The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 114 132 109
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs citing C 1043 928 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.09% 1.78% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 4.64% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 499 539
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 125 108
Median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +15.55%
C
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20445 20001 19357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.99% 38.46% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14168 13760 12643
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 475 385
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in England

C
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

C Daily Rate Trend in England

C
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

C Daily Rate Histogram in England

C
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in England

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in England

C
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 397 £475 +11.76% 143
South East -4 208 £375 +7.14% 92
South West +3 108 £449 +5.58% 38
North East +33 97 £325 +1.56% 21
East of England +15 74 £438 +25.00% 77
West Midlands 0 61 £400 +23.07% 31
Yorkshire -2 41 £345 -9.80% 10
North West +10 38 £425 +1.19% 37
East Midlands 0 15 £500 +41.84% 5
Midlands - 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for C.

1 673 (34.58%) C++
2 549 (28.21%) Linux
3 520 (26.72%) Java
4 468 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
5 440 (22.61%) Security Cleared
6 391 (20.09%) Software Engineering
7 332 (17.06%) SQL
8 321 (16.50%) Windows
9 304 (15.62%) Oracle
10 288 (14.80%) Unix
11 275 (14.13%) Python
12 262 (13.46%) Finance
13 233 (11.97%) Microsoft
14 230 (11.82%) SC Cleared
15 215 (11.05%) C#
16 211 (10.84%) JavaScript
17 204 (10.48%) DV Cleared
18 200 (10.28%) Degree
19 191 (9.82%) Perl
20 186 (9.56%) Scrum
21 184 (9.46%) HTML
22 180 (9.25%) Project Management
23 165 (8.48%) SQL Server
24 164 (8.43%) TDD
25 138 (7.09%) XML
25 138 (7.09%) MS Excel
25 138 (7.09%) HTTP
26 134 (6.89%) Embedded C
27 132 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
28 129 (6.63%) Multithreading

C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 77 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 67 (3.44%) Apache
3 57 (2.93%) Tuxedo
4 43 (2.21%) Confluence
5 42 (2.16%) WebLogic
6 38 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 31 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.44%) JBoss
9 26 (1.34%) IIS
10 21 (1.08%) SAS
11 20 (1.03%) Apache Pig
11 20 (1.03%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (1.03%) Skype for Business
11 20 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (0.92%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.87%) CMS
13 17 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 138 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 77 (3.96%) MS Office
3 36 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.18%) Simulink
6 19 (0.98%) MS Project
7 8 (0.41%) PaintShop Pro
7 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.21%) SPSS
8 4 (0.21%) Stateflow
9 3 (0.15%) CATIA
9 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.051%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.051%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.051%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.051%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (0.67%) OpenText MBPM
3 10 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.51%) Sonata
4 9 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.36%) Primavera
6 6 (0.31%) Maximo
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.26%) AWD
8 4 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.15%) LabWindows
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.15%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 75 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.57%) Office 365
4 25 (1.28%) GitHub
5 15 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.72%) IaaS
7 10 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.51%) PaaS
7 10 (0.51%) SaaS
8 7 (0.36%) Yammer
9 5 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.15%) Google Play
12 2 (0.10%) Boomi
12 2 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (7.09%) HTTP
2 75 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 59 (3.03%) Internet
4 48 (2.47%) SSL
5 47 (2.42%) Wireless
6 39 (2.00%) DNS
7 37 (1.90%) DVB
8 33 (1.70%) MQTT
9 30 (1.54%) DHCP
10 29 (1.49%) RTSP
11 27 (1.39%) LDAP
12 24 (1.23%) Ethernet
13 23 (1.18%) Bluetooth
14 22 (1.13%) SNMP
15 21 (1.08%) WAN
16 20 (1.03%) LAN
16 20 (1.03%) VPN
17 19 (0.98%) Firewall
18 16 (0.82%) AMQP
19 15 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 108 (5.55%) Relational Database
3 91 (4.68%) Oracle Database
4 70 (3.60%) Hadoop
5 67 (3.44%) MySQL
6 63 (3.24%) Big Data
7 56 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 43 (2.21%) RDBMS
9 40 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 38 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (1.13%) Apache Hive
15 19 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
17 17 (0.87%) KDB
17 17 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
17 17 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 115 (5.91%) Jenkins
2 113 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 95 (4.88%) JIRA
4 89 (4.57%) Subversion
5 49 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 48 (2.47%) ClearCase
7 35 (1.80%) Ant
8 34 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 33 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (1.59%) CppUnit
11 29 (1.49%) Cucumber
12 28 (1.44%) GCC
12 28 (1.44%) GoogleTest
12 28 (1.44%) Maven
13 27 (1.39%) Bitbucket
13 27 (1.39%) NUnit
13 27 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (1.34%) GDB
14 26 (1.34%) Selenium
15 25 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
General
1 262 (13.46%) Finance
2 118 (6.06%) Banking
3 70 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 49 (2.52%) Aerospace
5 46 (2.36%) Electronics
6 41 (2.11%) Automotive
7 38 (1.95%) Retail
8 27 (1.39%) Front Office
9 26 (1.34%) Legal
10 22 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.03%) Marketing
12 18 (0.92%) Military
12 18 (0.92%) Publishing
13 16 (0.82%) Games
13 16 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.62%) Avionics
14 12 (0.62%) Law
15 11 (0.57%) Back Office
16 10 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 624 (32.07%) Developer
2 250 (12.85%) Software Engineer
3 145 (7.45%) C++ Developer
4 140 (7.19%) Analyst
5 117 (6.01%) Embedded Engineer
6 116 (5.96%) Consultant
7 102 (5.24%) Java Developer
8 101 (5.19%) Architect
9 90 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 84 (4.32%) Project Manager
11 82 (4.21%) Software Developer
12 76 (3.91%) C Developer
13 71 (3.65%) Senior Developer
14 58 (2.98%) Linux Engineer
15 57 (2.93%) Business Analyst
16 53 (2.72%) C++ Software Engineer
17 42 (2.16%) Embedded Developer
18 41 (2.11%) Administrator
19 40 (2.06%) Support Engineer
20 37 (1.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (9.46%) HTML
2 138 (7.09%) XML
3 126 (6.47%) .NET
4 118 (6.06%) JSON
5 109 (5.60%) CSS
6 103 (5.29%) Web Services
7 83 (4.27%) REST
8 78 (4.01%) HTML5
9 73 (3.75%) Middleware
10 67 (3.44%) AngularJS
11 65 (3.34%) J2EE
12 56 (2.88%) jQuery
13 48 (2.47%) Node.js
14 45 (2.31%) SOAP
15 40 (2.06%) CSS3
16 39 (2.00%) Spring
17 38 (1.95%) Kafka
18 35 (1.80%) RESTful
19 30 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 29 (1.49%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.27%) Mathematics
3 74 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 68 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
5 61 (3.13%) User Experience
6 48 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 46 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.21%) Clustering
9 40 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.80%) Derivative
10 35 (1.80%) Device Driver
10 35 (1.80%) Video on Demand
11 33 (1.70%) STB
12 30 (1.54%) MPEG
13 29 (1.49%) Mobile App
14 28 (1.44%) Public Cloud
15 26 (1.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 25 (1.28%) Digital TV
17 22 (1.13%) Client/Server
17 22 (1.13%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 549 (28.21%) Linux
2 321 (16.50%) Windows
3 288 (14.80%) Unix
4 71 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (3.39%) Android
6 65 (3.34%) Solaris
6 65 (3.34%) Windows Server
7 52 (2.67%) AIX
8 42 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 32 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
10 30 (1.54%) VxWorks
11 28 (1.44%) Windows 7
12 23 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.77%) CentOS
15 15 (0.77%) OS/390
15 15 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 13 (0.67%) Windows XP
17 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (20.09%) Software Engineering
3 186 (9.56%) Scrum
4 180 (9.25%) Project Management
5 164 (8.43%) TDD
6 132 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
7 129 (6.63%) Multithreading
8 126 (6.47%) ITIL
9 125 (6.42%) UML
10 120 (6.17%) DevOps
11 118 (6.06%) OO
12 110 (5.65%) Configuration Management
13 99 (5.09%) Open Source
14 91 (4.68%) Integration Testing
15 85 (4.37%) SDLC
15 85 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 79 (4.06%) High Availability
17 78 (4.01%) Unit Testing
18 77 (3.96%) Migration
19 72 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 673 (34.58%) C++
2 520 (26.72%) Java
3 332 (17.06%) SQL
4 275 (14.13%) Python
5 215 (11.05%) C#
6 211 (10.84%) JavaScript
7 191 (9.82%) Perl
8 134 (6.89%) Embedded C
9 103 (5.29%) Shell Script
10 86 (4.42%) Bash Shell
11 74 (3.80%) VB
12 57 (2.93%) COBOL
12 57 (2.93%) Embedded C++
12 57 (2.93%) PHP
12 57 (2.93%) Ruby
13 49 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 44 (2.26%) PowerShell
15 35 (1.80%) Objective-C
16 32 (1.64%) MATLAB
17 29 (1.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 440 (22.61%) Security Cleared
2 230 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 204 (10.48%) DV Cleared
4 200 (10.28%) Degree
5 43 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.82%) ISEB
9 15 (0.77%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.72%) Sun Certification
11 13 (0.67%) PMP
12 12 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (0.57%) CISSP
13 11 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.51%) CCNA
15 9 (0.46%) MCP
16 8 (0.41%) CCNP
16 8 (0.41%) HND
16 8 (0.41%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.39%) QA
2 45 (2.31%) MISRA
3 29 (1.49%) SLA
4 25 (1.28%) MISRA C
5 24 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 24 (1.23%) DO-178B
6 19 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.72%) JSP 440
8 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.26%) DO-160
11 5 (0.26%) IEC 61508
11 5 (0.26%) ISO26262
12 4 (0.21%) GAMP
12 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 4 (0.21%) MiFID
12 4 (0.21%) RMADS
12 4 (0.21%) SDET
12 4 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 80 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.70%) Docker
3 32 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.23%) Firmware
5 17 (0.87%) iptables
5 17 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.77%) HDFS
7 14 (0.72%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.57%) KVM
9 11 (0.57%) vSphere
10 8 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.41%) OpenSSH
10 8 (0.41%) Sendmail
10 8 (0.41%) Squid
10 8 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.31%) NFS
11 6 (0.31%) Varnish
11 6 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 54 (2.77%) Puppet
2 20 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.82%) Control-M
5 14 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
5 14 (0.72%) Oozie
6 9 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.41%) Nagios
7 8 (0.41%) SCCM
8 7 (0.36%) Ambari
8 7 (0.36%) Ansible
8 7 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.31%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.31%) Cacti
9 6 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.31%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.26%) HP SIM
10 5 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 304 (15.62%) Oracle
2 233 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 97 (4.98%) IBM
4 82 (4.21%) Red Hat
5 51 (2.62%) HP
6 47 (2.42%) Cisco
7 39 (2.00%) VMware
8 35 (1.80%) Micro Focus
9 29 (1.49%) SAP
10 22 (1.13%) Sun
11 21 (1.08%) Sybase
12 20 (1.03%) EMC
13 19 (0.98%) Informatica
13 19 (0.98%) Remedy
14 18 (0.92%) Atlassian
15 17 (0.87%) Teradata
16 14 (0.72%) Axway
16 14 (0.72%) Google
17 13 (0.67%) Fujitsu
17 13 (0.67%) Veritas
Bexleyheath, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Office Local Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 3 Month Initial Contract
Posted: 10 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago