Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 47 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 +13
Contract jobs citing C 174 186 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.92% 4.26% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.17% 10.62% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 53 35
East of England median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £305
90th Percentile £638 £557 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 52 64
East of England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £34.13 £36.36 £14.35
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.31 £52.43
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.83% +5.88% +11.11%

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 1,711 1,752 1,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.59% 40.17% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1,085 980
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £543 £531
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 138 138
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £16.21 £30.75 £24.68
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.41 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -12 59 £475 +26.67% 120
Essex +14 49 £525 +31.25% 22
Hertfordshire +1 42 £300 -14.29% 39
Suffolk +7 9 £425 +26.87% 3
Norfolk -1 7 £375 - 4
Bedfordshire -3 7 £308 -29.71% 2
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 46 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.86%) C++
4 44 (25.29%) Degree
5 43 (24.71%) Python
6 41 (23.56%) Linux
7 38 (21.84%) Configuration Management
7 38 (21.84%) Java
7 38 (21.84%) Security Cleared
8 28 (16.09%) SC Cleared
8 28 (16.09%) JIRA
9 27 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
11 25 (14.37%) ITIL
12 24 (13.79%) Windows
12 24 (13.79%) Embedded C
12 24 (13.79%) Wireless
13 23 (13.22%) TDD
14 22 (12.64%) Open Source
15 21 (12.07%) Git (software)
15 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
16 20 (11.49%) Programme Management
16 20 (11.49%) Mentoring
16 20 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
17 19 (10.92%) Process Improvement
17 19 (10.92%) Jenkins
17 19 (10.92%) DevOps
17 19 (10.92%) Test Automation
17 19 (10.92%) PDM

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 16 (9.20%) JBoss
2 13 (7.47%) Confluence
3 12 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.87%) Apache
5 5 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) Jetty
7 1 (0.57%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (10.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (3.45%) Simulink
6 2 (1.15%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) GitHub
2 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.79%) Wireless
2 13 (7.47%) Bluetooth
3 11 (6.32%) HTTP
4 6 (3.45%) VPN
5 5 (2.87%) Internet
5 5 (2.87%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.30%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.72%) DHCP
7 3 (1.72%) DNS
7 3 (1.72%) IPsec
8 2 (1.15%) Firewall
8 2 (1.15%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.15%) Network Security
8 2 (1.15%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.15%) VoIP
8 2 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.57%) RS-422
9 1 (0.57%) Skype
9 1 (0.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.17%) GIS
3 8 (4.60%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (2.87%) MySQL
4 5 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.30%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.57%) Big Data
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (16.09%) JIRA
2 21 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.92%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.47%) JUnit
5 11 (6.32%) Maven
6 10 (5.75%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (4.60%) CruiseControl
7 8 (4.60%) FishEye
7 8 (4.60%) Hudson
7 8 (4.60%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (4.60%) Rational Team Concert
7 8 (4.60%) Selenium
7 8 (4.60%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.60%) Zephyr
8 7 (4.02%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.02%) Subversion
9 6 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
9 6 (3.45%) GDB
9 6 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (3.45%) Mocha
General
1 16 (9.20%) Military
2 15 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.90%) Law
4 7 (4.02%) Electronics
5 6 (3.45%) Finance
6 3 (1.72%) Advertising
6 3 (1.72%) Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Retail
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (23.56%) Software Engineer
2 26 (14.94%) Developer
3 21 (12.07%) Analyst
4 20 (11.49%) Embedded Engineer
5 15 (8.62%) Configuration Analyst
5 15 (8.62%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 15 (8.62%) Data Analyst
5 15 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) Architect
7 12 (6.90%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Embedded Developer
9 8 (4.60%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.02%) C Software Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Embedded Software Developer
10 7 (4.02%) Python Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Embedded C Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Software Development Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) Web Services
2 14 (8.05%) CSS
3 13 (7.47%) HTML
4 11 (6.32%) .NET
5 10 (5.75%) Spring
6 9 (5.17%) J2EE
6 9 (5.17%) REST
7 8 (4.60%) GWT
7 8 (4.60%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.45%) CSS3
8 6 (3.45%) HTML5
8 6 (3.45%) Jest
8 6 (3.45%) jQuery
8 6 (3.45%) JSON
8 6 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (3.45%) LESS
8 6 (3.45%) React
8 6 (3.45%) Sass
9 5 (2.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.62%) CMDB
4 9 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.02%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.30%) CESG
8 4 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.30%) iPad
8 4 (2.30%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.15%) ASIC
10 2 (1.15%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.15%) PKI
10 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.57%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.56%) Linux
2 24 (13.79%) Windows
3 15 (8.62%) Unix
4 8 (4.60%) Solaris
5 7 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.02%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.30%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.72%) VMS
7 3 (1.72%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.15%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (1.15%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.57%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 46 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (21.84%) Configuration Management
4 27 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (14.37%) ITIL
6 23 (13.22%) TDD
7 22 (12.64%) Open Source
8 20 (11.49%) Mentoring
8 20 (11.49%) Programme Management
9 19 (10.92%) DevOps
9 19 (10.92%) PDM
9 19 (10.92%) Process Improvement
9 19 (10.92%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.34%) Change Management
10 18 (10.34%) UML
11 15 (8.62%) Customer Requirements
11 15 (8.62%) Data Management
11 15 (8.62%) Information Management
11 15 (8.62%) Test Scripting
11 15 (8.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.86%) C++
2 43 (24.71%) Python
3 38 (21.84%) Java
4 24 (13.79%) Embedded C
5 17 (9.77%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.77%) SQL
6 9 (5.17%) Perl
7 8 (4.60%) MATLAB
8 6 (3.45%) Assembly Language
8 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.87%) Embedded C++
9 5 (2.87%) Ruby
10 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.72%) Ada
11 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.72%) C#
12 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.15%) PHP
12 2 (1.15%) Scala
12 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (25.29%) Degree
2 38 (21.84%) Security Cleared
3 28 (16.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.30%) ISEB
7 3 (1.72%) CLAS
7 3 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.15%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.57%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) MCSE
9 1 (0.57%) PhD
9 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.77%) Def Stans
2 15 (8.62%) ISO 9001
3 6 (3.45%) WCAG
4 4 (2.30%) SLA
5 2 (1.15%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.15%) PSD2
5 2 (1.15%) QA
6 1 (0.57%) ARP4754
6 1 (0.57%) ECSS
6 1 (0.57%) MISRA
6 1 (0.57%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.87%) Docker
2 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.30%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.57%) RHEV
5 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.75%) Ansible
2 5 (2.87%) HP ALM
2 5 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.87%) Puppet
3 2 (1.15%) Consul
3 2 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.15%) Terraform
4 1 (0.57%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.62%) Atlassian
3 9 (5.17%) VMware
4 8 (4.60%) Citrix
5 6 (3.45%) Adobe
5 6 (3.45%) HP
6 5 (2.87%) Google
6 5 (2.87%) Oracle
7 4 (2.30%) Cisco
8 2 (1.15%) Avaya
8 2 (1.15%) MathWorks
8 2 (1.15%) Perforce
8 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.57%) Apple
9 1 (0.57%) Ariba
9 1 (0.57%) Dell
9 1 (0.57%) McAfee
9 1 (0.57%) MKS
9 1 (0.57%) NetApp
9 1 (0.57%) Serena