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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 124 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Contract jobs citing C 66 123 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 1.90% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 4.48% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 95 82
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £225 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £632 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £23.59 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
2297 2747 2581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.24% 42.41% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 2101 2015
Average daily rate £450 £451 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 20
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.34 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -36.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.94 £18.10 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £92.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 56 (38.36%) SQL
2 47 (32.19%) Finance
3 38 (26.03%) Linux
4 36 (24.66%) C++
5 33 (22.60%) Banking
6 32 (21.92%) Windows
7 31 (21.23%) Java
8 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
9 28 (19.18%) Oracle
10 26 (17.81%) C#
10 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (15.07%) .NET
11 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
12 20 (13.70%) UNIX
13 17 (11.64%) Python
13 17 (11.64%) HP
13 17 (11.64%) VMware
13 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (10.27%) Migration
14 15 (10.27%) Investment Banking
14 15 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (9.59%) Cisco
15 14 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (8.90%) HTML
16 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
16 13 (8.90%) DNS
16 13 (8.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
17 12 (8.22%) DHCP
17 12 (8.22%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (6.85%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.42%) Apache
3 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.74%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.37%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.37%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.90%) DNS
2 12 (8.22%) DHCP
3 11 (7.53%) Firewall
4 10 (6.85%) SAN
5 9 (6.16%) BGP
6 8 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.79%) DMVPN
7 7 (4.79%) BIG-IP
7 7 (4.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (4.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (4.79%) OSPF
8 6 (4.11%) NetScreen
8 6 (4.11%) HTTP
8 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.11%) VPN
8 6 (4.11%) Network Security
9 5 (3.42%) NAS
10 4 (2.74%) VLAN
10 4 (2.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (8.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (6.16%) OLAP
6 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Power View
8 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.74%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.74%) OLTP
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Selenium
1 7 (4.79%) WebDriver
1 7 (4.79%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.42%) JIRA
3 4 (2.74%) Fiddler
3 4 (2.74%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.05%) Hudson
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.05%) Xcode
4 3 (2.05%) Subversion
4 3 (2.05%) Maven
4 3 (2.05%) Toad
5 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.37%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.68%) Calabash
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
General
1 47 (32.19%) Finance
2 33 (22.60%) Banking
3 15 (10.27%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.85%) Front Office
5 8 (5.48%) Advertising
6 7 (4.79%) Marketing
7 5 (3.42%) Retail
8 3 (2.05%) Back Office
8 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (34.93%) Developer
2 15 (10.27%) Analyst
3 14 (9.59%) Senior Developer
4 10 (6.85%) Architect
5 9 (6.16%) Business Analyst
5 9 (6.16%) C++ Developer
5 9 (6.16%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.16%) C Developer
6 8 (5.48%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (4.79%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.11%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.11%) Network Specialist
8 6 (4.11%) Network Security Specialist
9 5 (3.42%) Contracts Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.74%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.07%) .NET
2 13 (8.90%) HTML
3 11 (7.53%) XML
3 11 (7.53%) CSS
4 7 (4.79%) JSON
4 7 (4.79%) jQuery
5 5 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.74%) MDX
6 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.74%) Web Services
6 4 (2.74%) RESTful
6 4 (2.74%) HTML5
6 4 (2.74%) CSS3
6 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.05%) JMS
7 3 (2.05%) JSP
7 3 (2.05%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.16%) Open Source
2 9 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.79%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.79%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.42%) Replication
5 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.05%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.05%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.05%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.05%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.37%) Clustering
7 2 (1.37%) Equities
7 2 (1.37%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.37%) User Experience
7 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.03%) Linux
2 32 (21.92%) Windows
3 20 (13.70%) UNIX
4 6 (4.11%) Solaris
4 6 (4.11%) VMS
4 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.42%) Android
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.05%) OpenVMS
7 2 (1.37%) AIX
8 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.27%) Migration
3 12 (8.22%) ITIL
4 10 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (6.85%) Configuration Management
4 10 (6.85%) Project Management
5 9 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.48%) Scrum
6 8 (5.48%) ETL
6 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
6 8 (5.48%) Multithreading
7 7 (4.79%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.79%) TDD
7 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.79%) Workflow
7 7 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (4.79%) Test Automation
7 7 (4.79%) BDD
8 6 (4.11%) Database Security
8 6 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.36%) SQL
2 36 (24.66%) C++
3 31 (21.23%) Java
4 26 (17.81%) C#
5 17 (11.64%) Python
6 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.85%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.16%) Perl
9 8 (5.48%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.79%) Ruby
10 7 (4.79%) PHP
11 4 (2.74%) VBA
11 4 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.05%) VB
12 3 (2.05%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.05%) Erlang
12 3 (2.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.37%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.37%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) CCNP
1 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.48%) Degree
3 7 (4.79%) CCSE
3 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.42%) CISA
5 4 (2.74%) OCP
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.37%) MCITP
7 2 (1.37%) MCSE
7 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
2 5 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.11%) vSphere
4 4 (2.74%) Xen
5 3 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.05%) KVM
6 2 (1.37%) Varnish
6 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.37%) RHEV
6 2 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.68%) NFS
7 1 (0.68%) XenServer
7 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Puppet
2 4 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.05%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.37%) Salt
4 2 (1.37%) yum
4 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.68%) MOM
5 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) WMI
5 1 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (19.18%) Oracle
2 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.64%) HP
3 17 (11.64%) VMware
4 14 (9.59%) Cisco
5 11 (7.53%) IBM
6 9 (6.16%) F5
7 8 (5.48%) Citrix
7 8 (5.48%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.79%) Blue Coat
8 7 (4.79%) Infoblox
8 7 (4.79%) Imperva
9 6 (4.11%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.42%) NetApp
10 5 (3.42%) Sybase
11 4 (2.74%) TIBCO
11 4 (2.74%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.05%) 29West
12 3 (2.05%) Juniper
13 2 (1.37%) Informatica
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