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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 136 129 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs citing C 904 911 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.79% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 4.65% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 507 580
Median daily rate £417 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 100 97
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £27.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
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
19293 19598 18151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.18% 38.53% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13434 13342 11961
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 397 397
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +17 306 £450 - 110
South East -23 217 £348 -0.71% 80
South West +3 114 £450 +9.75% 34
North West +5 76 £429 +22.50% 37
East of England -4 57 £425 +25.92% 68
West Midlands -15 51 £425 +47.82% 16
Yorkshire +11 34 £394 +17.53% 26
East Midlands +5 20 £401 +14.42% 9
North East -51 14 £288 -10.00% 10
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 701 (35.23%) C++
2 629 (31.61%) Linux
3 471 (23.67%) Java
4 435 (21.86%) Security Cleared
5 425 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
6 419 (21.06%) Software Engineering
7 320 (16.08%) Windows
8 312 (15.68%) Unix
9 273 (13.72%) Finance
10 266 (13.37%) Oracle
11 265 (13.32%) SQL
12 261 (13.12%) Python
13 255 (12.81%) SC Cleared
14 232 (11.66%) JavaScript
15 228 (11.46%) Microsoft
16 205 (10.30%) HTML
17 200 (10.05%) Perl
18 199 (10.00%) Degree
19 198 (9.95%) Project Management
20 194 (9.75%) C#
21 179 (8.99%) Embedded C
22 176 (8.84%) Scrum
23 172 (8.64%) DV Cleared
24 152 (7.64%) CSS
25 151 (7.59%) TDD
26 145 (7.29%) Multithreading
27 144 (7.24%) Telecoms
28 143 (7.19%) .NET
28 143 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
29 142 (7.14%) MS Excel

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 63 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 59 (2.96%) Tuxedo
3 55 (2.76%) Apache
4 54 (2.71%) Confluence
5 45 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 43 (2.16%) JBoss
7 35 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 35 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 29 (1.46%) IIS
9 25 (1.26%) CMS
10 22 (1.11%) SAS
11 18 (0.90%) OpenStack
11 18 (0.90%) Skype for Business
12 16 (0.80%) MS Exchange
12 16 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
13 15 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
15 12 (0.60%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.60%) MQSeries
15 12 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 142 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.47%) MS Office
3 22 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.95%) MS Project
4 19 (0.95%) Simulink
5 9 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.25%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.050%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.050%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.050%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.050%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.050%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.050%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
1 12 (0.60%) Primavera
1 12 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.50%) OpenText MBPM
3 7 (0.35%) Sonata
4 5 (0.25%) Maximo
4 5 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.20%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.20%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.15%) LabWindows
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.15%) Unica
7 2 (0.10%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.11%) Office 365
4 21 (1.06%) GitHub
5 17 (0.85%) IaaS
6 14 (0.70%) SaaS
7 10 (0.50%) PaaS
8 9 (0.45%) Mimecast
9 8 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.20%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.15%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.10%) Boomi
13 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.58%) HTTP
2 83 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 67 (3.37%) Wireless
4 51 (2.56%) DVB
5 46 (2.31%) Internet
6 38 (1.91%) DNS
7 36 (1.81%) VPN
8 33 (1.66%) DHCP
9 30 (1.51%) LTE
10 27 (1.36%) Ethernet
10 27 (1.36%) Firewall
11 26 (1.31%) SAN
12 25 (1.26%) 3G
13 24 (1.21%) SNMP
14 23 (1.16%) SSL
15 19 (0.95%) IPsec
15 19 (0.95%) LAN
16 18 (0.90%) Bluetooth
17 17 (0.85%) LDAP
17 17 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 91 (4.57%) Relational Database
3 80 (4.02%) Oracle Database
4 55 (2.76%) MySQL
5 53 (2.66%) Hadoop
6 43 (2.16%) Big Data
7 39 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 38 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (1.76%) NoSQL
10 32 (1.61%) MongoDB
11 30 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.31%) DB2
13 23 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (0.95%) GIS
15 16 (0.80%) KDB
15 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (0.60%) Pentaho
19 11 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 122 (6.13%) JIRA
2 118 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 101 (5.08%) Subversion
4 83 (4.17%) ClearCase
5 80 (4.02%) Jenkins
6 64 (3.22%) Visual Studio
7 53 (2.66%) Ant
8 52 (2.61%) GoogleTest
9 47 (2.36%) NUnit
10 45 (2.26%) CppUnit
11 39 (1.96%) Eclipse
12 35 (1.76%) Rational DOORS
13 30 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (1.41%) Maven
15 24 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
17 21 (1.06%) Bitbucket
18 19 (0.95%) Selenium
19 16 (0.80%) Cucumber
20 15 (0.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 273 (13.72%) Finance
2 144 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 111 (5.58%) Banking
4 66 (3.32%) Electronics
5 44 (2.21%) Aerospace
6 38 (1.91%) Retail
7 36 (1.81%) Automotive
8 33 (1.66%) Legal
8 33 (1.66%) Marketing
9 27 (1.36%) Avionics
10 24 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.11%) Front Office
12 21 (1.06%) Publishing
13 18 (0.90%) Military
14 12 (0.60%) Games
15 11 (0.55%) Law
16 10 (0.50%) Back Office
17 9 (0.45%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 597 (30.00%) Developer
2 303 (15.23%) Software Engineer
3 171 (8.59%) Embedded Engineer
4 135 (6.78%) C++ Developer
5 124 (6.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 118 (5.93%) Consultant
7 113 (5.68%) Analyst
8 102 (5.13%) C Developer
9 101 (5.08%) Java Developer
10 96 (4.82%) Software Developer
11 92 (4.62%) Project Manager
12 87 (4.37%) Architect
13 77 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
14 65 (3.27%) C++ Software Engineer
15 57 (2.86%) C Software Engineer
16 51 (2.56%) Embedded Developer
16 51 (2.56%) Support Engineer
17 50 (2.51%) C/C++ Developer
18 49 (2.46%) Embedded C Engineer
19 48 (2.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (10.30%) HTML
2 152 (7.64%) CSS
3 143 (7.19%) .NET
4 137 (6.88%) XML
5 103 (5.18%) HTML5
6 96 (4.82%) Middleware
7 85 (4.27%) JSON
8 81 (4.07%) J2EE
9 80 (4.02%) jQuery
10 77 (3.87%) Web Services
11 75 (3.77%) AngularJS
11 75 (3.77%) REST
12 58 (2.91%) Node.js
13 52 (2.61%) SOAP
14 49 (2.46%) CSS3
15 38 (1.91%) Spring
16 37 (1.86%) RESTful
17 36 (1.81%) ASP.NET
18 29 (1.46%) .NET Framework
18 29 (1.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 143 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (5.73%) Mathematics
3 89 (4.47%) Embedded Systems
4 86 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 69 (3.47%) STB
6 64 (3.22%) Data Centre
7 57 (2.86%) DTV
8 56 (2.81%) Device Driver
8 56 (2.81%) User Experience
9 50 (2.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 49 (2.46%) Algorithms
11 46 (2.31%) Clustering
12 45 (2.26%) Management Information System
13 43 (2.16%) Derivative
13 43 (2.16%) VHDL
14 36 (1.81%) MPEG
15 26 (1.31%) Mobile App
16 24 (1.21%) Blackberry
17 22 (1.11%) Physics
18 20 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 629 (31.61%) Linux
2 320 (16.08%) Windows
3 312 (15.68%) Unix
4 89 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (4.37%) AIX
6 69 (3.47%) Solaris
6 69 (3.47%) Windows Server
7 57 (2.86%) Android
8 45 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 44 (2.21%) Embedded Linux
10 41 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 33 (1.66%) VxWorks
12 32 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (1.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 26 (1.31%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.85%) CentOS
16 17 (0.85%) VME
17 15 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (21.06%) Software Engineering
3 198 (9.95%) Project Management
4 176 (8.84%) Scrum
5 151 (7.59%) TDD
6 145 (7.29%) Multithreading
7 133 (6.68%) OO
8 130 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
9 129 (6.48%) Configuration Management
10 127 (6.38%) UML
11 119 (5.98%) ITIL
12 116 (5.83%) Unit Testing
13 87 (4.37%) Open Source
14 86 (4.32%) Integration Testing
15 85 (4.27%) SDLC
16 77 (3.87%) Migration
17 70 (3.52%) Mentoring
17 70 (3.52%) SOA
18 67 (3.37%) PRINCE2
19 62 (3.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 701 (35.23%) C++
2 471 (23.67%) Java
3 265 (13.32%) SQL
4 261 (13.12%) Python
5 232 (11.66%) JavaScript
6 200 (10.05%) Perl
7 194 (9.75%) C#
8 179 (8.99%) Embedded C
9 97 (4.87%) Shell Script
10 89 (4.47%) Bash Shell
11 66 (3.32%) Ruby
12 65 (3.27%) COBOL
13 59 (2.96%) VB
14 56 (2.81%) Embedded C++
15 55 (2.76%) PowerShell
16 47 (2.36%) PHP
17 42 (2.11%) Assembly Language
18 40 (2.01%) MATLAB
19 38 (1.91%) PL/SQL
20 35 (1.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 435 (21.86%) Security Cleared
2 255 (12.81%) SC Cleared
3 199 (10.00%) Degree
4 172 (8.64%) DV Cleared
5 40 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.11%) CISSP
8 21 (1.06%) HND
9 17 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.70%) MCP
11 12 (0.60%) CCNP
11 12 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.60%) Sun Certification
12 11 (0.55%) A+ Certification
12 11 (0.55%) CCNA
12 11 (0.55%) MCSE
12 11 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (0.50%) CISM
13 10 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.37%) QA
2 38 (1.91%) MISRA
3 27 (1.36%) DO-178B
4 25 (1.26%) SLA
5 21 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
6 20 (1.01%) MISRA C
7 16 (0.80%) JSP 440
8 15 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (0.55%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.35%) RMADS
12 6 (0.30%) DO-160
12 6 (0.30%) ISO26262
13 5 (0.25%) JTAG
13 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.20%) GPG13
14 4 (0.20%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.15%) HL7
15 3 (0.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 75 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.36%) Firmware
4 22 (1.11%) Docker
4 22 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.01%) KVM
6 13 (0.65%) iptables
7 11 (0.55%) vSphere
8 10 (0.50%) LXC
8 10 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.45%) RHEV
10 8 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.35%) XenApp
12 6 (0.30%) NFS
12 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.25%) Dovecot
13 5 (0.25%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.25%) Squid
13 5 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (2.26%) Puppet
2 23 (1.16%) Control-M
3 16 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.75%) SCCM
4 15 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (0.70%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.60%) Nagios
7 11 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (0.45%) HP SIM
10 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.35%) Cacti
11 7 (0.35%) OpenNebula
12 6 (0.30%) BladeLogic
12 6 (0.30%) SCOM
13 5 (0.25%) Nessus
13 5 (0.25%) Netcool
13 5 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 266 (13.37%) Oracle
2 228 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 112 (5.63%) IBM
4 111 (5.58%) Red Hat
5 74 (3.72%) HP
6 52 (2.61%) VMware
7 42 (2.11%) Cisco
7 42 (2.11%) Micro Focus
8 36 (1.81%) SAP
9 35 (1.76%) Veritas
10 33 (1.66%) Sybase
11 25 (1.26%) Google
12 23 (1.16%) EMC
13 22 (1.11%) Remedy
14 20 (1.01%) Sun
15 19 (0.95%) Informatica
16 18 (0.90%) Adobe
17 17 (0.85%) Splunk
18 16 (0.80%) Apple
18 16 (0.80%) Serena
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: From £340 to £350 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - 50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
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South West London
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Blackpool, Lancashire
Damia Group LTD
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International
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York
Rural Payments Agency
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £110 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
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London
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Bromley, Kent
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Surrey
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Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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Billericay, Essex
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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