The table below looks at the statistics for the C Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Software Engineer
Rank 595 574 565
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 26 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.049% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.052% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £270 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £368 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £299
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.80 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.40 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -4.66%
C Software Engineer
UK

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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

C Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

C Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

C Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

C Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

C Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

C Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 12 - - 8
South West -2 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
East of England +10 2 - - 20
North West -8 2 £376 - 2
West Midlands -16 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
London -12 1 £375 +7.14% 1
C Software Engineer
UK

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 72 (100.00%) C
1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (73.61%) C++
3 37 (51.39%) Linux
4 29 (40.28%) Embedded C
5 25 (34.72%) Python
6 20 (27.78%) UML
7 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
8 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (23.61%) Multithreading
9 16 (22.22%) ClearCase
10 14 (19.44%) Unix
11 13 (18.06%) Integration Testing
11 13 (18.06%) OOD
12 12 (16.67%) OO
12 12 (16.67%) Project Management
13 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
13 11 (15.28%) Embedded C++
13 11 (15.28%) Use Case
13 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
13 11 (15.28%) CppUnit
13 11 (15.28%) NUnit
13 11 (15.28%) Subversion
13 11 (15.28%) Derivative
13 11 (15.28%) Memory Management
13 11 (15.28%) GoogleTest
13 11 (15.28%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (13.89%) SQL
14 10 (13.89%) Ant

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Simulink
2 1 (1.39%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Bluetooth
2 5 (6.94%) Wireless
3 3 (4.17%) RS-232
4 2 (2.78%) DVB
4 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.39%) HTTP
5 1 (1.39%) IPv4
5 1 (1.39%) RS-422
5 1 (1.39%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 11 (15.28%) CppUnit
2 11 (15.28%) GoogleTest
2 11 (15.28%) NUnit
2 11 (15.28%) Subversion
3 10 (13.89%) Ant
4 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.78%) Rational Rose
5 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 6 (8.33%) Automotive
2 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Electronics
4 3 (4.17%) Military
5 2 (2.78%) Avionics
6 1 (1.39%) Finance
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Middleware
1 2 (2.78%) Motif
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.39%) JSON
2 1 (1.39%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.39%) Qt
2 1 (1.39%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.39%) RESTful
2 1 (1.39%) Wayland
2 1 (1.39%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Derivative
2 10 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 8 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.56%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.17%) DTV
6 3 (4.17%) STB
7 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.39%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 37 (51.39%) Linux
2 14 (19.44%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.17%) IRIX
3 3 (4.17%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (2.78%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) pSOS
5 1 (1.39%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.78%) UML
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.61%) Multithreading
4 13 (18.06%) Integration Testing
4 13 (18.06%) OOD
5 12 (16.67%) OO
5 12 (16.67%) Project Management
6 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
6 11 (15.28%) Memory Management
6 11 (15.28%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (15.28%) Use Case
7 9 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (12.50%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 8 (11.11%) SOA
8 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Digital Signal Processing
9 7 (9.72%) Machine Learning
9 7 (9.72%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C
2 53 (73.61%) C++
3 29 (40.28%) Embedded C
4 25 (34.72%) Python
5 11 (15.28%) Embedded C++
6 10 (13.89%) MATLAB
6 10 (13.89%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.17%) Ada
9 2 (2.78%) C#
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) Java
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) MISRA
2 5 (6.94%) MISRA C
3 4 (5.56%) DO-178B
4 2 (2.78%) ISO26262
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) iptables
2 1 (1.39%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Freescale
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.78%) Wind River
3 1 (1.39%) Borland
3 1 (1.39%) Intel
3 1 (1.39%) Serena
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