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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
London / City of London
Rank 116 130 114
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing C 32 29 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.90% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 2.00% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 61
Median daily rate £520 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £282 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £655 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

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
1403 1448 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.10% 45.15% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1212 1912
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for C.

1 58 (59.18%) Java
2 54 (55.10%) Python
3 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (38.78%) TDD
4 38 (38.78%) JSON
5 37 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (37.76%) DevOps
6 36 (36.73%) Jenkins
7 35 (35.71%) BDD
8 34 (34.69%) High Availability
8 34 (34.69%) Microservices
8 34 (34.69%) HTTP
9 32 (32.65%) Pair Programming
9 32 (32.65%) Public Cloud
9 32 (32.65%) Protocol Buffers
9 32 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 31 (31.63%) Linux
11 30 (30.61%) Kafka
12 29 (29.59%) Video on Demand
12 29 (29.59%) MQTT
12 29 (29.59%) RTSP
13 25 (25.51%) Finance
13 25 (25.51%) C++
14 14 (14.29%) Streaming Video
15 13 (13.27%) Banking
16 12 (12.24%) Front Office
16 12 (12.24%) Windows
17 11 (11.22%) SDLC
18 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
19 9 (9.18%) Degree

C
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (4.08%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.08%) CMS
1 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.04%) Apache
3 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Office
1 1 (1.02%) MS Project
1 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.69%) HTTP
2 29 (29.59%) MQTT
2 29 (29.59%) RTSP
3 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.08%) Internet
4 4 (4.08%) SSL
5 3 (3.06%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.06%) WebEx
6 2 (2.04%) Firewall
6 2 (2.04%) Skype
6 2 (2.04%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.02%) AMQP
7 1 (1.02%) FTP
7 1 (1.02%) Intranet
7 1 (1.02%) LAN
7 1 (1.02%) NAS
7 1 (1.02%) SAN
7 1 (1.02%) VLAN
7 1 (1.02%) Wireless
7 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) Tick Data
3 2 (2.04%) DB2
3 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) KDB
4 1 (1.02%) MS Access
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 36 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.06%) Build Forge
3 3 (3.06%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.06%) Hudson
3 3 (3.06%) Subversion
4 2 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.02%) JUnit
5 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.02%) Toad
5 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 12 (12.24%) Front Office
4 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Law
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) International Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (57.14%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 30 (30.61%) Senior Developer
4 26 (26.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Agile Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Agile Java Developer
6 11 (11.22%) AWS Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Agile Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Architect
8 6 (6.12%) C Developer
8 6 (6.12%) C++ Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Quantitative Developer
10 4 (4.08%) C/C++ Developer
10 4 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Front Office Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Perl Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.78%) JSON
2 32 (32.65%) Protocol Buffers
3 30 (30.61%) Kafka
4 7 (7.14%) .NET
4 7 (7.14%) REST
5 6 (6.12%) HTML
5 6 (6.12%) Web Services
6 5 (5.10%) Spring
7 4 (4.08%) J2EE
7 4 (4.08%) JSP
7 4 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (4.08%) XML
8 3 (3.06%) CGI
8 3 (3.06%) CSS
8 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.06%) JPA
8 3 (3.06%) RSS
8 3 (3.06%) WPF
8 3 (3.06%) XSLT
9 2 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.65%) Public Cloud
2 29 (29.59%) Video on Demand
3 14 (14.29%) Streaming Video
4 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.12%) Derivative
6 5 (5.10%) Fixed Income
7 4 (4.08%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.06%) Equities
8 3 (3.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.06%) Web 2.0
9 2 (2.04%) CUDA
9 2 (2.04%) Fintech
9 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.04%) Replication
9 2 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Linux
2 12 (12.24%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) CentOS
3 5 (5.10%) Unix
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.04%) MVS
7 1 (1.02%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) Solaris
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.78%) TDD
3 37 (37.76%) DevOps
4 35 (35.71%) BDD
5 34 (34.69%) High Availability
5 34 (34.69%) Microservices
6 32 (32.65%) Pair Programming
7 11 (11.22%) SDLC
8 8 (8.16%) Project Management
8 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.14%) OO
9 7 (7.14%) Scrum
10 6 (6.12%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.12%) OOP
11 5 (5.10%) Analytics
11 5 (5.10%) High-Frequency Trading
12 4 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.08%) Data Analytics
12 4 (4.08%) System Testing
12 4 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.18%) Java
2 54 (55.10%) Python
3 25 (25.51%) C++
4 9 (9.18%) C#
4 9 (9.18%) SQL
5 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.16%) Perl
6 5 (5.10%) PHP
7 4 (4.08%) Ruby
7 4 (4.08%) VBA
8 3 (3.06%) COBOL
8 3 (3.06%) Go
8 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.04%) JCL
9 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.04%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.04%) VB
9 2 (2.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.02%) CCNA
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.02%) MCITP
4 1 (1.02%) MCSE
4 1 (1.02%) OCP
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PhD
4 1 (1.02%) PMP
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SEPA
2 2 (2.04%) TARGET2
3 1 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.02%) MiFID
3 1 (1.02%) PMO
3 1 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Ansible
1 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle
2 5 (5.10%) VMware
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco
3 4 (4.08%) IBM
3 4 (4.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.04%) HP
4 2 (2.04%) Polycom
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) BMC
5 1 (1.02%) Brocade
5 1 (1.02%) Calypso
5 1 (1.02%) CommVault
5 1 (1.02%) Compuware
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) Murex
5 1 (1.02%) Pega
5 1 (1.02%) Sybase
5 1 (1.02%) Zend
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