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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 590 589 574
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 40 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.048% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.052% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 14
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£400 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £570 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 - £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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 20 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 3 September 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 +4 39 £400 +21.21% 16
South East -5 16 £250 -19.02% 7
Yorkshire - 12 £400 -
London -4 11 £450 -21.73% 2
West Yorkshire - 11 £400 -
Leeds - 11 £400 -
Hampshire 0 7 £250 -13.04% 6
East Sussex +12 6 - -
Basingstoke +4 4 £250 +25.00% 3
City of London +12 3 £450 -21.73% 1
Brighton +1 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
Scotland -9 1 - -
Edinburgh -13 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Lewes - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £425 -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 94 (100.00%) C
2 55 (58.51%) C++
3 43 (45.74%) Linux
4 36 (38.30%) UNIX
5 30 (31.91%) Python
6 26 (27.66%) Unit Testing
7 25 (26.60%) OOD
8 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
9 23 (24.47%) Java
10 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
11 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
12 19 (20.21%) UML
13 17 (18.09%) Manufacturing
14 15 (15.96%) Lua
14 15 (15.96%) Bash Shell
14 15 (15.96%) GoogleTest
14 15 (15.96%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (12.77%) Embedded C
15 12 (12.77%) EPoS
16 11 (11.70%) Multithreading
17 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (10.64%) Subversion
17 10 (10.64%) OO
18 9 (9.57%) NUnit
18 9 (9.57%) Memory Management
19 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (7.45%) Finance
19 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
20 6 (6.38%) Electronics
20 6 (6.38%) Shell Script

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (4.26%) Node.js
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.06%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.06%) FCoE
3 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) DB2
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.06%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) GoogleTest
2 10 (10.64%) Subversion
3 9 (9.57%) NUnit
4 6 (6.38%) ClearCase
5 5 (5.32%) Ant
5 5 (5.32%) CppUnit
6 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.19%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.06%) Hudson
8 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.06%) Rational Rose
8 1 (1.06%) ProC
8 1 (1.06%) Maven
8 1 (1.06%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.09%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Electronics
4 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) XML
2 3 (3.19%) Motif
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.13%) WCF
3 2 (2.13%) Akka
3 2 (2.13%) CSS
3 2 (2.13%) JDBC
3 2 (2.13%) JSP
3 2 (2.13%) Servlets
3 2 (2.13%) Ajax
3 2 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) WPF
4 1 (1.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (12.77%) EPoS
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.26%) Derivative
6 3 (3.19%) EMV
6 3 (3.19%) APACS
7 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.13%) DTV
8 1 (1.06%) GIS
8 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.06%) Ergonomics
8 1 (1.06%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Linux
2 36 (38.30%) UNIX
3 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.19%) AIX
3 3 (3.19%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) VMS
4 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Unit Testing
2 25 (26.60%) OOD
3 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
4 19 (20.21%) UML
5 11 (11.70%) Multithreading
6 10 (10.64%) OO
6 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.57%) Memory Management
8 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.26%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Project Management
10 4 (4.26%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.19%) Use Case
11 3 (3.19%) TDD
11 3 (3.19%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (2.13%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.13%) ATDD
12 2 (2.13%) Open Source
12 2 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) C
2 55 (58.51%) C++
3 30 (31.91%) Python
4 23 (24.47%) Java
5 15 (15.96%) Lua
5 15 (15.96%) Bash Shell
6 12 (12.77%) Embedded C
7 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.38%) C#
7 6 (6.38%) SQL
8 4 (4.26%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.19%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.13%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.06%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.06%) RPG
11 1 (1.06%) VB
11 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.06%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle
2 4 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) Informatica
4 1 (1.06%) Google
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