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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
UK / England
Rank 134 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing C 800 911 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.93% 1.99% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.77% 5.11% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 476 437
Median daily rate £440 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 127 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%

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
16757 17839 17271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.41% 39.06% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11573 12148 11781
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 475 379
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -3 309 £500 +5.26% 134
South East -33 148 £385 +10.00% 97
South West +14 112 £450 - 31
East of England +5 86 £340 -21.61% 95
West Midlands +4 39 £413 +65.00% 34
Yorkshire +9 37 £400 - 22
North West -17 25 £500 +14.94% 27
East Midlands +11 19 £425 +16.04% 13
North East -18 18 £315 +9.56% 19
Midlands - 2 £475 -
South Coast - 2 £550 -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 583 (30.73%) C++
2 503 (26.52%) Java
3 478 (25.20%) Security Cleared
4 467 (24.62%) Linux
5 405 (21.35%) Python
6 396 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
7 390 (20.56%) Software Engineering
8 305 (16.08%) Windows
9 296 (15.60%) SQL
10 270 (14.23%) Finance
11 244 (12.86%) SC Cleared
12 223 (11.76%) Unix
12 223 (11.76%) Microsoft
13 218 (11.49%) C#
14 207 (10.91%) Oracle
15 206 (10.86%) Degree
16 204 (10.75%) DV Cleared
17 195 (10.28%) Perl
18 180 (9.49%) DevOps
19 172 (9.07%) JavaScript
20 164 (8.65%) SQL Server
21 161 (8.49%) Scrum
22 158 (8.33%) Project Management
23 155 (8.17%) Embedded C
24 147 (7.75%) HTML
25 140 (7.38%) MS Excel
26 139 (7.33%) HTTP
27 130 (6.85%) TDD
28 121 (6.38%) .NET
29 115 (6.06%) ITIL

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 70 (3.69%) Apache
2 68 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.27%) Confluence
4 35 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 30 (1.58%) WebLogic
6 28 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 26 (1.37%) nginx
9 23 (1.21%) IIS
9 23 (1.21%) Skype for Business
10 22 (1.16%) Apache Pig
11 21 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (1.05%) Tuxedo
13 19 (1.00%) SAS
14 15 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (0.74%) JBoss
15 14 (0.74%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.53%) CMS
16 10 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 140 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 69 (3.64%) MS Office
3 45 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.58%) Simulink
5 29 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 20 (1.05%) MS Project
7 9 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.37%) Doxygen
8 7 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.26%) PaintShop Pro
10 4 (0.21%) SPSS
11 3 (0.16%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.053%) CATIA
12 1 (0.053%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 49 (2.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.37%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.37%) Primavera
5 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.26%) Sonata
7 4 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.21%) LabWindows
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.11%) HFM
9 2 (0.11%) RMDS
9 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 112 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (2.85%) Office 365
4 24 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 22 (1.16%) IaaS
6 20 (1.05%) GitHub
7 16 (0.84%) PaaS
7 16 (0.84%) SaaS
8 15 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.42%) Yammer
11 7 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 139 (7.33%) HTTP
2 97 (5.11%) TCP/IP
3 73 (3.85%) Internet
4 57 (3.00%) SSL
5 55 (2.90%) DNS
6 40 (2.11%) MQTT
7 39 (2.06%) Firewall
8 37 (1.95%) LDAP
8 37 (1.95%) RTSP
8 37 (1.95%) Wireless
9 36 (1.90%) DHCP
10 32 (1.69%) VPN
11 21 (1.11%) Bluetooth
11 21 (1.11%) DVB
11 21 (1.11%) LAN
12 20 (1.05%) WAN
13 19 (1.00%) Ethernet
13 19 (1.00%) SAN
14 18 (0.95%) Skype
14 18 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.38%) Big Data
2 83 (4.38%) Hadoop
3 71 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 53 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 51 (2.69%) MySQL
6 46 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 39 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (1.21%) Apache Hive
10 20 (1.05%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.84%) HBase
12 16 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
17 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 115 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 100 (5.27%) Git (software)
3 72 (3.80%) JIRA
4 59 (3.11%) Subversion
5 34 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 30 (1.58%) Selenium
7 28 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
8 27 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 26 (1.37%) GDB
10 25 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.32%) GCC
11 21 (1.11%) Maven
12 19 (1.00%) Android Studio
13 18 (0.95%) Ant
13 18 (0.95%) JUnit
14 16 (0.84%) Gradle
14 16 (0.84%) Mercurial
14 16 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
15 15 (0.79%) ProC
General
1 270 (14.23%) Finance
2 97 (5.11%) Banking
3 46 (2.42%) Aerospace
3 46 (2.42%) Retail
4 43 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.16%) Electronics
6 36 (1.90%) Automotive
7 34 (1.79%) Front Office
8 31 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.48%) Law
10 25 (1.32%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.16%) Games
11 22 (1.16%) Military
12 20 (1.05%) Marketing
13 19 (1.00%) Advertising
13 19 (1.00%) Legal
14 13 (0.69%) Publishing
15 11 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.53%) Avionics
17 8 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 508 (26.78%) Developer
2 245 (12.92%) Software Engineer
3 134 (7.06%) Analyst
4 130 (6.85%) Architect
5 115 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 111 (5.85%) Consultant
7 109 (5.75%) Embedded Engineer
8 108 (5.69%) C++ Developer
9 77 (4.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 75 (3.95%) C Developer
11 69 (3.64%) Project Manager
12 68 (3.58%) Business Analyst
13 61 (3.22%) Senior Developer
14 53 (2.79%) C++ Software Engineer
15 51 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
15 51 (2.69%) Software Developer
16 46 (2.42%) Administrator
17 42 (2.21%) C Software Engineer
18 41 (2.16%) DevOps Engineer
19 37 (1.95%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (7.75%) HTML
2 121 (6.38%) .NET
3 111 (5.85%) JSON
4 110 (5.80%) XML
5 101 (5.32%) Web Services
6 70 (3.69%) CSS
7 64 (3.37%) REST
8 51 (2.69%) J2EE
9 50 (2.64%) Kafka
10 40 (2.11%) Protocol Buffers
11 39 (2.06%) Middleware
12 37 (1.95%) XSLT
13 35 (1.85%) AngularJS
13 35 (1.85%) HTML5
14 30 (1.58%) Node.js
14 30 (1.58%) RESTful
14 30 (1.58%) Spring
15 21 (1.11%) jQuery
16 19 (1.00%) Android SDK
17 18 (0.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 108 (5.69%) Computer Science
2 101 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (3.90%) Mathematics
4 58 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
5 53 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 49 (2.58%) Data Centre
7 44 (2.32%) Video on Demand
8 37 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 37 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.85%) Public Cloud
10 34 (1.79%) Device Driver
11 33 (1.74%) Algorithms
11 33 (1.74%) PKI
12 32 (1.69%) Clustering
13 30 (1.58%) Derivative
14 27 (1.42%) Fixed Income
14 27 (1.42%) User Experience
15 23 (1.21%) Equities
16 22 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (1.16%) STB
Operating Systems
1 467 (24.62%) Linux
2 305 (16.08%) Windows
3 223 (11.76%) Unix
4 66 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 59 (3.11%) Android
6 51 (2.69%) Solaris
7 46 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 38 (2.00%) CentOS
9 33 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 26 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 25 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
12 21 (1.11%) AIX
13 20 (1.05%) Windows 10
14 18 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (0.90%) MVS
16 9 (0.47%) Debian
16 9 (0.47%) VxWorks
17 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (20.56%) Software Engineering
3 180 (9.49%) DevOps
4 161 (8.49%) Scrum
5 158 (8.33%) Project Management
6 130 (6.85%) TDD
7 115 (6.06%) ITIL
8 111 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 108 (5.69%) OO
10 106 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (5.43%) SDLC
12 102 (5.38%) Open Source
13 101 (5.32%) Configuration Management
14 97 (5.11%) Multithreading
15 94 (4.96%) Migration
16 85 (4.48%) UML
17 84 (4.43%) PRINCE2
18 82 (4.32%) High Availability
19 76 (4.01%) Change Management
20 74 (3.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 583 (30.73%) C++
2 503 (26.52%) Java
3 405 (21.35%) Python
4 296 (15.60%) SQL
5 218 (11.49%) C#
6 195 (10.28%) Perl
7 172 (9.07%) JavaScript
8 155 (8.17%) Embedded C
9 101 (5.32%) Bash Shell
10 71 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 70 (3.69%) PHP
12 67 (3.53%) Ruby
13 66 (3.48%) VB
14 61 (3.22%) Embedded C++
15 53 (2.79%) MATLAB
16 40 (2.11%) PowerShell
17 35 (1.85%) Ada
17 35 (1.85%) Go
18 28 (1.48%) COBOL
18 28 (1.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 478 (25.20%) Security Cleared
2 244 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 206 (10.86%) Degree
4 204 (10.75%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.21%) ISEB
7 19 (1.00%) CCNA
8 16 (0.84%) AWS Certification
9 14 (0.74%) CCNP
9 14 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.58%) PMP
12 10 (0.53%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.37%) NVQ Level 3
15 6 (0.32%) CEH
15 6 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.37%) QA
2 32 (1.69%) MISRA
3 22 (1.16%) MISRA C
3 22 (1.16%) SLA
4 16 (0.84%) DO-178B
5 14 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.58%) ISO26262
8 9 (0.47%) IEC 61508
8 9 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.37%) JSP 440
9 7 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.32%) MiFID
11 3 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.16%) SDET
11 3 (0.16%) TARGET2
11 3 (0.16%) WCAG
12 2 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (4.16%) Active Directory
2 71 (3.74%) Docker
3 49 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (1.90%) Firmware
5 24 (1.27%) vSphere
6 16 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.69%) Apache Flume
7 13 (0.69%) HDFS
7 13 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.58%) Squid
9 10 (0.53%) KVM
10 9 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.47%) iptables
10 9 (0.47%) Sendmail
10 9 (0.47%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.42%) RHEV
12 7 (0.37%) Dovecot
12 7 (0.37%) vCloud
13 6 (0.32%) NFS
14 5 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (4.01%) Puppet
2 38 (2.00%) Ansible
3 34 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 31 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.16%) Kubernetes
6 21 (1.11%) SCCM
6 21 (1.11%) SCOM
7 15 (0.79%) Rancher
8 14 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
9 13 (0.69%) Oozie
10 11 (0.58%) Graphite
11 9 (0.47%) Nagios
11 9 (0.47%) Terraform
11 9 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (0.47%) vRealize
12 8 (0.42%) Ambari
12 8 (0.42%) Cacti
12 8 (0.42%) Control-M
13 7 (0.37%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 223 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 207 (10.91%) Oracle
3 80 (4.22%) Red Hat
4 79 (4.16%) VMware
5 60 (3.16%) Cisco
6 55 (2.90%) IBM
7 34 (1.79%) HP
8 33 (1.74%) SAP
9 19 (1.00%) Sybase
10 17 (0.90%) TIBCO
11 16 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 14 (0.74%) Sun
12 14 (0.74%) Teradata
13 13 (0.69%) EMC
14 12 (0.63%) Citrix
14 12 (0.63%) Cloudera
14 12 (0.63%) Google
14 12 (0.63%) Hortonworks
14 12 (0.63%) SolarWinds
15 11 (0.58%) CA
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £441 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: Flexible D.O.E
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £650 - £651 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £40 to £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £53 to £55 per hour Dep on Exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: Up to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Daily Rate
Posted: 5 days ago