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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Developer
Rank 610 599 606
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 37 60 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.10% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 25
Median daily rate £358 £400 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.68% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £25.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+64.35% -

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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -20 33 £358 -10.62% 16
South East +11 18 £290 +10.47% 1
Hampshire +8 15 £290 +16.00%
London -27 11 £500 +11.11% 10
Hook +3 7 £290 -6.45%
City of London +25 4 £388 -13.88%
Wales - 4 - - 1
South Wales - 4 - - 1
North West - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +4 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £391 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £500 -
Blackpool - 1 £350 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £432 -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
East of England - 1 £250 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £250 -

C Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 78 (100.00%) C
2 47 (60.26%) Linux
3 43 (55.13%) C++
4 32 (41.03%) Security Cleared
4 32 (41.03%) Software Engineering
4 32 (41.03%) UML
5 31 (39.74%) Unix
5 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
6 25 (32.05%) Subversion
7 24 (30.77%) OO
7 24 (30.77%) ClearCase
7 24 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 24 (30.77%) GoogleTest
8 23 (29.49%) Integration Testing
8 23 (29.49%) NUnit
9 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (25.64%) Derivative
9 20 (25.64%) Ant
9 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
9 20 (25.64%) CppUnit
9 20 (25.64%) System Integration Testing
10 19 (24.36%) Project Management
11 18 (23.08%) Multithreading
12 17 (21.79%) Use Case
12 17 (21.79%) Memory Management
12 17 (21.79%) OOD
12 17 (21.79%) Python
13 16 (20.51%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (19.23%) Java

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 4 (5.13%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.28%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Google Play
2 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) DVB
1 8 (10.26%) HTTP
2 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.69%) SNMP
3 6 (7.69%) VoIP
4 4 (5.13%) UPnP
5 3 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.28%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.28%) Firewall
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) VLAN
6 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.85%) KDB
3 2 (2.56%) BigQuery
3 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Subversion
2 24 (30.77%) ClearCase
2 24 (30.77%) GoogleTest
3 23 (29.49%) NUnit
4 20 (25.64%) Ant
4 20 (25.64%) CppUnit
5 9 (11.54%) Eclipse
5 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
7 6 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (7.69%) StarTeam
8 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.85%) Maven
10 2 (2.56%) ProC
10 2 (2.56%) Rational Rose
11 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.28%) GCC
General
1 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Front Office
3 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Middleware
2 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) Motif
3 4 (5.13%) REST
3 4 (5.13%) XML
3 4 (5.13%) XSD
4 3 (3.85%) Android SDK
4 3 (3.85%) HTML5
4 3 (3.85%) iOS SDK
4 3 (3.85%) RESTful
5 2 (2.56%) Esper
5 2 (2.56%) Node.js
5 2 (2.56%) NumPy
5 2 (2.56%) Pandas
5 2 (2.56%) Pyramid
5 2 (2.56%) SciPy
5 2 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) JSON
6 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Derivative
2 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) STB
4 6 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.13%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.13%) Interactive TV
6 4 (5.13%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.85%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (3.85%) MPEG
7 3 (3.85%) User Experience
8 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.56%) Digital TV
8 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 47 (60.26%) Linux
2 31 (39.74%) Unix
3 8 (10.26%) Windows
4 5 (6.41%) VME
5 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.85%) Android
6 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.56%) AIX
7 2 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.28%) MVS
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Software Engineering
1 32 (41.03%) UML
2 24 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 24 (30.77%) OO
3 23 (29.49%) Integration Testing
4 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.64%) System Integration Testing
4 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 19 (24.36%) Project Management
6 18 (23.08%) Multithreading
7 17 (21.79%) Memory Management
7 17 (21.79%) OOD
7 17 (21.79%) Use Case
8 16 (20.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (12.82%) Scrum
10 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.26%) TDD
11 6 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (7.69%) Requirements Management
12 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C
2 43 (55.13%) C++
3 17 (21.79%) Python
4 15 (19.23%) Java
5 13 (16.67%) SQL
6 10 (12.82%) Embedded C
7 8 (10.26%) Embedded C++
8 7 (8.97%) C#
9 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 5 (6.41%) COBOL
11 4 (5.13%) ANSI C
12 3 (3.85%) Perl
12 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.56%) Groovy
13 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.56%) SPARQL
14 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
14 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.28%) PHP
14 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.28%) MISRA
1 1 (1.28%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Coverity
2 5 (6.41%) Google
2 5 (6.41%) ICL
3 4 (5.13%) OpenTV
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft