Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 67 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +5
Contract jobs citing C 47 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.82% 4.03% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.22% 8.48% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 7
Essex median daily rate £500 £524 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% -0.19% +60.92%
10th Percentile £425 £365 £308
90th Percentile £606 £654 £577
East of England median daily rate £450 £409 £425
% change year-on-year +10.09% -3.82% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 - £31.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £30.50
90th Percentile £47.50 - £42.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +8.97%

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 460 401 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.13% 47.51% 34.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 266 187
Essex median daily rate £500 £477 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +41.19% -10.00%
10th Percentile £358 £310 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 51
Essex median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24.50 £26.80 £26.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +8.75% +0.63% +6.00%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 20 £532 -2.65%
Brentwood +12 9 £475 +5.56% 2
Harlow - 3 - - 1
Chelmsford - 1 - - 2
C
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (40.43%) Configuration Management
2 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
3 17 (36.17%) Linux
4 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
5 14 (29.79%) JIRA
5 14 (29.79%) Scrum
6 13 (27.66%) DevOps
6 13 (27.66%) Collaborative Working
7 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
7 12 (25.53%) Java
7 12 (25.53%) HTTP
8 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
8 11 (23.40%) Ansible
8 11 (23.40%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (21.28%) JSON
10 9 (19.15%) Internet
10 9 (19.15%) TDD
10 9 (19.15%) Atlassian
10 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
10 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (19.15%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (17.02%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (17.02%) GitLab
11 8 (17.02%) Ajax
11 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.02%) C++
11 8 (17.02%) DHCP

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 (6.38%) Confluence
1 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Jetty
3 1 (2.13%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.13%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) GitHub
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 9 (19.15%) Internet
3 8 (17.02%) DHCP
3 8 (17.02%) DNS
3 8 (17.02%) FTP
4 7 (14.89%) Broadband
4 7 (14.89%) DLNA
4 7 (14.89%) DSL
4 7 (14.89%) IPv4
4 7 (14.89%) IPv6
4 7 (14.89%) UPnP
4 7 (14.89%) VoIP
4 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (8.51%) SSL
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.13%) IPsec
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
7 1 (2.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.26%) GIS
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (2.13%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) JIRA
2 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.02%) GitLab
4 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (8.51%) Subversion
6 3 (6.38%) Selenium
6 3 (6.38%) Zephyr
7 2 (4.26%) CircleCI
7 2 (4.26%) CruiseControl
7 2 (4.26%) fastlane
7 2 (4.26%) FishEye
7 2 (4.26%) Hudson
7 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.26%) Xcode
8 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.13%) git-flow
8 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (4.26%) Automotive
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) iOS Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) JSON
2 8 (17.02%) Ajax
3 7 (14.89%) CGI
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.51%) J2EE
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 3 (6.38%) SAML
5 3 (6.38%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) GWT
6 2 (4.26%) Middleware
6 2 (4.26%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) RxSwift
6 2 (4.26%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) AWT
7 1 (2.13%) CSS
7 1 (2.13%) JMS
7 1 (2.13%) Servlets
7 1 (2.13%) SOAP
7 1 (2.13%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (14.89%) Media Streaming
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.13%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows
6 2 (4.26%) Android
6 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Configuration Management
2 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
4 14 (29.79%) Scrum
5 13 (27.66%) Collaborative Working
5 13 (27.66%) DevOps
6 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 9 (19.15%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (19.15%) TDD
9 8 (17.02%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (14.89%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (14.89%) Innovative Thinking
10 7 (14.89%) Open Source
10 7 (14.89%) Software Delivery
11 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) C++
2 8 (17.02%) Embedded C
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) Perl
3 7 (14.89%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Ada
5 1 (2.13%) Ada 83
5 1 (2.13%) Ada 95
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) Java 8
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Def Stans
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.13%) HL7
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Ansible
2 3 (6.38%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Atlassian
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Intel
4 2 (4.26%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) Cerner
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Civica
5 1 (2.13%) MEDITECH
5 1 (2.13%) VMware