The table below looks at the statistics for the C Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Software Engineer
Rank 570 580 555
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 54 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.070% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.074% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 9
Average daily rate £340 £287 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £287 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £36.10 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.60 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

C Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C Software Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 February 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 February 2016.

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C Software Engineer
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 51 £340 +18.36% 27
South East +7 28 £330 -26.66% 6
Hampshire +7 16 £330 +10.18% 2
North West -8 8 £475 +76.74% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 7 - - 5
Cambridge +1 7 - - 5
East of England 0 7 - - 9
Manchester -16 6 £475 +76.74%
Middlesex - 5 £335 -
South West -3 3 - - 3
Surrey -5 3 - -
Hook +10 2 £295 -1.50%
Dorset +6 2 - - 2
London +6 2 £510 - 5
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
York - 2 - - 1
Wimborne - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 £303 - 2
Wales - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £325 - 1
Scotland - 1 £325 - 1
Yeovil - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C Software Engineer in their job title.

1 82 (100.00%) C
2 78 (95.12%) Software Engineering
3 66 (80.49%) C++
4 39 (47.56%) Linux
5 32 (39.02%) Python
6 29 (35.37%) Embedded C
7 25 (30.49%) OO
8 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
9 21 (25.61%) Multithreading
9 21 (25.61%) UML
10 20 (24.39%) OOD
11 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (19.51%) ClearCase
13 15 (18.29%) Unix
13 15 (18.29%) SQL
13 15 (18.29%) SC Cleared
14 14 (17.07%) Integration Testing
14 14 (17.07%) Project Management
15 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
15 13 (15.85%) Subversion
15 13 (15.85%) NUnit
15 13 (15.85%) Use Case
15 13 (15.85%) Derivative
15 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.85%) System Integration Testing
15 13 (15.85%) Memory Management
15 13 (15.85%) GoogleTest
16 12 (14.63%) CppUnit
16 12 (14.63%) Software Architecture
16 12 (14.63%) Ant

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.88%) Node.js
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Simulink
2 1 (1.22%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Bluetooth
2 5 (6.10%) Wireless
3 3 (3.66%) GPRS
3 3 (3.66%) RS-232
4 2 (2.44%) DVB
4 2 (2.44%) SNMP
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.22%) HTTP
5 1 (1.22%) RS-422
5 1 (1.22%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) ClearCase
2 13 (15.85%) GoogleTest
2 13 (15.85%) NUnit
2 13 (15.85%) Subversion
3 12 (14.63%) Ant
3 12 (14.63%) CppUnit
4 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.10%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.88%) StarTeam
8 2 (2.44%) Rational Rose
9 1 (1.22%) JIRA
9 1 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.88%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.88%) Automotive
3 2 (2.44%) Electronics
3 2 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) CSS
1 2 (2.44%) HTML
1 2 (2.44%) Motif
1 2 (2.44%) WebKit
2 1 (1.22%) GStreamer
2 1 (1.22%) HTML5
2 1 (1.22%) JSON
2 1 (1.22%) JSP
2 1 (1.22%) Middleware
2 1 (1.22%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.22%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (1.22%) QML
2 1 (1.22%) Qt
2 1 (1.22%) RESTful
2 1 (1.22%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (15.85%) Derivative
2 9 (10.98%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (9.76%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.54%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.88%) DTV
5 4 (4.88%) EMV
5 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.66%) Handset
6 3 (3.66%) STB
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.22%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Linux
2 15 (18.29%) Unix
3 10 (12.20%) Windows
4 5 (6.10%) Android
5 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.66%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.44%) IRIX
7 2 (2.44%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (2.44%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (95.12%) Software Engineering
2 25 (30.49%) OO
3 21 (25.61%) Multithreading
3 21 (25.61%) UML
4 20 (24.39%) OOD
5 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.07%) Integration Testing
6 14 (17.07%) Project Management
7 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
7 13 (15.85%) Memory Management
7 13 (15.85%) System Integration Testing
7 13 (15.85%) Use Case
8 12 (14.63%) Software Architecture
9 10 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Scrum
11 8 (9.76%) SOA
12 7 (8.54%) Digital Signal Processing
12 7 (8.54%) Machine Learning
12 7 (8.54%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C
2 66 (80.49%) C++
3 32 (39.02%) Python
4 29 (35.37%) Embedded C
5 15 (18.29%) SQL
6 12 (14.63%) Embedded C++
7 9 (10.98%) MATLAB
8 7 (8.54%) C#
9 6 (7.32%) Java
10 4 (4.88%) Assembly Language
10 4 (4.88%) Fortran
11 2 (2.44%) Ada
11 2 (2.44%) Perl
12 1 (1.22%) AWK
12 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) MISRA
2 4 (4.88%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.88%) ISO 8583
2 4 (4.88%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.44%) ISO26262
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 4 (4.88%) Coverity
2 2 (2.44%) Freescale
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.22%) Google
3 1 (1.22%) Intel
3 1 (1.22%) Serena
3 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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