The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 93 97 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +33
Contract jobs citing C 121 118 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 1.88% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 4.59% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 88 52
Average daily rate £393 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £23.59 £17.87 £26.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.04% -32.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £16.69 £14.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.26 £29.70 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2625 2572 2885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.18% 40.97% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2022 1998 2109
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 28
Average hourly rate £30.34 £50.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.32% +117.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £14.98 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £72.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C
London

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 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (29.52%) Banking
2 54 (23.79%) Finance
3 53 (23.35%) C++
3 53 (23.35%) Java
4 44 (19.38%) ITIL
5 43 (18.94%) SQL
6 41 (18.06%) Security Cleared
7 35 (15.42%) UNIX
8 34 (14.98%) SC Cleared
9 33 (14.54%) Windows
10 32 (14.10%) C#
11 31 (13.66%) SQL Server
11 31 (13.66%) Microsoft
11 31 (13.66%) Degree
12 28 (12.33%) Python
13 26 (11.45%) SharePoint
14 25 (11.01%) Project Management
15 24 (10.57%) .NET
15 24 (10.57%) ISO 9001
16 23 (10.13%) Scrum
16 23 (10.13%) Low Latency
17 21 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (8.81%) MS Excel
18 20 (8.81%) Linux
19 19 (8.37%) Investment Banking
20 18 (7.93%) Perl
20 18 (7.93%) Oracle
20 18 (7.93%) SharePoint 2010
21 17 (7.49%) Subversion
21 17 (7.49%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (6.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (4.85%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.96%) IIS
6 8 (3.52%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (2.64%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.20%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.76%) Apache
9 4 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.32%) MS Project Server
10 3 (1.32%) SAS
10 3 (1.32%) Node.js
10 3 (1.32%) CICS
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.88%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.61%) MS Office
3 14 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.73%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.64%) MS Project
6 2 (0.88%) SPSS
6 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) OSPF
2 10 (4.41%) Firewall
2 10 (4.41%) WAN
3 9 (3.96%) LAN
3 9 (3.96%) HTTP
3 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.08%) SDH
4 7 (3.08%) BGP
4 7 (3.08%) EIGRP
4 7 (3.08%) DWDM
4 7 (3.08%) MPLS
4 7 (3.08%) Network Security
5 6 (2.64%) DMZ
5 6 (2.64%) Internet
5 6 (2.64%) IP Telephony
6 5 (2.20%) SAN
6 5 (2.20%) IPsec
6 5 (2.20%) TACACS
6 5 (2.20%) DNS
7 4 (1.76%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.64%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.76%) DB2
4 4 (1.76%) MySQL
4 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.32%) Big Data
5 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.88%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Subversion
2 14 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (3.52%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.52%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.20%) CruiseControl
5 5 (2.20%) MSI
5 5 (2.20%) WiX
6 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.88%) ProC
7 2 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.44%) Capybara
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) RSpec
8 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (29.52%) Banking
2 54 (23.79%) Finance
3 19 (8.37%) Investment Banking
4 15 (6.61%) Games
5 14 (6.17%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.29%) Front Office
7 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.52%) Retail
8 6 (2.64%) Marketing
9 4 (1.76%) Back Office
9 4 (1.76%) Legal
10 3 (1.32%) Advertising
10 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.88%) Publishing
11 2 (0.88%) Electronics
12 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (26.87%) Developer
2 48 (21.15%) Analyst
3 18 (7.93%) Project Manager
4 16 (7.05%) Java Developer
5 15 (6.61%) Architect
6 11 (4.85%) Administrator
7 10 (4.41%) Software Engineer
8 9 (3.96%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.96%) Consultant
8 9 (3.96%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (3.08%) SharePoint Administrator
11 6 (2.64%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.64%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.20%) Network Analyst
12 5 (2.20%) Desktop Support
12 5 (2.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 5 (2.20%) C++ Developer
12 5 (2.20%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.57%) .NET
2 15 (6.61%) XML
3 13 (5.73%) HTML
4 12 (5.29%) Web Services
4 12 (5.29%) JMS
5 10 (4.41%) Rendezvous
6 9 (3.96%) JSON
7 8 (3.52%) Qt
8 7 (3.08%) jQuery
8 7 (3.08%) GTK+
8 7 (3.08%) REST
9 6 (2.64%) CSS
9 6 (2.64%) SOAP
10 5 (2.20%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.20%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.76%) HTML5
12 3 (1.32%) Middleware
13 2 (0.88%) BAPI
13 2 (0.88%) Spring
13 2 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) Mathematics
2 11 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (3.96%) NHS
3 9 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.08%) Derivative
5 7 (3.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 6 (2.64%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.20%) Open Source
7 5 (2.20%) Statistics
8 4 (1.76%) SecurID
8 4 (1.76%) Clustering
8 4 (1.76%) e-Health
8 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.88%) iPad
9 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 2 (0.88%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.88%) BBC
9 2 (0.88%) Replication
9 2 (0.88%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.42%) UNIX
2 33 (14.54%) Windows
3 20 (8.81%) Linux
4 8 (3.52%) Windows XP
5 7 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.76%) Solaris
8 3 (1.32%) Android
8 3 (1.32%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.88%) AIX
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.44%) bada
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.44%) HPUX
10 1 (0.44%) Debian
10 1 (0.44%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.38%) ITIL
2 25 (11.01%) Project Management
3 23 (10.13%) Scrum
3 23 (10.13%) Low Latency
4 21 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (7.49%) Multithreading
6 16 (7.05%) Service Management
7 13 (5.73%) ITSM
7 13 (5.73%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.73%) OO
7 13 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.29%) TDD
8 12 (5.29%) Software Engineering
8 12 (5.29%) Release Management
8 12 (5.29%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.85%) Migration
10 10 (4.41%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.41%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 10 (4.41%) Analytics
11 9 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (23.35%) C++
1 53 (23.35%) Java
2 43 (18.94%) SQL
3 32 (14.10%) C#
4 28 (12.33%) Python
5 18 (7.93%) Perl
6 16 (7.05%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.85%) Ruby
7 11 (4.85%) PHP
7 11 (4.85%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.96%) VBScript
8 9 (3.96%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.64%) Scala
11 4 (1.76%) Erlang
11 4 (1.76%) R
11 4 (1.76%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.76%) VB
11 4 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 34 (14.98%) SC Cleared
3 31 (13.66%) Degree
4 16 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.41%) CCNA
6 7 (3.08%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.64%) ISEB
7 6 (2.64%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.20%) CCNP
8 5 (2.20%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.76%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.88%) JNCIE
10 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.88%) CCA
10 2 (0.88%) MCP
10 2 (0.88%) PhD
10 2 (0.88%) CCIE
10 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.44%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.57%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.76%) COBIT
4 3 (1.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.44%) Basel III
5 1 (0.44%) EMIR
5 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.96%) VMware ESX
2 9 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.20%) XenApp
3 5 (2.20%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.32%) KVM
5 2 (0.88%) RHEV
5 2 (0.88%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.88%) vCloud
6 1 (0.44%) NFS
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.44%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (2.64%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.32%) Cacti
4 2 (0.88%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.44%) MOM
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.93%) Oracle
3 15 (6.61%) Cisco
4 11 (4.85%) VMware
5 10 (4.41%) 29West
5 10 (4.41%) Juniper
5 10 (4.41%) Remedy
6 9 (3.96%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.96%) BMC
6 9 (3.96%) HP
7 7 (3.08%) Kofax
7 7 (3.08%) Perforce
8 6 (2.64%) CA
8 6 (2.64%) Lotus
8 6 (2.64%) Huawei
9 5 (2.20%) AppSense
9 5 (2.20%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.20%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.20%) Citrix
9 5 (2.20%) Telcordia
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 28 days ago