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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 133 136 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Contract jobs citing C 910 898 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.82% 1.74% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 4.54% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 527 550
Median daily rate £415 £370 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 98 80
Median hourly rate £39.75 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £18.80 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
19767 19786 18148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.63% 38.34% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13538 11836
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 400 376
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +13 305 £461 +1.65% 121
South East -21 217 £345 -1.42% 100
South West -5 105 £445 +11.25% 53
East of England +12 67 £425 +21.42% 70
North West +28 66 £420 +20.00% 20
West Midlands -13 49 £455 +65.45% 32
Yorkshire -5 44 £360 +2.85% 28
North East -27 31 £253 -24.62% 13
East Midlands -8 14 £401 +23.23% 21
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 679 (34.93%) C++
2 610 (31.38%) Linux
3 496 (25.51%) Java
4 442 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
5 420 (21.60%) Security Cleared
6 403 (20.73%) Software Engineering
7 327 (16.82%) Windows
8 319 (16.41%) Unix
9 285 (14.66%) Oracle
10 277 (14.25%) SQL
11 261 (13.43%) Finance
12 245 (12.60%) Python
13 243 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 241 (12.40%) SC Cleared
15 217 (11.16%) JavaScript
16 211 (10.85%) Degree
17 202 (10.39%) C#
18 201 (10.34%) Perl
19 193 (9.93%) HTML
20 188 (9.67%) Project Management
21 183 (9.41%) Scrum
22 167 (8.59%) DV Cleared
23 160 (8.23%) Embedded C
24 149 (7.66%) MS Excel
25 146 (7.51%) .NET
25 146 (7.51%) TDD
26 142 (7.30%) CSS
27 138 (7.10%) SQL Server
28 136 (7.00%) XML
29 133 (6.84%) 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 76 (3.91%) Tuxedo
2 68 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 57 (2.93%) Apache
4 55 (2.83%) Confluence
5 45 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 39 (2.01%) JBoss
7 38 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 34 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.44%) CMS
9 28 (1.44%) IIS
10 23 (1.18%) SAS
11 20 (1.03%) Skype for Business
12 18 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
13 16 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
14 15 (0.77%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.77%) MQSeries
14 15 (0.77%) MS Exchange
14 15 (0.77%) OpenStack
14 15 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 149 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.68%) MS Office
3 28 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.08%) MS Project
5 20 (1.03%) Simulink
6 18 (0.93%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.21%) PaintShop Pro
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.15%) CATIA
11 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.051%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.051%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.051%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.051%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.051%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.051%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (0.67%) OpenText MBPM
3 11 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.57%) Primavera
4 7 (0.36%) Sonata
5 6 (0.31%) Maximo
6 4 (0.21%) LabWindows
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.21%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.10%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.54%) Office 365
4 27 (1.39%) GitHub
5 18 (0.93%) IaaS
6 14 (0.72%) SaaS
7 11 (0.57%) PaaS
8 9 (0.46%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.21%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.10%) Boomi
12 2 (0.10%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.14%) HTTP
2 70 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 70 (3.60%) Wireless
3 42 (2.16%) Internet
4 41 (2.11%) DVB
5 40 (2.06%) DNS
6 36 (1.85%) VPN
7 35 (1.80%) DHCP
8 28 (1.44%) LTE
9 25 (1.29%) 3G
9 25 (1.29%) SSL
10 24 (1.23%) Ethernet
10 24 (1.23%) Firewall
11 23 (1.18%) SAN
12 21 (1.08%) SNMP
13 19 (0.98%) LDAP
14 18 (0.93%) Bluetooth
14 18 (0.93%) IPsec
14 18 (0.93%) LAN
14 18 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 107 (5.50%) Relational Database
3 87 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 55 (2.83%) MySQL
5 54 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 53 (2.73%) Hadoop
7 44 (2.26%) Big Data
8 38 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 34 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (1.70%) NoSQL
11 26 (1.34%) DB2
12 19 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (0.87%) KDB
14 16 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (0.72%) GIS
16 14 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
16 14 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 119 (6.12%) JIRA
2 109 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 95 (4.89%) Subversion
4 84 (4.32%) Jenkins
5 64 (3.29%) ClearCase
6 61 (3.14%) Visual Studio
7 45 (2.31%) Ant
8 41 (2.11%) Eclipse
8 41 (2.11%) GoogleTest
9 36 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (1.85%) CppUnit
9 36 (1.85%) NUnit
10 29 (1.49%) Maven
11 27 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
11 27 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (1.18%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
14 16 (0.82%) Selenium
15 15 (0.77%) Cucumber
15 15 (0.77%) LabVIEW
General
1 261 (13.43%) Finance
2 121 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 114 (5.86%) Banking
4 66 (3.40%) Electronics
5 42 (2.16%) Aerospace
6 38 (1.95%) Automotive
6 38 (1.95%) Retail
7 31 (1.59%) Legal
8 30 (1.54%) Marketing
9 22 (1.13%) Avionics
10 21 (1.08%) Front Office
10 21 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.08%) Publishing
11 16 (0.82%) Games
12 15 (0.77%) Military
13 13 (0.67%) Law
14 12 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.57%) Back Office
16 8 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 595 (30.61%) Developer
2 286 (14.71%) Software Engineer
3 155 (7.97%) Embedded Engineer
4 136 (7.00%) C++ Developer
5 121 (6.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 117 (6.02%) Analyst
7 112 (5.76%) Consultant
8 99 (5.09%) Project Manager
9 95 (4.89%) Software Developer
10 92 (4.73%) Architect
10 92 (4.73%) Java Developer
11 91 (4.68%) C Developer
12 68 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
13 55 (2.83%) C++ Software Engineer
14 53 (2.73%) Support Engineer
15 47 (2.42%) Senior Developer
16 46 (2.37%) Embedded Developer
17 45 (2.31%) SQL Developer
18 43 (2.21%) C/C++ Developer
19 42 (2.16%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (9.93%) HTML
2 146 (7.51%) .NET
3 142 (7.30%) CSS
4 136 (7.00%) XML
5 100 (5.14%) HTML5
6 98 (5.04%) Middleware
7 87 (4.48%) J2EE
8 79 (4.06%) Web Services
9 78 (4.01%) JSON
10 71 (3.65%) jQuery
11 70 (3.60%) AngularJS
12 68 (3.50%) REST
13 54 (2.78%) Node.js
14 53 (2.73%) CSS3
15 52 (2.67%) SOAP
16 42 (2.16%) Spring
17 34 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 32 (1.65%) RESTful
19 31 (1.59%) ASP.NET
20 28 (1.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 132 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (5.76%) Mathematics
3 88 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 81 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 68 (3.50%) User Experience
6 59 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 55 (2.83%) Clustering
8 52 (2.67%) STB
9 49 (2.52%) Device Driver
10 46 (2.37%) Algorithms
10 46 (2.37%) Management Information System
11 45 (2.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 37 (1.90%) Digital TV
12 37 (1.90%) VHDL
13 36 (1.85%) Derivative
14 30 (1.54%) MPEG
15 28 (1.44%) Mobile App
16 24 (1.23%) Blackberry
17 22 (1.13%) Physics
18 20 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 610 (31.38%) Linux
2 327 (16.82%) Windows
3 319 (16.41%) Unix
4 94 (4.84%) AIX
5 92 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 80 (4.12%) Solaris
7 70 (3.60%) Windows Server
8 61 (3.14%) Android
9 45 (2.31%) Windows 7
10 43 (2.21%) Apple iOS
11 42 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
12 30 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 29 (1.49%) VxWorks
14 28 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (1.34%) Ubuntu
16 20 (1.03%) VME
17 17 (0.87%) CentOS
18 16 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (20.73%) Software Engineering
3 188 (9.67%) Project Management
4 183 (9.41%) Scrum
5 146 (7.51%) TDD
6 133 (6.84%) Multithreading
7 128 (6.58%) UML
8 124 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (6.38%) ITIL
9 122 (6.28%) OO
10 114 (5.86%) Configuration Management
11 108 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 98 (5.04%) SDLC
13 92 (4.73%) Open Source
14 83 (4.27%) Integration Testing
15 74 (3.81%) Migration
16 73 (3.76%) Mentoring
17 70 (3.60%) PRINCE2
18 68 (3.50%) SOA
19 66 (3.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 679 (34.93%) C++
2 496 (25.51%) Java
3 277 (14.25%) SQL
4 245 (12.60%) Python
5 217 (11.16%) JavaScript
6 202 (10.39%) C#
7 201 (10.34%) Perl
8 160 (8.23%) Embedded C
9 114 (5.86%) Shell Script
10 90 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 78 (4.01%) COBOL
12 63 (3.24%) VB
13 62 (3.19%) PowerShell
14 61 (3.14%) Ruby
15 52 (2.67%) Embedded C++
16 46 (2.37%) PHP
17 43 (2.21%) PL/SQL
18 41 (2.11%) Assembly Language
19 37 (1.90%) MATLAB
19 37 (1.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 420 (21.60%) Security Cleared
2 241 (12.40%) SC Cleared
3 211 (10.85%) Degree
4 167 (8.59%) DV Cleared
5 39 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 26 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.08%) CISSP
7 21 (1.08%) HND
8 16 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.82%) Sun Certification
9 14 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.72%) MCP
9 14 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (0.62%) MCSE
11 12 (0.62%) PMP
12 11 (0.57%) A+ Certification
12 11 (0.57%) CEH
12 11 (0.57%) CISM
13 10 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.40%) QA
2 35 (1.80%) MISRA
3 31 (1.59%) SLA
4 24 (1.23%) DO-178B
5 21 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
6 18 (0.93%) MISRA C
7 15 (0.77%) JSP 440
8 14 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (0.46%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.36%) RMADS
13 6 (0.31%) DO-160
13 6 (0.31%) PCI DSS
14 5 (0.26%) ISO26262
15 4 (0.21%) GPG13
15 4 (0.21%) PMBOK
16 3 (0.15%) Def Stans
16 3 (0.15%) ISO20022
16 3 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 82 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.34%) Firmware
4 21 (1.08%) Docker
5 20 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.98%) KVM
7 14 (0.72%) iptables
8 12 (0.62%) vSphere
9 10 (0.51%) RHEV
10 9 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.41%) LXC
11 8 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.41%) XenApp
12 7 (0.36%) NFS
12 7 (0.36%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.31%) OpenSSH
13 6 (0.31%) Varnish
13 6 (0.31%) Xen
13 6 (0.31%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 46 (2.37%) Puppet
2 23 (1.18%) Control-M
3 16 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.77%) SCCM
5 14 (0.72%) Tivoli
6 13 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.62%) Nagios
8 11 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (0.51%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 9 (0.46%) HP SIM
10 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.36%) BladeLogic
11 7 (0.36%) Cacti
11 7 (0.36%) OpenNebula
11 7 (0.36%) SCOM
12 5 (0.26%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 285 (14.66%) Oracle
2 243 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 115 (5.92%) IBM
4 114 (5.86%) Red Hat
5 71 (3.65%) HP
6 54 (2.78%) VMware
7 53 (2.73%) Micro Focus
8 43 (2.21%) Cisco
9 36 (1.85%) SAP
10 34 (1.75%) Veritas
11 31 (1.59%) Sybase
12 28 (1.44%) Remedy
13 25 (1.29%) EMC
13 25 (1.29%) Google
14 23 (1.18%) Informatica
14 23 (1.18%) Sun
15 21 (1.08%) Citrix
16 18 (0.93%) Adobe
17 17 (0.87%) Apple
17 17 (0.87%) Splunk
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Excellent Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1.00 - £1000 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago