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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 558 572 544
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 62 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.071% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.077% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 14
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£331 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £430 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £285 £280
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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 -1 61 £338 +14.89% 14
South East +6 38 £288 +43.75% 7
Hampshire +7 21 £275 -6.38% 3
Yorkshire - 15 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire - 14 £400 - 1
Leeds - 13 £400 - 1
East Sussex -5 10 - -
Brighton -8 7 - -
Basingstoke -4 6 £250 +25.00% 3
Hook 0 4 £310 +55.00%
South West -7 4 £338 +18.42% 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £270 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 - 1
London -5 2 £300 -29.41% 3
Oxford - 2 £450 - 1
Wiltshire -1 1 £338 -
East of England -3 1 - - 1
Swindon -4 1 £338 -
City of London -9 1 £300 -47.82% 1
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Poole - 1 - -
Lewes - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £400 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Manchester - 1 £440 -
Surrey - 1 £425 - 2
North West - 1 £440 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 95 (100.00%) C
2 50 (52.63%) C++
3 45 (47.37%) UNIX
4 43 (45.26%) Linux
5 30 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 28 (29.47%) OOD
7 27 (28.42%) Python
7 27 (28.42%) SC Cleared
8 25 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
10 22 (23.16%) UML
11 20 (21.05%) Java
12 18 (18.95%) Manufacturing
13 16 (16.84%) GoogleTest
14 15 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (15.79%) Bash Shell
14 15 (15.79%) Lua
15 13 (13.68%) Subversion
15 13 (13.68%) Embedded C
16 12 (12.63%) Configuration Management
16 12 (12.63%) OO
16 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (11.58%) Multithreading
18 10 (10.53%) NUnit
18 10 (10.53%) EPoS
19 9 (9.47%) ClearCase
19 9 (9.47%) C#
19 9 (9.47%) SQL
20 8 (8.42%) Memory Management
20 8 (8.42%) CppUnit

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) DB2
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) Triplestore
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.05%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) GoogleTest
2 13 (13.68%) Subversion
3 10 (10.53%) NUnit
4 9 (9.47%) ClearCase
5 8 (8.42%) Ant
5 8 (8.42%) CppUnit
6 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.16%) AccuRev
7 2 (2.11%) Rational Rose
8 1 (1.05%) ProC
8 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.05%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 18 (18.95%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.37%) Electronics
2 7 (7.37%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 5 (5.26%) Banking
5 4 (4.21%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) XML
2 5 (5.26%) Motif
2 5 (5.26%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) JDBC
4 2 (2.11%) JSP
4 2 (2.11%) Servlets
4 2 (2.11%) Akka
4 2 (2.11%) Ajax
4 2 (2.11%) JSON
4 2 (2.11%) WCF
5 1 (1.05%) WPF
5 1 (1.05%) jQuery
5 1 (1.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.05%) HTML5
5 1 (1.05%) CSS3
5 1 (1.05%) LESS
5 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.05%) .NET
5 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.53%) EPoS
4 5 (5.26%) Derivative
5 3 (3.16%) APACS
6 2 (2.11%) DTV
6 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.05%) GIS
7 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.05%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.05%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) UNIX
2 43 (45.26%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) AIX
4 3 (3.16%) Windows
5 1 (1.05%) VMS
5 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) OOD
2 25 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 23 (24.21%) Software Engineering
4 22 (23.16%) UML
5 12 (12.63%) OO
5 12 (12.63%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.58%) Multithreading
7 8 (8.42%) Memory Management
7 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.37%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (5.26%) Project Management
10 4 (4.21%) TDD
10 4 (4.21%) Use Case
11 3 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.16%) ETL
12 2 (2.11%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.11%) RUP
12 2 (2.11%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) C
2 50 (52.63%) C++
3 27 (28.42%) Python
4 20 (21.05%) Java
5 15 (15.79%) Lua
5 15 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 13 (13.68%) Embedded C
7 9 (9.47%) C#
7 9 (9.47%) SQL
8 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.21%) Perl
10 3 (3.16%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) VC++
11 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.05%) RPG
11 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.05%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 30 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 27 (28.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.16%) IBM
2 3 (3.16%) Informatica
3 2 (2.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.05%) jBASE
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago