Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 August 2018 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 14 29
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 +32
Contract jobs citing C 51 101 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.55% 8.32% 5.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.20% 20.12% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 14
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £284 £300 £299
90th Percentile £525 £471 £575
East of England median daily rate £470 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +14.98% +2.19% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 29
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £36.25 £37.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £51.00 £65.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +10.39%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 418 502 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.25% 41.35% 48.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 244 325
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £408 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £284 £231 £275
90th Percentile £534 £475 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 49
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24.55 £32.75 £25.70
90th Percentile £48.25 £48.00 £50.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.75
% change year-on-year +12.58% -5.03% +6.00%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -18 38 £413 +10.00% 135
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C.

1 21 (41.18%) C++
2 19 (37.25%) Python
2 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
3 17 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (27.45%) Embedded C
4 14 (27.45%) Degree
5 9 (17.65%) Electronics
6 8 (15.69%) Unix
7 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
7 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
7 7 (13.73%) Law
7 7 (13.73%) Military
7 7 (13.73%) Change Management
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.73%) PDM
7 7 (13.73%) Programme Management
7 7 (13.73%) Data Management
7 7 (13.73%) Information Management
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (13.73%) CMDB
7 7 (13.73%) Def Stans
7 7 (13.73%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
8 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.76%) Mathematics

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Wireless
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.96%) 5G
3 1 (1.96%) 802.11
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) LTE
3 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.96%) RS-232
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) GCC
2 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (17.65%) Electronics
2 7 (13.73%) Law
2 7 (13.73%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Configuration Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Data Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Author
5 4 (7.84%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Python Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Flask
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) Node.js
1 2 (3.92%) React
1 2 (3.92%) REST
1 2 (3.92%) RESTful
2 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) OAuth
2 1 (1.96%) SAML
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) CMDB
1 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
1 7 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.92%) LIMS
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) ASIC
6 1 (1.96%) CESG
6 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.96%) Life Science
6 1 (1.96%) Verilog
6 1 (1.96%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Unix
3 5 (9.80%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (5.88%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.92%) SafeRTOS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.96%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.96%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
2 7 (13.73%) Change Management
2 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
2 7 (13.73%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (13.73%) Data Management
2 7 (13.73%) Information Management
2 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) PDM
2 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
2 7 (13.73%) Programme Management
3 6 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (9.80%) Statistics
4 5 (9.80%) Validation
5 4 (7.84%) Computer Architecture
5 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) C++
2 19 (37.25%) Python
3 14 (27.45%) Embedded C
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.92%) JSX
6 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) Fortran
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.88%) PhD
3 2 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) Def Stans
1 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.92%) IEC 62304
2 2 (3.92%) MISRA
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.96%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) EMC