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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 148 118 87
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -31
Contract jobs citing C 49 85 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 1.44% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 3.39% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 122
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £363 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.35 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
2469 2506 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.82% 42.48% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2064 1922 2493
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 17
Average hourly rate £30.43 £44.50 £51.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.62% -13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £16.25 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 43 (38.74%) Finance
2 37 (33.33%) Linux
3 35 (31.53%) SQL
4 33 (29.73%) Windows
5 29 (26.13%) Banking
6 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
7 23 (20.72%) C++
8 22 (19.82%) Oracle
9 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 19 (17.12%) Python
11 17 (15.32%) UNIX
11 17 (15.32%) Perl
11 17 (15.32%) Java
11 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (12.61%) Migration
13 13 (11.71%) VMware
13 13 (11.71%) Investment Banking
13 13 (11.71%) HP
13 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (10.81%) C#
15 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
15 11 (9.91%) Degree
15 11 (9.91%) Workflow
16 10 (9.01%) TDD
16 10 (9.01%) .NET
16 10 (9.01%) Solaris
16 10 (9.01%) Data Modelling
16 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (9.01%) SAN
16 10 (9.01%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (6.31%) MS Exchange
1 7 (6.31%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.70%) Node.js
3 3 (2.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.50%) MS Project
4 4 (3.60%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.90%) Summit
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) SaaS
1 6 (5.41%) IaaS
2 4 (3.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) SAN
2 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.31%) DNS
4 6 (5.41%) DHCP
4 6 (5.41%) NAS
5 4 (3.60%) Firewall
5 4 (3.60%) WAN
5 4 (3.60%) VPN
6 3 (2.70%) VLAN
6 3 (2.70%) LAN
7 2 (1.80%) SSL
7 2 (1.80%) SMTP
7 2 (1.80%) FTP
7 2 (1.80%) HTTP
8 1 (0.90%) Wireless
8 1 (0.90%) Intranet
8 1 (0.90%) Internet
8 1 (0.90%) FCoE
8 1 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) OLAP
2 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.60%) OLTP
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Power View
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.60%) MySQL
5 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Maven
2 5 (4.50%) JIRA
2 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.60%) Artifactory
3 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.70%) Grunt
5 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.80%) Hudson
5 2 (1.80%) Ant
6 1 (0.90%) ProC
6 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
General
1 43 (38.74%) Finance
2 29 (26.13%) Banking
3 13 (11.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Back Office
5 7 (6.31%) Front Office
6 6 (5.41%) Marketing
7 5 (4.50%) Retail
8 3 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.70%) Legal
8 3 (2.70%) Advertising
8 3 (2.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Developer
2 16 (14.41%) Analyst
3 13 (11.71%) Architect
4 10 (9.01%) Business Analyst
4 10 (9.01%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) C Developer
8 4 (3.60%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Contracts Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Administrator
9 3 (2.70%) Deployment Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.70%) Business Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) .NET
2 9 (8.11%) Web Services
3 6 (5.41%) jQuery
4 5 (4.50%) HTML
5 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.60%) MDX
5 4 (3.60%) JMX
6 3 (2.70%) CSS
6 3 (2.70%) Symfony
6 3 (2.70%) Modernizr
6 3 (2.70%) Backbone.js
6 3 (2.70%) Sass
6 3 (2.70%) Underscore.js
7 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.80%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (1.80%) CakePHP
7 2 (1.80%) Memcached
7 2 (1.80%) REST
7 2 (1.80%) SOAP
7 2 (1.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.31%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.41%) Derivative
4 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.70%) Replication
7 3 (2.70%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.80%) Wiki
8 2 (1.80%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.90%) Social Network
9 1 (0.90%) Physics
9 1 (0.90%) SCADA
9 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Linux
2 33 (29.73%) Windows
3 17 (15.32%) UNIX
4 10 (9.01%) Solaris
5 5 (4.50%) AIX
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.70%) VMS
7 1 (0.90%) Android
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.61%) Migration
3 11 (9.91%) Workflow
4 10 (9.01%) Data Modelling
4 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.01%) TDD
5 8 (7.21%) TOGAF
5 8 (7.21%) ITIL
5 8 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.31%) DevOps
6 7 (6.31%) SDLC
6 7 (6.31%) Project Management
6 7 (6.31%) Regression Testing
6 7 (6.31%) Data Management
6 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.41%) Information Security
7 6 (5.41%) ETL
7 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.41%) OO
8 5 (4.50%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) SQL
2 23 (20.72%) C++
3 19 (17.12%) Python
4 17 (15.32%) Java
4 17 (15.32%) Perl
5 12 (10.81%) C#
6 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.31%) Ruby
8 7 (6.31%) PHP
9 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.60%) VBScript
11 3 (2.70%) VB
11 3 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.80%) PHP5
13 1 (0.90%) F#
13 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) ISEB
3 4 (3.60%) OCP
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.60%) CISA
3 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.90%) MCITP
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) MCP
5 1 (0.90%) CCNP
5 1 (0.90%) CCNA
5 1 (0.90%) RHCE
5 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.90%) PMP
5 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.11%) vSphere
3 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.70%) Xen
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.80%) Varnish
7 2 (1.80%) NFS
8 1 (0.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Puppet
1 4 (3.60%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.70%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.80%) SCOM
3 2 (1.80%) yum
3 2 (1.80%) MOM
3 2 (1.80%) Salt
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.82%) Oracle
3 13 (11.71%) HP
3 13 (11.71%) VMware
4 9 (8.11%) NetApp
4 9 (8.11%) Sybase
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco
6 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.70%) EMC
7 3 (2.70%) Citrix
7 3 (2.70%) IBM
7 3 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.70%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.80%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.80%) Brocade
8 2 (1.80%) Zend
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) Telerik
9 1 (0.90%) Omniture
9 1 (0.90%) Apple
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