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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Developer
Rank 558 574 541
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -33
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 68 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.073% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.078% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 23
Average daily rate £300 £323 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.12% -28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £324 £235
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +37.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.35% -19.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £29.65 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £38.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+23.35% -19.41%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 25 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +28 67 £300 -7.12% 34
South East +37 39 £288 -11.26% 3
Hampshire +23 32 £281 -10.00% 1
London +16 18 £450 +50.00% 18
Hook +23 11 £275 -8.02%
Basingstoke - 8 £275 -
Yorkshire -20 4 £381 -1.61% 2
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire -10 3 £381 -1.61% 1
Middlesex - 3 £388 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
City of London +31 2 £379 +28.38% 3
Leeds -12 2 £381 -1.61% 1
Hull - 2 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 1 - - 7
South West +5 1 £313 - 2
East of England +2 1 - - 8
Scotland -4 1 £250 - 1
Cambridge -6 1 - - 7
Glasgow - 1 £250 -
Solihull - 1 £325 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 £313 -
Somerset - 1 £313 -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) C
2 103 (69.59%) C++
3 101 (68.24%) Linux
4 58 (39.19%) Unix
5 54 (36.49%) Software Engineering
6 47 (31.76%) Security Cleared
7 45 (30.41%) Python
8 43 (29.05%) Multithreading
9 42 (28.38%) Java
10 41 (27.70%) UML
10 41 (27.70%) Memory Management
10 41 (27.70%) GoogleTest
11 40 (27.03%) NUnit
12 38 (25.68%) SC Cleared
13 37 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 36 (24.32%) OOD
15 34 (22.97%) OO
16 30 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (19.59%) Subversion
18 25 (16.89%) Project Management
18 25 (16.89%) Ant
18 25 (16.89%) ClearCase
18 25 (16.89%) Configuration Management
18 25 (16.89%) Integration Testing
18 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (16.22%) CppUnit
19 24 (16.22%) Use Case
20 23 (15.54%) Derivative
20 23 (15.54%) System Integration Testing
21 22 (14.86%) Requirements Analysis

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (5.41%) Node.js
2 2 (1.35%) Apache
2 2 (1.35%) nginx
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.68%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (10.14%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (2.03%) BigMachines
2 3 (2.03%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) GitHub
2 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.11%) DVB
2 8 (5.41%) HTTP
3 3 (2.03%) Internet
3 3 (2.03%) Wireless
4 2 (1.35%) BGP
4 2 (1.35%) DNS
4 2 (1.35%) RS-232
4 2 (1.35%) RS-485
4 2 (1.35%) SAN
4 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.68%) 4G
5 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.68%) RTP
5 1 (0.68%) RTSP
5 1 (0.68%) UPnP
5 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.35%) Ingres
2 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (27.70%) GoogleTest
2 40 (27.03%) NUnit
3 29 (19.59%) Subversion
4 25 (16.89%) Ant
4 25 (16.89%) ClearCase
5 24 (16.22%) CppUnit
6 15 (10.14%) Eclipse
6 15 (10.14%) NetBeans
7 7 (4.73%) Maven
8 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (2.03%) Xcode
10 2 (1.35%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.35%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.35%) Hudson
10 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.68%) CMake
11 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.68%) ProC
11 1 (0.68%) WebStorm
General
1 14 (9.46%) Billing
2 11 (7.43%) Finance
3 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.05%) Banking
5 5 (3.38%) Electronics
6 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.35%) Front Office
6 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.14%) Swing
2 12 (8.11%) HTML
3 11 (7.43%) HTML5
4 9 (6.08%) XML
5 7 (4.73%) JSON
6 5 (3.38%) CSS
6 5 (3.38%) Flash
6 5 (3.38%) Middleware
6 5 (3.38%) Spring
6 5 (3.38%) XSD
7 4 (2.70%) CSS3
8 3 (2.03%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.03%) Mason
8 3 (2.03%) React
8 3 (2.03%) Visualforce
9 2 (1.35%) Pthreads
9 2 (1.35%) RESTful
9 2 (1.35%) WPF
9 2 (1.35%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.54%) Derivative
3 9 (6.08%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.73%) Device Driver
5 7 (4.73%) EPoS
5 7 (4.73%) STB
6 6 (4.05%) Interactive TV
7 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.38%) EMV
7 5 (3.38%) Fat Client
7 5 (3.38%) MPEG
7 5 (3.38%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.03%) User Experience
10 2 (1.35%) Animation
10 2 (1.35%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.35%) iPad
10 2 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 101 (68.24%) Linux
2 58 (39.19%) Unix
3 9 (6.08%) Android
3 9 (6.08%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.38%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.70%) Windows
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.68%) VMS
6 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.49%) Software Engineering
2 43 (29.05%) Multithreading
3 41 (27.70%) Memory Management
3 41 (27.70%) UML
4 37 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 36 (24.32%) OOD
6 34 (22.97%) OO
7 30 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (16.89%) Configuration Management
8 25 (16.89%) Integration Testing
8 25 (16.89%) Project Management
9 24 (16.22%) Use Case
10 23 (15.54%) System Integration Testing
11 22 (14.86%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (9.46%) Revenue Management
12 14 (9.46%) TDD
13 11 (7.43%) Scrum
14 8 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.73%) BDD
15 7 (4.73%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) C
2 103 (69.59%) C++
3 45 (30.41%) Python
4 42 (28.38%) Java
5 21 (14.19%) Perl
6 19 (12.84%) SQL
7 16 (10.81%) PL/SQL
8 15 (10.14%) Embedded C
8 15 (10.14%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.05%) ANSI C
10 6 (4.05%) C#
11 5 (3.38%) ActionScript
12 4 (2.70%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.03%) Apex Code
13 3 (2.03%) PHP
14 2 (1.35%) XAML
15 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (31.76%) Security Cleared
2 38 (25.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) Degree
4 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Oracle
2 6 (4.05%) OpenTV
3 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.03%) Siebel
4 2 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Freescale
5 1 (0.68%) Kony
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
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