The median contractor rate for a C Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
Rank 391 424 413
Rank change year-on-year +33 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 15 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.072% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.076% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 3
Median daily rate £425 £320 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -41.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £521 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £306
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for C Developer in London

C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C Developer in London

C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for C Developer in London

C Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Developer in London

C Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London +7 4 £413 +52.77%
C Developer
England

C Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region featuring C Developer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) C
2 19 (67.86%) C++
3 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) C#
6 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.29%) Derivative
9 4 (14.29%) Banking
9 4 (14.29%) Objective-C
9 4 (14.29%) Front Office
9 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 3 (10.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (10.71%) BDD
10 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.71%) SDLC
10 3 (10.71%) Cross-Platform Development
10 3 (10.71%) High-Frequency Trading
10 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
10 3 (10.71%) Games
10 3 (10.71%) RDF
10 3 (10.71%) HTTP
10 3 (10.71%) OOP

C Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) DataStage
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) KDB
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.57%) Spotfire
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Android Studio
1 1 (3.57%) CocoaPods
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Gradle
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Front Office
3 3 (10.71%) Games
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) JSON
1 3 (10.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
2 2 (7.14%) PostGIS
2 2 (7.14%) REST
2 2 (7.14%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) RSS
2 2 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) JMS
3 1 (3.57%) JNI
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Derivative
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Equities
3 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.14%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.57%) Social Gaming
4 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (10.71%) High-Frequency Trading
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) RDF
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Information Management
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Procedural Programming
6 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C
2 19 (67.86%) C++
3 10 (35.71%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 3 (10.71%) SPARQL
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
8 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.14%) PHP
9 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.57%) Haskell
9 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.57%) R
9 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
1 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
2 1 (3.57%) Facebook
2 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.57%) Netezza
2 1 (3.57%) Tableau
2 1 (3.57%) Talend
2 1 (3.57%) Teradata
2 1 (3.57%) Vertica
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