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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C Software Engineer
UK
Rank 552 583 576
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Contract jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 30 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.087% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.091% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
Median daily rate £419 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.16% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +16.12%

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

C Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C Software Engineer
Top 21 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +1 21 £381 +12.13% 21
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £330 - 11
East of England +4 10 £330 - 13
Cambridge +8 9 £330 - 8
Wales - 9 £425 -
South Wales - 9 £425 -
Cardiff - 5 £425 -
South West +13 4 £425 -
London +13 3 £388 -35.41% 5
South East -7 3 £375 +13.63% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Surrey +13 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £365 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £365 -
Woking - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 58 (100.00%) C
2 57 (98.28%) Software Engineering
3 30 (51.72%) Embedded C
3 30 (51.72%) Linux
4 25 (43.10%) C++
5 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
6 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
6 17 (29.31%) UML
7 15 (25.86%) Embedded C++
7 15 (25.86%) Git (software)
8 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
9 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.52%) Python
10 8 (13.79%) OO
10 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
10 8 (13.79%) SNMP
10 8 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (12.07%) Requirements Management
11 7 (12.07%) Scrum
11 7 (12.07%) HTTP
11 7 (12.07%) VoIP
11 7 (12.07%) Unix
11 7 (12.07%) GCC
12 6 (10.34%) Electronics
13 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
13 5 (8.62%) ZigBee
13 5 (8.62%) MATLAB
13 5 (8.62%) Simulink
13 5 (8.62%) Wireless
13 5 (8.62%) RDF

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 5 (8.62%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.79%) SNMP
3 7 (12.07%) HTTP
3 7 (12.07%) VoIP
4 5 (8.62%) Wireless
4 5 (8.62%) ZigBee
5 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.45%) Bluetooth
6 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.45%) IPv4
7 1 (1.72%) 802.15
7 1 (1.72%) ATM
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) IPv6
7 1 (1.72%) LAN
7 1 (1.72%) MPLS
7 1 (1.72%) RFID
7 1 (1.72%) RS-485
7 1 (1.72%) SDH
7 1 (1.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.07%) GCC
4 4 (6.90%) Subversion
5 3 (5.17%) JUnit
5 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.17%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (5.17%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (3.45%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.45%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Ant
7 1 (1.72%) Automake
7 1 (1.72%) GoogleTest
7 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.72%) NUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.34%) Electronics
2 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.45%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Avionics
5 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) REST
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (5.17%) JMS
2 3 (5.17%) RESTful
3 2 (3.45%) JSON
3 2 (3.45%) JSON-LD
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.72%) LINQ
4 1 (1.72%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.72%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.72%) BBC
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Derivative
4 1 (1.72%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) MPEG
4 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Unix
4 4 (6.90%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.45%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 17 (29.31%) UML
3 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.79%) OO
5 7 (12.07%) Requirements Management
5 7 (12.07%) Scrum
6 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (8.62%) RDF
7 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.90%) TDD
8 3 (5.17%) BDD
8 3 (5.17%) High Availability
8 3 (5.17%) Machine Learning
8 3 (5.17%) SDLC
8 3 (5.17%) Signal Processing
8 3 (5.17%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C
2 30 (51.72%) Embedded C
3 25 (43.10%) C++
4 15 (25.86%) Embedded C++
5 9 (15.52%) Python
6 5 (8.62%) MATLAB
6 5 (8.62%) SPARQL
6 5 (8.62%) SQL
7 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.17%) C#
8 3 (5.17%) Java
9 2 (3.45%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.72%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.72%) Lua
10 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) MISRA
1 4 (6.90%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.45%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.72%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) iptables
2 1 (1.72%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) Atmel
2 1 (1.72%) EMC
2 1 (1.72%) Renesas
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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