Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 32 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 -17 +18
Contract jobs citing C 39 53 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.73% 5.08% 7.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.54% 12.83% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 18
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £347 £306 £346
90th Percentile £575 £488 £482
East of England median daily rate £410 £475 £405
% change year-on-year -13.68% +17.28% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 26
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £46.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £34.88 £37.50
90th Percentile £58.23 £52.20 £49.38
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +15.41%

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 409 413 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.14% 39.56% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 193 219
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £305 £269 £230
90th Percentile £625 £525 £497
East of England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 55
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.43% +3.05% +9.33%
10th Percentile £16.95 £18.50 £32.75
90th Percentile £54.10 £52.40 £48.25
East of England median hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +13.75% -2.44% +5.47%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -9 33 £509 +50.74% 114
Peterborough - 3 - - 1
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C.

1 15 (38.46%) C++
1 15 (38.46%) Python
1 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 12 (30.77%) Embedded C
4 10 (25.64%) Unix
4 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
5 8 (20.51%) Analytics
6 7 (17.95%) Visualisation
6 7 (17.95%) PhD
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) Java
7 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 6 (15.38%) Degree
7 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (12.82%) R
8 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
8 5 (12.82%) Simulink
8 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.82%) ETL
9 4 (10.26%) Windows
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Change Management
9 4 (10.26%) Law
9 4 (10.26%) Data Management
9 4 (10.26%) Bioinformatics
9 4 (10.26%) Biology
9 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
9 4 (10.26%) Relational Database

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Simulink
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.56%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
1 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) 5G
2 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) HBase
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Ant
1 3 (7.69%) CMake
1 3 (7.69%) Gradle
1 3 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) ERwin
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.26%) Law
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Software Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Build Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.13%) C Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Kafka
1 2 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.56%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.56%) ASIC
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Life Science
5 1 (2.56%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.51%) Analytics
4 7 (17.95%) Visualisation
5 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.82%) ETL
6 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.26%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (10.26%) Biology
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) Data Management
7 4 (10.26%) Data Science
7 4 (10.26%) Machine Learning
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Signal Processing
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) C++
1 15 (38.46%) Python
2 12 (30.77%) Embedded C
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 5 (12.82%) R
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Embedded C++
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.56%) Fortran
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) PhD
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Firmware
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (5.13%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) NetApp
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) SAP