The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Developer
Rank 550 528 528
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 39 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.068% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.074% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 31
Average daily rate
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£300 £285 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £361 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £285 £288
% change year-on-year
- -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- +65.04%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
England -2 37 £294 +3.07% 4
South East +8 22 £200 -38.46% 2
East Sussex - 9 £200 -
Brighton - 9 £200 -
Berkshire +12 7 £400 - 1
Hampshire -4 7 £294 -9.61%
Reading - 7 £413 -
London -6 5 £425 +46.55% 1
Cambridgeshire -18 4 £390 +36.84%
Cambridge -19 4 £390 +36.84%
East of England -38 4 £390 +36.84%
South West - 3 £285 - 1
West Midlands -12 2 £245 +15.29%
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £350 - 1
City of London +23 1 £575 +15.00%
Birmingham -6 1 £245 +8.88%
Gloucestershire - 1 £285 -
East Midlands - 1 £285 -
Basingstoke - 1 £200 -
Newbury - 1 £200 - 1
Derby - 1 £285 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £285 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Southampton - - - -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (100.00%) C
2 30 (48.39%) C++
3 17 (27.42%) Embedded C
4 16 (25.81%) Linux
5 14 (22.58%) UNIX
6 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
7 10 (16.13%) Python
8 9 (14.52%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (12.90%) Windows
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle
10 7 (11.29%) OO
10 7 (11.29%) Cisco
10 7 (11.29%) Finance
10 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
10 7 (11.29%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (11.29%) GDB
11 6 (9.68%) Derivative
11 6 (9.68%) Games
11 6 (9.68%) OOD
12 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
12 5 (8.06%) UML
12 5 (8.06%) Solaris
12 5 (8.06%) Java
12 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
12 5 (8.06%) ProC
12 5 (8.06%) Motif
12 5 (8.06%) NUnit
12 5 (8.06%) GoogleTest
12 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
12 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (8.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) IPv4
2 4 (6.45%) IPv6
3 3 (4.84%) LTE
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.61%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) DB2
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Informix
5 1 (1.61%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) GDB
2 5 (8.06%) GoogleTest
2 5 (8.06%) ProC
2 5 (8.06%) NUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) CppUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Ant
3 4 (6.45%) ClearCase
3 4 (6.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Games
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Front Office
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Motif
2 4 (6.45%) Java EE
3 2 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) STL
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.68%) Derivative
3 3 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) CUDA
4 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) UNIX
3 8 (12.90%) Windows
4 5 (8.06%) Solaris
5 4 (6.45%) AIX
6 3 (4.84%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.61%) SUSE
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
2 7 (11.29%) OO
2 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
2 7 (11.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) OOD
4 5 (8.06%) UML
5 4 (6.45%) RUP
5 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
5 4 (6.45%) Use Case
5 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Unified Process
5 4 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (6.45%) Memory Management
6 2 (3.23%) Scrum
6 2 (3.23%) Analytics
6 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) C
2 30 (48.39%) C++
3 17 (27.42%) Embedded C
4 10 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.06%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) Lua
6 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.84%) Tcl
7 3 (4.84%) SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.23%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.23%) C#
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco
2 2 (3.23%) Intel
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
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