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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 124 86 125
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +39
Contract jobs citing C 72 131 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.97% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 4.64% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 95 52
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £18.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%
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
2475 2822 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.28% 42.44% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2043 2174 1864
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 39
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +2.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £21.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 52 (32.50%) Linux
2 48 (30.00%) C++
3 45 (28.13%) Banking
4 42 (26.25%) SQL
5 38 (23.75%) Finance
6 37 (23.13%) Oracle
7 35 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 33 (20.63%) Java
8 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (17.50%) Windows
10 27 (16.88%) UNIX
10 27 (16.88%) C#
11 26 (16.25%) SQL Server
12 25 (15.63%) Shell Script
13 22 (13.75%) .NET
13 22 (13.75%) Python
14 21 (13.13%) ITIL
14 21 (13.13%) WebSphere
15 19 (11.88%) VMware
15 19 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (11.88%) PowerShell
16 18 (11.25%) Citrix
17 17 (10.63%) Release Management
17 17 (10.63%) Multithreading
18 16 (10.00%) Tomcat
18 16 (10.00%) HTML
19 15 (9.38%) JBoss
19 15 (9.38%) ISO 9001
19 15 (9.38%) LANDesk
20 14 (8.75%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (13.13%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.38%) JBoss
4 14 (8.75%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.75%) GlassFish
5 7 (4.38%) Apache
6 6 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.88%) IIS
8 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.63%) Node.js
9 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.88%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) MODO
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) SPSS
4 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.25%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) HTTP
2 6 (3.75%) Firewall
3 5 (3.13%) VPN
3 5 (3.13%) DNS
4 4 (2.50%) SAN
4 4 (2.50%) DHCP
5 3 (1.88%) Internet
5 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.88%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.88%) SSL
5 3 (1.88%) BGP
5 3 (1.88%) Network Security
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.25%) DMVPN
6 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.25%) NetScreen
6 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.25%) VLAN
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.13%) DTS
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.50%) MySQL
6 4 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.88%) DataStage
7 3 (1.88%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (1.88%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Subversion
2 5 (3.13%) Selenium
2 5 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.50%) Toad
4 3 (1.88%) Xcode
4 3 (1.88%) CruiseControl
4 3 (1.88%) Fiddler
4 3 (1.88%) JIRA
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.25%) Hudson
5 2 (1.25%) Maven
5 2 (1.25%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (28.13%) Banking
2 38 (23.75%) Finance
3 14 (8.75%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.63%) Advertising
5 7 (4.38%) Front Office
6 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.75%) Legal
7 5 (3.13%) Marketing
8 4 (2.50%) Back Office
9 3 (1.88%) International Banking
10 2 (1.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.63%) Games
11 1 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (42.50%) Developer
2 20 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 16 (10.00%) Analyst
4 15 (9.38%) Administrator
5 12 (7.50%) C Developer
6 10 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (3.75%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.13%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.50%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (1.88%) .NET Developer
11 3 (1.88%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.75%) .NET
2 16 (10.00%) HTML
3 11 (6.88%) XML
4 10 (6.25%) CSS
5 8 (5.00%) Web Services
5 8 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.00%) JSON
6 7 (4.38%) jQuery
6 7 (4.38%) HTML5
7 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.50%) Middleware
8 4 (2.50%) RESTful
9 3 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.88%) CSS3
9 3 (1.88%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.88%) Ajax
9 3 (1.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.50%) User Experience
4 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.88%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.88%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.88%) Open Source
4 3 (1.88%) Video on Demand
4 3 (1.88%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.25%) Clustering
5 2 (1.25%) Equities
5 2 (1.25%) Statistics
5 2 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.50%) Linux
2 28 (17.50%) Windows
3 27 (16.88%) UNIX
4 9 (5.63%) Solaris
5 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.13%) Android
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.88%) AIX
8 3 (1.88%) VMS
8 3 (1.88%) OpenVMS
9 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.63%) Debian
10 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.13%) ITIL
3 17 (10.63%) Release Management
3 17 (10.63%) Multithreading
4 14 (8.75%) Software Engineering
5 11 (6.88%) Migration
6 10 (6.25%) OO
7 9 (5.63%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (5.63%) Scrum
7 9 (5.63%) Project Management
8 8 (5.00%) BDD
9 7 (4.38%) TDD
10 6 (3.75%) Programme Management
10 6 (3.75%) ETL
10 6 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.75%) Unit Testing
10 6 (3.75%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.75%) Analytics
11 5 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.00%) C++
2 42 (26.25%) SQL
3 33 (20.63%) Java
4 27 (16.88%) C#
5 25 (15.63%) Shell Script
6 22 (13.75%) Python
7 19 (11.88%) PowerShell
8 12 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.38%) Perl
9 7 (4.38%) PHP
9 7 (4.38%) Ruby
10 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.50%) Erlang
12 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.88%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.25%) XPath
13 2 (1.25%) VB
13 2 (1.25%) RPG
13 2 (1.25%) PHP5
13 2 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) Degree
2 12 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) MCSE
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.13%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.88%) CCNP
6 3 (1.88%) LPIC
7 2 (1.25%) MCITP
7 2 (1.25%) CCSE
7 2 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) NCDA
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.63%) MOS
8 1 (0.63%) RHCT
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.63%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.00%) QA
3 3 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.75%) XenServer
2 14 (8.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.25%) KVM
4 2 (1.25%) NFS
5 1 (0.63%) Docker
5 1 (0.63%) RHEV
5 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) Xen
5 1 (0.63%) Varnish
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.88%) Puppet
3 3 (1.88%) SCCM
3 3 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.63%) OpenView
5 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) Salt
5 1 (0.63%) MOM
5 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.63%) Control-M
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
5 1 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.63%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (23.13%) Oracle
2 35 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.88%) VMware
4 18 (11.25%) Citrix
5 15 (9.38%) LANDesk
6 12 (7.50%) IBM
7 8 (5.00%) HP
8 5 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (2.50%) Tableau
9 4 (2.50%) Cisco
9 4 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.88%) Teradata
10 3 (1.88%) DataFlux
10 3 (1.88%) Trillium
10 3 (1.88%) Sybase
10 3 (1.88%) Informatica
10 3 (1.88%) Datanomic
10 3 (1.88%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.88%) F5
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Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
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Rate: €550 - €680 per day + +Expenses
Posted: 22 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £345 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago