Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 49 80
Rank change year-on-year -12 +31 +4
Contract jobs citing C 153 183 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.48% 4.14% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 10.39% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 66 37
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £289 £319 £290
90th Percentile £628 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.36% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 52
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £22.75 £36.25 £17.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.48
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

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 1,632 1,761 1,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.09% 39.87% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 1,069 966
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £285 £272 £255
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 119 123
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £30.00 £21.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.38 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.30% +7.47% +10.00%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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
Essex +17 46 £525 +8.48% 19
Cambridgeshire -18 46 £475 +11.76% 113
Hertfordshire -7 39 £223 -36.43% 30
Suffolk +4 17 £425 +26.87% 8
Bedfordshire +2 3 - - 13
Norfolk +2 1 - - 7
East Anglia -5 1 - - 3
C
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 (31.37%) Software Engineering
2 46 (30.07%) Security Cleared
3 40 (26.14%) Linux
3 40 (26.14%) Python
3 40 (26.14%) Configuration Management
4 39 (25.49%) Degree
5 37 (24.18%) C++
6 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (21.57%) Java
8 32 (20.92%) SC Cleared
9 27 (17.65%) JIRA
10 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (14.38%) Open Source
11 22 (14.38%) ITIL
11 22 (14.38%) Microsoft
12 21 (13.73%) UML
12 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
12 21 (13.73%) DevOps
13 19 (12.42%) Jenkins
13 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Excel
13 19 (12.42%) TDD
14 18 (11.76%) SQL
15 17 (11.11%) Windows
15 17 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 17 (11.11%) Atlassian
16 16 (10.46%) Self-Motivation
16 16 (10.46%) Programme Management
16 16 (10.46%) Embedded C
17 15 (9.80%) Active Directory

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 11 (7.19%) JBoss
2 10 (6.54%) Confluence
3 7 (4.58%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.27%) Apache
6 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) Jetty
7 1 (0.65%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.65%) nginx
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.96%) Simulink
5 2 (1.31%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.65%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.65%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.88%) GitHub
2 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.15%) Wireless
2 10 (6.54%) Ethernet
2 10 (6.54%) VPN
3 9 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 7 (4.58%) DHCP
4 7 (4.58%) DNS
4 7 (4.58%) Firewall
4 7 (4.58%) HTTP
4 7 (4.58%) IPsec
5 6 (3.92%) Network Security
5 6 (3.92%) VoIP
6 5 (3.27%) Bluetooth
6 5 (3.27%) Internet
7 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.31%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.65%) FTP
8 1 (0.65%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.65%) SSL
8 1 (0.65%) WebEx
8 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.54%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.23%) Geospatial Data
2 8 (5.23%) GIS
3 6 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.61%) JasperReports
4 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.96%) MySQL
6 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (17.65%) JIRA
2 19 (12.42%) Jenkins
3 15 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.84%) Rational Rhapsody
5 11 (7.19%) Rational Team Concert
6 10 (6.54%) JUnit
7 9 (5.88%) GDB
7 9 (5.88%) Selenium
7 9 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 8 (5.23%) CruiseControl
8 8 (5.23%) FishEye
8 8 (5.23%) Hudson
9 7 (4.58%) GitLab
9 7 (4.58%) Zephyr
10 6 (3.92%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.92%) Subversion
11 5 (3.27%) Maven
12 4 (2.61%) Ant
12 4 (2.61%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (7.84%) Military
2 10 (6.54%) Law
3 7 (4.58%) Electronics
4 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.27%) Finance
6 3 (1.96%) Retail
7 2 (1.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 19 (12.42%) Analyst
3 16 (10.46%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (8.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) Configuration Analyst
5 12 (7.84%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 12 (7.84%) Data Analyst
5 12 (7.84%) Test Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) Architect
6 11 (7.19%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Developer
8 8 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.27%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) Development Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) Engineering Specialist
10 5 (3.27%) Software Design Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.15%) Web Services
2 8 (5.23%) GWT
2 8 (5.23%) REST
3 7 (4.58%) J2EE
3 7 (4.58%) Spring
4 6 (3.92%) CSS
4 6 (3.92%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.27%) HTML
6 4 (2.61%) .NET
6 4 (2.61%) Ajax
6 4 (2.61%) Apache Flex
6 4 (2.61%) AWT
6 4 (2.61%) JMS
6 4 (2.61%) JSON
6 4 (2.61%) Middleware
6 4 (2.61%) RESTful
6 4 (2.61%) SOAP
6 4 (2.61%) Swing
7 3 (1.96%) LDAP
7 3 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.84%) CMDB
4 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.92%) PKI
7 4 (2.61%) CESG
7 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.96%) iPad
9 2 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.31%) ASIC
9 2 (1.31%) NHS
9 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.31%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.14%) Linux
2 17 (11.11%) Windows
3 13 (8.50%) Unix
4 7 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.27%) Solaris
7 4 (2.61%) Nucleus RTOS
7 4 (2.61%) VxWorks
8 3 (1.96%) VMS
9 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.65%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) Software Engineering
2 40 (26.14%) Configuration Management
3 36 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.38%) ITIL
5 22 (14.38%) Open Source
6 21 (13.73%) DevOps
6 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
6 21 (13.73%) UML
7 19 (12.42%) TDD
8 16 (10.46%) Programme Management
9 15 (9.80%) Continuous Deployment
9 15 (9.80%) PDM
9 15 (9.80%) Process Improvement
9 15 (9.80%) Validation
10 14 (9.15%) Change Management
10 14 (9.15%) Data Management
11 13 (8.50%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (7.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.14%) Python
2 37 (24.18%) C++
3 33 (21.57%) Java
4 18 (11.76%) SQL
5 16 (10.46%) Embedded C
6 14 (9.15%) Perl
7 12 (7.84%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.58%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.58%) Ruby
9 5 (3.27%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.96%) Ada
10 3 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.96%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.96%) PHP
10 3 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.31%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.31%) JSX
11 2 (1.31%) R
11 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.65%) Ada 83
Qualifications
1 46 (30.07%) Security Cleared
2 39 (25.49%) Degree
3 32 (20.92%) SC Cleared
4 14 (9.15%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.96%) CLAS
6 3 (1.96%) ISEB
7 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.31%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.31%) PhD
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ECDL
8 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) MCP
8 1 (0.65%) OCP
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) Def Stans
2 12 (7.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.96%) QA
3 3 (1.96%) SLA
4 2 (1.31%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.65%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.65%) ECSS
5 1 (0.65%) HL7
5 1 (0.65%) MISRA
5 1 (0.65%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.92%) vSphere
4 5 (3.27%) Docker
4 5 (3.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.65%) Firmware
5 1 (0.65%) RHEV
5 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.19%) Ansible
2 4 (2.61%) HP ALM
2 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.61%) Puppet
3 2 (1.31%) Consul
3 2 (1.31%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.31%) Terraform
4 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 12 (7.84%) VMware
4 8 (5.23%) Citrix
5 6 (3.92%) Adobe
5 6 (3.92%) Cisco
6 5 (3.27%) Google
6 5 (3.27%) HP
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle
8 3 (1.96%) Intel
9 2 (1.31%) Avaya
9 2 (1.31%) MathWorks
9 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) Ariba
10 1 (0.65%) Cerner
10 1 (0.65%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.65%) ConnectWise
10 1 (0.65%) MEDITECH
10 1 (0.65%) MKS
10 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow