The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 160 179 132
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -47
Contract jobs citing C 322 285 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.24% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 2.98% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 208 274
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 16
Median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.40 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.80 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
9503 9568 9488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.69% 41.65% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7247 6947 7018
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 74 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £19.21 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in London

C
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
City of London +11 31 £468 -1.57% 29
Uxbridge +10 5 - -
Hayes - 5 £340 -
Canary Wharf +5 2 £685 +40.51%
Feltham +3 2 £643 +69.27%
Southall - 2 £340 -
Bromley -12 1 £425 -
Croydon - 1 £525 - 2
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 London region with a requirement for C.

1 228 (35.79%) C++
2 217 (34.07%) Linux
3 172 (27.00%) Java
4 162 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (23.08%) Finance
6 120 (18.84%) Unix
7 119 (18.68%) Windows
8 111 (17.43%) Python
9 98 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 98 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 97 (15.23%) SQL
11 88 (13.81%) Microsoft
11 88 (13.81%) TDD
12 82 (12.87%) C#
13 77 (12.09%) Perl
14 74 (11.62%) Oracle
15 70 (10.99%) SQL Server
15 70 (10.99%) .NET
15 70 (10.99%) HTML
16 69 (10.83%) Banking
17 67 (10.52%) Scrum
18 62 (9.73%) JIRA
19 61 (9.58%) XML
20 55 (8.63%) ITIL
21 54 (8.48%) Red Hat
22 52 (8.16%) MS Excel
23 50 (7.85%) DV Cleared
24 48 (7.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 47 (7.38%) AIX
26 46 (7.22%) Solaris

C
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 27 (4.24%) Confluence
2 18 (2.83%) Apache
2 18 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.51%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.88%) Node.js
5 10 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (1.41%) IIS
6 9 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.26%) CMS
8 7 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.10%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.10%) Mule
8 7 (1.10%) nginx
9 5 (0.78%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.78%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.63%) Eucalyptus
10 4 (0.63%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 52 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.34%) MS Office
3 10 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.41%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.78%) MS Project
7 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.10%) Sonata
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.16%) Lorenzo
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) Primavera
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.98%) GitHub
3 11 (1.73%) IaaS
4 8 (1.26%) PaaS
4 8 (1.26%) SaaS
5 7 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.10%) CloudFront
5 7 (1.10%) Office 365
6 4 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.31%) Boomi
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.18%) HTTP
1 33 (5.18%) TCP/IP
2 26 (4.08%) Internet
3 13 (2.04%) DNS
4 10 (1.57%) DVB
4 10 (1.57%) SSL
4 10 (1.57%) VPN
5 9 (1.41%) SAN
6 8 (1.26%) Firewall
6 8 (1.26%) Kerberos
6 8 (1.26%) LAN
6 8 (1.26%) LDAP
6 8 (1.26%) X.509
7 7 (1.10%) Telepresence
7 7 (1.10%) VoIP
7 7 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.10%) ZigBee
8 6 (0.94%) DMZ
8 6 (0.94%) WAN
8 6 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.98%) GIS
5 18 (2.83%) MySQL
6 17 (2.67%) DB2
7 14 (2.20%) Big Data
8 13 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.94%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.94%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.94%) QlikView
14 5 (0.78%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.78%) KDB
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 62 (9.73%) JIRA
2 45 (7.06%) Jenkins
3 39 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (3.14%) Subversion
6 14 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.88%) Ant
7 12 (1.88%) Visual Studio
8 11 (1.73%) Maven
9 10 (1.57%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.57%) Gradle
10 9 (1.41%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.26%) Android Studio
12 6 (0.94%) Selenium
12 6 (0.94%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.78%) JMeter
13 5 (0.78%) JUnit
13 5 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.78%) Xcode
14 4 (0.63%) ClearCase
General
1 147 (23.08%) Finance
2 69 (10.83%) Banking
3 25 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.83%) Marketing
5 15 (2.35%) Retail
6 12 (1.88%) Legal
7 11 (1.73%) Front Office
8 9 (1.41%) Publishing
9 7 (1.10%) Games
9 7 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.78%) Law
11 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Back Office
12 3 (0.47%) International Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.16%) Military
14 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 182 (28.57%) Developer
2 63 (9.89%) Consultant
3 47 (7.38%) Analyst
4 39 (6.12%) C++ Developer
5 36 (5.65%) Architect
6 26 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 25 (3.92%) C Developer
7 25 (3.92%) Solaris Consultant
8 24 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 24 (3.77%) Project Manager
9 22 (3.45%) Linux Consultant
10 20 (3.14%) Agile Developer
10 20 (3.14%) Java Developer
11 18 (2.83%) Unix Consultant
12 17 (2.67%) C/C++ Developer
12 17 (2.67%) Python Developer
12 17 (2.67%) Senior Developer
13 16 (2.51%) Development Manager
13 16 (2.51%) iOS Developer
13 16 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.99%) .NET
1 70 (10.99%) HTML
2 61 (9.58%) XML
3 45 (7.06%) JSON
4 37 (5.81%) Web Services
5 36 (5.65%) CSS
6 32 (5.02%) AngularJS
7 31 (4.87%) HTML5
8 29 (4.55%) jQuery
9 27 (4.24%) J2EE
10 25 (3.92%) Middleware
11 22 (3.45%) REST
12 19 (2.98%) SOAP
13 18 (2.83%) RESTful
14 17 (2.67%) Spring
15 16 (2.51%) Ajax
15 16 (2.51%) JSP
16 15 (2.35%) ASP.NET
17 12 (1.88%) XSD
18 11 (1.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.65%) Mathematics
3 32 (5.02%) User Experience
4 29 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.30%) STB
8 18 (2.83%) Replication
9 17 (2.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 14 (2.20%) Interactive TV
10 14 (2.20%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.04%) Fat Client
11 13 (2.04%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.88%) Device Driver
13 11 (1.73%) Clustering
13 11 (1.73%) Smartphone
14 10 (1.57%) DTV
14 10 (1.57%) MPEG
15 9 (1.41%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.26%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 217 (34.07%) Linux
2 120 (18.84%) Unix
3 119 (18.68%) Windows
4 48 (7.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (7.38%) AIX
6 46 (7.22%) Solaris
7 28 (4.40%) Android
7 28 (4.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 25 (3.92%) Windows Server
9 22 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.04%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.10%) VxWorks
13 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.63%) CentOS
14 4 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.47%) webOS
15 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (13.81%) TDD
3 67 (10.52%) Scrum
4 55 (8.63%) ITIL
5 43 (6.75%) Software Engineering
5 43 (6.75%) Unit Testing
6 42 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (6.59%) SDLC
7 40 (6.28%) Project Management
8 37 (5.81%) E-Commerce
9 36 (5.65%) Multithreading
10 35 (5.49%) Migration
11 29 (4.55%) OO
12 28 (4.40%) Validation
13 25 (3.92%) Open Source
13 25 (3.92%) Test Strategy
14 24 (3.77%) MVC
14 24 (3.77%) Service Management
15 23 (3.61%) Configuration Management
15 23 (3.61%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 228 (35.79%) C++
2 172 (27.00%) Java
3 111 (17.43%) Python
4 98 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 97 (15.23%) SQL
6 82 (12.87%) C#
7 77 (12.09%) Perl
8 27 (4.24%) Ruby
9 26 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.30%) PHP
12 18 (2.83%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.51%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.20%) Embedded C
14 14 (2.20%) PowerShell
15 13 (2.04%) ANSI C
15 13 (2.04%) Tcl
15 13 (2.04%) VBScript
16 12 (1.88%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 98 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.85%) DV Cleared
3 44 (6.91%) Degree
4 40 (6.28%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.10%) CISSP
6 7 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.78%) CISM
9 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.47%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (0.47%) BICSI RCDD
10 3 (0.47%) CCNP
10 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.47%) MCITP
10 3 (0.47%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.51%) QA
2 10 (1.57%) JSP 440
3 8 (1.26%) SLA
4 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.47%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.47%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.31%) GPG13
6 2 (0.31%) HL7
6 2 (0.31%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) Basel II
7 1 (0.16%) Basel III
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) RMADS
7 1 (0.16%) SDET
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.88%) Docker
4 10 (1.57%) KVM
5 7 (1.10%) RHEV
6 6 (0.94%) LXC
7 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.63%) HDFS
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.63%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.47%) NFS
9 3 (0.47%) vSphere
10 2 (0.31%) vCloud
10 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.16%) Ceph
11 1 (0.16%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.16%) Squid
11 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (3.30%) Puppet
2 14 (2.20%) Control-M
3 10 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (0.94%) SCCM
5 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.78%) Nagios
6 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.63%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.47%) Ansible
7 3 (0.47%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.47%) Oozie
7 3 (0.47%) SCOM
8 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.31%) Cacti
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.31%) OpenNebula
8 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 88 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.62%) Oracle
3 54 (8.48%) Red Hat
4 32 (5.02%) IBM
5 28 (4.40%) Veritas
6 23 (3.61%) HP
7 22 (3.45%) VMware
8 19 (2.98%) Google
9 18 (2.83%) Cisco
9 18 (2.83%) Sybase
10 14 (2.20%) OpenTV
11 12 (1.88%) Adobe
11 12 (1.88%) Remedy
12 11 (1.73%) Splunk
13 10 (1.57%) SAP
14 9 (1.41%) BMC
15 7 (1.10%) FNZ
15 7 (1.10%) Sun
16 6 (0.94%) Cognos
16 6 (0.94%) ESRI
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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