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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 180 171 143
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs citing C 310 301 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.35% 1.34% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 3.22% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 215 287
Average daily rate £450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
Average hourly rate £23.03 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.43% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £38.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
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
9838 9343 9480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 41.66% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7435 6723 6970
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 67
Average hourly rate £26.00 £24.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -30.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +10 28 £500 +11.11% 34
Canary Wharf +3 4 £685 +44.21%
Uxbridge +2 4 - - 2
Croydon - 4 £394 -
Feltham +2 2 £643 +69.27%
Southall - 2 £340 -
Paddington - 2 £440 -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Westminster - 1 £350 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 226 (35.42%) C++
2 191 (29.94%) Linux
3 162 (25.39%) Java
4 159 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (22.88%) Finance
6 129 (20.22%) Python
7 107 (16.77%) Unix
8 102 (15.99%) Windows
9 97 (15.20%) Security Cleared
10 96 (15.05%) JavaScript
11 89 (13.95%) SQL
12 87 (13.64%) TDD
13 86 (13.48%) Microsoft
14 85 (13.32%) Perl
15 84 (13.17%) C#
16 76 (11.91%) Banking
17 71 (11.13%) HTML
18 69 (10.82%) .NET
19 67 (10.50%) Oracle
20 65 (10.19%) SQL Server
21 64 (10.03%) Scrum
22 53 (8.31%) MS Excel
23 52 (8.15%) XML
23 52 (8.15%) ITIL
23 52 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
24 51 (7.99%) Red Hat
25 49 (7.68%) JSON
26 48 (7.52%) AIX
27 47 (7.37%) DV Cleared
28 46 (7.21%) Degree

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 25 (3.92%) Apache
2 16 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.51%) WebSphere
3 15 (2.35%) Confluence
4 14 (2.19%) Node.js
5 11 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (1.25%) CMS
7 8 (1.25%) IIS
8 7 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.10%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.10%) Mule
8 7 (1.10%) nginx
9 6 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.63%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.63%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.63%) Eucalyptus
10 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.49%) MS Office
3 12 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.78%) MS Project
5 4 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.47%) Sonata
4 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) HFM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Primavera
5 1 (0.16%) RMDS
5 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.13%) GitHub
4 10 (1.57%) CloudFront
5 9 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.41%) IaaS
6 8 (1.25%) SaaS
7 7 (1.10%) Office 365
8 6 (0.94%) PaaS
9 4 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.31%) Boomi
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.90%) HTTP
2 41 (6.43%) TCP/IP
3 30 (4.70%) Internet
4 17 (2.66%) DNS
4 17 (2.66%) SSL
5 15 (2.35%) DVB
6 14 (2.19%) Bluetooth
6 14 (2.19%) X.509
7 13 (2.04%) Firewall
7 13 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (2.04%) ZigBee
8 12 (1.88%) 802.15
9 10 (1.57%) SAN
9 10 (1.57%) VPN
10 9 (1.41%) LDAP
11 8 (1.25%) DHCP
11 8 (1.25%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.10%) LAN
12 7 (1.10%) Telepresence
12 7 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.13%) MySQL
2 20 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 18 (2.82%) Big Data
3 18 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.66%) DB2
5 16 (2.51%) GIS
6 12 (1.88%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.10%) QlikView
10 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.78%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.63%) HBase
12 4 (0.63%) KDB
12 4 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (7.21%) JIRA
2 40 (6.27%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.64%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.61%) Subversion
5 21 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (2.19%) Maven
7 12 (1.88%) Ant
7 12 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.57%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.57%) Gradle
10 9 (1.41%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.94%) ProC
12 5 (0.78%) JMeter
12 5 (0.78%) JUnit
12 5 (0.78%) Selenium
12 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.78%) Xcode
13 4 (0.63%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 146 (22.88%) Finance
2 76 (11.91%) Banking
3 30 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.82%) Marketing
5 16 (2.51%) Retail
6 14 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.88%) Front Office
8 10 (1.57%) Legal
9 8 (1.25%) Games
10 6 (0.94%) Publishing
11 5 (0.78%) Law
12 4 (0.63%) Back Office
12 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.63%) International Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (30.25%) Developer
2 57 (8.93%) Consultant
3 50 (7.84%) Analyst
4 39 (6.11%) C++ Developer
5 37 (5.80%) Architect
6 28 (4.39%) Senior Developer
7 27 (4.23%) C Developer
8 24 (3.76%) Solaris Consultant
9 23 (3.61%) Python Developer
10 22 (3.45%) Agile Developer
10 22 (3.45%) Business Analyst
10 22 (3.45%) Project Manager
11 21 (3.29%) Linux Consultant
12 20 (3.13%) Software Engineer
13 19 (2.98%) Java Developer
14 17 (2.66%) iOS Developer
14 17 (2.66%) Unix Consultant
15 16 (2.51%) .NET Developer
15 16 (2.51%) Software Developer
15 16 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.13%) HTML
2 69 (10.82%) .NET
3 52 (8.15%) XML
4 49 (7.68%) JSON
5 39 (6.11%) CSS
6 35 (5.49%) HTML5
7 34 (5.33%) AngularJS
8 31 (4.86%) Web Services
9 26 (4.08%) Middleware
10 23 (3.61%) jQuery
10 23 (3.61%) REST
11 21 (3.29%) Ajax
11 21 (3.29%) Spring
12 20 (3.13%) J2EE
13 18 (2.82%) RESTful
13 18 (2.82%) SOAP
14 17 (2.66%) ASP.NET
15 15 (2.35%) XSD
16 13 (2.04%) 802.1X
17 11 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.80%) Mathematics
3 36 (5.64%) User Experience
4 28 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (3.76%) STB
6 23 (3.61%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.66%) Fat Client
7 17 (2.66%) Interactive TV
7 17 (2.66%) Thin Client
8 15 (2.35%) MPEG
8 15 (2.35%) Replication
9 13 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 12 (1.88%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.72%) DTV
11 11 (1.72%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.57%) Clustering
12 10 (1.57%) Device Driver
12 10 (1.57%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.41%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 191 (29.94%) Linux
2 107 (16.77%) Unix
3 102 (15.99%) Windows
4 48 (7.52%) AIX
5 44 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (6.90%) Solaris
6 29 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 24 (3.76%) Windows Server
8 22 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 19 (2.98%) Android
10 17 (2.66%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.94%) CentOS
12 6 (0.94%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.47%) Debian
15 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (13.64%) TDD
3 64 (10.03%) Scrum
4 52 (8.15%) ITIL
5 45 (7.05%) SDLC
6 41 (6.43%) Software Engineering
7 40 (6.27%) Unit Testing
8 39 (6.11%) Migration
9 38 (5.96%) E-Commerce
10 37 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (5.64%) Multithreading
12 35 (5.49%) Project Management
13 34 (5.33%) OO
14 28 (4.39%) MVC
15 26 (4.08%) High Availability
15 26 (4.08%) Validation
16 25 (3.92%) Configuration Management
16 25 (3.92%) Service Management
17 24 (3.76%) BDD
17 24 (3.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 226 (35.42%) C++
2 162 (25.39%) Java
3 129 (20.22%) Python
4 96 (15.05%) JavaScript
5 89 (13.95%) SQL
6 85 (13.32%) Perl
7 84 (13.17%) C#
8 32 (5.02%) Bash Shell
9 28 (4.39%) Ruby
10 23 (3.61%) Shell Script
11 22 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 20 (3.13%) Objective-C
12 20 (3.13%) PHP
13 16 (2.51%) ANSI C
14 14 (2.19%) R
15 13 (2.04%) Groovy
15 13 (2.04%) VBScript
16 12 (1.88%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.88%) VBA
17 11 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.37%) DV Cleared
3 46 (7.21%) Degree
4 42 (6.58%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.10%) CISSP
7 6 (0.94%) CISM
7 6 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.63%) BICSI Certification
9 4 (0.63%) BICSI RCDD
9 4 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.47%) CCNP
10 3 (0.47%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.47%) PMP
10 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.51%) QA
2 9 (1.41%) SLA
3 5 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.47%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.47%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) HL7
6 2 (0.31%) MiFID
6 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.31%) SEPA
7 1 (0.16%) GPG13
7 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) RMADS
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.19%) Docker
4 11 (1.72%) KVM
5 7 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.10%) RHEV
6 6 (0.94%) LXC
6 6 (0.94%) NFS
7 4 (0.63%) vSphere
8 3 (0.47%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.47%) HDFS
8 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.31%) Ceph
9 2 (0.31%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.31%) iptables
9 2 (0.31%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.31%) Squid
9 2 (0.31%) vCloud
9 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (3.92%) Puppet
2 13 (2.04%) Control-M
3 9 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (0.78%) Nagios
4 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.63%) SCCM
5 4 (0.63%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.47%) Ansible
6 3 (0.47%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.47%) Cacti
6 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.47%) SCOM
7 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.31%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) Oozie
7 2 (0.31%) OpenNebula
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 67 (10.50%) Oracle
3 51 (7.99%) Red Hat
4 28 (4.39%) IBM
5 27 (4.23%) Veritas
6 24 (3.76%) HP
7 23 (3.61%) VMware
8 19 (2.98%) Cisco
8 19 (2.98%) Google
9 17 (2.66%) OpenTV
10 14 (2.19%) Sybase
11 13 (2.04%) Adobe
11 13 (2.04%) Remedy
11 13 (2.04%) SAP
12 11 (1.72%) Splunk
13 9 (1.41%) BMC
14 7 (1.10%) Cognos
14 7 (1.10%) Sun
15 6 (0.94%) Altera
15 6 (0.94%) ESRI
West London
ISL
Rate: £38.00 - £42.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ISL
Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £138 Per Day per day (Ltd co. basis)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Enterprise Technology
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £0 per day + Depend on exp
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Annapurna HR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago