The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer
Rank 588 615 612
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 33 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.054% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.057% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 11
Median daily rate £340 £420 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £45.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%

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
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 Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

C Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

C Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C Software Engineer
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer 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 +10 26 £330 -21.42% 15
East of England +8 9 £330 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 8 £330 - 5
Cambridge - 8 £330 - 4
South Wales +8 7 £425 -
Wales -2 7 £425 -
South East +13 6 £300 -19.93% 3
South West - 5 £413 - 1
Cardiff - 5 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £425 -
Hampshire +14 3 £301 -8.93% 2
London +13 3 £340 -43.33% 3
West Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Surrey +22 1 - -
Hook +2 1 £301 +9.27%
Hertfordshire -1 1 - -
Newport -5 1 £400 -5.88%
Middlesex -7 1 £280 -15.15%
North West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Woking - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Northolt - 1 £340 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, C Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) C
2 51 (96.23%) Software Engineering
3 33 (62.26%) Embedded C
4 25 (47.17%) C++
4 25 (47.17%) Linux
5 18 (33.96%) UML
6 17 (32.08%) Embedded C++
6 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
7 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
8 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
8 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
9 10 (18.87%) OO
10 8 (15.09%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (15.09%) SNMP
11 7 (13.21%) VoIP
11 7 (13.21%) Python
11 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
11 7 (13.21%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (13.21%) Unix
11 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (13.21%) Wireless
11 7 (13.21%) Requirements Management
12 6 (11.32%) Electronics
12 6 (11.32%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (9.43%) GCC
13 5 (9.43%) Scrum
13 5 (9.43%) SQL
13 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
13 5 (9.43%) ZigBee
14 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration

C Software Engineer 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:

Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.09%) SNMP
3 7 (13.21%) VoIP
3 7 (13.21%) Wireless
4 5 (9.43%) ZigBee
5 4 (7.55%) HTTP
5 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.77%) Bluetooth
6 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.89%) 802.15
7 1 (1.89%) ATM
7 1 (1.89%) IPv4
7 1 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (1.89%) LTE
7 1 (1.89%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) RFID
7 1 (1.89%) RS-485
7 1 (1.89%) SDH
7 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.43%) GCC
4 4 (7.55%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.77%) CppUnit
6 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (3.77%) StarTeam
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) Automake
7 1 (1.89%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.32%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.77%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Avionics
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) REST
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.77%) JMS
2 2 (3.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.77%) JSON-LD
2 2 (3.77%) RESTful
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.89%) LINQ
3 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.77%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.77%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) BBC
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Unix
4 3 (5.66%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.77%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.96%) UML
3 10 (18.87%) OO
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.21%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (13.21%) Requirements Management
5 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.66%) RDF
7 3 (5.66%) SDLC
7 3 (5.66%) Signal Processing
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.77%) BDD
8 2 (3.77%) High Availability
8 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C
2 33 (62.26%) Embedded C
3 25 (47.17%) C++
4 17 (32.08%) Embedded C++
5 7 (13.21%) Python
6 5 (9.43%) SQL
7 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.55%) MATLAB
8 3 (5.66%) C#
8 3 (5.66%) SPARQL
9 2 (3.77%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.89%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.89%) Java
10 1 (1.89%) Lua
10 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) MISRA
1 3 (5.66%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.77%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) iptables
2 1 (1.89%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Coverity
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) EMC
2 1 (1.89%) Renesas