Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 67 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 -22
Contract jobs citing C 42 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.81% 1.01% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.74% 3.02% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 4
Essex median daily rate £498 £380 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.92% +16.48% -13.00%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £304
90th Percentile £589 £488 £347
East of England median daily rate £431 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +7.81% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Essex median hourly rate - £31.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.50% +6.67%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -3.85%

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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 431 298 419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 49.31% 33.33% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 159 245
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £220 £224
90th Percentile £586 £475 £485
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 41
Essex median hourly rate £38.50 £32.39 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -14.78% +1.33%
10th Percentile £31.13 £22.50 £31.05
90th Percentile £63.75 £40.28 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 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
Southend-on-Sea - 25 £524 - 2
Brentwood - 4 £286 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region with a requirement for C.

1 27 (64.29%) Linux
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) TDD
2 24 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 23 (54.76%) Mentoring
4 22 (52.38%) Oracle
5 21 (50.00%) Scrum
5 21 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (50.00%) Kanban
6 20 (47.62%) Jenkins
6 20 (47.62%) HTTP
6 20 (47.62%) Configuration Management
7 19 (45.24%) JBoss
7 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
8 18 (42.86%) J2EE
8 18 (42.86%) Middleware
8 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 18 (42.86%) SSL
8 18 (42.86%) Open Source
8 18 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 18 (42.86%) DevOps
9 17 (40.48%) Coaching
9 17 (40.48%) User Stories
9 17 (40.48%) SOA
10 16 (38.10%) Apache
10 16 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
10 16 (38.10%) Microservices
10 16 (38.10%) Docker
11 15 (35.71%) API Design

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 19 (45.24%) JBoss
2 16 (38.10%) Apache
3 15 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (16.67%) Confluence
4 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Jetty
6 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
6 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) HTTP
2 18 (42.86%) SSL
2 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) IPsec
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 14 (33.33%) Subversion
4 8 (19.05%) JIRA
5 5 (11.90%) JMeter
5 5 (11.90%) LoadRunner
5 5 (11.90%) Selenium
5 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.76%) JUnit
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (4.76%) Mockito
6 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.38%) RF Design Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) J2EE
1 18 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) JAAS
2 2 (4.76%) JAXB
2 2 (4.76%) JPA
2 2 (4.76%) Spring
2 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
2 2 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) EclipseLink
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) Servlets
3 1 (2.38%) Struts
3 1 (2.38%) Struts2
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) STB
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) TDD
2 24 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 23 (54.76%) Mentoring
4 21 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (50.00%) Kanban
4 21 (50.00%) Scrum
5 20 (47.62%) Configuration Management
6 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
7 18 (42.86%) DevOps
7 18 (42.86%) Open Source
8 17 (40.48%) Coaching
8 17 (40.48%) SOA
8 17 (40.48%) User Stories
9 16 (38.10%) Microservices
10 15 (35.71%) API Design
10 15 (35.71%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (14.29%) Line Management
13 5 (11.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Perl
2 7 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) C++
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) R
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) Haskell
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CISA
4 1 (2.38%) CISM
4 1 (2.38%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) GSEC
4 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Xen
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) LXC
4 1 (2.38%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Puppet
2 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.90%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Mesos
4 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Oracle
2 15 (35.71%) WSO2
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Pegasus
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