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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 550 532 492
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -40
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 27 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.060% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.064% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 19
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£295 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £495 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £225 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -29.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.09%

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 -29 24 £295 -3.90% 5
South East -16 12 £300 -15.19% 1
Hampshire -10 11 £303 -1.46% 1
London +5 8 £295 -36.21% 1
City of London +12 6 £295 -37.89%
East of England -7 1 £330 +46.66% 1
Cambridge -10 1 £330 - 1
Cambridgeshire -22 1 £330 +46.66% 1
Cwmbran - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £275 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Torfaen - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Livingston - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Welwyn - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 50 (100.00%) C
2 31 (62.00%) C++
3 30 (60.00%) Linux
4 26 (52.00%) UNIX
5 20 (40.00%) Python
6 17 (34.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (34.00%) Multithreading
6 17 (34.00%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (32.00%) OOD
7 16 (32.00%) UML
8 15 (30.00%) GoogleTest
9 14 (28.00%) Motif
10 13 (26.00%) SQL
10 13 (26.00%) OO
10 13 (26.00%) NUnit
11 12 (24.00%) CppUnit
11 12 (24.00%) Ant
12 11 (22.00%) ClearCase
12 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (22.00%) Embedded C
12 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
12 11 (22.00%) Subversion
13 9 (18.00%) Derivative
13 9 (18.00%) Memory Management
13 9 (18.00%) Ingres
14 8 (16.00%) XML
14 8 (16.00%) Project Management
14 8 (16.00%) wxWidgets
14 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) ZigBee
2 5 (10.00%) 802.15
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.00%) GSM
5 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Ingres
2 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) GoogleTest
2 13 (26.00%) NUnit
3 12 (24.00%) Ant
3 12 (24.00%) CppUnit
4 11 (22.00%) Subversion
4 11 (22.00%) ClearCase
5 8 (16.00%) CruiseControl
6 7 (14.00%) ClearQuest
7 4 (8.00%) Rational Rose
8 3 (6.00%) Xcode
9 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.00%) JUnit
9 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.00%) GDB
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Front Office
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Motif
2 8 (16.00%) wxWidgets
2 8 (16.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) STL
3 2 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.00%) JNI
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Derivative
3 3 (6.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.00%) EMV
5 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.00%) VHDL
5 1 (2.00%) Verilog
5 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) UNIX
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) Solaris
4 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Software Engineering
1 17 (34.00%) Multithreading
2 16 (32.00%) OOD
2 16 (32.00%) UML
3 13 (26.00%) OO
4 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.00%) Memory Management
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.00%) Use Case
6 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) Unified Process
8 4 (8.00%) RUP
8 4 (8.00%) Refactoring
8 4 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.00%) OOP
11 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C
2 31 (62.00%) C++
3 20 (40.00%) Python
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) Embedded C
6 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.00%) Java
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.00%) Uniface
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Erlang
9 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Google
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