Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

C Developer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 338 339
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 +17
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 19 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 35
South East median daily rate £475 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.20% +7.23% -6.51%
10th Percentile £410 £274 £225
90th Percentile £488 £381 £406
England median daily rate £450 £325 £392
% change year-on-year +38.46% -17.14% +18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.15 £39.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% +18.57% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

C Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured C Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for C Developer in the South East

C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C Developer in the South East

C Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Developer in the South East

C Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +2 8 £475 +5.56%
Hampshire -13 7 - - 1
Berkshire +10 2 - - 1
Thames Valley -7 2 - - 1
C Developer
England

C Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region featuring C Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C
2 14 (73.68%) Unix
3 13 (68.42%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Derivative
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) MySQL
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) SOAP
6 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
7 6 (31.58%) User Stories
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
8 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
8 5 (26.32%) ProC
9 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) XML
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) MISRA
11 2 (10.53%) Microservices
11 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
11 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (10.53%) Git (software)

C Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.26%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) Luigi
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Simulink
2 1 (5.26%) Pipeline Pilot
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) MQTT
2 1 (5.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) KNIME
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) ProC
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) GCC
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) SOAP
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Unix
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Debian
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) SUSE
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) User Stories
3 2 (10.53%) Disruptive Innovation
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Microservices
3 2 (10.53%) Post-Production
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (5.26%) Chemistry
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) Physics
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) Embedded C
6 3 (15.79%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
8 1 (5.26%) Java
8 1 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) MISRA
2 1 (5.26%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Netezza
4 1 (5.26%) RapidMiner