Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 40 67
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 -16
Contract jobs citing C 77 213 160
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.94% 4.94% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.80% 13.08% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 113 73
Median daily rate £460 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% -10.53% +10.14%
10th Percentile £395 £356 £279
90th Percentile £598 £550 £573
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 15
Median hourly rate £48.12 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £42.75 £40.15 £20.80
90th Percentile £62.25 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -

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 713 1,628 1,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.53% 37.79% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 927 1,063
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £281
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 71 70
Median hourly rate £24.70 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.11% +16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £11.87 £18.00 £14.90
90th Percentile £55.25 £52.50 £56.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £41.53
% change year-on-year -19.54% +4.74% +0.68%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for C in the East of England

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C in the East of England

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for C in the East of England

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020. 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 +11 25 £425 +1.19% 11
Essex -13 23 £475 +19.50% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 20 £475 -2.56% 35
Suffolk +12 6 £600 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire +20 3 - - 5
C
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 29 (37.66%) Linux
2 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
3 23 (29.87%) Python
4 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 21 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
6 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
7 17 (22.08%) HTTP
8 16 (20.78%) Device Driver
8 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (19.48%) HTTPS
9 15 (19.48%) IPv4
9 15 (19.48%) IPv6
10 14 (18.18%) DHCP
10 14 (18.18%) POSIX
10 14 (18.18%) C++
11 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
11 13 (16.88%) DV Cleared
11 13 (16.88%) Yocto
12 12 (15.58%) Wireshark
12 12 (15.58%) Oracle
12 12 (15.58%) UML
12 12 (15.58%) Scrum
12 12 (15.58%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (14.29%) ITIL
13 11 (14.29%) Windows
13 11 (14.29%) VB
13 11 (14.29%) Embedded C
13 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting

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 8 (10.39%) ArcGIS
2 5 (6.49%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) Jadu
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.30%) SAS
4 1 (1.30%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Simulink
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.39%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.60%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Azure
2 2 (2.60%) AWS
2 2 (2.60%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.68%) TCP/IP
2 17 (22.08%) HTTP
3 15 (19.48%) HTTPS
3 15 (19.48%) IPv4
3 15 (19.48%) IPv6
4 14 (18.18%) DHCP
5 12 (15.58%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (15.58%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.90%) VoIP
6 3 (3.90%) Wireless
7 2 (2.60%) DSL
7 2 (2.60%) Firewall
7 2 (2.60%) SSL
8 1 (1.30%) ADSL2+
8 1 (1.30%) IPsec
8 1 (1.30%) Network Security
8 1 (1.30%) Telnet
8 1 (1.30%) VDSL2
8 1 (1.30%) WPA
8 1 (1.30%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) GIS
3 5 (6.49%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Ingres
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) JIRA
1 8 (10.39%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Selenium
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) GitLab
4 2 (2.60%) JMeter
4 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.60%) Robot Framework
4 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.60%) TestRail
5 1 (1.30%) Appium
5 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.30%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.30%) GCC
5 1 (1.30%) ProC
5 1 (1.30%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (1.30%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (7.79%) Law
2 3 (3.90%) Legal
2 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.60%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Software Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) C Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Linux Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Ada Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Ada Software Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Embedded C Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Embedded Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.90%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Software Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) POSIX
2 13 (16.88%) Yocto
3 9 (11.69%) HTML
4 8 (10.39%) .NET
5 7 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.79%) .NET Core
6 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.19%) CSS
7 4 (5.19%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.19%) Middleware
7 4 (5.19%) Web Services
7 4 (5.19%) XML
8 3 (3.90%) Ajax
8 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.90%) React
8 3 (3.90%) Shiny
9 2 (2.60%) HTML5
9 2 (2.60%) jQuery
9 2 (2.60%) WCF
9 2 (2.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (20.78%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.30%) IPTV
3 1 (1.30%) PKI
3 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) Windows
3 9 (11.69%) Windows 10
4 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (5.19%) Unix
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.60%) CentOS
7 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Software Engineering
2 21 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.58%) Scrum
4 12 (15.58%) UML
5 11 (14.29%) ITIL
5 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 10 (12.99%) DevOps
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.39%) Image Processing
7 8 (10.39%) Migration
7 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.09%) Microservices
9 6 (7.79%) Project Management
10 5 (6.49%) Front End Development
10 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (6.49%) Machine Learning
10 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineering
10 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) Python
2 14 (18.18%) C++
3 11 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 11 (14.29%) VB
4 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.99%) MATLAB
4 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.39%) Ada
5 8 (10.39%) C#
6 7 (9.09%) Ada 95
6 7 (9.09%) Java
7 6 (7.79%) SQL
8 3 (3.90%) R
8 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.90%) VBA
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) DV Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.90%) PhD
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) CISA
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.30%) OCP
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.30%) Def Stans
1 1 (1.30%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.30%) MISRA
1 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.60%) Firmware
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.30%) Docker
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Ansible
2 4 (5.19%) HP ALM
3 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco
4 8 (10.39%) ESRI
4 8 (10.39%) Lumension
4 8 (10.39%) Sophos
4 8 (10.39%) VMware
5 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.19%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) Apple
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Splunk
7 1 (1.30%) WSO2
7 1 (1.30%) Xilinx