Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C Software Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Software Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 180 204
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 +1
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 23 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.35% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.36% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
England median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year +11.94% -10.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 3
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +16.88% -3.75%
10th Percentile £41.00 £37.75 £37.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.88 £40.35
England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.50 £40.63
% change year-on-year +1.20% +2.15% +1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4856 4661 5558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.65% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2691 3248
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 375 531
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured C Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in the East of England

C Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C Software Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for C Software Engineer in the East of England

C Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Software Engineer in the East of England

C Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire -5 20 £375 +13.64% 19
Hertfordshire -10 2 - -
Essex - 1 - -
C Software Engineer
England

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, C Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) C
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (82.61%) Embedded C
3 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 15 (65.22%) Electronics
5 14 (60.87%) C++
6 12 (52.17%) Embedded C++
7 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
7 10 (43.48%) Wireless
8 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (39.13%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (34.78%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (30.43%) Degree
10 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
10 7 (30.43%) Device Driver
10 7 (30.43%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
10 7 (30.43%) Device Driver Development
11 6 (26.09%) Python
11 6 (26.09%) R
11 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (17.39%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (13.04%) Statistics
13 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
13 3 (13.04%) Physics
13 3 (13.04%) Linux Kernel Development
13 3 (13.04%) HTML
13 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
13 3 (13.04%) SQL
13 3 (13.04%) Windows
13 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Wireless
2 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
5 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
5 1 (4.35%) MQTT
5 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.35%) Z-Wave
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.35%) Buildbot
2 1 (4.35%) CMake
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
General
1 15 (65.22%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (30.43%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Device Driver Development
3 6 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Kernel Development
4 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 3 (13.04%) Physics
4 3 (13.04%) Statistics
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (4.35%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C
2 19 (82.61%) Embedded C
3 14 (60.87%) C++
4 12 (52.17%) Embedded C++
5 6 (26.09%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) R
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware