The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 113 72 142
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +70
Contract jobs citing C 82 175 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 2.46% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 5.57% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 148 49
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £650 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.56 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2433 3141 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.48% 44.18% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 2412 2315
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 25
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
London

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 55 (26.32%) C++
2 54 (25.84%) Linux
3 49 (23.44%) Banking
4 44 (21.05%) Java
5 41 (19.62%) ITIL
5 41 (19.62%) Finance
6 39 (18.66%) SQL
7 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
7 36 (17.22%) Security Cleared
8 33 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 33 (15.79%) UNIX
9 32 (15.31%) Oracle
10 31 (14.83%) Python
11 29 (13.88%) Windows
12 28 (13.40%) C#
13 27 (12.92%) Degree
14 26 (12.44%) SC Cleared
15 21 (10.05%) PowerShell
16 20 (9.57%) WebSphere
16 20 (9.57%) .NET
16 20 (9.57%) HTML
16 20 (9.57%) JavaScript
16 20 (9.57%) MS Excel
17 19 (9.09%) ISO 9001
17 19 (9.09%) Shell Script
17 19 (9.09%) Project Management
17 19 (9.09%) Release Management
18 18 (8.61%) Scrum
18 18 (8.61%) VMware
19 17 (8.13%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (9.57%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.74%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.74%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.78%) GlassFish
4 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.83%) Apache
5 7 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.87%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.39%) SAS
7 5 (2.39%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (1.91%) CMS
9 3 (1.44%) IIS
9 3 (1.44%) Node.js
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.96%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.96%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.96%) Confluence
10 2 (0.96%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.96%) CICS
Applications
1 20 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.31%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.83%) MS Office
4 5 (2.39%) MS Project
4 5 (2.39%) SPSS
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) HTTP
2 7 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.87%) DNS
4 5 (2.39%) SAN
5 4 (1.91%) OSPF
5 4 (1.91%) SSL
6 3 (1.44%) DHCP
6 3 (1.44%) LAN
6 3 (1.44%) SDH
6 3 (1.44%) WAN
6 3 (1.44%) BGP
6 3 (1.44%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.44%) DWDM
6 3 (1.44%) MPLS
6 3 (1.44%) Internet
6 3 (1.44%) Wireless
6 3 (1.44%) Firewall
6 3 (1.44%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.96%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.83%) Hadoop
2 8 (3.83%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.87%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.39%) MySQL
6 4 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.91%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.44%) Big Data
7 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.48%) DataStage
9 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Subversion
2 11 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.83%) Mercurial
4 7 (3.35%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.91%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.91%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.91%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.44%) Selenium
7 3 (1.44%) JIRA
8 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.48%) Ant
9 1 (0.48%) JUnit
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.48%) Toad
9 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.48%) ProC
9 1 (0.48%) Xcode
9 1 (0.48%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.48%) RSpec
General
1 49 (23.44%) Banking
2 41 (19.62%) Finance
3 17 (8.13%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.26%) Games
4 11 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.83%) Front Office
6 6 (2.87%) Marketing
7 4 (1.91%) Legal
7 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.44%) International Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.44%) Retail
9 2 (0.96%) Back Office
9 2 (0.96%) Electronics
9 2 (0.96%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
10 1 (0.48%) Automotive
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (30.62%) Developer
2 30 (14.35%) Analyst
3 16 (7.66%) Administrator
4 15 (7.18%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.74%) C++ Developer
6 8 (3.83%) Software Engineer
6 8 (3.83%) Java Developer
7 7 (3.35%) Senior Developer
7 7 (3.35%) Business Analyst
7 7 (3.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (2.87%) iOS Developer
8 6 (2.87%) Architect
9 5 (2.39%) Consultant
9 5 (2.39%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.39%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.39%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (2.39%) Deployment Analyst
9 5 (2.39%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (2.39%) Operations Analyst
10 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.57%) .NET
1 20 (9.57%) HTML
2 17 (8.13%) Web Services
3 12 (5.74%) jQuery
4 11 (5.26%) XML
5 10 (4.78%) CSS
6 9 (4.31%) JSON
7 8 (3.83%) REST
7 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.35%) JMS
8 7 (3.35%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.87%) HTML5
9 6 (2.87%) RESTful
9 6 (2.87%) SOAP
10 5 (2.39%) Rendezvous
11 4 (1.91%) CSS3
11 4 (1.91%) Qt
11 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.91%) GTK+
12 3 (1.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.70%) Mathematics
2 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.83%) Open Source
3 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.87%) Statistics
5 6 (2.87%) NHS
6 5 (2.39%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.39%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.39%) Derivative
6 5 (2.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 5 (2.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.91%) CMDB
8 3 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.44%) Clustering
8 3 (1.44%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.96%) iPad
9 2 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.96%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.84%) Linux
2 33 (15.79%) UNIX
3 29 (13.88%) Windows
4 7 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.91%) Solaris
6 3 (1.44%) AIX
6 3 (1.44%) ThreadX
6 3 (1.44%) Debian
7 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.96%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.48%) HPUX
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.62%) ITIL
2 19 (9.09%) Project Management
2 19 (9.09%) Release Management
3 18 (8.61%) Scrum
4 17 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.18%) Service Management
5 15 (7.18%) OO
5 15 (7.18%) Multithreading
5 15 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (6.70%) Low Latency
7 13 (6.22%) Configuration Management
7 13 (6.22%) Software Engineering
7 13 (6.22%) TDD
8 11 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.26%) MVC
9 10 (4.78%) ITSM
10 9 (4.31%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.31%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.31%) Analytics
10 9 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.32%) C++
2 44 (21.05%) Java
3 39 (18.66%) SQL
4 31 (14.83%) Python
5 28 (13.40%) C#
6 21 (10.05%) PowerShell
7 20 (9.57%) JavaScript
8 19 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 14 (6.70%) Perl
10 12 (5.74%) Ruby
10 12 (5.74%) PHP
11 7 (3.35%) VBScript
12 6 (2.87%) R
13 5 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.39%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.39%) Scala
14 4 (1.91%) Erlang
14 4 (1.91%) VB
15 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.92%) Degree
3 26 (12.44%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.78%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.39%) ISEB
6 5 (2.39%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.91%) JNCIP
7 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.91%) CCNA
8 3 (1.44%) MCSE
8 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.44%) LPIC
9 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.96%) JNCIE
9 2 (0.96%) CCIE
9 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.96%) PhD
10 1 (0.48%) MCP
10 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.87%) QA
3 5 (2.39%) COBIT
4 2 (0.96%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.48%) EMIR
5 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.48%) Basel III
System Software
1 15 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.78%) XenServer
2 10 (4.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.91%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.44%) KVM
5 2 (0.96%) vCloud
5 2 (0.96%) RHEV
5 2 (0.96%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) NFS
6 1 (0.48%) vSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) Squid
6 1 (0.48%) Nmap
6 1 (0.48%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (6.22%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.39%) Puppet
3 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.44%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.48%) OpenView
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) MOM
6 1 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.48%) Cacti
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.48%) SCOM
6 1 (0.48%) Nessus
6 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.48%) Salt
6 1 (0.48%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 32 (15.31%) Oracle
3 18 (8.61%) VMware
4 13 (6.22%) Remedy
5 12 (5.74%) JBoss
6 11 (5.26%) Cisco
7 10 (4.78%) LANDesk
7 10 (4.78%) Citrix
8 9 (4.31%) BMC
9 8 (3.83%) HP
10 7 (3.35%) Cognos
11 6 (2.87%) TIBCO
11 6 (2.87%) Juniper
12 5 (2.39%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (2.39%) 29West
13 4 (1.91%) Tableau
13 4 (1.91%) Talend
13 4 (1.91%) Perforce
13 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.91%) Sybase
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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