Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 36 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing C 18 36 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.25% 4.55% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.85% 11.58% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 22
10th Percentile £375 £46 £265
25th Percentile £394 £238 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £405
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -14.74%
75th Percentile £525 £500 £575
90th Percentile £540 £525 £576
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £398
% change year-on-year +11.11% +13.21% -16.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
10th Percentile " £42.00 £41.25
25th Percentile £22.50 £42.75 £41.88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £45.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +4.40% +4.00%
75th Percentile £48.13 £51.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £49.45 " "
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% +5.88%

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 130 311 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.66% 39.32% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 213 222
10th Percentile £300 £329 £287
25th Percentile £336 £400 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £434
Median % change year-on-year - +3.75% +8.44%
75th Percentile £524 £538 £500
90th Percentile £670 £600 £625
East of England median daily rate £448 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +2.29% +1.74% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 28
10th Percentile £11.25 £26.95 £14.35
25th Percentile £22.50 £42.38 £21.25
Median hourly rate £26.50 £45.00 £43.25
Median % change year-on-year -41.11% +4.05% +1.76%
75th Percentile £46.00 £49.50 £50.31
90th Percentile £48.50 £51.00 £53.70
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -4.44% +4.05% +8.13%

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
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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +15 15 £425 +13.33% 46
Peterborough +1 1 - - 2
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 9 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) LLVM
7 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (16.67%) Cypress.io
7 3 (16.67%) Docker
7 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
7 3 (16.67%) GitHub
7 3 (16.67%) TypeScript
7 3 (16.67%) ISO 26262
7 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
7 3 (16.67%) Jest
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) Electronics
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) Local Government
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)

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 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Azure
2 1 (5.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Cypress.io
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Robot Framework
2 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
1 3 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.11%) Compiler Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) React Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LLVM
2 3 (16.67%) Jest
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
3 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Service Design
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 26262
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) ESRI
1 2 (11.11%) Lumension
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Sophos
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Coverity
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Google