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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Developer
Rank 552 533 546
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 38 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.073% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.078% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 29
Average daily rate
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£294 £285 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £356 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £285 £310
% change year-on-year
- -8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 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
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
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 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 24 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 24 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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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 -12 37 £288 +0.87% 6
South East +7 24 £200 -38.46% 2
East Sussex - 10 £200 -
Brighton - 10 £200 -
Berkshire +10 8 £400 - 1
Reading - 8 £413 -
Hampshire -8 7 £294 -9.61%
London +4 5 £425 +46.55% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 3 £390 +36.84%
Cambridge -15 3 £390 +36.84%
East of England -33 3 £390 +36.84%
West Midlands -15 2 £245 +15.29% 1
South West - 2 £285 - 1
City of London +23 1 £575 +15.00%
Birmingham -5 1 £245 +8.88%
Gloucestershire - 1 £285 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £285 -
Scotland - 1 £350 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £200 -
Newbury - 1 £200 - 1
Derby - 1 £285 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £285 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Southampton - - - -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 61 (100.00%) C
2 30 (49.18%) C++
3 17 (27.87%) Linux
4 16 (26.23%) Embedded C
5 14 (22.95%) UNIX
6 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.75%) Python
8 8 (13.11%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (11.48%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (11.48%) GDB
9 7 (11.48%) Finance
9 7 (11.48%) Games
9 7 (11.48%) Cisco
9 7 (11.48%) Windows
9 7 (11.48%) Oracle
10 6 (9.84%) Java
10 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
11 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
11 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.20%) Memory Management
11 5 (8.20%) GoogleTest
11 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
11 5 (8.20%) Derivative
11 5 (8.20%) NUnit
11 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
11 5 (8.20%) OOD
11 5 (8.20%) Solaris
11 5 (8.20%) UML
11 5 (8.20%) OO
11 5 (8.20%) Shell Script

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.56%) IPv4
2 4 (6.56%) IPv6
3 3 (4.92%) LTE
4 2 (3.28%) Wireless
4 2 (3.28%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.64%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) DB2
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.64%) Informix
5 1 (1.64%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) GDB
2 5 (8.20%) GoogleTest
2 5 (8.20%) NUnit
2 5 (8.20%) ProC
3 4 (6.56%) ClearCase
3 4 (6.56%) Rational Rose
3 4 (6.56%) Ant
3 4 (6.56%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) CppUnit
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
1 7 (11.48%) Games
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Front Office
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Motif
2 4 (6.56%) Java EE
3 2 (3.28%) XML
4 1 (1.64%) SOAP
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.20%) Derivative
3 3 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) CUDA
4 2 (3.28%) Open Source
4 2 (3.28%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) UNIX
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 4 (6.56%) AIX
6 3 (4.92%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE
8 1 (1.64%) Debian
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (11.48%) Embedded Software Development
3 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
4 5 (8.20%) Memory Management
4 5 (8.20%) OOD
4 5 (8.20%) UML
4 5 (8.20%) OO
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
5 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.56%) RUP
5 4 (6.56%) Unified Process
5 4 (6.56%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (6.56%) Use Case
5 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.28%) Analytics
8 1 (1.64%) User Stories
8 1 (1.64%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C
2 30 (49.18%) C++
3 16 (26.23%) Embedded C
4 9 (14.75%) Python
5 6 (9.84%) Java
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.56%) SQL
7 4 (6.56%) Lua
7 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.92%) Tcl
9 2 (3.28%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.28%) C#
10 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Cisco
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) Intel
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
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The Bridge Ltd
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