Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 50 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13 +20
Contract jobs citing C 240 168 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.05% 3.74% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.01% 9.42% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 34 41
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +16.36%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £250
90th Percentile £663 £584 £538
England median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 67
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £34.75 £32.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +14.29%

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 1,845 1,784 1,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.80% 39.67% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,063 1,043 1,058
East of England median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - -
10th Percentile £300 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 135 189
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £18.25 £30.60 £26.00
90th Percentile £52.75 £52.40 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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
Cambridgeshire +2 119 £375 +7.14% 182
Hertfordshire +6 52 £345 -18.82% 47
Essex +15 44 £550 +25.60% 24
Norfolk -3 14 £400 +23.08% 4
Bedfordshire -4 7 £308 -54.44% 9
Suffolk +11 4 £425 +3.66% 6
C
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for C.

1 87 (36.25%) C++
2 84 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 83 (34.58%) Python
4 79 (32.92%) Linux
5 78 (32.50%) Wireless
6 77 (32.08%) Embedded C
7 58 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (22.92%) Telecoms
9 43 (17.92%) Degree
10 38 (15.83%) Bluetooth
11 36 (15.00%) Configuration Management
12 35 (14.58%) Windows
13 34 (14.17%) Test Automation
14 33 (13.75%) Electronics
15 32 (13.33%) Java
16 30 (12.50%) Mentoring
17 28 (11.67%) HTML
17 28 (11.67%) Git (software)
17 28 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (10.83%) Integration Testing
18 26 (10.83%) Embedded Systems
18 26 (10.83%) TDD
19 24 (10.00%) Unix
20 23 (9.58%) JavaScript
21 22 (9.17%) SQL
21 22 (9.17%) JIRA
21 22 (9.17%) Security Cleared
22 20 (8.33%) WebLogic
22 20 (8.33%) JBoss
23 19 (7.92%) CSS

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 20 (8.33%) JBoss
1 20 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.42%) Confluence
3 11 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (5.83%) Simulink
2 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.67%) Doxygen
5 4 (1.67%) FrameMaker
6 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) LabWindows
2 2 (0.83%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) GitHub
2 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (32.50%) Wireless
2 38 (15.83%) Bluetooth
3 17 (7.08%) 3GPP
4 16 (6.67%) LTE
4 16 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (6.25%) HTTP
6 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.75%) Internet
7 9 (3.75%) NAS
8 5 (2.08%) 802.11
9 4 (1.67%) Broadband
9 4 (1.67%) NFC
9 4 (1.67%) xDSL
10 3 (1.25%) DHCP
10 3 (1.25%) DNS
10 3 (1.25%) Firewall
10 3 (1.25%) LAN
11 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.83%) IGMP
11 2 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.83%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.92%) MySQL
3 3 (1.25%) GIS
3 3 (1.25%) MariaDB
3 3 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.83%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.17%) JIRA
3 19 (7.92%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (4.58%) Maven
6 10 (4.17%) JUnit
7 9 (3.75%) Apache Ivy
7 9 (3.75%) Gradle
7 9 (3.75%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (3.75%) Mocha
7 9 (3.75%) Protractor
7 9 (3.75%) Subversion
8 7 (2.92%) Mockito
8 7 (2.92%) Selenium
9 6 (2.50%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.67%) GitLab
10 4 (1.67%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.25%) GDB
General
1 55 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 33 (13.75%) Electronics
3 14 (5.83%) Law
4 12 (5.00%) Finance
5 8 (3.33%) Marketing
6 7 (2.92%) Military
7 5 (2.08%) Banking
8 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (25.83%) Software Engineer
2 51 (21.25%) Developer
3 46 (19.17%) Embedded Engineer
4 29 (12.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 23 (9.58%) Embedded Developer
6 19 (7.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (6.67%) Analyst
7 16 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
8 15 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
9 14 (5.83%) C Developer
9 14 (5.83%) Embedded C Developer
10 13 (5.42%) Architect
10 13 (5.42%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Embedded Software Developer
12 11 (4.58%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 11 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (4.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 10 (4.17%) Test Engineer
13 10 (4.17%) Tester
14 9 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.67%) HTML
2 19 (7.92%) CSS
3 14 (5.83%) .NET
4 13 (5.42%) XML
5 12 (5.00%) J2EE
5 12 (5.00%) Web Services
6 10 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.17%) CSS3
6 10 (4.17%) HTML5
6 10 (4.17%) jQuery
6 10 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (4.17%) LESS
6 10 (4.17%) React
6 10 (4.17%) Sass
7 9 (3.75%) Jest
7 9 (3.75%) Spring
8 8 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.92%) JAXB
9 7 (2.92%) JAX-RPC
9 7 (2.92%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.83%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.83%) Device Driver
4 11 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.17%) VHDL
6 9 (3.75%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (2.92%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.50%) CMDB
8 6 (2.50%) Verilog
9 5 (2.08%) User Experience
10 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.67%) Smartcard
11 3 (1.25%) Fintech
11 3 (1.25%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.83%) Infotainment
12 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (32.92%) Linux
2 35 (14.58%) Windows
3 24 (10.00%) Unix
4 11 (4.58%) Solaris
5 8 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.92%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.25%) VMS
10 2 (0.83%) Android
10 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 34 (14.17%) Test Automation
5 30 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 28 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (10.83%) Integration Testing
7 26 (10.83%) TDD
8 18 (7.50%) Signal Processing
9 17 (7.08%) Project Planning
10 15 (6.25%) ITIL
10 15 (6.25%) Scrum
11 14 (5.83%) Business Analysis
11 14 (5.83%) Test Scripting
11 14 (5.83%) UML
12 13 (5.42%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (5.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (5.42%) SOA
13 12 (5.00%) Programme Management
14 11 (4.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 87 (36.25%) C++
2 83 (34.58%) Python
3 77 (32.08%) Embedded C
4 32 (13.33%) Java
5 23 (9.58%) JavaScript
6 22 (9.17%) SQL
7 18 (7.50%) Embedded C++
8 16 (6.67%) MATLAB
9 12 (5.00%) Assembly Language
10 10 (4.17%) Perl
11 7 (2.92%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.50%) Ada
13 4 (1.67%) Ruby
14 3 (1.25%) C#
14 3 (1.25%) Cython
14 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.25%) R
15 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.83%) Scala
15 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (17.92%) Degree
2 22 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.75%) ISEB
5 6 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.25%) CCNP
7 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.83%) HNC
8 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CCNA
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) MCSA
9 1 (0.42%) PhD
9 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.17%) Def Stans
2 9 (3.75%) WCAG
3 7 (2.92%) QA
4 6 (2.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.25%) MISRA
6 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.83%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.83%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.83%) PSD2
7 1 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) DO-254
7 1 (0.42%) PMO
7 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.75%) Firmware
2 7 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.08%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 5 (2.08%) Docker
5 3 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.42%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 10 (4.17%) Ansible
2 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.58%) Oracle
3 10 (4.17%) Perforce
4 9 (3.75%) VMware
5 6 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.08%) HP
7 4 (1.67%) Cisco
7 4 (1.67%) Citrix
8 3 (1.25%) SAP
9 2 (0.83%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.83%) Serena
10 1 (0.42%) Ariba
10 1 (0.42%) Atmel
10 1 (0.42%) Becrypt
10 1 (0.42%) Google
10 1 (0.42%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.42%) Lumension
10 1 (0.42%) NetApp
10 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.42%) WSO2