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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Software Engineer
Rank 580 555 553
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.010% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
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£330 £248 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -34.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £274 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.54% -27.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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
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
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 20 October 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 -16 2 £350 +41.41% 2
South West - - - - 1
London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
C Software Engineer
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C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) C
2 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 11 (61.11%) Embedded C
4 8 (44.44%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) C++
7 5 (27.78%) 802.15
7 5 (27.78%) ZigBee
8 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
9 3 (16.67%) HTTP
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 3 (16.67%) Apache
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (11.11%) Coverity
10 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
10 2 (11.11%) Valgrind
10 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Firmware
10 2 (11.11%) QNX
10 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
10 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
10 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.11%) DTV
10 2 (11.11%) Web Services
10 2 (11.11%) OO

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) 802.15
1 5 (27.78%) ZigBee
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) DVB
3 1 (5.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.11%) Valgrind
3 1 (5.56%) LLVM
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) POSIX
2 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) STB
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C
2 11 (61.11%) Embedded C
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) QNX
1 2 (11.11%) Coverity
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago