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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 14 26 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18  
Contract jobs citing C 48 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.94% 5.95% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.08% 14.12% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.00 £29.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.75 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 239 262 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.51% 42.12% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 140 138
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £301 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £14.50 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +19 45 £425 +24.08% 63
Peterborough -5 1 - -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 57 (58.76%) Embedded C
2 56 (57.73%) Software Engineering
3 38 (39.18%) Python
4 36 (37.11%) Degree
5 28 (28.87%) C++
6 23 (23.71%) Linux
7 22 (22.68%) Computer Science
8 17 (17.53%) Regression Testing
9 13 (13.40%) Electronics
9 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
9 13 (13.40%) Performance Analysis
10 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
11 10 (10.31%) Wireless
11 10 (10.31%) HTML
12 9 (9.28%) XML
12 9 (9.28%) XSLT
12 9 (9.28%) Eclipse
12 9 (9.28%) Doxygen
13 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
14 7 (7.22%) Windows
15 6 (6.19%) C#
15 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
15 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
15 6 (6.19%) VMware
15 6 (6.19%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
16 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
16 5 (5.15%) SDLC
16 5 (5.15%) Cryptography
16 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure

C
Top Related 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 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Doxygen
2 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.03%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Wireless
2 5 (5.15%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.12%) ZigBee
4 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.06%) Firewall
5 2 (2.06%) Network Security
5 2 (2.06%) SAN
5 2 (2.06%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (2.06%) SSL
6 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.03%) LDAP
6 1 (1.03%) LTE
6 1 (1.03%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) MySQL
1 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.12%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.03%) CMake
5 1 (1.03%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.03%) GCC
5 1 (1.03%) GDB
5 1 (1.03%) GitLab
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.40%) Electronics
2 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Automotive
5 2 (2.06%) Finance
5 2 (2.06%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.03%) Avionics
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Embedded Engineer
2 36 (37.11%) Software Engineer
3 29 (29.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 28 (28.87%) Developer
5 19 (19.59%) Embedded Developer
6 18 (18.56%) Embedded C Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) Author
7 13 (13.40%) Technical Author
8 12 (12.37%) C Developer
8 12 (12.37%) C Software Engineer
8 12 (12.37%) Embedded C Developer
8 12 (12.37%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 12 (12.37%) Python Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Python Software Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Audio Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Audio Software Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) HTML
2 9 (9.28%) XML
2 9 (9.28%) XSLT
3 2 (2.06%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.06%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.03%) REST
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.19%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.06%) Robotics
5 1 (1.03%) CESG
5 1 (1.03%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.03%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.03%) Verilog
5 1 (1.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) Unix
4 4 (4.12%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (57.73%) Software Engineering
2 17 (17.53%) Regression Testing
3 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
3 13 (13.40%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (5.15%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.15%) SDLC
5 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.09%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.09%) High Availability
6 3 (3.09%) Machine Learning
6 3 (3.09%) Migration
6 3 (3.09%) PRINCE
6 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.09%) Project Management
6 3 (3.09%) Requirements Management
6 3 (3.09%) Signal Processing
6 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.06%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (2.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.76%) Embedded C
2 38 (39.18%) Python
3 28 (28.87%) C++
4 6 (6.19%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.15%) Perl
6 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.09%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.03%) Java
8 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) CLAS
4 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.09%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.03%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) Docker
3 2 (2.06%) KVM
3 2 (2.06%) LXC
4 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.19%) VMware
2 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.06%) Brocade
3 2 (2.06%) CA
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle
3 2 (2.06%) Riverbed
3 2 (2.06%) Vyatta
4 1 (1.03%) Atmel
4 1 (1.03%) SAP
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