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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 122 89 128
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +39
Contract jobs citing C 82 158 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.39% 2.23% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 5.06% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 117 77
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.56 £23.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% -24.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
2509 3125 3019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.54% 44.16% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 2419 2317
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £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 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £58.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (37.43%) Linux
2 48 (26.82%) C++
2 48 (26.82%) Banking
3 44 (24.58%) Microsoft
4 42 (23.46%) ITIL
4 42 (23.46%) Finance
5 41 (22.91%) Oracle
6 36 (20.11%) Java
7 34 (18.99%) UNIX
8 33 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
10 30 (16.76%) SQL
11 29 (16.20%) Windows
12 27 (15.08%) Release Management
12 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
13 26 (14.53%) PowerShell
13 26 (14.53%) Python
13 26 (14.53%) SQL Server
14 24 (13.41%) Shell Script
15 23 (12.85%) ISO 9001
16 22 (12.29%) VMware
17 21 (11.73%) JavaScript
17 21 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (11.73%) Degree
17 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (11.17%) Tomcat
19 19 (10.61%) JBoss
19 19 (10.61%) Tivoli
19 19 (10.61%) SC Cleared
20 18 (10.06%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (15.08%) WebSphere
2 20 (11.17%) Tomcat
3 18 (10.06%) WebLogic
4 16 (8.94%) GlassFish
5 8 (4.47%) Apache
6 7 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.79%) CMS
8 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.23%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.68%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.12%) Confluence
10 2 (1.12%) SAS
10 2 (1.12%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.12%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.56%) CICS
11 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.56%) IIS
11 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.23%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.68%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.68%) SPSS
5 2 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.68%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
1 2 (1.12%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.26%) HTTP
2 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.91%) DNS
4 6 (3.35%) SSL
5 5 (2.79%) SAN
6 4 (2.23%) VPN
6 4 (2.23%) DHCP
6 4 (2.23%) Internet
6 4 (2.23%) Firewall
7 3 (1.68%) Wireless
7 3 (1.68%) LDAP
7 3 (1.68%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.68%) VLAN
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.12%) SMTP
8 2 (1.12%) SSH
8 2 (1.12%) AMQP
9 1 (0.56%) WAAS
9 1 (0.56%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.91%) MySQL
3 5 (2.79%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.79%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.68%) DataStage
6 2 (1.12%) DTS
6 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.12%) Big Data
6 2 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.56%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Subversion
2 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.79%) JIRA
3 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.23%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.23%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.12%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.12%) Maven
6 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.56%) Hudson
7 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.56%) Capybara
7 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 48 (26.82%) Banking
2 42 (23.46%) Finance
3 12 (6.70%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.35%) Front Office
6 5 (2.79%) Advertising
6 5 (2.79%) Marketing
7 4 (2.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.68%) International Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Games
9 2 (1.12%) Back Office
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
9 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (32.96%) Developer
2 29 (16.20%) Analyst
3 18 (10.06%) Administrator
4 17 (9.50%) C++ Developer
5 11 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.47%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (3.91%) Deployment Engineer
7 7 (3.91%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.35%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.79%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.79%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.79%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.79%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (2.79%) Deployment Analyst
9 5 (2.79%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (2.79%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.23%) Implementation Engineer
10 4 (2.23%) C Developer
10 4 (2.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.50%) HTML
2 15 (8.38%) .NET
3 12 (6.70%) XML
4 11 (6.15%) Web Services
5 9 (5.03%) jQuery
5 9 (5.03%) REST
6 8 (4.47%) JSON
7 7 (3.91%) HTML5
8 6 (3.35%) RESTful
8 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.35%) CSS
8 6 (3.35%) JMS
9 5 (2.79%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.23%) Middleware
10 4 (2.23%) SOAP
10 4 (2.23%) CSS3
10 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.59%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.91%) Open Source
4 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.35%) CMDB
6 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.23%) User Experience
8 3 (1.68%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.68%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.68%) Clustering
8 3 (1.68%) Informatics
8 3 (1.68%) Statistics
8 3 (1.68%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.68%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.12%) Animation
9 2 (1.12%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.43%) Linux
2 34 (18.99%) UNIX
3 29 (16.20%) Windows
4 7 (3.91%) Solaris
5 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.23%) AIX
8 3 (1.68%) Debian
9 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.12%) Android
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.46%) ITIL
2 33 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.08%) Release Management
4 18 (10.06%) Multithreading
5 14 (7.82%) Software Engineering
5 14 (7.82%) Project Management
6 13 (7.26%) Configuration Management
6 13 (7.26%) TDD
6 13 (7.26%) OO
7 11 (6.15%) Service Management
7 11 (6.15%) Low Latency
8 10 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.59%) MVC
8 10 (5.59%) Scrum
9 9 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.03%) Change Management
10 7 (3.91%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.91%) Analytics
11 6 (3.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 6 (3.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.82%) C++
2 36 (20.11%) Java
3 30 (16.76%) SQL
4 26 (14.53%) Python
4 26 (14.53%) PowerShell
5 24 (13.41%) Shell Script
6 21 (11.73%) JavaScript
7 18 (10.06%) C#
8 12 (6.70%) Perl
9 11 (6.15%) PHP
9 11 (6.15%) Ruby
10 7 (3.91%) VBScript
11 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.23%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.23%) Scala
13 3 (1.68%) PHP5
13 3 (1.68%) Erlang
14 2 (1.12%) XPath
14 2 (1.12%) R
14 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.73%) Degree
3 19 (10.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.91%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.35%) BC Cleared
6 5 (2.79%) MCSE
6 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.23%) CCNA
7 4 (2.23%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.68%) LPIC
9 2 (1.12%) MCITP
9 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.12%) ISEB
10 1 (0.56%) CISSP
10 1 (0.56%) MCP
10 1 (0.56%) HND
10 1 (0.56%) MCSA
10 1 (0.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.85%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.91%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) EMIR
4 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) Basel III
System Software
1 21 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.94%) XenServer
2 16 (8.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.68%) NFS
4 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.56%) RHEV
5 1 (0.56%) Nmap
5 1 (0.56%) Squid
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Varnish
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (10.61%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.35%) Puppet
3 4 (2.23%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.68%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.12%) SCCM
5 2 (1.12%) OpenView
6 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.56%) Salt
6 1 (0.56%) RANCID
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) Cacti
6 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.56%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.56%) Control-M
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 44 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 41 (22.91%) Oracle
3 22 (12.29%) VMware
4 19 (10.61%) JBoss
5 18 (10.06%) Citrix
6 17 (9.50%) LANDesk
7 10 (5.59%) HP
8 9 (5.03%) IBM
8 9 (5.03%) Remedy
9 8 (4.47%) Cisco
10 7 (3.91%) Cognos
11 6 (3.35%) BMC
12 4 (2.23%) Juniper
12 4 (2.23%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.23%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.23%) Tableau
13 3 (1.68%) F5
13 3 (1.68%) 29West
13 3 (1.68%) Zend
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Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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