The first table below looks at the demand for the C Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Programmer
Rank 545 545 560
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs requiring a C Programmer 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.009% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£200 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +16.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.75
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
C Programmer
UK

C Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

C Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

C Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

C Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

C Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

C Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 8 £200 -37.50% 2
West Midlands - - - -
London - - - -
C Programmer
UK

C Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded C
2 7 (77.78%) GDB
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) IPv4
4 4 (44.44%) IPv6
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Derivative
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) SUSE
6 1 (11.11%) Debian
6 1 (11.11%) Objective-C

C Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) IPv4
2 4 (44.44%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) GDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
2 7 (77.78%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat