Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing C 32 16 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.44% 5.02% 6.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.45% 12.40% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 24
10th Percentile £419 £456 £47
25th Percentile £439 £475 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £379
Median % change year-on-year - +32.01% -10.88%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £475
90th Percentile £602 " £676
East of England median daily rate £478 £393 £450
% change year-on-year +21.75% -12.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 24
10th Percentile £33.98 " "
25th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
75th Percentile £55.00 £47.81 £51.00
90th Percentile £57.25 £48.38 £51.18
East of England median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +7.78% -2.17% +2.22%

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 238 129 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.01% 40.44% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 90 245
10th Percentile £325 £300 £313
25th Percentile £363 £313 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £463 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.95% +5.11% +3.53%
75th Percentile £550 £536 £538
90th Percentile £600 £683 £638
East of England median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 45
10th Percentile £11.25 £35.65 £41.10
25th Percentile £18.50 £41.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% - +2.86%
75th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
East of England median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for C in Cambridgeshire

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -8 21 £500 - 78
Huntingdon - 1 - - 2
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 (46.88%) DevOps
2 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 11 (34.38%) C++
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Social Skills
5 9 (28.13%) Python
5 9 (28.13%) XML
5 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
6 7 (21.88%) Degree
6 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) Ansible
7 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
7 6 (18.75%) Lumension
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (18.75%) VMware NSX
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Sophos
7 6 (18.75%) GIS

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 6 (18.75%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 5 (15.63%) FrameMaker
3 1 (3.13%) Doxygen
3 1 (3.13%) Simulink
3 1 (3.13%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (3.13%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Azure
2 1 (3.13%) AWS
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) GIS
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.13%) Cypress.io
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 10 (31.25%) Social Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Electronics
2 5 (15.63%) Presentation Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Publishing
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) ASIC Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Python Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior ASIC Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) XSLT
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) WCF
4 3 (9.38%) WinForms
4 3 (9.38%) WPF
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) React
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) Jest
6 1 (3.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (12.50%) ASIC
2 4 (12.50%) Verilog
3 2 (6.25%) Analogue Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Arduino
4 1 (3.13%) CPLD
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (3.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2019
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) DevOps
2 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
4 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Image Processing
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineering
5 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Computer Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Validation
8 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C++
2 9 (28.13%) Python
3 6 (18.75%) Embedded C
3 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Go
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
1 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.13%) PhD
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware NSX
3 4 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Rancher
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
1 7 (21.88%) VMware
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) ESRI
2 6 (18.75%) Lumension
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Sophos
3 5 (15.63%) Adobe
4 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.13%) Altera
5 1 (3.13%) Google