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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Programmer
Rank 616 638 634
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs requiring a C Programmer 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 7 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 9 December 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 +6 5 £350 -12.50%
South East +24 4 £338 -15.62%
Hampshire +18 2 - -
London - 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Kent - 1 £375 -

C Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 8 (100.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Tuxedo
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Mercator
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) VME
5 1 (12.50%) Windows

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 (37.50%) Tuxedo
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) VME
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) OOD
1 2 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) COBOL
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Mercator
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ICL
2 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat