The median contractor rate for a C Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C Developer
UK / England
Rank 556 556 566
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 29 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 14
Median daily rate £413 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £440 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £306
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £44.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.54% +20.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

C Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured C Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C Developer in England

C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for C Developer in England

C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C Developer in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C Developer in England

C Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Developer in England

C Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
London +33 15 £425 +32.81% 5
South East -4 10 £375 +29.31% 5
Yorkshire +11 2 £400 +9.96% 1
North West +26 1 £375 +37.61% 2
East of England - 1 - - 9
C Developer
UK

C Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, C Developer 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 across the England region featuring C Developer in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) C
2 33 (47.83%) C++
3 31 (44.93%) Linux
4 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
5 17 (24.64%) Python
6 16 (23.19%) Embedded C
7 14 (20.29%) Unix
7 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (17.39%) OO
8 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
9 11 (15.94%) Degree
9 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
9 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
9 11 (15.94%) Java
10 10 (14.49%) C#
10 10 (14.49%) SQL
10 10 (14.49%) TDD
11 9 (13.04%) Scrum
11 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
11 9 (13.04%) UML
12 8 (11.59%) Oracle
12 8 (11.59%) Finance
12 8 (11.59%) Derivative
13 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
14 6 (8.70%) HTML
14 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
15 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
15 5 (7.25%) .NET
15 5 (7.25%) Windows

C Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.45%) Apache
1 1 (1.45%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) HTTP
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
4 2 (2.90%) DVB
4 2 (2.90%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) SNMP
5 1 (1.45%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.90%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) DataStage
5 1 (1.45%) DB2
5 1 (1.45%) KDB
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) ProC
2 4 (5.80%) GoogleTest
2 4 (5.80%) NUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Ant
3 3 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) CppUnit
4 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Gradle
5 1 (1.45%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.45%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.45%) Hudson
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
2 4 (5.80%) Front Office
2 4 (5.80%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) HTML
2 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) XML
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) CSS
4 3 (4.35%) JSON
4 3 (4.35%) REST
4 3 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (4.35%) XSLT
5 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.90%) JMS
5 2 (2.90%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.90%) PostGIS
5 2 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.90%) RESTful
5 2 (2.90%) RSS
6 1 (1.45%) EJB
6 1 (1.45%) J2EE
6 1 (1.45%) MFC
6 1 (1.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.59%) Derivative
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.90%) Equities
5 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.90%) STB
5 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.45%) MPEG
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.45%) Social Gaming
6 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) CentOS
4 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
2 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.39%) OO
4 10 (14.49%) TDD
5 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 9 (13.04%) Scrum
5 9 (13.04%) UML
6 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
6 5 (7.25%) OOD
7 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.80%) High Availability
7 4 (5.80%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.80%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (4.35%) BDD
8 3 (4.35%) Cross-Platform Development
8 3 (4.35%) High-Frequency Trading
8 3 (4.35%) Memory Management
8 3 (4.35%) OOP
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) C
2 33 (47.83%) C++
3 17 (24.64%) Python
4 16 (23.19%) Embedded C
5 11 (15.94%) Java
6 10 (14.49%) C#
6 10 (14.49%) SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.35%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.90%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.90%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.45%) Haskell
10 1 (1.45%) R
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
1 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
1 1 (1.45%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) Apple
3 1 (1.45%) Facebook
3 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.45%) Netezza
3 1 (1.45%) Tableau
3 1 (1.45%) Talend
3 1 (1.45%) Teradata
3 1 (1.45%) Vertica
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
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