The table below looks at the statistics for the C Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 242 231 225
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.076% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.084% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£306 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -16.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £240 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.60% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +21.62%
C Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9070 8358 7307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.50% 91.32% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4935 4518 3555
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 468 591
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

C Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

C Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

C Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

C Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

C Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

C Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 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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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
Hampshire -3 12 £306 +4.34% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 4
C Developer
England

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 30 (100.00%) C
2 24 (80.00%) Linux
3 23 (76.67%) UNIX
3 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
4 20 (66.67%) C++
5 19 (63.33%) UML
5 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
5 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (60.00%) OOD
7 16 (53.33%) Motif
7 16 (53.33%) NUnit
7 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
7 16 (53.33%) GoogleTest
8 15 (50.00%) CppUnit
8 15 (50.00%) Configuration Management
8 15 (50.00%) Ant
9 14 (46.67%) Python
9 14 (46.67%) ClearCase
9 14 (46.67%) Subversion
10 10 (33.33%) Integration Testing
10 10 (33.33%) OO
11 9 (30.00%) XML
11 9 (30.00%) SQL
11 9 (30.00%) Project Management
11 9 (30.00%) Use Case
11 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
11 9 (30.00%) Derivative
11 9 (30.00%) Memory Management
12 8 (26.67%) wxWidgets
12 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Ingres
1 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) NUnit
1 16 (53.33%) GoogleTest
2 15 (50.00%) Ant
2 15 (50.00%) CppUnit
3 14 (46.67%) Subversion
3 14 (46.67%) ClearCase
4 8 (26.67%) CruiseControl
5 7 (23.33%) ClearQuest
6 5 (16.67%) Rational Rose
7 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) Motif
2 9 (30.00%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) wxWidgets
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) UML
2 18 (60.00%) OOD
3 16 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 15 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (33.33%) OO
5 10 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Use Case
6 9 (30.00%) Memory Management
6 9 (30.00%) Project Management
6 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) Unified Process
8 5 (16.67%) RUP
9 4 (13.33%) Refactoring
9 4 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineering
11 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C
2 20 (66.67%) C++
3 14 (46.67%) Python
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Lua
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
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