Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 76 88
Rank change year-on-year +26 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing C 193 126 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.13% 2.45% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.59% 7.09% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 63
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £325 £278 £250
90th Percentile £625 £573 £475
England median daily rate £450 £410 £378
% change year-on-year +9.76% +8.61% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 40
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £30.75 £15.02 £31.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £43.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +1.35%

C is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1823 1776 2110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.98% 34.51% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 1055 1241
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £225
90th Percentile £570 £523 £498
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 124 115
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £18.96 £21.63 £17.05
90th Percentile £52.88 £52.25 £45.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.86%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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 +17 98 £409 +2.19% 80
Hertfordshire +13 43 £525 +40.00% 9
Essex +5 38 £495 +30.26% 7
Bedfordshire -15 6 £444 +4.41% 2
Suffolk +4 3 £260 -48.00% 4
Norfolk -1 3 £413 +38.66% 1
East Anglia - 2 - -
C
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C.

1 86 (44.56%) Software Engineering
2 68 (35.23%) Linux
3 65 (33.68%) C++
4 54 (27.98%) Python
5 53 (27.46%) Embedded C
6 37 (19.17%) Configuration Management
7 35 (18.13%) Degree
8 33 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (13.99%) Electronics
10 26 (13.47%) TCP/IP
10 26 (13.47%) SQL
10 26 (13.47%) Security Cleared
11 25 (12.95%) Perl
11 25 (12.95%) Telecoms
12 24 (12.44%) Windows
12 24 (12.44%) Test Automation
13 23 (11.92%) Git (software)
14 22 (11.40%) TDD
15 21 (10.88%) Oracle
15 21 (10.88%) Relational Database
16 20 (10.36%) HTML
16 20 (10.36%) Java
16 20 (10.36%) J2EE
16 20 (10.36%) XML
17 19 (9.84%) Mentoring
17 19 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (9.84%) Kanban
18 18 (9.33%) Microservices
18 18 (9.33%) Scrum
19 17 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (8.29%) JBoss
2 12 (6.22%) Apache
2 12 (6.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (3.63%) Confluence
3 7 (3.63%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.04%) CMS
6 2 (1.04%) IIS
6 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Doxygen
2 7 (3.63%) Simulink
3 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.07%) XMetaL
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.66%) LabWindows
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.47%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.29%) HTTP
3 15 (7.77%) SSL
4 11 (5.70%) Wireless
5 9 (4.66%) RS-422
5 9 (4.66%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (4.15%) LAN
7 4 (2.07%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.55%) Bluetooth
8 3 (1.55%) Internet
8 3 (1.55%) MQTT
8 3 (1.55%) WAN
8 3 (1.55%) ZigBee
9 2 (1.04%) Firewall
9 2 (1.04%) LDAP
9 2 (1.04%) SNMP
9 2 (1.04%) SpaceWire
9 2 (1.04%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.52%) ATM
10 1 (0.52%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.88%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (3.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.11%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (1.55%) MySQL
5 2 (1.04%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.29%) Subversion
3 13 (6.74%) JIRA
4 8 (4.15%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.11%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (2.59%) JMeter
6 5 (2.59%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.59%) Selenium
6 5 (2.59%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.07%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.07%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.55%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.55%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.04%) JUnit
9 2 (1.04%) MorphX
9 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (13.99%) Electronics
2 25 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.25%) Finance
4 9 (4.66%) Automotive
5 8 (4.15%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.55%) Avionics
7 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.04%) German Language
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (30.57%) Software Engineer
2 43 (22.28%) Embedded Engineer
3 38 (19.69%) Developer
3 38 (19.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (10.36%) C Software Engineer
5 17 (8.81%) Author
5 17 (8.81%) Python Developer
5 17 (8.81%) Technical Author
6 16 (8.29%) Embedded C Engineer
7 14 (7.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (7.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Test Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.18%) Software Test Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Analyst
12 9 (4.66%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.15%) Architect
13 8 (4.15%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (4.15%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.36%) HTML
1 20 (10.36%) J2EE
1 20 (10.36%) XML
2 15 (7.77%) Middleware
3 14 (7.25%) XSLT
4 9 (4.66%) .NET
4 9 (4.66%) Spring
5 8 (4.15%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.15%) Web Services
6 7 (3.63%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.11%) JSP
8 5 (2.59%) NumPy
8 5 (2.59%) SciPy
8 5 (2.59%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.07%) CSS
9 4 (2.07%) Qt
9 4 (2.07%) Sphinx
10 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.77%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (6.22%) Device Driver
4 8 (4.15%) User Experience
5 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.59%) RIA
7 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.55%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.55%) Verilog
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.04%) Social Media
8 2 (1.04%) STB
8 2 (1.04%) VHDL
9 1 (0.52%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.23%) Linux
2 24 (12.44%) Windows
3 17 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.22%) Unix
5 11 (5.70%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.63%) Nucleus RTOS
7 6 (3.11%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.04%) Solaris
8 2 (1.04%) ThreadX
8 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (44.56%) Software Engineering
2 37 (19.17%) Configuration Management
3 33 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (12.44%) Test Automation
5 22 (11.40%) TDD
6 19 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (9.84%) Kanban
6 19 (9.84%) Mentoring
7 18 (9.33%) Microservices
7 18 (9.33%) Scrum
8 16 (8.29%) Integration Testing
8 16 (8.29%) Mathematics
8 16 (8.29%) User Stories
9 15 (7.77%) DevOps
9 15 (7.77%) Open Source
10 14 (7.25%) Coaching
10 14 (7.25%) Continuous Deployment
10 14 (7.25%) SOA
11 12 (6.22%) API Design
11 12 (6.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 65 (33.68%) C++
2 54 (27.98%) Python
3 53 (27.46%) Embedded C
4 26 (13.47%) SQL
5 25 (12.95%) Perl
6 20 (10.36%) Java
7 15 (7.77%) C#
8 14 (7.25%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.70%) MATLAB
10 9 (4.66%) Embedded C++
10 9 (4.66%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.11%) R
12 4 (2.07%) Cython
13 3 (1.55%) ANSI C
13 3 (1.55%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.04%) Haskell
14 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.04%) Tcl
15 1 (0.52%) Clojure
15 1 (0.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 35 (18.13%) Degree
2 26 (13.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) HNC
4 5 (2.59%) ISEB
5 4 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.07%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) CISSP
7 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.52%) CLAS
7 1 (0.52%) GSEC
7 1 (0.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.59%) MISRA
3 3 (1.55%) QA
4 2 (1.04%) ECSS
4 2 (1.04%) PMO
5 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.52%) DO-254
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (7.77%) Docker
2 5 (2.59%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 5 (2.59%) Firmware
3 3 (1.55%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) KVM
4 1 (0.52%) LXC
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.52%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.52%) Xen
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (6.74%) Puppet
2 3 (1.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.52%) Mesos
3 1 (0.52%) Terraform
3 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (10.88%) Oracle
2 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.22%) WSO2
3 9 (4.66%) Serena
4 6 (3.11%) Sybase
5 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.04%) Nintex
5 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.04%) SAP
6 1 (0.52%) AppSense
6 1 (0.52%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.52%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Rate: From £40 to £44 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £615 per day
Posted: 5 days ago