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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 153 113 82
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -31
Contract jobs citing C 59 89 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 1.51% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 3.57% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 148
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £586 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.18 £16.56 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.34% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.24 £15.51 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.12 £17.60 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
2638 2494 3130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.46% 42.39% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2174 1931 2412
Average daily rate £475 £453 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 33
Average hourly rate £23.75 £29.74 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.14% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.37 £14.58 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £67.64 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 July 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 July 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 49 (40.50%) Finance
2 41 (33.88%) SQL
3 39 (32.23%) Linux
4 34 (28.10%) Banking
5 30 (24.79%) Windows
6 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
7 25 (20.66%) C++
8 23 (19.01%) Oracle
9 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 22 (18.18%) Python
10 21 (17.36%) Java
11 19 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (14.88%) Perl
12 18 (14.88%) UNIX
13 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
13 15 (12.40%) Investment Banking
13 15 (12.40%) Migration
14 14 (11.57%) C#
14 14 (11.57%) .NET
15 13 (10.74%) TDD
16 12 (9.92%) Regression Testing
16 12 (9.92%) VMware
16 12 (9.92%) SAN
16 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (9.09%) HP
17 11 (9.09%) ITIL
17 11 (9.09%) Solaris
17 11 (9.09%) Workflow
18 10 (8.26%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 7 (5.79%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (4.13%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.31%) Confluence
4 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.48%) Node.js
5 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) IPython
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.31%) PowerPivot
3 4 (3.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Summit
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) IaaS
2 5 (4.13%) SaaS
3 4 (3.31%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.92%) SAN
2 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.61%) NAS
4 7 (5.79%) DNS
5 6 (4.96%) DHCP
6 4 (3.31%) VPN
6 4 (3.31%) HTTP
6 4 (3.31%) SSL
6 4 (3.31%) Firewall
7 3 (2.48%) VLAN
8 2 (1.65%) FTP
8 2 (1.65%) WAN
8 2 (1.65%) SMTP
9 1 (0.83%) LAN
9 1 (0.83%) AMQP
9 1 (0.83%) Multicast
9 1 (0.83%) Intranet
9 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) OLAP
2 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.13%) MySQL
5 5 (4.13%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.31%) OLTP
6 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Maven
2 6 (4.96%) JIRA
2 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.13%) Artifactory
4 4 (3.31%) Hudson
5 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.48%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.48%) Grunt
6 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.83%) Ant
7 1 (0.83%) ProC
7 1 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.83%) GCC
General
1 49 (40.50%) Finance
2 34 (28.10%) Banking
3 15 (12.40%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.61%) Front Office
5 7 (5.79%) Marketing
6 6 (4.96%) Back Office
7 5 (4.13%) Retail
8 4 (3.31%) Legal
9 3 (2.48%) Advertising
9 3 (2.48%) Publishing
9 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.83%) Games
10 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Developer
2 18 (14.88%) Analyst
3 13 (10.74%) Architect
3 13 (10.74%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (8.26%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (4.13%) Contracts Manager
6 5 (4.13%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
7 4 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.31%) Administrator
8 3 (2.48%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.48%) Business Developer
8 3 (2.48%) Consultant
8 3 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.48%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.48%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.48%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) Web Services
3 7 (5.79%) HTML
3 7 (5.79%) jQuery
4 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.13%) CSS
6 4 (3.31%) EJB
6 4 (3.31%) JMX
6 4 (3.31%) MDX
7 3 (2.48%) Symfony
7 3 (2.48%) Modernizr
7 3 (2.48%) Backbone.js
7 3 (2.48%) Sass
7 3 (2.48%) Underscore.js
8 2 (1.65%) Pandas
8 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.65%) REST
8 2 (1.65%) CSS3
8 2 (1.65%) HTML5
8 2 (1.65%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.79%) Fixed Income
2 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.13%) Market Risk
3 5 (4.13%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.31%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.31%) Derivative
4 4 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.48%) Replication
5 3 (2.48%) EMC Centera
5 3 (2.48%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.65%) Physics
7 1 (0.83%) W3C
7 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.83%) Wiki
7 1 (0.83%) Social Network
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.23%) Linux
2 30 (24.79%) Windows
3 18 (14.88%) UNIX
4 11 (9.09%) Solaris
5 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.31%) AIX
8 3 (2.48%) VMS
9 1 (0.83%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.40%) Migration
3 13 (10.74%) TDD
4 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (9.92%) Regression Testing
5 11 (9.09%) ITIL
5 11 (9.09%) Workflow
6 10 (8.26%) Data Modelling
6 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.26%) DevOps
7 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.61%) OO
7 8 (6.61%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.61%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.79%) Data Management
8 7 (5.79%) Information Security
8 7 (5.79%) Project Management
9 6 (4.96%) Service Management
9 6 (4.96%) ITSM
9 6 (4.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.88%) SQL
2 25 (20.66%) C++
3 22 (18.18%) Python
4 21 (17.36%) Java
5 18 (14.88%) Perl
6 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.57%) C#
8 10 (8.26%) PHP
9 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.79%) Ruby
10 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.31%) VBScript
12 3 (2.48%) VB
12 3 (2.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.65%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.65%) PHP5
13 2 (1.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) ISEB
3 5 (4.13%) CISA
4 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) OCP
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.48%) MCITP
6 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.79%) vSphere
2 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (3.31%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.31%) Varnish
5 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.48%) Xen
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.65%) NFS
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Puppet
2 4 (3.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (3.31%) yum
3 3 (2.48%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.65%) Salt
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.65%) MOM
5 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.01%) Oracle
3 12 (9.92%) VMware
4 11 (9.09%) HP
5 9 (7.44%) Sybase
6 7 (5.79%) NetApp
7 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.13%) Cisco
8 3 (2.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.48%) EMC
8 3 (2.48%) Zend
8 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.65%) Telerik
9 2 (1.65%) Perforce
9 2 (1.65%) Brocade
9 2 (1.65%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.65%) SAP
10 1 (0.83%) Adobe
10 1 (0.83%) Murex
10 1 (0.83%) Calypso
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