The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 15 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing C 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.09% 1.28% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 3.85% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£318 £498 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.18% -17.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
C
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 34.78% 33.33% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 59 64
Average daily rate £600 £475 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +19.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £326 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

C
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Docklands, London region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Docklands, London region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Notes
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) MCP
2 5 (62.50%) Lotus
2 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Mac OS
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous

C
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (62.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Auditor
2 1 (12.50%) IT Risk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Auditor
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Use Case
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Management
1 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
1 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
1 1 (12.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) 29West