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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 36 50
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14  
Contract jobs citing C 40 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.92% 3.38% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.62% 7.35% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £450 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -7.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £321 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 12
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.75 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 227 272 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.27% 46.02% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 158 238
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 30 £400 +16.78% 57
Huntingdon - 4 £475 -
Peterborough - 1 £1,000 -
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C.

1 49 (55.68%) Embedded C
2 46 (52.27%) Software Engineering
3 36 (40.91%) Python
4 29 (32.95%) C++
5 23 (26.14%) Degree
6 22 (25.00%) Electronics
7 16 (18.18%) Linux
7 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 13 (14.77%) XML
8 13 (14.77%) Mathematics
8 13 (14.77%) Performance Analysis
9 12 (13.64%) HTML
10 11 (12.50%) XSLT
10 11 (12.50%) C#
11 8 (9.09%) Aerospace
11 8 (9.09%) Doxygen
11 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 7 (7.95%) Automotive
12 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
13 6 (6.82%) SQL
14 5 (5.68%) Windows
14 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
14 5 (5.68%) Perl
14 5 (5.68%) .NET
14 5 (5.68%) Regression Testing
14 5 (5.68%) Embedded C++
14 5 (5.68%) VxWorks
14 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (5.68%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared

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 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Doxygen
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.27%) XMetaL
4 1 (1.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Internet
1 4 (4.55%) Wireless
2 3 (3.41%) MQTT
2 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.41%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.14%) Network Security
4 1 (1.14%) Skype
4 1 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (1.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
1 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.41%) JIRA
2 3 (3.41%) Subversion
2 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.27%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.14%) GitLab
4 1 (1.14%) MorphX
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.00%) Electronics
2 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 7 (7.95%) Automotive
5 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.27%) Finance
6 2 (2.27%) German Language
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (45.45%) Embedded Engineer
2 36 (40.91%) Software Engineer
3 32 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (19.32%) Developer
5 15 (17.05%) Author
5 15 (17.05%) Technical Author
6 14 (15.91%) Embedded C Engineer
6 14 (15.91%) Python Developer
7 9 (10.23%) C Software Engineer
7 9 (10.23%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
9 3 (3.41%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Linux Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Architect
10 2 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) XML
2 12 (13.64%) HTML
3 11 (12.50%) XSLT
4 5 (5.68%) .NET
5 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.41%) XMPP
7 2 (2.27%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.27%) OpenGL ES
7 2 (2.27%) REST
7 2 (2.27%) Sphinx
8 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.14%) CSS
8 1 (1.14%) HATEOAS
8 1 (1.14%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (1.14%) Spring
8 1 (1.14%) Web Services
8 1 (1.14%) WinForms
8 1 (1.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.27%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Robotics
4 1 (1.14%) CESG
4 1 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.14%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.14%) Smart City
4 1 (1.14%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Verilog
4 1 (1.14%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (5.68%) VxWorks
2 5 (5.68%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (2.27%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.14%) Unix
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) Software Engineering
2 13 (14.77%) Mathematics
2 13 (14.77%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.68%) Regression Testing
4 3 (3.41%) SDLC
5 2 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (2.27%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.27%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (2.27%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (2.27%) OO
5 2 (2.27%) Programme Management
5 2 (2.27%) Prototyping
5 2 (2.27%) Service Management
5 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.27%) Workflow
6 1 (1.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.14%) CRM
6 1 (1.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) Embedded C
2 36 (40.91%) Python
3 29 (32.95%) C++
4 11 (12.50%) C#
5 6 (6.82%) SQL
6 5 (5.68%) Embedded C++
6 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.68%) Perl
7 4 (4.55%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.41%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.27%) Java
10 1 (1.14%) Clojure
10 1 (1.14%) Dart
10 1 (1.14%) Elixir
10 1 (1.14%) Erlang
10 1 (1.14%) Haskell
10 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.14%) Rust
10 1 (1.14%) Scala
10 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CLAS
4 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) MISRA
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.14%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) PMO
2 1 (1.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Firmware
2 2 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
3 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.14%) AppSense
2 1 (1.14%) Atmel
2 1 (1.14%) Citrix
2 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.14%) Nintex
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.14%) SAP
2 1 (1.14%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £46.00 - £56.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - £55 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago