The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C Developer
UK
Rank 542 568 560
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 40 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.12% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 32
Median daily rate £388 £300 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.52% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

C Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C Developer in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 38 £394 +28.57% 28
London +14 16 £506 +9.45% 12
East of England +9 14 - - 6
Cambridge +13 12 - - 5
Cambridgeshire +11 12 - - 6
City of London -3 6 £413 -15.38% 3
South East -11 6 £320 +13.77% 2
Hampshire -13 5 £320 +16.36%
Hook -6 3 £320 +16.36%
Suffolk - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Scotland +28 1 - -
West Yorkshire +26 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £400 - 1
Leeds +7 1 £400 -
West Midlands +1 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £388 -
Belfast - 1 £388 -
County Antrim - 1 £388 -

C Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, C Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring C Developer in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) C
2 42 (52.50%) C++
3 33 (41.25%) Linux
4 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (25.00%) Python
7 18 (22.50%) Unix
7 18 (22.50%) Embedded C
8 17 (21.25%) SQL
9 16 (20.00%) Java
10 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 14 (17.50%) Scrum
12 13 (16.25%) TDD
12 13 (16.25%) OO
12 13 (16.25%) HTML
13 12 (15.00%) UML
13 12 (15.00%) Finance
13 12 (15.00%) Degree
14 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
15 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
16 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
16 9 (11.25%) CSS
17 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
17 8 (10.00%) HTTP
17 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (10.00%) Derivative
18 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
18 7 (8.75%) REST

C Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) Apache
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Google Play
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) HTTP
1 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.75%) Wireless
3 2 (2.50%) DVB
3 2 (2.50%) SNMP
3 2 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) KDB
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) Subversion
3 4 (5.00%) GoogleTest
3 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.00%) NUnit
4 3 (3.75%) Ant
4 3 (3.75%) CppUnit
5 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.50%) Gradle
5 2 (2.50%) ProC
5 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.25%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.25%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Maven
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.25%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Front Office
4 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Law
4 2 (2.50%) Military
5 1 (1.25%) Avionics
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) CSS
3 7 (8.75%) REST
3 7 (8.75%) Web Services
4 5 (6.25%) RESTful
5 4 (5.00%) XML
6 3 (3.75%) .NET
6 3 (3.75%) Android SDK
6 3 (3.75%) HTML5
6 3 (3.75%) iOS SDK
6 3 (3.75%) JSON
6 3 (3.75%) XSLT
7 2 (2.50%) JMS
7 2 (2.50%) Node.js
7 2 (2.50%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.50%) PostGIS
7 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.50%) RSS
8 1 (1.25%) J2EE
8 1 (1.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.00%) Derivative
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.50%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.50%) Equities
5 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.50%) MPEG
5 2 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.50%) STB
5 2 (2.50%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.25%) Linux
2 18 (22.50%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Android
5 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.50%) CentOS
6 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.50%) Scrum
4 13 (16.25%) OO
4 13 (16.25%) TDD
5 12 (15.00%) UML
6 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.75%) High Availability
9 6 (7.50%) ETL
9 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.25%) BDD
10 5 (6.25%) OOD
10 5 (6.25%) OOP
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.25%) RDF
10 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C
2 42 (52.50%) C++
3 20 (25.00%) Python
4 18 (22.50%) Embedded C
5 17 (21.25%) SQL
6 16 (20.00%) Java
7 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.75%) Perl
9 6 (7.50%) C#
9 6 (7.50%) COBOL
10 5 (6.25%) SPARQL
11 4 (5.00%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.50%) PHP
12 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.25%) Scala
13 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) DO-178B
1 2 (2.50%) MISRA
1 2 (2.50%) MISRA C
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
1 1 (1.25%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Coverity
4 1 (1.25%) Facebook