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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 115 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing C 972 1003 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.11% 1.98% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 5.07% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 531 520
Median daily rate £425 £409 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 152 103
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.94%
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
18786 19801 19342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.74% 39.01% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13030 13611 13365
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 £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 509 393
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.00 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +8 387 £475 - 119
South East 0 193 £360 +2.85% 76
South West +7 123 £425 - 27
East of England -1 79 £394 -4.54% 70
West Midlands -6 52 £346 +20.17% 14
North East -8 47 £325 +10.16% 4
North West -23 37 £410 +5.80% 23
Yorkshire -2 30 £400 +4.57% 12
East Midlands -2 20 £500 +33.33% 13
Midlands - 2 £475 -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 602 (30.90%) C++
2 506 (25.98%) Java
3 488 (25.05%) Linux
4 458 (23.51%) Security Cleared
5 440 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
6 381 (19.56%) Software Engineering
7 355 (18.22%) Python
8 321 (16.48%) SQL
9 294 (15.09%) Windows
10 266 (13.66%) Finance
11 253 (12.99%) Unix
12 250 (12.83%) Oracle
13 248 (12.73%) Microsoft
14 235 (12.06%) SC Cleared
15 214 (10.99%) C#
16 200 (10.27%) Degree
17 196 (10.06%) DV Cleared
18 188 (9.65%) Perl
19 176 (9.03%) SQL Server
20 173 (8.88%) Project Management
21 171 (8.78%) Scrum
22 167 (8.57%) JavaScript
23 161 (8.26%) DevOps
24 146 (7.49%) TDD
25 145 (7.44%) Embedded C
26 142 (7.29%) MS Excel
27 139 (7.14%) HTML
28 136 (6.98%) HTTP
29 127 (6.52%) .NET
30 122 (6.26%) 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 74 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 63 (3.23%) Apache
3 47 (2.41%) Tuxedo
4 37 (1.90%) Confluence
5 34 (1.75%) Apache Spark
6 32 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 29 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 26 (1.33%) Skype for Business
9 24 (1.23%) IIS
10 22 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 21 (1.08%) Apache Pig
11 21 (1.08%) nginx
12 20 (1.03%) SAS
12 20 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.72%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.72%) OpenStack
14 14 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 142 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 72 (3.70%) MS Office
3 45 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.64%) Simulink
6 19 (0.98%) MS Project
7 10 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
10 5 (0.26%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.21%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.21%) SPSS
11 4 (0.21%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.15%) CATIA
13 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.051%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.051%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.051%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.051%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 55 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.51%) OpenText MBPM
3 8 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.31%) Primavera
5 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.21%) LabWindows
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.21%) Sonata
8 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.10%) HFM
9 2 (0.10%) Maximo
9 2 (0.10%) RMDS
9 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 107 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.08%) Office 365
4 23 (1.18%) GitHub
5 22 (1.13%) IaaS
6 20 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 16 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.77%) PaaS
8 15 (0.77%) SaaS
9 12 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.31%) Yammer
14 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.98%) HTTP
2 72 (3.70%) Internet
3 67 (3.44%) TCP/IP
4 52 (2.67%) DNS
5 51 (2.62%) SSL
6 45 (2.31%) Wireless
7 41 (2.10%) LDAP
8 40 (2.05%) MQTT
9 37 (1.90%) RTSP
10 36 (1.85%) DHCP
11 31 (1.59%) Firewall
12 24 (1.23%) VPN
13 23 (1.18%) DVB
14 20 (1.03%) LAN
15 19 (0.98%) Bluetooth
15 19 (0.98%) SAN
16 18 (0.92%) Kerberos
16 18 (0.92%) SMTP
16 18 (0.92%) WAN
17 16 (0.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 88 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 79 (4.06%) Hadoop
4 75 (3.85%) Big Data
5 67 (3.44%) Oracle Database
6 55 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 52 (2.67%) MySQL
8 38 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 31 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (1.44%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.23%) Apache Hive
12 23 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (0.87%) HBase
16 15 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
17 12 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
18 11 (0.56%) KDB
Development Applications
1 117 (6.01%) Jenkins
2 96 (4.93%) Git (software)
3 80 (4.11%) Subversion
4 65 (3.34%) JIRA
5 40 (2.05%) Visual Studio
6 32 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 30 (1.54%) Ant
7 30 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (1.44%) GCC
8 28 (1.44%) Maven
9 27 (1.39%) GDB
10 26 (1.33%) Selenium
11 24 (1.23%) ClearCase
12 23 (1.18%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.08%) CppUnit
13 21 (1.08%) NUnit
14 20 (1.03%) GoogleTest
14 20 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (0.98%) Android Studio
16 18 (0.92%) Gradle
General
1 266 (13.66%) Finance
2 104 (5.34%) Banking
3 51 (2.62%) Retail
4 50 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 44 (2.26%) Aerospace
6 40 (2.05%) Electronics
7 35 (1.80%) Automotive
8 33 (1.69%) Front Office
9 29 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.28%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.18%) Advertising
12 22 (1.13%) Legal
13 21 (1.08%) Games
14 20 (1.03%) Marketing
15 17 (0.87%) Law
16 16 (0.82%) Military
16 16 (0.82%) Publishing
17 12 (0.62%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 568 (29.16%) Developer
2 236 (12.11%) Software Engineer
3 146 (7.49%) Analyst
4 131 (6.72%) Architect
5 121 (6.21%) C++ Developer
6 116 (5.95%) Consultant
7 105 (5.39%) Embedded Engineer
7 105 (5.39%) Java Developer
8 81 (4.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 79 (4.06%) C Developer
10 77 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 70 (3.59%) Business Analyst
12 69 (3.54%) Senior Developer
13 62 (3.18%) Software Developer
14 55 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
15 50 (2.57%) C++ Software Engineer
16 48 (2.46%) Administrator
17 41 (2.10%) C Software Engineer
18 37 (1.90%) DevOps Engineer
18 37 (1.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (7.14%) HTML
2 127 (6.52%) .NET
3 104 (5.34%) Web Services
4 102 (5.24%) XML
5 100 (5.13%) JSON
6 67 (3.44%) CSS
7 60 (3.08%) REST
8 49 (2.52%) J2EE
8 49 (2.52%) Kafka
9 46 (2.36%) AngularJS
10 45 (2.31%) Middleware
11 41 (2.10%) HTML5
12 40 (2.05%) Protocol Buffers
13 36 (1.85%) Spring
14 33 (1.69%) Node.js
15 29 (1.49%) RESTful
16 28 (1.44%) jQuery
17 23 (1.18%) Android SDK
18 20 (1.03%) iOS SDK
18 20 (1.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 122 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 64 (3.29%) Mathematics
4 57 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
5 56 (2.87%) Data Centre
6 46 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.26%) User Experience
7 44 (2.26%) Video on Demand
8 43 (2.21%) Derivative
9 39 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 39 (2.00%) Clustering
10 37 (1.90%) Client/Server
11 33 (1.69%) Public Cloud
12 31 (1.59%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.49%) Device Driver
14 28 (1.44%) Fixed Income
15 24 (1.23%) PKI
16 23 (1.18%) MPEG
16 23 (1.18%) Virtual Team
17 22 (1.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 488 (25.05%) Linux
2 294 (15.09%) Windows
3 253 (12.99%) Unix
4 61 (3.13%) Android
5 55 (2.82%) Solaris
6 54 (2.77%) Windows Server
7 53 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 31 (1.59%) AIX
10 27 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
11 24 (1.23%) CentOS
12 23 (1.18%) Windows 7
13 21 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (0.98%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (0.87%) Windows 10
16 12 (0.62%) MVS
17 11 (0.56%) VxWorks
17 11 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (0.51%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (19.56%) Software Engineering
3 173 (8.88%) Project Management
4 171 (8.78%) Scrum
5 161 (8.26%) DevOps
6 146 (7.49%) TDD
7 120 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 113 (5.80%) OO
9 112 (5.75%) Multithreading
10 108 (5.54%) ITIL
11 104 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
12 100 (5.13%) Open Source
12 100 (5.13%) UML
13 95 (4.88%) Migration
14 92 (4.72%) Configuration Management
15 91 (4.67%) SDLC
16 88 (4.52%) Integration Testing
17 87 (4.47%) High Availability
18 82 (4.21%) Change Management
19 75 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 602 (30.90%) C++
2 506 (25.98%) Java
3 355 (18.22%) Python
4 321 (16.48%) SQL
5 214 (10.99%) C#
6 188 (9.65%) Perl
7 167 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 145 (7.44%) Embedded C
9 107 (5.49%) Bash Shell
10 92 (4.72%) Shell Script
11 80 (4.11%) VB
12 64 (3.29%) Embedded C++
13 58 (2.98%) Ruby
14 56 (2.87%) PHP
15 55 (2.82%) COBOL
16 45 (2.31%) PowerShell
17 43 (2.21%) MATLAB
18 37 (1.90%) PL/SQL
19 36 (1.85%) Go
20 29 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 458 (23.51%) Security Cleared
2 235 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 200 (10.27%) Degree
4 196 (10.06%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (1.08%) ISEB
7 19 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.87%) CCNA
9 17 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 13 (0.67%) AWS Certification
12 12 (0.62%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.62%) PMP
13 10 (0.51%) CCNP
14 9 (0.46%) CEH
14 9 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.44%) QA
2 35 (1.80%) MISRA
3 25 (1.28%) MISRA C
3 25 (1.28%) SLA
4 19 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 16 (0.82%) DO-178B
6 14 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.46%) ISO26262
9 7 (0.36%) IEC 61508
9 7 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.31%) MiFID
11 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 4 (0.21%) GAMP
12 4 (0.21%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.21%) SEPA
13 3 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.15%) TARGET2
13 3 (0.15%) WCAG
14 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 53 (2.72%) Docker
3 50 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.64%) Firmware
5 25 (1.28%) vSphere
6 15 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.72%) HDFS
7 14 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.67%) Apache Flume
9 11 (0.56%) Squid
10 10 (0.51%) iptables
10 10 (0.51%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.46%) KVM
11 9 (0.46%) RHEV
11 9 (0.46%) Sendmail
12 8 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.36%) Dovecot
13 7 (0.36%) vCloud
14 6 (0.31%) NFS
15 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (3.75%) Puppet
2 29 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.33%) Ansible
5 20 (1.03%) Kubernetes
6 16 (0.82%) SCOM
7 14 (0.72%) SCCM
8 13 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
8 13 (0.67%) Oozie
8 13 (0.67%) Rancher
9 12 (0.62%) Control-M
10 9 (0.46%) Nagios
10 9 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (0.41%) Ambari
11 8 (0.41%) Cacti
11 8 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.36%) Graphite
12 7 (0.36%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.36%) SELinux
12 7 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 250 (12.83%) Oracle
2 248 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 77 (3.95%) VMware
4 70 (3.59%) Red Hat
5 61 (3.13%) Cisco
6 59 (3.03%) IBM
7 41 (2.10%) HP
8 30 (1.54%) SAP
9 29 (1.49%) Micro Focus
10 20 (1.03%) Sun
11 19 (0.98%) Atlassian
11 19 (0.98%) EMC
12 17 (0.87%) Sybase
12 17 (0.87%) Teradata
13 16 (0.82%) Informatica
13 16 (0.82%) Remedy
14 14 (0.72%) Citrix
14 14 (0.72%) Google
15 12 (0.62%) Cloudera
15 12 (0.62%) TIBCO
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