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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing C 21 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.22% 0.47% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.50% 1.35% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £360 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £360 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £36.45
% change year-on-year +9.67% +6.31%  

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 221 148 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 54.98% 34.82% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 74 108
Median daily rate £445 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.19 £32.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 11 £494 - 1
Brentwood - 2 £123 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (55.56%) Linux
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) TDD
3 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
3 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
4 16 (44.44%) Oracle
4 16 (44.44%) Scrum
4 16 (44.44%) Kanban
5 15 (41.67%) Open Source
6 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 14 (38.89%) DevOps
6 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (36.11%) Middleware
8 12 (33.33%) HTTP
8 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 12 (33.33%) SSL
8 12 (33.33%) J2EE
8 12 (33.33%) JBoss
8 12 (33.33%) Apache
8 12 (33.33%) SOA
8 12 (33.33%) User Stories
8 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 12 (33.33%) Docker
9 11 (30.56%) WSO2
9 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
9 11 (30.56%) Coaching
9 11 (30.56%) Microservices
9 11 (30.56%) Puppet
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared

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 12 (33.33%) Apache
1 12 (33.33%) JBoss
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (13.89%) Confluence
4 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Jetty
5 1 (2.78%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) HTTP
1 12 (33.33%) SSL
1 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) FTP
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) IPsec
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.22%) Subversion
4 7 (19.44%) JIRA
5 6 (16.67%) JMeter
5 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 6 (16.67%) Selenium
6 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (5.56%) Maven
9 1 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (2.78%) JUnit
9 1 (2.78%) Mockito
9 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
9 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Computer Scientist
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Principal Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Middleware
2 12 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) JAAS
3 1 (2.78%) JAXB
3 1 (2.78%) JPA
3 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.78%) POSIX
3 1 (2.78%) Qt
3 1 (2.78%) Servlets
3 1 (2.78%) Spring
3 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) BeagleBone
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) e-Health
4 1 (2.78%) STB
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) TDD
3 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
3 17 (47.22%) Software Engineering
4 16 (44.44%) Kanban
4 16 (44.44%) Scrum
5 15 (41.67%) Open Source
6 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (38.89%) DevOps
7 12 (33.33%) SOA
7 12 (33.33%) User Stories
8 11 (30.56%) API Design
8 11 (30.56%) Coaching
8 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
8 11 (30.56%) Microservices
9 9 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (16.67%) SDLC
11 5 (13.89%) BDD
12 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Perl
2 8 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++
5 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.56%) R
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) Go
6 1 (2.78%) Haskell
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) CISA
5 1 (2.78%) CISM
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Xen
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
4 1 (2.78%) LXC
4 1 (2.78%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Puppet
2 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) WSO2
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Pegasus
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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