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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
UK / England
Rank 127 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing C 818 997 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.96% 2.12% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 5.50% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 488 452
Median daily rate £450 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 145 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.25 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +19.14%

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
16942 18125 17854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.53% 38.63% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11749 12421 11896
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 458 390
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £18.70 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +22 330 £500 +11.11% 105
South East -32 177 £400 +14.28% 84
South West -10 104 £475 +5.55% 38
East of England +16 86 £400 - 83
West Midlands +5 31 £425 +63.46% 24
Yorkshire -14 29 £495 +15.78% 22
North West -21 27 £488 +25.40% 42
East Midlands +15 20 £388 +31.35% 9
North East -25 9 £375 +13.63% 10
South Coast - 2 £550 -
Midlands - 1 £450 -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 538 (29.08%) C++
2 493 (26.65%) Java
3 467 (25.24%) Security Cleared
4 444 (24.00%) Linux
5 416 (22.49%) Python
6 386 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
7 374 (20.22%) Software Engineering
8 287 (15.51%) Windows
9 270 (14.59%) Finance
10 256 (13.84%) SQL
11 239 (12.92%) SC Cleared
12 230 (12.43%) Microsoft
13 220 (11.89%) Degree
14 209 (11.30%) C#
15 196 (10.59%) DV Cleared
16 195 (10.54%) Perl
17 191 (10.32%) Unix
18 189 (10.22%) Oracle
19 185 (10.00%) JavaScript
20 166 (8.97%) HTML
21 161 (8.70%) Project Management
21 161 (8.70%) DevOps
22 157 (8.49%) Embedded C
23 147 (7.95%) MS Excel
24 146 (7.89%) Scrum
25 145 (7.84%) SQL Server
26 130 (7.03%) HTTP
27 127 (6.86%) TDD
28 126 (6.81%) SDLC
29 121 (6.54%) Jenkins

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 79 (4.27%) Apache
2 52 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 50 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 46 (2.49%) Tomcat
5 44 (2.38%) nginx
6 42 (2.27%) Confluence
7 36 (1.95%) Apache Spark
8 29 (1.57%) Skype for Business
9 26 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.19%) Apache Pig
11 21 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (1.08%) IIS
13 18 (0.97%) JBoss
14 15 (0.81%) CMS
15 13 (0.70%) SAS
15 13 (0.70%) Tuxedo
16 10 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.54%) OpenStack
17 9 (0.49%) MS Exchange
17 9 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 147 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.41%) MS Office
3 39 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.57%) Simulink
5 24 (1.30%) MS Project
6 22 (1.19%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.65%) Doxygen
8 8 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.27%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
11 2 (0.11%) SPSS
11 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.054%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.054%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.054%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 53 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.54%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.43%) Primavera
6 7 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.27%) Sonata
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
10 3 (0.16%) LabWindows
10 3 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.54%) Office 365
4 21 (1.14%) Amazon S3
5 20 (1.08%) IaaS
6 19 (1.03%) SaaS
7 16 (0.86%) GitHub
8 15 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.81%) PaaS
9 14 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.27%) Yammer
15 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 130 (7.03%) HTTP
2 96 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 63 (3.41%) Internet
4 58 (3.14%) SSL
5 48 (2.59%) DNS
6 36 (1.95%) MQTT
6 36 (1.95%) RTSP
6 36 (1.95%) VPN
7 32 (1.73%) DHCP
7 32 (1.73%) Firewall
8 29 (1.57%) LDAP
8 29 (1.57%) Wireless
9 22 (1.19%) Skype
10 21 (1.14%) WAN
10 21 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (1.08%) LAN
12 19 (1.03%) DVB
13 18 (0.97%) Bluetooth
14 15 (0.81%) Ethernet
14 15 (0.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.05%) Hadoop
3 74 (4.00%) Big Data
4 60 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 50 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 38 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 36 (1.95%) MySQL
8 31 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (1.19%) Apache Hive
10 17 (0.92%) HBase
10 17 (0.92%) MongoDB
11 14 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.59%) DB2
13 11 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 121 (6.54%) Jenkins
2 114 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 68 (3.68%) JIRA
4 46 (2.49%) Subversion
5 37 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 34 (1.84%) Rational DOORS
7 27 (1.46%) Selenium
8 24 (1.30%) ProC
9 23 (1.24%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.14%) Android Studio
10 21 (1.14%) Rational Rhapsody
11 19 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (1.03%) Maven
12 17 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 17 (0.92%) JUnit
13 16 (0.86%) GDB
14 15 (0.81%) Gradle
15 14 (0.76%) Ant
16 13 (0.70%) Xcode
17 12 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 270 (14.59%) Finance
2 86 (4.65%) Banking
3 56 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.86%) Electronics
5 46 (2.49%) Retail
6 38 (2.05%) Aerospace
6 38 (2.05%) Front Office
7 37 (2.00%) Automotive
8 32 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.62%) Marketing
10 27 (1.46%) Law
10 27 (1.46%) Military
11 22 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 21 (1.14%) Advertising
13 20 (1.08%) Legal
14 16 (0.86%) Games
15 15 (0.81%) Publishing
16 12 (0.65%) Avionics
17 8 (0.43%) Back Office
17 8 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 476 (25.73%) Developer
2 241 (13.03%) Software Engineer
3 150 (8.11%) Architect
4 135 (7.30%) Analyst
5 118 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 111 (6.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 102 (5.51%) Consultant
8 92 (4.97%) C++ Developer
9 82 (4.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 75 (4.05%) C Developer
11 69 (3.73%) Project Manager
12 68 (3.68%) Business Analyst
13 64 (3.46%) Senior Developer
14 58 (3.14%) C++ Software Engineer
15 45 (2.43%) Software Developer
16 44 (2.38%) C Software Engineer
16 44 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
17 40 (2.16%) Embedded Developer
17 40 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
18 38 (2.05%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (8.97%) HTML
2 110 (5.95%) .NET
3 103 (5.57%) XML
4 102 (5.51%) Web Services
5 101 (5.46%) JSON
6 64 (3.46%) CSS
6 64 (3.46%) REST
7 54 (2.92%) J2EE
8 50 (2.70%) Kafka
9 45 (2.43%) XSLT
10 39 (2.11%) Protocol Buffers
11 36 (1.95%) AngularJS
12 34 (1.84%) Middleware
13 33 (1.78%) HTML5
14 29 (1.57%) RESTful
15 27 (1.46%) Node.js
16 24 (1.30%) Spring
17 21 (1.14%) Hibernate
18 20 (1.08%) SOAP
19 19 (1.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 102 (5.51%) Computer Science
2 89 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 51 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 44 (2.38%) Video on Demand
7 39 (2.11%) PKI
8 36 (1.95%) Fixed Income
8 36 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 35 (1.89%) Public Cloud
10 32 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.73%) Derivative
11 30 (1.62%) Device Driver
12 27 (1.46%) Equities
13 26 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (1.30%) Clustering
14 24 (1.30%) STB
15 22 (1.19%) Digital TV
16 21 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 444 (24.00%) Linux
2 287 (15.51%) Windows
3 191 (10.32%) Unix
4 63 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 58 (3.14%) Android
6 38 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (1.95%) CentOS
8 33 (1.78%) AIX
8 33 (1.78%) Apple iOS
9 29 (1.57%) Solaris
9 29 (1.57%) Ubuntu
10 28 (1.51%) Embedded Linux
11 27 (1.46%) Windows 7
12 24 (1.30%) Windows 10
13 18 (0.97%) MVS
14 17 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 6 (0.32%) Debian
17 6 (0.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (20.22%) Software Engineering
3 161 (8.70%) DevOps
3 161 (8.70%) Project Management
4 146 (7.89%) Scrum
5 127 (6.86%) TDD
6 126 (6.81%) SDLC
7 119 (6.43%) Configuration Management
8 116 (6.27%) Open Source
9 106 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 101 (5.46%) ITIL
11 99 (5.35%) OO
12 96 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (4.86%) Mathematics
14 87 (4.70%) PRINCE2
15 85 (4.59%) Migration
16 80 (4.32%) Multithreading
17 78 (4.22%) Waterfall
18 76 (4.11%) UML
19 74 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 538 (29.08%) C++
2 493 (26.65%) Java
3 416 (22.49%) Python
4 256 (13.84%) SQL
5 209 (11.30%) C#
6 195 (10.54%) Perl
7 185 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 157 (8.49%) Embedded C
9 87 (4.70%) Bash Shell
10 74 (4.00%) PHP
11 64 (3.46%) Ruby
12 61 (3.30%) VB
13 59 (3.19%) MATLAB
14 57 (3.08%) Embedded C++
15 50 (2.70%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.73%) PowerShell
17 31 (1.68%) Go
18 30 (1.62%) Ada
19 26 (1.41%) COBOL
20 21 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 467 (25.24%) Security Cleared
2 239 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 220 (11.89%) Degree
4 196 (10.59%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 26 (1.41%) ISEB
7 23 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 18 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (0.92%) AWS Certification
10 14 (0.76%) CCNA
10 14 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.70%) CCNP
12 12 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.49%) PMP
15 7 (0.38%) HNC
15 7 (0.38%) NVQ Level 3
16 5 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.46%) QA
2 28 (1.51%) MISRA
3 19 (1.03%) MISRA C
4 16 (0.86%) SLA
5 13 (0.70%) DO-178B
5 13 (0.70%) ISO26262
5 13 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 11 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.43%) IEC 61508
8 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.27%) MiFID
9 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.22%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.22%) GDPR
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.16%) SDET
11 3 (0.16%) SEPA
12 2 (0.11%) COBIT
12 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 91 (4.92%) Docker
2 79 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 48 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (1.89%) Firmware
5 22 (1.19%) vSphere
6 13 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.65%) HDFS
7 12 (0.65%) XenApp
8 11 (0.59%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.59%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.43%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.38%) KVM
11 7 (0.38%) Squid
12 6 (0.32%) vCloud
13 5 (0.27%) RHEV
14 4 (0.22%) Dovecot
14 4 (0.22%) iptables
14 4 (0.22%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (3.30%) Puppet
2 44 (2.38%) Ansible
3 33 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 32 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.46%) SCCM
6 25 (1.35%) Kubernetes
6 25 (1.35%) SCOM
7 16 (0.86%) Rancher
8 13 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (0.65%) Graphite
10 11 (0.59%) Oozie
11 10 (0.54%) Terraform
12 9 (0.49%) vRealize
13 8 (0.43%) Ambari
14 7 (0.38%) SELinux
15 6 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (0.32%) Nagios
15 6 (0.32%) yum
16 5 (0.27%) Cacti
16 5 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 230 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 189 (10.22%) Oracle
3 79 (4.27%) VMware
4 68 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 63 (3.41%) Cisco
6 43 (2.32%) IBM
7 36 (1.95%) SAP
8 28 (1.51%) HP
9 23 (1.24%) Citrix
10 18 (0.97%) Sybase
11 15 (0.81%) TIBCO
12 14 (0.76%) Google
12 14 (0.76%) Teradata
13 13 (0.70%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.70%) EMC
13 13 (0.70%) ION Trading
14 12 (0.65%) Cloudera
14 12 (0.65%) Hortonworks
14 12 (0.65%) SolarWinds
15 9 (0.49%) CA
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 475 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Rullion
Rate: £490 - £494 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £22000 - £23000 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £295 - £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago