The table below looks at the statistics for the C Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Software Engineer
Rank 218 246 231
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 28 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Average daily rate £330 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £345 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £287 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -22.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £39.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
C Software Engineer
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

C Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

C Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer across the South East region.

C Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

C Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer across the South East region.

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

C Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

C Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
Hampshire +8 16 £330 +10.18% 1
Middlesex - 5 £335 -
Surrey -8 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
C Software Engineer
England

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (100.00%) C
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (81.58%) C++
3 25 (65.79%) Linux
4 20 (52.63%) Multithreading
5 18 (47.37%) OO
6 17 (44.74%) OOD
6 17 (44.74%) Embedded C
7 16 (42.11%) ClearCase
7 16 (42.11%) UML
8 15 (39.47%) Python
9 13 (34.21%) Project Management
9 13 (34.21%) NUnit
9 13 (34.21%) Derivative
9 13 (34.21%) Integration Testing
9 13 (34.21%) Use Case
9 13 (34.21%) Memory Management
9 13 (34.21%) GoogleTest
9 13 (34.21%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
10 12 (31.58%) CppUnit
10 12 (31.58%) Subversion
10 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
10 12 (31.58%) Ant
10 12 (31.58%) Unix
11 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
12 10 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (21.05%) Scrum

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (5.26%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Wireless
2 2 (5.26%) DVB
2 2 (5.26%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) ClearCase
2 13 (34.21%) GoogleTest
2 13 (34.21%) NUnit
3 12 (31.58%) Ant
3 12 (31.58%) CppUnit
3 12 (31.58%) Subversion
4 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.26%) Rational Rose
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Derivative
2 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 2 (5.26%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (52.63%) Multithreading
3 18 (47.37%) OO
4 17 (44.74%) OOD
5 16 (42.11%) UML
6 13 (34.21%) Integration Testing
6 13 (34.21%) Memory Management
6 13 (34.21%) Project Management
6 13 (34.21%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (34.21%) Use Case
7 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
8 10 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.05%) Scrum
10 8 (21.05%) SOA
10 8 (21.05%) Software Architecture
11 4 (10.53%) Parallel Programming
12 2 (5.26%) RUP
12 2 (5.26%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C
2 31 (81.58%) C++
3 17 (44.74%) Embedded C
4 15 (39.47%) Python
5 8 (21.05%) Embedded C++
5 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (10.53%) Fortran
7 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) MISRA
1 2 (5.26%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Freescale
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft