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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 551 559 516
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -43
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 58 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.060% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.065% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 14
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£325 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £200 £285
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -29.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 13
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
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 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 6 July 2015.

C Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C Developer
Top 28 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 6 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 +13 57 £331 +47.22% 12
South East +9 39 £288 +43.75% 4
Hampshire +19 22 £256 +28.12% 2
Brighton -6 10 - -
East Sussex -10 10 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 10 £400 -
Yorkshire - 10 £400 -
Leeds - 9 £400 -
Basingstoke +10 6 £250 +25.00% 2
Hook +5 6 £310 +55.00%
South West -5 4 £338 +18.42% 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £270 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 2 £403 -
Oxford - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £403 -
Wiltshire +1 1 £338 -
London +1 1 - - 4
Swindon +1 1 £338 -
East of England -2 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire -11 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Weybridge - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Poole - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 88 (100.00%) C
2 48 (54.55%) C++
3 46 (52.27%) UNIX
4 44 (50.00%) Linux
5 32 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
7 28 (31.82%) OOD
8 25 (28.41%) Python
9 23 (26.14%) UML
9 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
10 22 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 18 (20.45%) GoogleTest
12 17 (19.32%) Java
13 15 (17.05%) Manufacturing
14 14 (15.91%) Subversion
14 14 (15.91%) OO
15 13 (14.77%) Embedded C
15 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
16 12 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
16 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell
16 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.64%) Lua
17 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
17 11 (12.50%) NUnit
18 10 (11.36%) ClearCase
18 10 (11.36%) SQL
18 10 (11.36%) Ant
19 9 (10.23%) C#
19 9 (10.23%) CppUnit
19 9 (10.23%) Memory Management

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (2.27%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.14%) GSM
2 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) DB2
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) Triplestore
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) Ingres
4 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.14%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) GoogleTest
2 14 (15.91%) Subversion
3 11 (12.50%) NUnit
4 10 (11.36%) Ant
4 10 (11.36%) ClearCase
5 9 (10.23%) CppUnit
6 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.41%) AccuRev
7 2 (2.27%) Rational Rose
8 1 (1.14%) ProC
8 1 (1.14%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.14%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.05%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Electronics
4 5 (5.68%) Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) XML
2 7 (7.95%) Motif
3 5 (5.68%) HTML
4 3 (3.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.27%) JDBC
5 2 (2.27%) JSP
5 2 (2.27%) Servlets
5 2 (2.27%) Ajax
5 2 (2.27%) JSON
5 2 (2.27%) WCF
5 2 (2.27%) Akka
6 1 (1.14%) .NET
6 1 (1.14%) WPF
6 1 (1.14%) jQuery
6 1 (1.14%) wxWidgets
6 1 (1.14%) HTML5
6 1 (1.14%) CSS3
6 1 (1.14%) LESS
6 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Derivative
2 6 (6.82%) EPoS
3 3 (3.41%) APACS
4 2 (2.27%) DTV
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.14%) BeagleBone
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.14%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.14%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.14%) GIS
5 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.14%) EMV
5 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 46 (52.27%) UNIX
2 44 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (1.14%) VMS
4 1 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) OOD
2 23 (26.14%) UML
2 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
3 22 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 14 (15.91%) OO
5 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
6 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 9 (10.23%) Memory Management
8 8 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.82%) Project Management
9 6 (6.82%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Use Case
11 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.55%) TDD
12 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.41%) ETL
13 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.27%) RUP
13 2 (2.27%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) C
2 48 (54.55%) C++
3 25 (28.41%) Python
4 17 (19.32%) Java
5 13 (14.77%) Embedded C
6 12 (13.64%) Lua
6 12 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 10 (11.36%) SQL
8 9 (10.23%) C#
9 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.55%) Perl
11 3 (3.41%) VB
12 2 (2.27%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.14%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.14%) VC++
13 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle
2 3 (3.41%) IBM
2 3 (3.41%) Informatica
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.14%) jBASE
4 1 (1.14%) Google
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