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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 226 228 242
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 28 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.13% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.15% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £200 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.62% -26.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £235 £285
% change year-on-year
+38.29% -17.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Hampshire +12 17 £282 -7.24% 5
East Sussex -12 7 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Middlesex - 1 £270 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Surrey - 1 £425 - 2
C Developer
England

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (100.00%) C
2 33 (71.74%) UNIX
3 32 (69.57%) Linux
4 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
5 26 (56.52%) SC Cleared
6 25 (54.35%) C++
6 25 (54.35%) OOD
7 23 (50.00%) UML
8 18 (39.13%) Python
8 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
9 17 (36.96%) GoogleTest
10 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (30.43%) Subversion
11 14 (30.43%) NUnit
11 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
12 13 (28.26%) Ant
12 13 (28.26%) CppUnit
13 12 (26.09%) ClearCase
13 12 (26.09%) Motif
14 11 (23.91%) OO
14 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
15 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
15 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
15 8 (17.39%) Memory Management
15 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
16 7 (15.22%) Project Management
16 7 (15.22%) Use Case
16 7 (15.22%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (15.22%) Derivative
16 7 (15.22%) Lua

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Ingres
1 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) GoogleTest
2 14 (30.43%) Subversion
2 14 (30.43%) NUnit
3 13 (28.26%) Ant
3 13 (28.26%) CppUnit
4 12 (26.09%) ClearCase
5 3 (6.52%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.35%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.35%) Rational Rose
7 1 (2.17%) AccuRev
General
1 8 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Motif
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) wxWidgets
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (15.22%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) APACS
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Ergonomics
3 1 (2.17%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) UNIX
2 32 (69.57%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) OOD
2 23 (50.00%) UML
3 18 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
5 11 (23.91%) OO
5 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
6 8 (17.39%) Memory Management
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
7 7 (15.22%) Use Case
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.35%) Unified Process
9 2 (4.35%) RUP
10 1 (2.17%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.17%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (2.17%) Metaprogramming
10 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C
2 25 (54.35%) C++
3 18 (39.13%) Python
4 7 (15.22%) Lua
4 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Embedded C
6 4 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 26 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) IBM
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