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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Developer
Rank 588 554 546
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -8
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 24 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.041% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.044% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 15
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

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
53013 47882 50809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33166 28928 28619
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2081 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.92 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 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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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 -27 23 £330 +10.00% 10
London +7 9 £575 +29.94% 2
Hampshire -13 7 £300 +9.09% 2
South East -23 7 £300 +9.09% 2
Cambridge +1 5 £330 -
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £330 -
East of England -22 5 £330 - 2
Hook - 3 £290 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Durham - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Broadstairs - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 61 (100.00%) C
2 32 (52.46%) C++
3 24 (39.34%) Linux
3 24 (39.34%) Python
4 18 (29.51%) UNIX
4 18 (29.51%) Embedded C
5 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
6 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
7 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (14.75%) OOD
8 9 (14.75%) Solaris
8 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.11%) NUnit
9 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.11%) GoogleTest
9 8 (13.11%) UML
9 8 (13.11%) OO
9 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
10 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
10 7 (11.48%) Motif
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco
10 7 (11.48%) Windows
10 7 (11.48%) ClearCase
10 7 (11.48%) SQL
10 7 (11.48%) Ant
10 7 (11.48%) XML
10 7 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (11.48%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (11.48%) GDB
10 7 (11.48%) CppUnit

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) ZigBee
2 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) 802.15
4 4 (6.56%) IPv4
4 4 (6.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Ingres
1 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) NUnit
1 8 (13.11%) GoogleTest
2 7 (11.48%) Subversion
2 7 (11.48%) CppUnit
2 7 (11.48%) GDB
2 7 (11.48%) Ant
2 7 (11.48%) ClearCase
3 5 (8.20%) CruiseControl
3 5 (8.20%) ClearQuest
4 4 (6.56%) Rational Rose
5 2 (3.28%) ProC
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (9.84%) Games
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) XML
1 7 (11.48%) Motif
2 5 (8.20%) wxWidgets
3 2 (3.28%) Java EE
4 1 (1.64%) POSIX
4 1 (1.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) SOAP
4 1 (1.64%) STL
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (11.48%) Derivative
3 2 (3.28%) Open Source
3 2 (3.28%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 18 (29.51%) UNIX
3 9 (14.75%) Solaris
4 7 (11.48%) Windows
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (3.28%) AIX
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE
8 1 (1.64%) Debian
8 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) Multithreading
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) OOD
4 8 (13.11%) UML
4 8 (13.11%) OO
5 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.48%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.84%) Scrum
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Use Case
7 5 (8.20%) Memory Management
8 4 (6.56%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.56%) RUP
8 4 (6.56%) Unified Process
9 3 (4.92%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.92%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C
2 32 (52.46%) C++
3 24 (39.34%) Python
4 18 (29.51%) Embedded C
5 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.48%) SQL
7 5 (8.20%) Java
8 4 (6.56%) Lua
8 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.28%) C#
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.28%) Tcl
10 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) VBA
10 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Cisco
2 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
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