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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 140 89 123
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +34
Contract jobs citing C 67 158 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 2.20% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 5.07% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 105 76
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £596 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -49.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
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
2587 3117 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.94% 43.33% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2069 2420 2097
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.00 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.82 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 63 (40.38%) Linux
2 47 (30.13%) Banking
3 45 (28.85%) Microsoft
4 44 (28.21%) C++
5 39 (25.00%) Oracle
6 37 (23.72%) Finance
7 34 (21.79%) ITIL
8 31 (19.87%) Java
9 30 (19.23%) UNIX
10 28 (17.95%) Windows
10 28 (17.95%) SQL
10 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (16.67%) Shell Script
11 26 (16.67%) WebSphere
12 25 (16.03%) PowerShell
12 25 (16.03%) Python
13 24 (15.38%) Release Management
14 23 (14.74%) ISO 9001
14 23 (14.74%) VMware
15 22 (14.10%) Tivoli
15 22 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (13.46%) Multithreading
16 21 (13.46%) Citrix
16 21 (13.46%) Tomcat
17 20 (12.82%) JBoss
17 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
17 20 (12.82%) LANDesk
18 19 (12.18%) GlassFish
18 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared
18 19 (12.18%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 21 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 20 (12.82%) JBoss
4 19 (12.18%) WebLogic
4 19 (12.18%) GlassFish
5 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.21%) Apache
7 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (1.92%) CMS
7 3 (1.92%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.28%) Confluence
8 2 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.28%) SAS
8 2 (1.28%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.21%) MS Office
3 4 (2.56%) PowerPivot
3 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.92%) SPSS
5 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) MODO
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) HTTP
2 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.56%) VPN
2 4 (2.56%) SSL
3 3 (1.92%) SAN
3 3 (1.92%) Firewall
3 3 (1.92%) LDAP
3 3 (1.92%) Internet
4 2 (1.28%) VLAN
4 2 (1.28%) AMQP
4 2 (1.28%) DNS
4 2 (1.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.64%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.64%) Wireless
5 1 (0.64%) SSH
5 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.64%) VoIP
5 1 (0.64%) POP3
5 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.21%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.56%) MySQL
4 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.92%) DTS
5 3 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (1.92%) DataStage
5 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Subversion
2 6 (3.85%) JIRA
3 4 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.92%) CruiseControl
4 3 (1.92%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.28%) Selenium
5 2 (1.28%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.28%) Maven
5 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.64%) Toad
6 1 (0.64%) Xcode
6 1 (0.64%) NUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Ant
6 1 (0.64%) JUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (30.13%) Banking
2 37 (23.72%) Finance
3 10 (6.41%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.13%) Front Office
5 7 (4.49%) Legal
6 6 (3.85%) Advertising
7 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.56%) Marketing
8 3 (1.92%) International Banking
9 2 (1.28%) Publishing
9 2 (1.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Law
10 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (38.46%) Developer
2 22 (14.10%) Analyst
3 20 (12.82%) Administrator
3 20 (12.82%) C++ Developer
4 9 (5.77%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.49%) Senior Developer
7 6 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 6 (3.85%) C Developer
8 5 (3.21%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.56%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.56%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (2.56%) iOS Developer
10 3 (1.92%) Senior iOS Developer
10 3 (1.92%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (1.92%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (1.92%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) .NET
2 11 (7.05%) HTML
3 10 (6.41%) Web Services
4 7 (4.49%) XML
4 7 (4.49%) HTML5
5 6 (3.85%) JMS
5 6 (3.85%) jQuery
6 5 (3.21%) CSS
6 5 (3.21%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.21%) JSON
7 4 (2.56%) Middleware
7 4 (2.56%) RESTful
7 4 (2.56%) CSS3
8 3 (1.92%) Memcached
8 3 (1.92%) Rendezvous
8 3 (1.92%) OAuth
8 3 (1.92%) Software Packaging
8 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.21%) Open Source
3 5 (3.21%) CMDB
4 4 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.92%) Animation
5 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.92%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.28%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.38%) Linux
2 30 (19.23%) UNIX
3 28 (17.95%) Windows
4 8 (5.13%) Solaris
5 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.56%) AIX
7 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.64%) Android
9 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.79%) ITIL
2 28 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.38%) Release Management
4 21 (13.46%) Multithreading
5 13 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.05%) OO
8 10 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.41%) Low Latency
9 9 (5.77%) Scrum
9 9 (5.77%) Project Management
9 9 (5.77%) TDD
10 8 (5.13%) Change Management
10 8 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.49%) Analytics
11 7 (4.49%) MVC
12 6 (3.85%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.85%) Service Management
12 6 (3.85%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.85%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.21%) C++
2 31 (19.87%) Java
3 28 (17.95%) SQL
4 26 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 25 (16.03%) Python
5 25 (16.03%) PowerShell
6 17 (10.90%) C#
7 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.13%) Perl
9 7 (4.49%) PHP
10 5 (3.21%) Ruby
11 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.92%) VBScript
12 3 (1.92%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.92%) Scala
12 3 (1.92%) PHP5
13 2 (1.28%) R
13 2 (1.28%) Erlang
13 2 (1.28%) XPath
13 2 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.62%) Degree
3 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.85%) BC Cleared
4 6 (3.85%) MCSE
4 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) LPIC
6 2 (1.28%) MCITP
6 2 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.64%) MCTS
7 1 (0.64%) RHCE
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.64%) MOS
7 1 (0.64%) RHCT
7 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.74%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.21%) QA
3 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (12.18%) XenServer
3 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (0.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Varnish
5 1 (0.64%) KVM
5 1 (0.64%) RHEV
5 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.64%) Nmap
5 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (14.10%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.21%) Puppet
3 3 (1.92%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (1.92%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.28%) SCCM
5 1 (0.64%) OpenView
5 1 (0.64%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.64%) Control-M
5 1 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.64%) Nessus
5 1 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 39 (25.00%) Oracle
3 23 (14.74%) VMware
4 21 (13.46%) Citrix
5 20 (12.82%) LANDesk
6 10 (6.41%) IBM
7 9 (5.77%) HP
8 6 (3.85%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (3.21%) Tableau
9 5 (3.21%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (3.21%) Remedy
10 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.92%) Informatica
11 3 (1.92%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.92%) Teradata
11 3 (1.92%) Zend
11 3 (1.92%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.92%) DataFlux
11 3 (1.92%) SAP
11 3 (1.92%) Cognos
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Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £800 - £1200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £750 - £900 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago