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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 533 514 485
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 31 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.070% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.076% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £230 £323
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -28.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +13.51%
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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -23 15 £300 -2.28% 2
London -15 8 £375 -23.07% 1
South West -18 3 - - 1
North West - 2 £264 - 1
East of England -1 1 £330 +46.66%
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
C Developer
UK

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (100.00%) C
2 35 (63.64%) Linux
3 34 (61.82%) C++
3 34 (61.82%) UNIX
4 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
5 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
6 20 (36.36%) Python
6 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (34.55%) UML
8 18 (32.73%) OOD
8 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared
8 18 (32.73%) GoogleTest
9 16 (29.09%) Multithreading
9 16 (29.09%) NUnit
9 16 (29.09%) SQL
9 16 (29.09%) Configuration Management
9 16 (29.09%) Motif
10 15 (27.27%) Ant
10 15 (27.27%) CppUnit
11 14 (25.45%) Subversion
11 14 (25.45%) ClearCase
12 13 (23.64%) OO
13 11 (20.00%) XML
13 11 (20.00%) Integration Testing
14 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (16.36%) Use Case
14 9 (16.36%) Memory Management
14 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (16.36%) Derivative
14 9 (16.36%) Ingres

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.82%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) ZigBee
2 4 (7.27%) 802.15
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.64%) GSM
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Ingres
2 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) GoogleTest
2 16 (29.09%) NUnit
3 15 (27.27%) Ant
3 15 (27.27%) CppUnit
4 14 (25.45%) Subversion
4 14 (25.45%) ClearCase
5 8 (14.55%) CruiseControl
6 7 (12.73%) ClearQuest
7 5 (9.09%) Rational Rose
8 3 (5.45%) Xcode
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.82%) GDB
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
2 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) Motif
2 11 (20.00%) XML
3 8 (14.55%) wxWidgets
4 3 (5.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) POSIX
6 1 (1.82%) .NET
6 1 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.82%) STL
6 1 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.82%) CSS3
6 1 (1.82%) LESS
6 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Derivative
3 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.64%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (3.64%) BeagleBone
5 1 (1.82%) EMV
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) Linux
2 34 (61.82%) UNIX
3 7 (12.73%) Windows
4 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.09%) Solaris
6 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.45%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
8 1 (1.82%) AIX
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 19 (34.55%) UML
3 18 (32.73%) OOD
4 16 (29.09%) Configuration Management
4 16 (29.09%) Multithreading
5 13 (23.64%) OO
6 11 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.36%) Project Management
7 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.36%) Use Case
7 9 (16.36%) Memory Management
8 5 (9.09%) Unified Process
8 5 (9.09%) RUP
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) Refactoring
9 4 (7.27%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (5.45%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.64%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C
2 34 (61.82%) C++
3 20 (36.36%) Python
4 16 (29.09%) SQL
5 8 (14.55%) Embedded C
6 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.91%) Java
8 4 (7.27%) C#
9 2 (3.64%) VB
9 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.82%) Uniface
10 1 (1.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) Erlang
10 1 (1.82%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.64%) Informatica
2 2 (3.64%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) jBASE