The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 161 135 150
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing C 316 398 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.61% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 3.92% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 256 192
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% -6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.50 £19.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.72%
C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10240 10155 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.56% 40.99% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7779 7351 6568
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 87 112
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in London

C
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the London region.

C Daily Rate Trend in London

C
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in London

C
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the London region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in London

C
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 77 £423 -6.11% 65
Docklands, London +22 7 £135 -71.87%
Croydon -13 4 £520 -3.25% 1
Uxbridge -3 2 £325 -15.30%
Beckenham - 1 £325 -
Greenford - 1 £320 - 3
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 246 (35.34%) C++
2 164 (23.56%) Java
3 163 (23.42%) Finance
4 148 (21.26%) Linux
5 135 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (16.95%) Banking
7 117 (16.81%) SQL
8 110 (15.80%) Windows
9 107 (15.37%) Degree
10 104 (14.94%) Python
11 102 (14.66%) Oracle
12 99 (14.22%) OO
13 95 (13.65%) UNIX
14 94 (13.51%) Microsoft
15 83 (11.93%) HTML
16 76 (10.92%) JavaScript
16 76 (10.92%) Software Engineering
17 71 (10.20%) C#
18 68 (9.77%) ITIL
19 66 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
20 64 (9.20%) TDD
21 61 (8.76%) Project Management
22 59 (8.48%) CSS
23 58 (8.33%) Shell Script
23 58 (8.33%) Security Cleared
24 57 (8.19%) Computer Science
25 55 (7.90%) Analytics
26 53 (7.61%) HTML5
26 53 (7.61%) SQL Server
27 52 (7.47%) jQuery

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (4.89%) WebSphere
2 31 (4.45%) Apache
3 26 (3.74%) Tomcat
4 25 (3.59%) WebLogic
5 23 (3.30%) JBoss
6 19 (2.73%) GlassFish
7 12 (1.72%) IBM Notes
7 12 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.72%) Node.js
8 8 (1.15%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (1.01%) SAS
10 6 (0.86%) Confluence
11 5 (0.72%) Oracle 10gAS
11 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Process Server
12 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.57%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.45%) MS Office
3 10 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.86%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) MODO
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.86%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.72%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.57%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.43%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.43%) HFM
5 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.29%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.29%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (0.86%) SaaS
1 6 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.43%) Force.com
5 2 (0.29%) Heroku
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.17%) HTTP
2 32 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.16%) SSL
3 22 (3.16%) Internet
4 21 (3.02%) Firewall
4 21 (3.02%) DNS
5 12 (1.72%) SAN
6 9 (1.29%) WAN
7 8 (1.15%) VPN
7 8 (1.15%) DHCP
8 7 (1.01%) VoIP
9 6 (0.86%) LAN
9 6 (0.86%) DVB
10 5 (0.72%) Multicast
10 5 (0.72%) SPDY
10 5 (0.72%) LDAP
10 5 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.72%) 2G
11 4 (0.57%) Intranet
11 4 (0.57%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.60%) MySQL
3 27 (3.88%) Big Data
4 20 (2.87%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.73%) Hadoop
5 19 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.87%) Apache Hive
9 12 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.15%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.01%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
14 5 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (6.18%) Subversion
2 38 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.02%) JIRA
4 13 (1.87%) GDB
4 13 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (1.29%) Maven
7 8 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.01%) Hudson
8 7 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.72%) Artifactory
9 5 (0.72%) Selenium
9 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.57%) Xcode
10 4 (0.57%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.57%) GCC
10 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.43%) MyEclipse
General
1 163 (23.42%) Finance
2 118 (16.95%) Banking
3 51 (7.33%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.45%) Marketing
5 22 (3.16%) Front Office
6 21 (3.02%) Retail
7 20 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.30%) Legal
9 15 (2.16%) Electronics
10 14 (2.01%) Games
11 13 (1.87%) Advertising
11 13 (1.87%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.58%) Law
13 9 (1.29%) Publishing
14 8 (1.15%) Manufacturing
15 7 (1.01%) Back Office
15 7 (1.01%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.72%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.57%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 256 (36.78%) Developer
2 68 (9.77%) Analyst
3 48 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 43 (6.18%) C++ Developer
5 36 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 33 (4.74%) Consultant
7 31 (4.45%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 27 (3.88%) Architect
10 24 (3.45%) Administrator
10 24 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 24 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
11 16 (2.30%) C Developer
12 15 (2.16%) Android Developer
12 15 (2.16%) Junior
12 15 (2.16%) PHP Developer
13 14 (2.01%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (2.01%) iOS Developer
13 14 (2.01%) Python Developer
14 13 (1.87%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.93%) HTML
2 59 (8.48%) CSS
3 53 (7.61%) HTML5
4 52 (7.47%) jQuery
5 48 (6.90%) .NET
6 43 (6.18%) XML
7 40 (5.75%) CSS3
8 34 (4.89%) Web Services
9 28 (4.02%) Middleware
10 22 (3.16%) JSON
10 22 (3.16%) Backbone.js
11 19 (2.73%) REST
12 18 (2.59%) Spring
12 18 (2.59%) RESTful
13 16 (2.30%) Hibernate
14 14 (2.01%) Sass
14 14 (2.01%) LESS
14 14 (2.01%) AngularJS
15 13 (1.87%) .NET Framework
15 13 (1.87%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.19%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.30%) Mathematics
5 18 (2.59%) User Experience
6 15 (2.16%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (2.16%) Social Media
7 14 (2.01%) Blackberry
8 13 (1.87%) Clustering
9 11 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.58%) STB
10 10 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.44%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.44%) Open Source
10 10 (1.44%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.44%) Statistics
11 9 (1.29%) DTV
11 9 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.15%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 148 (21.26%) Linux
2 110 (15.80%) Windows
3 95 (13.65%) UNIX
4 28 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.45%) Android
6 19 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.44%) Solaris
7 17 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.01%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.58%) AIX
11 10 (1.44%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.15%) Debian
13 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.86%) Nucleus RTOS
15 5 (0.72%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.72%) ThreadX
16 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (14.22%) OO
3 76 (10.92%) Software Engineering
4 68 (9.77%) ITIL
5 64 (9.20%) TDD
6 61 (8.76%) Project Management
7 55 (7.90%) Analytics
8 48 (6.90%) Migration
9 40 (5.75%) Multithreading
9 40 (5.75%) Change Management
10 33 (4.74%) Release Management
11 32 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 29 (4.17%) Scrum
14 27 (3.88%) OOP
14 27 (3.88%) MVC
15 25 (3.59%) Business Analysis
15 25 (3.59%) SOA
15 25 (3.59%) Configuration Management
16 23 (3.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 246 (35.34%) C++
2 164 (23.56%) Java
3 117 (16.81%) SQL
4 104 (14.94%) Python
5 76 (10.92%) JavaScript
6 71 (10.20%) C#
7 58 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 47 (6.75%) PHP
9 45 (6.47%) Perl
10 41 (5.89%) Ruby
11 28 (4.02%) VB
11 28 (4.02%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.73%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.44%) Scala
14 16 (2.30%) Objective-C
14 16 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 15 (2.16%) Embedded C
16 13 (1.87%) VBA
17 12 (1.72%) R
17 12 (1.72%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 107 (15.37%) Degree
2 58 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.58%) MCP
5 10 (1.44%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.29%) PMP
7 8 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (1.15%) BC Cleared
8 7 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.01%) CISSP
9 6 (0.86%) MCSE
9 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.57%) APMG
11 3 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.43%) LPIC
11 3 (0.43%) CCNA
11 3 (0.43%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.74%) QA
2 21 (3.02%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.86%) SLA
5 4 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) FATCA
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) Basel II
6 1 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 30 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 22 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
4 19 (2.73%) XenServer
5 8 (1.15%) Varnish
6 6 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.72%) NFS
8 3 (0.43%) KVM
8 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.29%) XenApp
9 2 (0.29%) vSphere
9 2 (0.29%) RHEV
10 1 (0.14%) Docker
10 1 (0.14%) HDFS
10 1 (0.14%) Nmap
10 1 (0.14%) Xen
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.30%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.72%) Puppet
3 11 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.86%) SCCM
6 5 (0.72%) YUM
6 5 (0.72%) Nagios
7 3 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.43%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.43%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.29%) SCOM
8 2 (0.29%) Opsview
8 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.14%) Ansible
9 1 (0.14%) Oozie
9 1 (0.14%) Ambari
9 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 102 (14.66%) Oracle
2 94 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.89%) IBM
3 34 (4.89%) VMware
4 31 (4.45%) SAP
5 27 (3.88%) Citrix
6 20 (2.87%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.87%) LANDesk
7 19 (2.73%) HP
8 18 (2.59%) Google
9 12 (1.72%) Lotus
10 10 (1.44%) Zend
11 9 (1.29%) Tableau
12 8 (1.15%) Dell
13 7 (1.01%) BMC
13 7 (1.01%) Remedy
13 7 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.01%) Perforce
14 6 (0.86%) ION Trading
14 6 (0.86%) Cognos
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: From £250 to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: To £850/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
thePlatform
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago