68%) Automotive

C
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Simulink
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) HBase
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Sqoop
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Ant
1 3 (9.68%) CMake
1 3 (9.68%) Gradle
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
2 2 (6.45%) ERwin
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Automotive
1 3 (9.68%) Law
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Build Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
3 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
3 3 (9.68%) C++/C# Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Build Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) C Developer
4 2 (6.45%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Data Scientist
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Kafka
1 2 (6.45%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.23%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (3.23%) ASIC
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
3 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
4 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) Data Acquisition
7 3 (9.68%) Data Science
7 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.68%) Mathematical Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing
7 3 (9.68%) Statistics
7 3 (9.68%) Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
8 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C++
1 13 (41.94%) Embedded C
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) R
5 3 (9.68%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.23%) Fortran
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) PhD
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) SAP