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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Developer
Rank 561 555 518
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 46 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.051% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.056% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £245 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £490 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £235 £285
% change year-on-year
+38.29% -17.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 11
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -8 45 £325 +32.65% 15
South East +2 28 £305 +52.62% 10
Hampshire +12 17 £282 -7.24% 5
Brighton -12 7 - -
East Sussex -12 7 - - 2
Hook -1 6 £286 -6.75%
London -8 5 £575 +35.29% 1
South West - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire -11 4 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Leeds - 4 £375 -
Basingstoke - 3 £250 - 2
Dorset - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
City of London +9 1 - -
East of England +4 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 1
West Midlands -12 1 £313 +27.55%
North West - 1 £365 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £270 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Surrey - 1 £425 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £313 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £365 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Oxford - 1 £475 -
Poole - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £313 -
Weybridge - 1 £425 - 1

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (100.00%) C
2 45 (56.96%) Linux
3 44 (55.70%) UNIX
4 43 (54.43%) C++
5 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
6 27 (34.18%) SC Cleared
7 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
7 25 (31.65%) OOD
8 23 (29.11%) UML
8 23 (29.11%) Python
9 19 (24.05%) GoogleTest
10 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (18.99%) OO
11 15 (18.99%) SQL
11 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
11 15 (18.99%) Subversion
12 14 (17.72%) NUnit
13 13 (16.46%) Ant
13 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
13 13 (16.46%) CppUnit
14 12 (15.19%) Multithreading
14 12 (15.19%) ClearCase
14 12 (15.19%) Motif
15 11 (13.92%) Java
16 9 (11.39%) XML
16 9 (11.39%) Embedded C
16 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
16 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
16 9 (11.39%) Memory Management

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Doxygen
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.53%) GSM
3 1 (1.27%) 802.15
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.27%) SNMP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Ingres
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) DB2
2 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.27%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.27%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) Triplestore
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) GoogleTest
2 15 (18.99%) Subversion
3 14 (17.72%) NUnit
4 13 (16.46%) Ant
4 13 (16.46%) CppUnit
5 12 (15.19%) ClearCase
6 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.80%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.53%) AccuRev
8 2 (2.53%) Xcode
8 2 (2.53%) Rational Rose
8 2 (2.53%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.27%) ProC
9 1 (1.27%) JIRA
9 1 (1.27%) GDB
General
1 9 (11.39%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) Motif
2 9 (11.39%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) HTML
4 3 (3.80%) wxWidgets
5 2 (2.53%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.53%) JSON
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) JDBC
6 1 (1.27%) JSP
6 1 (1.27%) Servlets
6 1 (1.27%) STL
6 1 (1.27%) Web Services
6 1 (1.27%) .NET
6 1 (1.27%) Ajax
6 1 (1.27%) LESS
6 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.27%) WCF
6 1 (1.27%) jQuery
6 1 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Derivative
2 7 (8.86%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.80%) EPoS
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.53%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (2.53%) BeagleBone
4 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.53%) APACS
5 1 (1.27%) DTV
5 1 (1.27%) EMV
5 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.27%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.27%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Linux
2 44 (55.70%) UNIX
3 6 (7.59%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) AIX
4 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.53%) Android
6 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.27%) VMS
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
1 25 (31.65%) OOD
2 23 (29.11%) UML
3 15 (18.99%) OO
3 15 (18.99%) Configuration Management
4 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
5 12 (15.19%) Multithreading
6 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
6 9 (11.39%) Memory Management
7 7 (8.86%) Project Management
7 7 (8.86%) Use Case
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.80%) ETL
9 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.80%) TDD
10 2 (2.53%) Refactoring
10 2 (2.53%) Mobile Development
10 2 (2.53%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C
2 43 (54.43%) C++
3 23 (29.11%) Python
4 15 (18.99%) SQL
5 11 (13.92%) Java
6 9 (11.39%) Embedded C
7 8 (10.13%) C#
8 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.86%) Lua
9 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.80%) Perl
10 3 (3.80%) VB
11 2 (2.53%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.27%) Uniface
12 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.27%) VC++
12 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.27%) RPG
12 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
2 27 (34.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Informatica
2 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Google
3 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) jBASE
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