The median contractor rate for a C Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

C Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 580 597
Rank change year-on-year +27 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a C Developer 30 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.12% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 15
Median daily rate £413 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £272 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £435 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £306
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £44.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +20.54%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C Developer in the UK

C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C Developer in the UK

C Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C Developer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C Developer in the UK

C Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C Developer in the UK

C Developer
Top 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +20 30 £413 +37.50% 22
London +32 15 £425 +32.81% 7
South East -10 11 £375 +29.31% 2
Surrey - 6 £438 - 1
City of London +6 4 £413 +52.77% 1
Redhill - 4 £438 - 1
Berkshire +30 2 £350 -3.44% 1
West Yorkshire +15 2 £400 +9.96%
Yorkshire +14 2 £400 +9.96% 1
North West +25 1 £375 +37.61% 2
Reading +22 1 - -
Leeds +11 1 £400 +9.96%
Middlesex +2 1 £350 -9.67%
Hampshire -9 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 8
Wirral - 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1

C Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 featuring C Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) C
2 33 (47.14%) C++
3 32 (45.71%) Linux
4 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
5 16 (22.86%) Python
5 16 (22.86%) Embedded C
6 14 (20.00%) Unix
7 13 (18.57%) Java
8 12 (17.14%) SQL
8 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
9 11 (15.71%) Degree
9 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
9 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
9 11 (15.71%) C#
10 10 (14.29%) OO
10 10 (14.29%) TDD
11 9 (12.86%) Scrum
11 9 (12.86%) Finance
11 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
11 9 (12.86%) UML
11 9 (12.86%) Oracle
12 8 (11.43%) Derivative
13 7 (10.00%) HTML
13 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
14 6 (8.57%) ProC
14 6 (8.57%) Windows
14 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
15 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (7.14%) XML

C Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) Apache
1 1 (1.43%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.71%) HTTP
3 3 (4.29%) Wireless
4 2 (2.86%) DVB
4 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) SNMP
5 1 (1.43%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.29%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) Big Data
5 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) KDB
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) ProC
2 4 (5.71%) GoogleTest
2 4 (5.71%) NUnit
3 3 (4.29%) Ant
3 3 (4.29%) ClearCase
3 3 (4.29%) CppUnit
3 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Gradle
5 1 (1.43%) Hudson
5 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) JUnit
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Front Office
3 4 (5.71%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 5 (7.14%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) CSS
4 3 (4.29%) JSON
4 3 (4.29%) REST
4 3 (4.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (4.29%) XSLT
5 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.86%) HTML5
5 2 (2.86%) JMS
5 2 (2.86%) PostGIS
5 2 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.86%) RESTful
5 2 (2.86%) RSS
6 1 (1.43%) EJB
6 1 (1.43%) J2EE
6 1 (1.43%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) Derivative
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.29%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.86%) Equities
5 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.86%) STB
5 2 (2.86%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.43%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.43%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) MPEG
6 1 (1.43%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.43%) Social Gaming
6 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) Linux
2 14 (20.00%) Unix
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) CentOS
4 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.29%) OO
3 10 (14.29%) TDD
4 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
4 9 (12.86%) Scrum
4 9 (12.86%) UML
5 5 (7.14%) OOD
6 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.71%) High Availability
6 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (4.29%) BDD
7 3 (4.29%) High-Frequency Trading
7 3 (4.29%) Memory Management
7 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.29%) RDF
7 3 (4.29%) SDLC
7 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C
2 33 (47.14%) C++
3 16 (22.86%) Embedded C
3 16 (22.86%) Python
4 13 (18.57%) Java
5 12 (17.14%) SQL
6 11 (15.71%) C#
7 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.71%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.29%) SPARQL
10 2 (2.86%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.86%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) R
11 1 (1.43%) Scala
11 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
1 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
1 1 (1.43%) Firmware
1 1 (1.43%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.43%) Apple
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.43%) Facebook
3 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.43%) Netezza
3 1 (1.43%) Tableau
3 1 (1.43%) Talend
3 1 (1.43%) Teradata
3 1 (1.43%) Vertica
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 5 days ago