Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 16 37
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 +19
Contract jobs citing C 51 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.84% 7.92% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.20% 18.10% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 9
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £306 £347 £336
90th Percentile £488 £507 £570
East of England median daily rate £475 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +13.77% +4.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 35
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +15.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £34.50 £37.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.30 £49.63 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.25 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -6.11% +16.13% +3.33%

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 418 464 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.66% 43.77% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 220 271
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £269 £230 £263
90th Percentile £525 £501 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 45
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18.50 £32.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.63 £49.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.13 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +6.82% +2.67%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 -20 28 £338 -18.18% 105
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 25 (49.02%) Python
2 22 (43.14%) Degree
3 20 (39.22%) C++
4 17 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 17 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
6 15 (29.41%) Process Improvement
7 14 (27.45%) Def Stans
7 14 (27.45%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (27.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (27.45%) CMDB
7 14 (27.45%) Data Management
7 14 (27.45%) Information Management
7 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
7 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
7 14 (27.45%) ISO 9001
7 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 14 (27.45%) ITIL
7 14 (27.45%) Change Management
7 14 (27.45%) Management Information System
7 14 (27.45%) Military
7 14 (27.45%) PDM
7 14 (27.45%) Programme Management
8 13 (25.49%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) Wireless
10 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
11 8 (15.69%) Windows
12 7 (13.73%) Java
12 7 (13.73%) Bluetooth

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 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Wireless
2 7 (13.73%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Buildbot
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) GCC
2 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.96%) SCons
2 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (27.45%) Military
2 5 (9.80%) Law
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) Configuration Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) Data Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Embedded Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Python Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Development Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) Django
3 1 (1.96%) HATEOAS
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) JSON Schema
3 1 (1.96%) NumPy
3 1 (1.96%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.96%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.96%) Polymer
3 1 (1.96%) Qt
3 1 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (1.96%) SciPy
3 1 (1.96%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.96%) Swagger
3 1 (1.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (1.96%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (27.45%) CMDB
2 14 (27.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Nucleus RTOS
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) VxWorks
4 3 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.96%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
2 15 (29.41%) Process Improvement
3 14 (27.45%) Change Management
3 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
3 14 (27.45%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (27.45%) Data Management
3 14 (27.45%) Information Management
3 14 (27.45%) ITIL
3 14 (27.45%) PDM
3 14 (27.45%) Programme Management
4 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Validation
6 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Informatics
8 3 (5.88%) OO
8 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Python
2 20 (39.22%) C++
3 17 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 7 (13.73%) Java
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.80%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Assembly Language
6 4 (7.84%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) Clojure
7 1 (1.96%) Erlang
7 1 (1.96%) F#
7 1 (1.96%) Haskell
7 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.96%) OCaml
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) Def Stans
1 14 (27.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.96%) MISRA
2 1 (1.96%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft