The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Programmer
Rank 645 665 639
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Contract jobs requiring a C Programmer 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.009% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £363 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

C Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C Programmer within the UK.

C Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C Programmer within the UK.

C Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C Programmer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +24 4 £363 -9.37%
South East +19 3 £375 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Woking - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
North West - 1 £350 -
Blackpool - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Kent - 1 £375 -

C Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, C Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Tuxedo
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Mercator
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Informatics
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) VME
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

C Programmer 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 3 (50.00%) Tuxedo
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Mercator
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ICL
2 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat