The table below looks at the statistics for the C Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 20 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Developer
Rank 570 545 568
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 31 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.056% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.061% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 24
Average daily rate
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£330 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £417 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

C Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C Developer within the UK.

C Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

C Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C Developer within the UK.

C Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
England -23 29 £330 +20.00% 7
South East +5 14 £288 +4.54% 2
London +12 6 £525 +44.82% 3
Hampshire -15 6 £288 +4.54%
Berkshire +9 5 £400 -
Reading - 5 £413 -
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £330 -
Cambridge -12 4 £330 -
East of England -17 4 £330 -
East Sussex - 4 £200 -
Brighton - 4 £200 -
South West - 3 £285 - 1
City of London +32 2 £575 +48.38%
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £350 - 1
West Midlands -14 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £285 -
East Midlands - 1 £285 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £200 -
Newbury - 1 £200 -
Derby - 1 £285 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £285 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Worthing - - - -
York - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 57 (100.00%) C
2 28 (49.12%) C++
3 16 (28.07%) Embedded C
4 14 (24.56%) Linux
5 12 (21.05%) UNIX
5 12 (21.05%) Python
6 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (12.28%) Cisco
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle
7 7 (12.28%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (12.28%) GDB
8 6 (10.53%) Solaris
8 6 (10.53%) Windows
8 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 6 (10.53%) Games
9 5 (8.77%) Finance
9 5 (8.77%) ProC
9 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.77%) Java
9 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
10 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
10 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (7.02%) Java EE
10 4 (7.02%) Lua
10 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
10 4 (7.02%) AIX

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) IPv4
2 4 (7.02%) IPv6
3 3 (5.26%) ZigBee
3 3 (5.26%) LTE
4 2 (3.51%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) Informix
4 1 (1.75%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) GDB
2 5 (8.77%) ProC
3 2 (3.51%) CppUnit
3 2 (3.51%) GoogleTest
3 2 (3.51%) NUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Ant
3 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.75%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (10.53%) Games
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Java EE
2 2 (3.51%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) Motif
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) STL
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.26%) Derivative
3 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) UNIX
3 6 (10.53%) Solaris
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) AIX
5 3 (5.26%) VxWorks
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.75%) SUSE
7 1 (1.75%) Debian
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.28%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (7.02%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.02%) OO
5 3 (5.26%) Scrum
5 3 (5.26%) OOD
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.51%) UML
6 2 (3.51%) OOP
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.75%) Unified Process
7 1 (1.75%) Project Management
7 1 (1.75%) RUP
7 1 (1.75%) Use Case
7 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C
2 28 (49.12%) C++
3 16 (28.07%) Embedded C
4 12 (21.05%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.77%) Java
7 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.02%) Lua
8 3 (5.26%) SQL
9 2 (3.51%) C#
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.51%) Tcl
10 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Intel
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) SAP