Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 March 2019 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 47 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing C 165 201 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.03% 4.36% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.14% 11.15% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 92 56
East of England median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £293 £314
90th Percentile £595 £638 £563
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 49
East of England median hourly rate £45.50 £42.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35.00 £33.13 £36.73
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.20% +7.44%

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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,481 1,802 1,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.21% 39.11% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 1,013 1,063
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £294 £254
90th Percentile £587 £575 £538
England median daily rate £484 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +1.89% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 98 126
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.25 £41.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +0.15% +2.97%
10th Percentile £13.95 £16.25 £30.88
90th Percentile £54.30 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for C in the East of England

C
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 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in the East of England

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in the East of England

C
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 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in the East of England

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C in the East of England

C
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +25 65 £400 +40.35% 32
Cambridgeshire -9 51 £424 +5.94% 171
Essex -25 35 £375 -28.57% 27
Suffolk +7 7 £306 -27.94% 7
Bedfordshire +15 3 £400 +30.08% 7
Norfolk -3 3 - - 5
East Anglia - 1 - - 9
C
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for C.

1 79 (47.88%) C++
2 78 (47.27%) Software Engineering
3 57 (34.55%) Embedded C
4 49 (29.70%) Linux
5 31 (18.79%) Python
6 27 (16.36%) Java
6 27 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (14.55%) Wireless
7 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
8 23 (13.94%) Embedded C++
9 20 (12.12%) Degree
10 19 (11.52%) 5G
11 18 (10.91%) LTE
11 18 (10.91%) 3GPP
12 17 (10.30%) MATLAB
12 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
13 15 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
13 15 (9.09%) Scrum
14 14 (8.48%) Simulink
14 14 (8.48%) Perl
14 14 (8.48%) UML
14 14 (8.48%) Windows
14 14 (8.48%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (7.88%) Validation
15 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
16 12 (7.27%) Computer Science
16 12 (7.27%) Telecoms
16 12 (7.27%) Algorithms
16 12 (7.27%) Signal Processing

C
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.21%) SAS
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.61%) JBoss
3 1 (0.61%) TPMS
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.48%) Simulink
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.03%) Stateflow
3 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.21%) GitHub
2 2 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.55%) Wireless
2 19 (11.52%) 5G
3 18 (10.91%) 3GPP
3 18 (10.91%) LTE
4 8 (4.85%) Internet
5 7 (4.24%) Firewall
5 7 (4.24%) HTTP
5 7 (4.24%) NAS
5 7 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.64%) RTP
6 6 (3.64%) SNMP
7 5 (3.03%) DHCP
7 5 (3.03%) VLAN
7 5 (3.03%) VoIP
7 5 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.42%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.42%) IGMP
8 4 (2.42%) PBX
8 4 (2.42%) RTCP
8 4 (2.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) MySQL
2 4 (2.42%) Apache Hive
2 4 (2.42%) Big Data
2 4 (2.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.21%) HBase
4 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.21%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.61%) Power BI
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (4.24%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.64%) LabVIEW
3 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.03%) JIRA
4 5 (3.03%) Subversion
5 4 (2.42%) GDB
5 4 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.42%) Valgrind
6 3 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.21%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.21%) ERwin
7 2 (1.21%) GitLab
7 2 (1.21%) Maven
7 2 (1.21%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.61%) Ant
8 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.61%) JUnit
8 1 (0.61%) NUnit
8 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 12 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.85%) Electronics
3 7 (4.24%) Aerospace
3 7 (4.24%) Automotive
3 7 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.64%) Finance
4 6 (3.64%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Avionics
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Military
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (30.91%) Software Engineer
2 39 (23.64%) Developer
3 28 (16.97%) Embedded Engineer
4 22 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 19 (11.52%) C Software Engineer
6 14 (8.48%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (8.48%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) C Developer
8 11 (6.67%) C++ Developer
9 8 (4.85%) C/C++ Developer
10 7 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Embedded C Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Linux Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Design Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) Embedded Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Python Developer
13 4 (2.42%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) XML
2 4 (2.42%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (2.42%) REST
3 3 (1.82%) STL
4 2 (1.21%) .NET
4 2 (1.21%) HTML
4 2 (1.21%) Java EE
4 2 (1.21%) Kafka
4 2 (1.21%) LDAP
4 2 (1.21%) Middleware
4 2 (1.21%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.21%) OAuth
4 2 (1.21%) OpenID
4 2 (1.21%) SAML
4 2 (1.21%) SOAP
5 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.61%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.61%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.61%) JAX-WS
5 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (7.27%) Algorithms
3 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.82%) VHDL
6 2 (1.21%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.21%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.21%) Life Science
6 2 (1.21%) PKI
6 2 (1.21%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) ASIC
7 1 (0.61%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 49 (29.70%) Linux
2 14 (8.48%) Windows
3 10 (6.06%) Android
4 7 (4.24%) Unix
5 6 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.21%) CentOS
8 2 (1.21%) Solaris
8 2 (1.21%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.61%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (47.27%) Software Engineering
2 27 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 15 (9.09%) Scrum
5 14 (8.48%) UML
6 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
6 13 (7.88%) Validation
7 12 (7.27%) Computer Science
7 12 (7.27%) Signal Processing
8 11 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 10 (6.06%) TDD
9 10 (6.06%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.45%) DevOps
10 9 (5.45%) Feature Driven Development
11 7 (4.24%) Mathematical Modelling
12 6 (3.64%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.64%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.64%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (47.88%) C++
2 57 (34.55%) Embedded C
3 31 (18.79%) Python
4 27 (16.36%) Java
5 23 (13.94%) Embedded C++
6 17 (10.30%) MATLAB
7 14 (8.48%) Perl
8 9 (5.45%) SQL
9 7 (4.24%) C#
9 7 (4.24%) Ruby
10 6 (3.64%) Assembly Language
10 6 (3.64%) R
11 5 (3.03%) Go
12 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.21%) Java 8
13 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.21%) VB
14 1 (0.61%) COBOL
14 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.12%) Degree
3 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.64%) PhD
5 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.21%) CCNA
7 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.21%) SSCP
8 1 (0.61%) CCNP
8 1 (0.61%) CISM
8 1 (0.61%) CISSP
8 1 (0.61%) GIAC
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB
8 1 (0.61%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 4 (2.42%) MISRA
3 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.85%) Firmware
2 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.42%) KVM
3 4 (2.42%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.21%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.21%) Docker
5 2 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) Ansible
2 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.21%) SCCM
2 2 (1.21%) SELinux
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.61%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Salt
3 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.64%) VMware
3 5 (3.03%) Cisco
4 4 (2.42%) MathWorks
5 3 (1.82%) HP
6 2 (1.21%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.21%) Citrix
6 2 (1.21%) EMC
6 2 (1.21%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.21%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) Altera
7 1 (0.61%) Aspera
7 1 (0.61%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.61%) Isilon
7 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.61%) Rockwell
7 1 (0.61%) Synology
7 1 (0.61%) Xilinx