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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 147 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing C 333 397 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.70% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 4.22% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 270 230
Average daily rate
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£450 £414 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
9285 9402 8644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.74% 40.32% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 6805 6311
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 85
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £133.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
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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 -26 72 £450 +12.35% 60
Canary Wharf - 4 £488 -
Uxbridge -5 3 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 4
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 154 (26.64%) C++
2 145 (25.09%) Finance
3 132 (22.84%) Java
4 127 (21.97%) Linux
5 117 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (18.34%) SQL
7 91 (15.74%) Windows
8 87 (15.05%) Python
9 84 (14.53%) Banking
10 77 (13.32%) UNIX
11 74 (12.80%) HTML
11 74 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
12 71 (12.28%) JavaScript
12 71 (12.28%) Oracle
13 69 (11.94%) C#
14 65 (11.25%) CSS
15 64 (11.07%) OO
15 64 (11.07%) Degree
16 59 (10.21%) Project Management
17 55 (9.52%) Security Cleared
18 54 (9.34%) Microsoft
19 52 (9.00%) .NET
20 50 (8.65%) HTML5
21 43 (7.44%) jQuery
21 43 (7.44%) SQL Server
21 43 (7.44%) Software Engineering
22 41 (7.09%) CSS3
22 41 (7.09%) Analytics
23 40 (6.92%) Investment Banking
23 40 (6.92%) PHP

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 21 (3.63%) Apache
2 17 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.60%) Node.js
4 9 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (1.38%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.38%) Confluence
6 6 (1.04%) IIS
6 6 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (0.69%) FileNet
8 4 (0.69%) JBoss
8 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.52%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.52%) SAS
10 2 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.60%) MS Office
3 8 (1.38%) MS Project
4 6 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.52%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Cerner Millennium
1 5 (0.87%) Google Analytics
1 5 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.69%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.52%) Endur
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.35%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 5 (0.87%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 26 (4.50%) HTTP
3 21 (3.63%) DNS
4 17 (2.94%) Firewall
5 16 (2.77%) SSL
5 16 (2.77%) SAN
5 16 (2.77%) Internet
6 14 (2.42%) Network Security
7 13 (2.25%) OSPF
8 12 (2.08%) DHCP
9 11 (1.90%) BGP
10 10 (1.73%) BIG-IP
10 10 (1.73%) WAN
10 10 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (1.56%) LAN
11 9 (1.56%) VPN
12 8 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.21%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.33%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (2.77%) Big Data
6 15 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.60%) MySQL
7 14 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.90%) Data Mining
10 10 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.38%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.21%) QlikView
12 7 (1.21%) OLAP
13 6 (1.04%) OLTP
13 6 (1.04%) Spotfire
13 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.63%) Subversion
4 17 (2.94%) JIRA
5 14 (2.42%) Maven
6 12 (2.08%) Hudson
6 12 (2.08%) Selenium
7 11 (1.90%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (1.73%) WebDriver
8 10 (1.73%) GDB
9 9 (1.56%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.04%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.87%) Fiddler
11 5 (0.87%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.69%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.69%) Grunt
12 4 (0.69%) Bower
General
1 145 (25.09%) Finance
2 84 (14.53%) Banking
3 40 (6.92%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.36%) Front Office
5 27 (4.67%) Retail
6 22 (3.81%) Marketing
7 15 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.73%) Publishing
10 9 (1.56%) Advertising
11 8 (1.38%) Games
11 8 (1.38%) Law
12 7 (1.21%) Back Office
12 7 (1.21%) Legal
13 5 (0.87%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Electronics
15 2 (0.35%) Billing
15 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 184 (31.83%) Developer
2 75 (12.98%) Analyst
3 35 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 33 (5.71%) Architect
5 32 (5.54%) Project Manager
6 31 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 28 (4.84%) Consultant
7 28 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
8 25 (4.33%) Software Engineer
9 21 (3.63%) Java Developer
10 20 (3.46%) C++ Developer
11 15 (2.60%) Oracle Developer
12 14 (2.42%) C Developer
13 13 (2.25%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.25%) Programme Manager
14 11 (1.90%) C# Developer
15 10 (1.73%) Chief Technology Officer
15 10 (1.73%) Senior Java Developer
15 10 (1.73%) Platform Engineer
16 9 (1.56%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.80%) HTML
2 65 (11.25%) CSS
3 52 (9.00%) .NET
4 50 (8.65%) HTML5
5 43 (7.44%) jQuery
6 41 (7.09%) CSS3
7 28 (4.84%) Web Services
8 24 (4.15%) XML
9 17 (2.94%) Sass
10 16 (2.77%) AngularJS
10 16 (2.77%) JSON
11 14 (2.42%) Middleware
12 13 (2.25%) LESS
12 13 (2.25%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.08%) RESTful
14 10 (1.73%) Backbone.js
14 10 (1.73%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (1.73%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.38%) J2EE
15 8 (1.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.23%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.46%) Open Source
4 17 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.60%) Statistics
5 15 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.42%) Social Media
6 14 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.25%) User Experience
8 11 (1.90%) Physics
8 11 (1.90%) Device Driver
9 10 (1.73%) Equities
10 8 (1.38%) Replication
10 8 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.21%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (21.97%) Linux
2 91 (15.74%) Windows
3 77 (13.32%) UNIX
4 24 (4.15%) Android
5 23 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.77%) Solaris
8 13 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (1.21%) AIX
11 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.87%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.87%) FreeBSD
11 5 (0.87%) VMS
12 4 (0.69%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.69%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (11.07%) OO
3 59 (10.21%) Project Management
4 43 (7.44%) Software Engineering
5 41 (7.09%) Analytics
6 38 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (5.36%) TDD
8 30 (5.19%) Migration
8 30 (5.19%) E-Commerce
9 29 (5.02%) ITIL
10 28 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 27 (4.67%) Configuration Management
11 27 (4.67%) MVC
12 25 (4.33%) Multithreading
13 23 (3.98%) Business Analysis
13 23 (3.98%) DevOps
14 22 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (3.81%) Change Management
15 21 (3.63%) Scrum
16 20 (3.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (26.64%) C++
2 132 (22.84%) Java
3 106 (18.34%) SQL
4 87 (15.05%) Python
5 71 (12.28%) JavaScript
6 69 (11.94%) C#
7 40 (6.92%) PHP
8 38 (6.57%) Perl
8 38 (6.57%) Shell Script
9 30 (5.19%) Ruby
10 21 (3.63%) VB
10 21 (3.63%) Bash Shell
11 20 (3.46%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.25%) VBA
13 10 (1.73%) Embedded C
13 10 (1.73%) VC++
13 10 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.56%) Korn
14 9 (1.56%) Erlang
14 9 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (11.07%) Degree
2 55 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.63%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.42%) CCNP
7 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.73%) MCITP
9 9 (1.56%) CCSE
10 8 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.38%) PhD
10 8 (1.38%) PMP
10 8 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.38%) VCP4
10 8 (1.38%) VCP5
11 6 (1.04%) CISA
11 6 (1.04%) CISSP
12 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.69%) OCP
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.23%) QA
2 7 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.04%) SLA
4 5 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 28 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.73%) Varnish
4 7 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.04%) Docker
6 5 (0.87%) Xen
7 4 (0.69%) Firmware
7 4 (0.69%) KVM
7 4 (0.69%) XenServer
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.52%) RHEV
9 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.35%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) vSphere
10 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (3.46%) Puppet
2 11 (1.90%) yum
3 9 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.69%) Legato
5 4 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.52%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.35%) Nmap
7 2 (0.35%) Nessus
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.35%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (0.35%) Salt
7 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.35%) SCCM
7 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 71 (12.28%) Oracle
2 54 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 34 (5.88%) Cisco
4 32 (5.54%) HP
5 31 (5.36%) VMware
6 19 (3.29%) Red Hat
7 17 (2.94%) IBM
8 15 (2.60%) SAP
9 14 (2.42%) Citrix
9 14 (2.42%) Sybase
10 12 (2.08%) F5
11 11 (1.90%) Google
11 11 (1.90%) EMC
12 10 (1.73%) NetApp
12 10 (1.73%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.56%) Infoblox
13 9 (1.56%) Cognos
13 9 (1.56%) Blue Coat
14 7 (1.21%) Imperva
15 6 (1.04%) Perforce
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