Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 57 67
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing C 44 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.05% 5.17% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.48% 11.82% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 9
Essex median daily rate £500 £529 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.48% +12.55% -10.48%
10th Percentile £426 £425 £312
90th Percentile £600 £663 £572
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Essex median hourly rate £47.50 - £35.50
10th Percentile £43.00 - £31.85
90th Percentile £52.00 - £42.35
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

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 519 347 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.79% 43.76% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 244 193
Essex median daily rate £500 £503 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +43.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £242
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 42
Essex median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £9.63 £26.35 £30.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £63.75 £45.98
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -16 18 £545 -0.82%
Brentwood +14 10 £475 +5.56% 2
Harlow - 1 - - 4
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
2 16 (36.36%) Scrum
2 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
4 13 (29.55%) Collaborative Working
5 12 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (25.00%) HTTP
6 11 (25.00%) JIRA
7 10 (22.73%) JSON
7 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (22.73%) DevOps
7 10 (22.73%) Embedded C
7 10 (22.73%) ITIL
7 10 (22.73%) Java
8 9 (20.45%) Ansible
8 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (18.18%) Innovative Thinking
9 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 8 (18.18%) Ajax
9 8 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
9 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) C++
9 8 (18.18%) Internet
9 8 (18.18%) TDD
10 7 (15.91%) UPnP

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 3 (6.82%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) TPMS
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.27%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) GitHub
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) Internet
3 7 (15.91%) Broadband
3 7 (15.91%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) DLNA
3 7 (15.91%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) DSL
3 7 (15.91%) FTP
3 7 (15.91%) IPv4
3 7 (15.91%) IPv6
3 7 (15.91%) UPnP
3 7 (15.91%) VoIP
3 7 (15.91%) WAN
3 7 (15.91%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.82%) SSL
4 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (4.55%) GIS
1 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.27%) JasperReports
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) JIRA
2 6 (13.64%) GitLab
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (4.55%) CircleCI
6 2 (4.55%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.55%) fastlane
6 2 (4.55%) FishEye
6 2 (4.55%) Hudson
6 2 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.55%) Xcode
6 2 (4.55%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.27%) Ant
7 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.27%) JUnit
7 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Military
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) C Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.27%) Senior C Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) JSON
2 8 (18.18%) Ajax
3 7 (15.91%) CGI
3 7 (15.91%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) J2EE
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 3 (6.82%) SAML
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) GWT
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) RxSwift
5 2 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) AWT
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.27%) JMS
6 1 (2.27%) Spring
6 1 (2.27%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (15.91%) Media Streaming
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.27%) SystemC
5 1 (2.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Android
5 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
2 16 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 16 (36.36%) Scrum
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
5 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.73%) DevOps
5 10 (22.73%) ITIL
6 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
7 8 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (18.18%) Innovative Thinking
7 8 (18.18%) TDD
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (15.91%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (13.64%) Software Delivery
10 5 (11.36%) Kanban
10 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Embedded C
1 10 (22.73%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) C++
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) Perl
3 5 (11.36%) Python
3 5 (11.36%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) COBOL
5 1 (2.27%) Java 8
5 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.27%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Def Stans
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.27%) HL7
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Atlassian
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Altera
3 1 (2.27%) Cerner
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) Civica
3 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) ICL
3 1 (2.27%) Intel
3 1 (2.27%) MEDITECH