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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Software Engineer
Rank 632 625 564
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -61
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 11 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.037% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.039% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Median daily rate £340 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £358 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.08% +19.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £34.84 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £38.65 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+2.19% +8.87%

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 2016.

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C Software Engineer
Top 14 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 24 July 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 -26 9 £340 -2.85% 25
London +1 3 £340 -2.85% 3
South East -9 3 - - 3
East of England - 3 £300 - 10
Hampshire -2 2 - - 2
Newport - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 - 9
Wales - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Cambridge - 2 £300 - 8
Stevenage - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 48 (100.00%) C
2 47 (97.92%) Software Engineering
3 30 (62.50%) C++
4 23 (47.92%) Linux
5 20 (41.67%) Embedded C
6 15 (31.25%) UML
7 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 9 (18.75%) C#
9 8 (16.67%) OO
9 8 (16.67%) Assembly Language
10 7 (14.58%) Aerospace
10 7 (14.58%) Automotive
10 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++
10 7 (14.58%) SNMP
10 7 (14.58%) Python
10 7 (14.58%) Windows
11 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (12.50%) ClearCase
11 6 (12.50%) SQL
11 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
11 6 (12.50%) VoIP
11 6 (12.50%) MATLAB
11 6 (12.50%) Electronics
11 6 (12.50%) Coverity
11 6 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (12.50%) StarTeam
11 6 (12.50%) Requirements Management

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 (8.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) SNMP
2 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) VoIP
3 4 (8.33%) RS-232
3 4 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.08%) IPv4
5 1 (2.08%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 6 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (12.50%) StarTeam
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) CppUnit
2 3 (6.25%) GoogleTest
3 2 (4.17%) Ant
3 2 (4.17%) NUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (14.58%) Aerospace
1 7 (14.58%) Automotive
2 6 (12.50%) Electronics
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Avionics
4 2 (4.17%) Military
5 1 (2.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
1 1 (2.08%) OpenCL
1 1 (2.08%) PhoneGap
1 1 (2.08%) Qt
1 1 (2.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.17%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) MPEG
4 1 (2.08%) STB
4 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 3 (6.25%) IRIX
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.08%) pSOS
5 1 (2.08%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) Software Engineering
2 15 (31.25%) UML
3 8 (16.67%) OO
4 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
8 2 (4.17%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.17%) Open Source
8 2 (4.17%) Signal Processing
8 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Use Case
8 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C
2 30 (62.50%) C++
3 20 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 9 (18.75%) C#
5 8 (16.67%) Assembly Language
6 7 (14.58%) Embedded C++
6 7 (14.58%) Python
7 6 (12.50%) MATLAB
7 6 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (6.25%) Ada
9 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) MISRA
2 4 (8.33%) MISRA C
3 2 (4.17%) DO-178B
3 2 (4.17%) ISO26262
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) iptables
2 1 (2.08%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Coverity
2 4 (8.33%) Freescale
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Wind River
4 1 (2.08%) Borland
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Serena
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