Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 18 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 +21 -7
Contract jobs citing C 136 83 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.62% 7.49% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.69% 14.93% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 14 26
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £325 £296 £238
90th Percentile £474 £575 £481
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 26
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% -7.06%
10th Percentile £37.13 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -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 627 556 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.34% 50.18% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 270 473
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £284 £233 £263
90th Percentile £486 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 51 46
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +5 112 £375 +13.64% 74
Peterborough -14 1 £1,000 +185.71%
Huntingdon - 1 - -
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 77 (56.62%) Python
2 70 (51.47%) Embedded C
3 65 (47.79%) Software Engineering
4 63 (46.32%) Linux
4 63 (46.32%) C++
5 62 (45.59%) Wireless
6 44 (32.35%) Telecoms
7 38 (27.94%) Electronics
8 30 (22.06%) Bluetooth
9 27 (19.85%) Embedded Systems
10 22 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (15.44%) Embedded C++
11 21 (15.44%) Degree
12 19 (13.97%) Windows
12 19 (13.97%) HTML
13 17 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (12.50%) XML
14 16 (11.76%) Device Driver
14 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
15 15 (11.03%) Embedded Linux
15 15 (11.03%) Computer Science
16 13 (9.56%) XSLT
17 12 (8.82%) Signal Processing
18 11 (8.09%) Firmware
19 10 (7.35%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
19 10 (7.35%) Perforce
19 10 (7.35%) 3GPP
19 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
19 10 (7.35%) Doxygen
20 9 (6.62%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Doxygen
2 4 (2.94%) FrameMaker
2 4 (2.94%) XMetaL
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) GitHub
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (45.59%) Wireless
2 30 (22.06%) Bluetooth
3 22 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (7.35%) 3GPP
4 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.62%) LTE
5 9 (6.62%) NAS
6 5 (3.68%) 802.11
7 4 (2.94%) Broadband
7 4 (2.94%) Internet
7 4 (2.94%) NFC
7 4 (2.94%) xDSL
8 3 (2.21%) MQTT
8 3 (2.21%) ZigBee
8 3 (2.21%) Z-Wave
9 2 (1.47%) 3G
9 2 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.74%) SSL
10 1 (0.74%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) GIS
2 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.68%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.47%) Buildbot
3 2 (1.47%) CMake
3 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.47%) JIRA
3 2 (1.47%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) MorphX
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 38 (27.94%) Electronics
3 5 (3.68%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Military
5 2 (1.47%) Finance
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 49 (36.03%) Embedded Engineer
2 47 (34.56%) Software Engineer
3 34 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 26 (19.12%) Developer
5 20 (14.71%) C Software Engineer
6 19 (13.97%) Author
6 19 (13.97%) Embedded C Engineer
6 19 (13.97%) Technical Author
7 18 (13.24%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 15 (11.03%) Embedded Developer
9 13 (9.56%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) C Developer
10 11 (8.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (7.35%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (7.35%) Embedded C Developer
11 10 (7.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 10 (7.35%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (7.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 10 (7.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.97%) HTML
2 17 (12.50%) XML
3 13 (9.56%) XSLT
4 7 (5.15%) Qt
5 6 (4.41%) NumPy
5 6 (4.41%) SciPy
6 5 (3.68%) 802.1X
7 4 (2.94%) Sphinx
8 3 (2.21%) XMPP
9 2 (1.47%) .NET
9 2 (1.47%) REST
10 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.74%) CSS
10 1 (0.74%) JSON
10 1 (0.74%) MFC
10 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.74%) Spring
10 1 (0.74%) SQLAlchemy
10 1 (0.74%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.85%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (11.76%) Device Driver
3 15 (11.03%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.62%) User Experience
5 6 (4.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (4.41%) Verilog
6 4 (2.94%) CAN bus
6 4 (2.94%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.21%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.47%) CMDB
8 2 (1.47%) Infotainment
8 2 (1.47%) Social Media
9 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.74%) ASIC
9 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) Smart City
9 1 (0.74%) VHDL
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.32%) Linux
2 19 (13.97%) Windows
3 15 (11.03%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (5.15%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.68%) Nucleus RTOS
6 3 (2.21%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.79%) Software Engineering
2 17 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 12 (8.82%) Signal Processing
5 9 (6.62%) Device Driver Development
5 9 (6.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 7 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.15%) OO
7 7 (5.15%) Statistics
8 6 (4.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.41%) Visualisation
9 5 (3.68%) Mathematics
9 5 (3.68%) Multithreading
9 5 (3.68%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.68%) Physics
9 5 (3.68%) Project Management
10 4 (2.94%) ITIL
10 4 (2.94%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 77 (56.62%) Python
2 70 (51.47%) Embedded C
3 63 (46.32%) C++
4 21 (15.44%) Embedded C++
5 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.88%) Assembly Language
6 8 (5.88%) Perl
6 8 (5.88%) SQL
7 6 (4.41%) R
8 5 (3.68%) Cython
9 3 (2.21%) C#
9 3 (2.21%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.74%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.74%) Clojure
11 1 (0.74%) Groovy
11 1 (0.74%) Java
11 1 (0.74%) Scala
11 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) MISRA
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.47%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) Firmware
2 10 (7.35%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Docker
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) XenApp
3 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (7.35%) Perforce
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.47%) Cisco
3 2 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (0.74%) Apple
4 1 (0.74%) AppSense
4 1 (0.74%) Atmel
4 1 (0.74%) Becrypt
4 1 (0.74%) Citrix
4 1 (0.74%) Dell
4 1 (0.74%) HP
4 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.74%) LogRhythm
4 1 (0.74%) Lumension
4 1 (0.74%) Nintex
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.74%) VMware