The table below looks at the statistics for the C Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 547 551 522
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 33 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.042% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.046% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £307 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £245 £299
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-16.11% +21.62%
C Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46777 45849 40413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.43% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28979 28587 23731
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1861 2074
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

C Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C Developer across the England region.

C Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

C Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

C Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

C Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

C Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +4 20 £300 +7.14% 9
London 0 7 £475 -13.63% 2
South West - 3 £400 - 2
West Midlands -16 1 £313 +27.55%
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £365 - 3
C Developer
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C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C Developer in their job title.

1 58 (100.00%) C
2 33 (56.90%) UNIX
3 32 (55.17%) Linux
3 32 (55.17%) C++
4 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
5 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
6 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
7 18 (31.03%) Python
8 17 (29.31%) UML
9 16 (27.59%) OOD
9 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (24.14%) GoogleTest
10 14 (24.14%) SQL
10 14 (24.14%) Configuration Management
11 13 (22.41%) Subversion
12 12 (20.69%) NUnit
12 12 (20.69%) Ant
12 12 (20.69%) OO
12 12 (20.69%) Motif
12 12 (20.69%) CppUnit
13 11 (18.97%) Multithreading
13 11 (18.97%) ClearCase
14 8 (13.79%) XML
14 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
14 8 (13.79%) Memory Management
15 7 (12.07%) C#
15 7 (12.07%) Java
15 7 (12.07%) Finance
15 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
15 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Doxygen
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.45%) GSM
3 1 (1.72%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) 802.15
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Ingres
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) Triplestore
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) GoogleTest
2 13 (22.41%) Subversion
3 12 (20.69%) NUnit
3 12 (20.69%) Ant
3 12 (20.69%) CppUnit
4 11 (18.97%) ClearCase
5 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.17%) Rational Rose
6 3 (5.17%) Xcode
6 3 (5.17%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.45%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.72%) GDB
8 1 (1.72%) ProC
8 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
1 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Electronics
5 3 (5.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Motif
2 8 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) wxWidgets
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
4 2 (3.45%) JSON
4 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.72%) WCF
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.72%) Akka
5 1 (1.72%) CSS3
5 1 (1.72%) LESS
5 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.72%) HTML5
5 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) STL
5 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Derivative
3 5 (8.62%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.45%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (3.45%) BeagleBone
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.72%) EMV
6 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.72%) DTV
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.72%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) UNIX
2 32 (55.17%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
4 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.72%) VMS
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
2 17 (29.31%) UML
3 16 (27.59%) OOD
4 14 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 12 (20.69%) OO
6 11 (18.97%) Multithreading
7 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 8 (13.79%) Memory Management
8 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.34%) Project Management
9 6 (10.34%) Use Case
9 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.17%) iOS Development
11 3 (5.17%) Mobile Development
11 3 (5.17%) RUP
11 3 (5.17%) ETL
11 3 (5.17%) Unified Process
11 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
12 2 (3.45%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C
2 32 (55.17%) C++
3 18 (31.03%) Python
4 14 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (12.07%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) Java
6 5 (8.62%) Lua
6 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.62%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.17%) VB
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.72%) Erlang
9 1 (1.72%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.72%) Uniface
9 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.72%) VC++
9 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Informatica
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.45%) Google
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) jBASE
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