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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 135 137 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs citing C 950 892 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.88% 1.68% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 4.37% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 509 528
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 97 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.20 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
20413 20393 18659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.35% 38.49% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13894 12057
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 438 372
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +17 343 £460 +8.23% 129
South East -19 210 £360 +2.85% 85
South West 0 89 £433 +8.12% 48
East of England +28 80 £425 +21.42% 77
North West +39 58 £420 +5.66% 26
West Midlands -9 53 £388 +34.78% 26
North East +19 52 £268 -37.05% 14
Yorkshire -8 42 £375 +7.14% 19
East Midlands -3 13 £401 +21.36% 18
Midlands -10 1 - -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 655 (34.19%) C++
2 571 (29.80%) Linux
3 489 (25.52%) Java
4 438 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 407 (21.24%) Security Cleared
6 392 (20.46%) Software Engineering
7 321 (16.75%) Windows
8 304 (15.87%) Unix
9 303 (15.81%) SQL
10 292 (15.24%) Oracle
11 269 (14.04%) Finance
12 251 (13.10%) Python
13 230 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 227 (11.85%) SC Cleared
15 207 (10.80%) C#
16 205 (10.70%) Degree
17 202 (10.54%) JavaScript
18 194 (10.13%) Perl
19 187 (9.76%) Project Management
20 179 (9.34%) Scrum
20 179 (9.34%) DV Cleared
21 175 (9.13%) HTML
22 153 (7.99%) TDD
23 144 (7.52%) .NET
24 141 (7.36%) SQL Server
24 141 (7.36%) MS Excel
25 140 (7.31%) Embedded C
26 137 (7.15%) XML
27 136 (7.10%) ITIL
28 133 (6.94%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 59 (3.08%) Apache
3 58 (3.03%) Tuxedo
4 48 (2.51%) Confluence
5 37 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 35 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.67%) JBoss
8 30 (1.57%) IIS
8 30 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.51%) CMS
10 22 (1.15%) Skype for Business
11 21 (1.10%) SAS
12 17 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
14 15 (0.78%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.78%) MS Exchange
15 14 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 13 (0.68%) MQSeries
16 13 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 141 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 88 (4.59%) MS Office
3 36 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.99%) Simulink
6 17 (0.89%) MS Project
7 8 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.37%) PaintShop Pro
9 3 (0.16%) CATIA
9 3 (0.16%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.10%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.10%) SPSS
11 1 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.052%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.052%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.052%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
2 11 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.37%) Sonata
5 6 (0.31%) Maximo
5 6 (0.31%) Primavera
6 5 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.16%) LabWindows
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.10%) RMDS
9 2 (0.10%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
1 42 (2.19%) Office 365
2 41 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.57%) GitHub
4 19 (0.99%) IaaS
5 13 (0.68%) PaaS
6 11 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.47%) SaaS
8 7 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.31%) Yammer
10 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.21%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.16%) Google Play
12 2 (0.10%) Boomi
12 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.96%) HTTP
2 71 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 63 (3.29%) Wireless
4 49 (2.56%) Internet
5 47 (2.45%) DNS
6 36 (1.88%) DHCP
7 35 (1.83%) VPN
8 33 (1.72%) SSL
9 29 (1.51%) DVB
10 28 (1.46%) Bluetooth
11 27 (1.41%) Ethernet
11 27 (1.41%) LDAP
12 24 (1.25%) Firewall
13 22 (1.15%) 3G
13 22 (1.15%) LTE
14 20 (1.04%) SNMP
15 19 (0.99%) SAN
16 18 (0.94%) IPsec
17 17 (0.89%) WAN
18 16 (0.84%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 99 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 90 (4.70%) Oracle Database
4 62 (3.24%) MySQL
5 55 (2.87%) Hadoop
6 52 (2.71%) Big Data
7 45 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 40 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (1.98%) MongoDB
10 32 (1.67%) NoSQL
11 24 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (0.99%) DB2
13 17 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
13 17 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.78%) KDB
14 15 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (0.68%) GIS
15 13 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 111 (5.79%) JIRA
2 107 (5.58%) Git (software)
3 90 (4.70%) Jenkins
4 88 (4.59%) Subversion
5 55 (2.87%) Visual Studio
6 53 (2.77%) ClearCase
7 41 (2.14%) Ant
8 39 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (1.88%) Eclipse
10 34 (1.77%) CppUnit
11 32 (1.67%) GoogleTest
12 31 (1.62%) Maven
12 31 (1.62%) NUnit
13 29 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
15 26 (1.36%) Bitbucket
16 24 (1.25%) Cucumber
16 24 (1.25%) GCC
17 21 (1.10%) Selenium
18 18 (0.94%) GDB
General
1 269 (14.04%) Finance
2 124 (6.47%) Banking
3 92 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 61 (3.18%) Electronics
5 46 (2.40%) Aerospace
6 40 (2.09%) Retail
7 32 (1.67%) Automotive
8 30 (1.57%) Marketing
9 28 (1.46%) Legal
10 22 (1.15%) Front Office
11 21 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.04%) Games
12 20 (1.04%) Publishing
13 18 (0.94%) Avionics
13 18 (0.94%) Military
14 14 (0.73%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.68%) Law
16 9 (0.47%) Back Office
16 9 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 569 (29.70%) Developer
2 265 (13.83%) Software Engineer
3 137 (7.15%) C++ Developer
4 130 (6.78%) Embedded Engineer
5 127 (6.63%) Consultant
6 126 (6.58%) Analyst
7 106 (5.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 97 (5.06%) Architect
9 94 (4.91%) Project Manager
10 91 (4.75%) Software Developer
11 76 (3.97%) Java Developer
12 71 (3.71%) C Developer
13 65 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
14 58 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
15 47 (2.45%) Support Engineer
16 46 (2.40%) Business Analyst
16 46 (2.40%) SQL Developer
17 45 (2.35%) Senior Developer
18 42 (2.19%) Embedded Developer
19 41 (2.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (9.13%) HTML
2 144 (7.52%) .NET
3 137 (7.15%) XML
4 121 (6.32%) CSS
5 90 (4.70%) Web Services
6 85 (4.44%) HTML5
7 84 (4.38%) JSON
8 76 (3.97%) Middleware
9 70 (3.65%) J2EE
10 68 (3.55%) REST
11 67 (3.50%) AngularJS
12 63 (3.29%) jQuery
13 47 (2.45%) SOAP
14 46 (2.40%) CSS3
14 46 (2.40%) Node.js
15 44 (2.30%) Spring
16 32 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (1.51%) ASP.NET
17 29 (1.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 29 (1.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 133 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.80%) Mathematics
3 83 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 70 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
5 63 (3.29%) User Experience
6 60 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 56 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 50 (2.61%) Clustering
9 39 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 39 (2.04%) Device Driver
10 38 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 33 (1.72%) Derivative
12 30 (1.57%) STB
13 29 (1.51%) VHDL
14 28 (1.46%) Mobile App
15 25 (1.30%) MPEG
16 21 (1.10%) Blackberry
16 21 (1.10%) Replication
16 21 (1.10%) Virtual Team
17 20 (1.04%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 571 (29.80%) Linux
2 321 (16.75%) Windows
3 304 (15.87%) Unix
4 91 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (4.07%) Solaris
6 75 (3.91%) Windows Server
7 70 (3.65%) AIX
8 65 (3.39%) Android
9 40 (2.09%) Apple iOS
10 36 (1.88%) Embedded Linux
11 32 (1.67%) Windows 7
12 31 (1.62%) VxWorks
13 29 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 24 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (1.20%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.89%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.73%) CentOS
18 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (0.68%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (20.46%) Software Engineering
3 187 (9.76%) Project Management
4 179 (9.34%) Scrum
5 153 (7.99%) TDD
6 136 (7.10%) ITIL
7 130 (6.78%) UML
8 127 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
9 126 (6.58%) Multithreading
10 115 (6.00%) OO
11 105 (5.48%) Configuration Management
12 92 (4.80%) SDLC
12 92 (4.80%) Unit Testing
13 91 (4.75%) Open Source
14 83 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 82 (4.28%) DevOps
16 80 (4.18%) Integration Testing
17 79 (4.12%) Validation
18 75 (3.91%) Migration
19 74 (3.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 655 (34.19%) C++
2 489 (25.52%) Java
3 303 (15.81%) SQL
4 251 (13.10%) Python
5 207 (10.80%) C#
6 202 (10.54%) JavaScript
7 194 (10.13%) Perl
8 140 (7.31%) Embedded C
9 108 (5.64%) Shell Script
10 84 (4.38%) Bash Shell
11 67 (3.50%) Ruby
12 62 (3.24%) PowerShell
13 60 (3.13%) VB
14 57 (2.97%) COBOL
15 53 (2.77%) PHP
16 52 (2.71%) PL/SQL
17 51 (2.66%) Embedded C++
18 36 (1.88%) Assembly Language
18 36 (1.88%) Objective-C
19 33 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 407 (21.24%) Security Cleared
2 227 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 205 (10.70%) Degree
4 179 (9.34%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.84%) CISSP
8 16 (0.84%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.78%) PMP
10 14 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.73%) Sun Certification
11 13 (0.68%) HND
12 12 (0.63%) MCP
12 12 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (0.57%) CEH
13 11 (0.57%) CISM
13 11 (0.57%) ISEB
13 11 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.55%) QA
2 31 (1.62%) MISRA
2 31 (1.62%) SLA
3 22 (1.15%) DO-178B
4 21 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 18 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.84%) MISRA C
7 14 (0.73%) JSP 440
8 11 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.31%) DO-160
10 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.26%) RMADS
12 4 (0.21%) GAMP
12 4 (0.21%) GPG13
12 4 (0.21%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.21%) WCAG
13 3 (0.16%) ISO26262
13 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 80 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.36%) Docker
3 26 (1.36%) Firmware
4 20 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.73%) iptables
6 13 (0.68%) KVM
7 12 (0.63%) vSphere
8 11 (0.57%) RHEV
9 9 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.42%) HDFS
10 8 (0.42%) OpenSSH
10 8 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.37%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.31%) NFS
12 6 (0.31%) Varnish
12 6 (0.31%) vCloud
12 6 (0.31%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 52 (2.71%) Puppet
2 21 (1.10%) Control-M
3 18 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (0.57%) SCCM
6 11 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.42%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.37%) BladeLogic
9 7 (0.37%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.37%) Nagios
9 7 (0.37%) SCOM
10 6 (0.31%) Ansible
10 6 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.31%) Oozie
11 5 (0.26%) WMI
12 4 (0.21%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 292 (15.24%) Oracle
2 230 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 107 (5.58%) Red Hat
4 105 (5.48%) IBM
5 61 (3.18%) HP
6 44 (2.30%) Cisco
7 43 (2.24%) VMware
8 39 (2.04%) Micro Focus
9 33 (1.72%) SAP
10 31 (1.62%) Sybase
11 26 (1.36%) Veritas
12 23 (1.20%) EMC
12 23 (1.20%) Remedy
13 20 (1.04%) Google
13 20 (1.04%) Informatica
13 20 (1.04%) Sun
14 17 (0.89%) Citrix
15 15 (0.78%) Adobe
15 15 (0.78%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.68%) Splunk
Redditch
Huxley
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + flexible working
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £330.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £342 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £311 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East England
Nigel Frank International
Rate: 400
Posted: Yesterday
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent - Please discuss - 6 months initially plus extensions
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago