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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 122 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing C 67 112 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.85% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 4.27% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 87 65
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £33.18 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.59%
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
2232 2624 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 43.25% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1799 1990 1946
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.65 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £82.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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 47 (33.81%) Finance
2 45 (32.37%) SQL
3 38 (27.34%) Banking
4 35 (25.18%) C++
5 34 (24.46%) Linux
6 31 (22.30%) Windows
6 31 (22.30%) Java
7 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
8 23 (16.55%) Oracle
8 23 (16.55%) C#
8 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (14.39%) .NET
9 20 (14.39%) UNIX
10 17 (12.23%) Python
11 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
12 15 (10.79%) ITIL
12 15 (10.79%) Investment Banking
12 15 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (10.07%) VMware
14 13 (9.35%) Migration
14 13 (9.35%) Cisco
15 12 (8.63%) HP
15 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (8.63%) WebSphere
15 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database
16 11 (7.91%) IBM
16 11 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (7.91%) HTML
16 11 (7.91%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (8.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.60%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (2.88%) Apache
3 4 (2.88%) IIS
3 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.44%) JBoss
4 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (1.44%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.44%) Confluence
4 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.44%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.44%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.44%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) DHCP
1 9 (6.47%) DNS
1 9 (6.47%) BGP
1 9 (6.47%) Firewall
2 8 (5.76%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (5.04%) DMVPN
3 7 (5.04%) Network Security
3 7 (5.04%) BIG-IP
3 7 (5.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (5.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (5.04%) OSPF
4 6 (4.32%) NetScreen
4 6 (4.32%) HTTP
5 5 (3.60%) SAN
6 4 (2.88%) Internet
6 4 (2.88%) VPN
6 4 (2.88%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.16%) SSL
7 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.32%) OLAP
6 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.88%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.88%) OLTP
8 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (2.16%) DTS
9 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Selenium
1 7 (5.04%) WebDriver
1 7 (5.04%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.60%) JIRA
3 4 (2.88%) Fiddler
3 4 (2.88%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.16%) Hudson
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.16%) Xcode
4 3 (2.16%) Subversion
4 3 (2.16%) Maven
4 3 (2.16%) Toad
5 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.72%) Calabash
6 1 (0.72%) Appium
6 1 (0.72%) JBehave
General
1 47 (33.81%) Finance
2 38 (27.34%) Banking
3 15 (10.79%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.91%) Front Office
5 6 (4.32%) Advertising
6 5 (3.60%) Marketing
7 4 (2.88%) Legal
8 3 (2.16%) Back Office
9 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.44%) Retail
10 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (35.97%) Developer
2 14 (10.07%) Analyst
3 13 (9.35%) Senior Developer
4 11 (7.91%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.47%) C++ Developer
6 8 (5.76%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.76%) C Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.32%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.32%) Network Security Specialist
8 6 (4.32%) Network Specialist
9 5 (3.60%) Contracts Manager
9 5 (3.60%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Architect
10 4 (2.88%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Administrator
10 4 (2.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) .NET
2 11 (7.91%) HTML
3 10 (7.19%) CSS
3 10 (7.19%) XML
4 7 (5.04%) JSON
5 5 (3.60%) jQuery
5 5 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.88%) Rendezvous
6 4 (2.88%) Web Services
6 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.88%) RESTful
6 4 (2.88%) JMS
6 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.16%) Middleware
7 3 (2.16%) HTML5
7 3 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.16%) CSS3
8 2 (1.44%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Open Source
2 9 (6.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (5.04%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.04%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.88%) Video on Demand
4 4 (2.88%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.16%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.16%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.44%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.44%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.44%) iSeries
6 2 (1.44%) User Experience
6 2 (1.44%) Replication
6 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.46%) Linux
2 31 (22.30%) Windows
3 20 (14.39%) UNIX
4 6 (4.32%) Solaris
5 5 (3.60%) VMS
5 5 (3.60%) Android
5 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.16%) OpenVMS
8 2 (1.44%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.72%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.79%) ITIL
3 13 (9.35%) Migration
4 10 (7.19%) Project Management
4 10 (7.19%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (6.47%) Multithreading
6 8 (5.76%) ETL
7 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.04%) OO
7 7 (5.04%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.04%) Scrum
7 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.04%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.04%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.32%) BDD
8 6 (4.32%) Database Security
8 6 (4.32%) DevOps
8 6 (4.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.37%) SQL
2 35 (25.18%) C++
3 31 (22.30%) Java
4 23 (16.55%) C#
5 17 (12.23%) Python
6 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.47%) Perl
7 9 (6.47%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.47%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.04%) Ruby
8 7 (5.04%) PHP
9 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.16%) Erlang
10 3 (2.16%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.16%) VBA
11 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.44%) RPG
11 2 (1.44%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.72%) IPython
12 1 (0.72%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (6.47%) CCNP
1 9 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.04%) CCSE
2 7 (5.04%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) CISA
4 4 (2.88%) OCP
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.16%) MCSE
5 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.44%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) PMP
7 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.16%) XenServer
3 3 (2.16%) KVM
4 2 (1.44%) Varnish
4 2 (1.44%) RHEV
5 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.72%) Docker
5 1 (0.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Puppet
2 4 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.44%) yum
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.44%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.44%) SCCM
3 2 (1.44%) Salt
4 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.72%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) MOM
4 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Oracle
2 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.07%) VMware
4 13 (9.35%) Cisco
5 12 (8.63%) HP
6 11 (7.91%) IBM
7 10 (7.19%) Citrix
8 9 (6.47%) F5
9 8 (5.76%) CheckPoint
10 7 (5.04%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.04%) Infoblox
10 7 (5.04%) Imperva
11 5 (3.60%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.88%) 29West
13 3 (2.16%) Juniper
13 3 (2.16%) Sybase
14 2 (1.44%) Cognos
14 2 (1.44%) Informatica
14 2 (1.44%) Murex
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