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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 115 85 133
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +48
Contract jobs citing C 85 160 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.44% 2.21% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 4.96% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 122 70
Average daily rate
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£450 £402 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £589 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.51 £14.80 £31.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £41.00 £34.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
2506 3227 3087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.48% 44.52% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1922 2491 2376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £51.30 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.90 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.12 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 61 (33.70%) Linux
2 51 (28.18%) C++
3 47 (25.97%) Banking
4 42 (23.20%) Finance
5 40 (22.10%) Microsoft
6 36 (19.89%) Java
6 36 (19.89%) ITIL
7 33 (18.23%) Oracle
8 32 (17.68%) UNIX
8 32 (17.68%) Security Cleared
9 29 (16.02%) Windows
10 28 (15.47%) SQL Server
10 28 (15.47%) SQL
11 26 (14.36%) Python
12 24 (13.26%) Degree
12 24 (13.26%) Release Management
13 22 (12.15%) WebSphere
13 22 (12.15%) PowerShell
14 21 (11.60%) C#
14 21 (11.60%) Shell Script
15 20 (11.05%) JavaScript
15 20 (11.05%) ISO 9001
15 20 (11.05%) SC Cleared
16 18 (9.94%) Multithreading
17 17 (9.39%) HTML
17 17 (9.39%) VMware
18 16 (8.84%) Tivoli
18 16 (8.84%) Tomcat
18 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
18 16 (8.84%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (12.15%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.84%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.29%) WebLogic
4 13 (7.18%) GlassFish
5 9 (4.97%) Apache
6 7 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.76%) CMS
7 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.21%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.66%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.10%) Confluence
10 2 (1.10%) SAS
10 2 (1.10%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.10%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.55%) IIS
11 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.55%) CICS
11 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.31%) MS Office
2 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.66%) PowerPivot
3 3 (1.66%) SPSS
4 2 (1.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.66%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.10%) SaaS
1 2 (1.10%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.18%) HTTP
2 7 (3.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.31%) DNS
4 5 (2.76%) SSL
5 4 (2.21%) SAN
6 3 (1.66%) Internet
6 3 (1.66%) Firewall
6 3 (1.66%) LDAP
6 3 (1.66%) DHCP
6 3 (1.66%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.10%) AMQP
7 2 (1.10%) VLAN
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.10%) SMTP
7 2 (1.10%) VPN
7 2 (1.10%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.10%) Wireless
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.31%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.31%) Data Mining
2 6 (3.31%) MySQL
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.66%) Big Data
5 3 (1.66%) DataStage
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.10%) DTS
6 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (6.08%) Subversion
2 7 (3.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.21%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.21%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.21%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.21%) JIRA
5 3 (1.66%) Selenium
6 2 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.10%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.55%) Capybara
7 1 (0.55%) Xcode
7 1 (0.55%) NUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Ant
7 1 (0.55%) JUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.55%) ProC
7 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (25.97%) Banking
2 42 (23.20%) Finance
3 12 (6.63%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.31%) Front Office
6 5 (2.76%) Legal
6 5 (2.76%) Marketing
7 4 (2.21%) Games
7 4 (2.21%) Advertising
8 3 (1.66%) Back Office
8 3 (1.66%) International Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Retail
9 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.10%) Electronics
10 1 (0.55%) Publishing
10 1 (0.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (33.15%) Developer
2 27 (14.92%) Analyst
3 17 (9.39%) C++ Developer
4 14 (7.73%) Administrator
5 10 (5.52%) Project Manager
6 7 (3.87%) Java Developer
6 7 (3.87%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (3.31%) iOS Developer
7 6 (3.31%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.31%) Software Engineer
8 5 (2.76%) Architect
8 5 (2.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.76%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (2.76%) Deployment Analyst
8 5 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (2.76%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (2.21%) C Developer
9 4 (2.21%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (2.21%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.21%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.39%) HTML
2 15 (8.29%) .NET
3 14 (7.73%) Web Services
4 13 (7.18%) XML
5 9 (4.97%) REST
5 9 (4.97%) jQuery
6 8 (4.42%) JSON
7 7 (3.87%) HTML5
8 6 (3.31%) RESTful
8 6 (3.31%) CSS
8 6 (3.31%) JMS
9 5 (2.76%) SOAP
9 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.76%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.21%) CSS3
11 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.66%) Rendezvous
11 3 (1.66%) Middleware
11 3 (1.66%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.52%) Mathematics
1 10 (5.52%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.87%) Open Source
3 5 (2.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (2.76%) CMDB
4 4 (2.21%) Statistics
4 4 (2.21%) NHS
4 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.66%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.66%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.66%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.66%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.10%) iPhone
6 2 (1.10%) iPad
6 2 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.10%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.70%) Linux
2 32 (17.68%) UNIX
3 29 (16.02%) Windows
4 7 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.31%) Solaris
6 3 (1.66%) Debian
6 3 (1.66%) AIX
6 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.10%) Android
7 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.55%) HPUX
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.89%) ITIL
2 24 (13.26%) Release Management
3 18 (9.94%) Multithreading
4 15 (8.29%) Software Engineering
4 15 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.73%) Project Management
6 13 (7.18%) OO
7 12 (6.63%) Scrum
7 12 (6.63%) TDD
7 12 (6.63%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.63%) Low Latency
8 11 (6.08%) Service Management
9 10 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.97%) MVC
10 9 (4.97%) Analytics
11 8 (4.42%) Change Management
11 8 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.87%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.31%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 6 (3.31%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.18%) C++
2 36 (19.89%) Java
3 28 (15.47%) SQL
4 26 (14.36%) Python
5 22 (12.15%) PowerShell
6 21 (11.60%) C#
6 21 (11.60%) Shell Script
7 20 (11.05%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.63%) Perl
9 11 (6.08%) Ruby
10 10 (5.52%) PHP
11 7 (3.87%) VBScript
12 5 (2.76%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.21%) Scala
13 4 (2.21%) R
14 3 (1.66%) PHP5
14 3 (1.66%) Erlang
15 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (17.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.26%) Degree
3 20 (11.05%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.31%) BC Cleared
6 4 (2.21%) JNCIP
6 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.66%) MCSE
7 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.66%) CCNA
7 3 (1.66%) LPIC
8 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.10%) ISEB
8 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.55%) ISACA
9 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.55%) CISM
9 1 (0.55%) CCSA
9 1 (0.55%) HND
9 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.05%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.31%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) EMIR
4 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (7.18%) XenServer
3 2 (1.10%) NFS
4 1 (0.55%) KVM
4 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) Nmap
4 1 (0.55%) Squid
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.55%) Varnish
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (8.84%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.31%) Puppet
3 4 (2.21%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.66%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.55%) RANCID
6 1 (0.55%) Salt
6 1 (0.55%) Control-M
6 1 (0.55%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.55%) Nessus
6 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.55%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.55%) Cacti
6 1 (0.55%) SCCM
6 1 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.23%) Oracle
3 17 (9.39%) VMware
4 16 (8.84%) JBoss
5 13 (7.18%) Citrix
5 13 (7.18%) LANDesk
6 9 (4.97%) Remedy
7 7 (3.87%) Cognos
7 7 (3.87%) HP
7 7 (3.87%) Cisco
8 6 (3.31%) IBM
8 6 (3.31%) BMC
9 5 (2.76%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.21%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.21%) Juniper
10 4 (2.21%) Tableau
11 3 (1.66%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.66%) Zend
11 3 (1.66%) F5
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago