Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 17 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
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 56 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 0
Contract jobs citing C 46 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.34% 5.06% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.96% 10.39% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 3
Essex median daily rate £525 £484 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +20.88% +22.14%
10th Percentile £425 £313 £352
90th Percentile £638 £576 £500
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Essex median hourly rate - £41.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.92% -13.33%
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 355 414 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 48.97% 48.71% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 279 184
Essex median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £337 £275 £220
90th Percentile £633 £575 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 39
Essex median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +9.56% -14.47%
10th Percentile £26.52 £31.08 £22.50
90th Percentile £69.20 £62.93 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for C in Essex

C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in Essex

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in Essex over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in Essex

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in Essex

C
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 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
Southend-on-Sea +14 21 £550 +8.37% 1
Harlow -2 3 £450 -
Chelmsford - 1 - - 1
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Essex region with a requirement for C.

1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) JIRA
3 19 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 18 (39.13%) Open Source
4 18 (39.13%) Java
5 17 (36.96%) DevOps
6 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
7 15 (32.61%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
7 15 (32.61%) Configuration Management
7 15 (32.61%) TDD
8 14 (30.43%) Web Services
8 14 (30.43%) Atlassian
9 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
10 11 (23.91%) JBoss
10 11 (23.91%) Scrum
11 10 (21.74%) UML
11 10 (21.74%) JUnit
12 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
12 9 (19.57%) Ansible
12 9 (19.57%) Kanban
13 8 (17.39%) TeamCity
13 8 (17.39%) GWT
13 8 (17.39%) Confluence
13 8 (17.39%) Hudson
13 8 (17.39%) REST
13 8 (17.39%) FishEye

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (23.91%) JBoss
2 8 (17.39%) Confluence
3 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
4 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.87%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) Jetty
6 1 (2.17%) Mongrel
6 1 (2.17%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (2.17%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) IPsec
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Geospatial Data
1 8 (17.39%) GIS
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) JasperReports
3 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.17%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) JIRA
2 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (21.74%) JUnit
4 8 (17.39%) CruiseControl
4 8 (17.39%) FishEye
4 8 (17.39%) Hudson
4 8 (17.39%) TeamCity
5 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
5 7 (15.22%) Selenium
5 7 (15.22%) Zephyr
6 6 (13.04%) GitLab
6 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
7 5 (10.87%) Maven
8 4 (8.70%) Ant
8 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
8 4 (8.70%) ClearQuest
8 4 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (8.70%) Subversion
9 2 (4.35%) JMeter
9 2 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 5 (10.87%) Law
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Architect
1 9 (19.57%) Software Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Information Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Information Assurance Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Information Assurance Leader
3 4 (8.70%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Lead Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Lead Security Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Security Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) GWT
2 8 (17.39%) REST
3 7 (15.22%) J2EE
3 7 (15.22%) Spring
4 6 (13.04%) CSS
4 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.70%) Ajax
5 4 (8.70%) Apache Flex
5 4 (8.70%) AWT
5 4 (8.70%) JMS
5 4 (8.70%) JSON
5 4 (8.70%) Middleware
5 4 (8.70%) RESTful
5 4 (8.70%) SOAP
5 4 (8.70%) Swing
6 2 (4.35%) JAXB
6 2 (4.35%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (4.35%) JPA
6 2 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) CESG
1 4 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) SystemC
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
1 7 (15.22%) Unix
2 5 (10.87%) Solaris
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (39.13%) Open Source
4 17 (36.96%) DevOps
5 15 (32.61%) Configuration Management
5 15 (32.61%) Continuous Deployment
5 15 (32.61%) TDD
5 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
6 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
7 11 (23.91%) Scrum
8 10 (21.74%) UML
9 9 (19.57%) Kanban
9 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
10 8 (17.39%) OO
10 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
11 7 (15.22%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
11 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) Perl
2 6 (13.04%) Python
2 6 (13.04%) Ruby
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Ada
6 1 (2.17%) Ada 83
6 1 (2.17%) Ada 95
6 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) CLAS
3 3 (6.52%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Def Stans
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9000
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Ansible
2 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.17%) Consul
4 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Atlassian
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Google
4 4 (8.70%) Adobe
5 3 (6.52%) Intel
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Cerner
7 1 (2.17%) Civica
7 1 (2.17%) MEDITECH
7 1 (2.17%) VMware