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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 118 86 110
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Contract jobs citing C 69 124 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 2.12% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 4.90% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 94 54
Average daily rate
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£426 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £231 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £635 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 13
Average hourly rate - £33.18 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +4.76%
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
2300 2531 2371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.12% 43.35% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 1891 1864
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 33
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 £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 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 4 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 43 (29.45%) SQL
2 41 (28.08%) Finance
3 38 (26.03%) C++
3 38 (26.03%) Linux
4 35 (23.97%) Banking
5 31 (21.23%) Java
6 30 (20.55%) Oracle
7 29 (19.86%) Windows
8 25 (17.12%) C#
9 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
9 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (15.75%) .NET
10 23 (15.75%) UNIX
11 20 (13.70%) SQL Server
11 20 (13.70%) VMware
12 19 (13.01%) ITIL
12 19 (13.01%) WebSphere
13 18 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (11.64%) Python
14 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (10.96%) HP
15 16 (10.96%) Citrix
16 15 (10.27%) Shell Script
16 15 (10.27%) Investment Banking
17 14 (9.59%) Migration
17 14 (9.59%) Cisco
17 14 (9.59%) IBM
18 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
19 12 (8.22%) HTML
19 12 (8.22%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 19 (13.01%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.79%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.11%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.11%) JBoss
3 6 (4.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.42%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (2.74%) Apache
5 4 (2.74%) IIS
6 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.37%) Confluence
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) FileNet
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.68%) MODO
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.37%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) DHCP
1 10 (6.85%) DNS
1 10 (6.85%) Firewall
2 9 (6.16%) BGP
3 8 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (4.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (4.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (4.79%) OSPF
4 7 (4.79%) SAN
4 7 (4.79%) BIG-IP
4 7 (4.79%) Network Security
4 7 (4.79%) DMVPN
5 6 (4.11%) VPN
5 6 (4.11%) HTTP
5 6 (4.11%) NetScreen
6 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.74%) SSL
6 4 (2.74%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.11%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.05%) MySQL
7 3 (2.05%) DTS
7 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.68%) DataStage
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.68%) DB2
9 1 (0.68%) OLAP
9 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) JIRA
1 7 (4.79%) Selenium
1 7 (4.79%) WebDriver
1 7 (4.79%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.42%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.74%) Fiddler
4 3 (2.05%) Xcode
4 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.05%) Toad
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.05%) Subversion
4 3 (2.05%) Maven
4 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.05%) Hudson
4 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.37%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) MSI
6 1 (0.68%) JBehave
General
1 41 (28.08%) Finance
2 35 (23.97%) Banking
3 15 (10.27%) Investment Banking
4 12 (8.22%) Front Office
5 6 (4.11%) Legal
5 6 (4.11%) Advertising
6 4 (2.74%) Marketing
6 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.05%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (34.93%) Developer
2 18 (12.33%) Analyst
3 11 (7.53%) Java Developer
3 11 (7.53%) C++ Developer
4 10 (6.85%) C Developer
4 10 (6.85%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.16%) Administrator
5 9 (6.16%) C# Developer
6 6 (4.11%) Network Specialist
6 6 (4.11%) Security Specialist
6 6 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (4.11%) Network Security Specialist
6 6 (4.11%) Test Analyst
6 6 (4.11%) Business Analyst
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.42%) Architect
7 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.42%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.75%) .NET
2 12 (8.22%) HTML
3 11 (7.53%) CSS
3 11 (7.53%) XML
4 8 (5.48%) JSON
5 6 (4.11%) jQuery
5 6 (4.11%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.74%) HTML5
7 4 (2.74%) RESTful
7 4 (2.74%) JMS
7 4 (2.74%) Web Services
7 4 (2.74%) Rendezvous
7 4 (2.74%) Middleware
8 3 (2.05%) Swing
8 3 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (2.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.79%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.79%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.79%) Open Source
4 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.74%) Video on Demand
4 4 (2.74%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.74%) Replication
4 4 (2.74%) Clustering
5 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.05%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.05%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.37%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.03%) Linux
2 29 (19.86%) Windows
3 23 (15.75%) UNIX
4 9 (6.16%) Solaris
5 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.42%) Android
6 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.74%) AIX
8 3 (2.05%) VMS
8 3 (2.05%) OpenVMS
9 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.01%) ITIL
3 14 (9.59%) Migration
4 11 (7.53%) Multithreading
5 10 (6.85%) Project Management
6 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.48%) Release Management
7 8 (5.48%) OO
7 8 (5.48%) Scrum
8 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.79%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.79%) TDD
8 7 (4.79%) Test Automation
8 7 (4.79%) BDD
9 6 (4.11%) Performance Testing
9 6 (4.11%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.11%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.42%) Regression Testing
10 5 (3.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.45%) SQL
2 38 (26.03%) C++
3 31 (21.23%) Java
4 25 (17.12%) C#
5 17 (11.64%) Python
6 15 (10.27%) Shell Script
7 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.48%) PHP
10 7 (4.79%) Perl
11 5 (3.42%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.42%) Ruby
12 3 (2.05%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.05%) VBA
12 3 (2.05%) Erlang
13 2 (1.37%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.37%) VB
13 2 (1.37%) RPG
14 1 (0.68%) Uniface
14 1 (0.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.16%) CCNP
3 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.48%) Degree
4 7 (4.79%) CCSE
5 5 (3.42%) MCSE
5 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.74%) MCITP
7 2 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) MCP
8 1 (0.68%) MCSA
8 1 (0.68%) CCNA
8 1 (0.68%) RHCE
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 10 (6.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.79%) XenServer
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.74%) KVM
6 3 (2.05%) RHEV
7 2 (1.37%) Varnish
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) NFS
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
8 1 (0.68%) XenApp
8 1 (0.68%) vSphere
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (4.11%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.74%) Puppet
3 3 (2.05%) SCCM
4 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.37%) yum
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) MOM
5 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.68%) WMI
5 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (20.55%) Oracle
2 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.70%) VMware
4 16 (10.96%) HP
4 16 (10.96%) Citrix
5 14 (9.59%) Cisco
5 14 (9.59%) IBM
6 9 (6.16%) F5
7 8 (5.48%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.79%) LANDesk
8 7 (4.79%) Blue Coat
8 7 (4.79%) Infoblox
8 7 (4.79%) Imperva
9 5 (3.42%) TIBCO
9 5 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.42%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (2.74%) 29West
11 3 (2.05%) Sybase
11 3 (2.05%) Juniper
12 2 (1.37%) Xamarin
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Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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QA Limited
Rate: £211.50 per week
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 - £37 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
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Alexander Mann Solutions
Posted: 27 days ago