The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 115 81 124
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +43
Contract jobs citing C 89 176 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 2.47% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 5.64% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 125 81
Average daily rate
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£438 £402 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -9.45%
C
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2528 3121 2974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.72% 43.75% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 2424 2298
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 15
Average hourly rate £44.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.92% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.39 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £52.75 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the City of London region.

C Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

C
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 70 (39.55%) Linux
2 51 (28.81%) Banking
3 48 (27.12%) Microsoft
4 45 (25.42%) C++
5 44 (24.86%) ITIL
6 43 (24.29%) Oracle
7 42 (23.73%) Finance
8 35 (19.77%) Java
8 35 (19.77%) UNIX
9 33 (18.64%) Windows
10 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (17.51%) SQL
11 31 (17.51%) Security Cleared
12 29 (16.38%) WebSphere
13 28 (15.82%) Release Management
13 28 (15.82%) PowerShell
14 27 (15.25%) Python
14 27 (15.25%) Shell Script
15 26 (14.69%) ISO 9001
16 25 (14.12%) SQL Server
17 23 (12.99%) VMware
18 22 (12.43%) Tomcat
18 22 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (11.86%) JBoss
19 21 (11.86%) Tivoli
20 20 (11.30%) Citrix
20 20 (11.30%) WebLogic
20 20 (11.30%) SC Cleared
20 20 (11.30%) Multithreading
20 20 (11.30%) Degree

C
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (16.38%) WebSphere
2 22 (12.43%) Tomcat
3 20 (11.30%) WebLogic
4 18 (10.17%) GlassFish
5 8 (4.52%) Apache
6 7 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.82%) CMS
9 4 (2.26%) Apache Pig
9 4 (2.26%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.13%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.13%) Confluence
10 2 (1.13%) SAS
10 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.13%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.82%) MS Office
4 4 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.69%) SPSS
5 3 (1.69%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.56%) MODO
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.69%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) PaaS
1 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) HTTP
2 7 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.39%) SSL
4 5 (2.82%) DNS
5 4 (2.26%) SAN
5 4 (2.26%) VPN
5 4 (2.26%) LDAP
5 4 (2.26%) Firewall
6 3 (1.69%) Internet
7 2 (1.13%) AMQP
7 2 (1.13%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.13%) VLAN
7 2 (1.13%) Intranet
7 2 (1.13%) DHCP
7 2 (1.13%) SMTP
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) Wireless
8 1 (0.56%) 3G
8 1 (0.56%) VoIP
8 1 (0.56%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.95%) MySQL
3 5 (2.82%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.82%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.69%) DataStage
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.13%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.13%) Big Data
6 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.13%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.13%) DTS
6 2 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Subversion
2 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.39%) JIRA
3 4 (2.26%) CruiseControl
4 3 (1.69%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.13%) Maven
5 2 (1.13%) Selenium
5 2 (1.13%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.56%) NUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Xcode
6 1 (0.56%) Ant
6 1 (0.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Toad
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 51 (28.81%) Banking
2 42 (23.73%) Finance
3 11 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.95%) Front Office
6 6 (3.39%) Legal
7 5 (2.82%) Marketing
8 4 (2.26%) Advertising
9 3 (1.69%) International Banking
10 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.13%) Back Office
10 2 (1.13%) Electronics
10 2 (1.13%) Publishing
11 1 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.56%) Automotive
11 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (32.77%) Developer
2 29 (16.38%) Analyst
3 20 (11.30%) Administrator
4 18 (10.17%) C++ Developer
5 10 (5.65%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (3.95%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.82%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (2.82%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.82%) Deployment Analyst
9 5 (2.82%) C Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.26%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.26%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.47%) HTML
1 15 (8.47%) .NET
2 11 (6.21%) Web Services
2 11 (6.21%) XML
3 9 (5.08%) jQuery
4 8 (4.52%) HTML5
5 7 (3.95%) JMS
5 7 (3.95%) CSS
5 7 (3.95%) JSON
5 7 (3.95%) REST
6 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.82%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.82%) RESTful
8 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (2.26%) CSS3
8 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.26%) Rendezvous
8 4 (2.26%) Middleware
9 3 (1.69%) SOAP
9 3 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.95%) Open Source
5 6 (3.39%) CMDB
6 5 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.26%) User Experience
7 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.69%) Animation
8 3 (1.69%) Informatics
8 3 (1.69%) Statistics
8 3 (1.69%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.55%) Linux
2 35 (19.77%) UNIX
3 33 (18.64%) Windows
4 8 (4.52%) Solaris
5 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.26%) AIX
7 3 (1.69%) Debian
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.69%) Android
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.86%) ITIL
2 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.82%) Release Management
4 20 (11.30%) Multithreading
5 14 (7.91%) OO
5 14 (7.91%) Software Engineering
6 13 (7.34%) Service Management
6 13 (7.34%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.78%) Project Management
7 12 (6.78%) TDD
7 12 (6.78%) Low Latency
8 10 (5.65%) Scrum
9 9 (5.08%) Change Management
9 9 (5.08%) MVC
9 9 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.95%) ITSM
10 7 (3.95%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.95%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 6 (3.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.42%) C++
2 35 (19.77%) Java
3 31 (17.51%) SQL
4 28 (15.82%) PowerShell
5 27 (15.25%) Python
5 27 (15.25%) Shell Script
6 19 (10.73%) JavaScript
7 17 (9.60%) C#
8 11 (6.21%) Perl
9 10 (5.65%) PHP
10 9 (5.08%) Ruby
11 7 (3.95%) VBScript
12 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.26%) Scala
14 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.69%) PHP5
14 3 (1.69%) Erlang
15 2 (1.13%) R
15 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.30%) SC Cleared
2 20 (11.30%) Degree
3 6 (3.39%) BC Cleared
3 6 (3.39%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.39%) MCSE
4 4 (2.26%) CCNA
4 4 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.69%) JNCIP
5 3 (1.69%) LPIC
5 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.13%) MCITP
7 1 (0.56%) MCP
7 1 (0.56%) HND
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.69%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.52%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) EMIR
4 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 22 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (10.17%) XenServer
3 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) NFS
4 2 (1.13%) KVM
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.56%) Nmap
5 1 (0.56%) Squid
5 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Varnish
5 1 (0.56%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.56%) Ceph
5 1 (0.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 21 (11.86%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.39%) Puppet
3 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.26%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.69%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.13%) SCCM
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.56%) OpenView
6 1 (0.56%) Control-M
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.56%) Cacti
6 1 (0.56%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.56%) RANCID
6 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 48 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 43 (24.29%) Oracle
3 23 (12.99%) VMware
4 21 (11.86%) JBoss
5 20 (11.30%) Citrix
6 19 (10.73%) LANDesk
7 10 (5.65%) HP
7 10 (5.65%) Remedy
8 9 (5.08%) IBM
9 7 (3.95%) Cognos
9 7 (3.95%) BMC
10 5 (2.82%) Cisco
10 5 (2.82%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (2.26%) 29West
11 4 (2.26%) Tableau
11 4 (2.26%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (2.26%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.69%) SAP
12 3 (1.69%) Juniper
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £640 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago