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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 165 168 152
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing C 351 309 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.52% 1.33% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 3.10% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 219 253
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +129.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £28.64 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £53.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
10117 9961 10068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.87% 42.83% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7535 7341 7104
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 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 72 63
Median hourly rate £34.57 £29.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.18% -15.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.27 £49.13 £53.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +18 42 £450 - 26
Docklands, London +10 3 £293 +6.36%
Uxbridge 0 3 £305 +7.96%
Canary Wharf -5 2 - -
Bromley +1 1 £450 -
Feltham -3 1 £440 +5.26%
Isleworth - 1 £450 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Brentford - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 220 (32.69%) C++
2 219 (32.54%) Java
3 209 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (30.76%) Linux
5 142 (21.10%) Finance
6 140 (20.80%) Windows
7 117 (17.38%) Unix
8 115 (17.09%) SQL
9 113 (16.79%) TDD
10 109 (16.20%) Python
11 98 (14.56%) Security Cleared
12 96 (14.26%) Scrum
13 95 (14.12%) Oracle
14 90 (13.37%) JavaScript
15 88 (13.08%) Banking
16 83 (12.33%) C#
17 81 (12.04%) XML
18 78 (11.59%) HTML
19 75 (11.14%) Perl
20 69 (10.25%) .NET
20 69 (10.25%) Microsoft
21 68 (10.10%) JIRA
22 66 (9.81%) Software Engineering
23 65 (9.66%) SQL Server
24 64 (9.51%) DV Cleared
25 63 (9.36%) Red Hat
26 62 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
27 61 (9.06%) Degree
28 60 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 59 (8.77%) Jenkins

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 28 (4.16%) Confluence
2 26 (3.86%) Apache
3 24 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (1.78%) IIS
6 10 (1.49%) CMS
6 10 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.34%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.34%) Mule
7 9 (1.34%) nginx
7 9 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.19%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.04%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.04%) SAS
10 6 (0.89%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.59%) JBoss
12 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.46%) MS Office
3 18 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.04%) PaintShop Pro
7 6 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.59%) MS Project
9 2 (0.30%) SPSS
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 9 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.19%) Sonata
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.30%) RMDS
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.15%) Global One
6 1 (0.15%) Maximo
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Primavera
6 1 (0.15%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.27%) GitHub
3 16 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.34%) PaaS
5 8 (1.19%) IaaS
5 8 (1.19%) Office 365
6 4 (0.59%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.45%) Google Play
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.30%) Boomi
8 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.30%) SaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Force.com
9 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.24%) HTTP
2 23 (3.42%) Internet
3 15 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.93%) LDAP
5 12 (1.78%) DNS
6 11 (1.63%) DVB
6 11 (1.63%) VoIP
6 11 (1.63%) VPN
7 10 (1.49%) SAN
8 9 (1.34%) DHCP
8 9 (1.34%) Wireless
9 7 (1.04%) Firewall
9 7 (1.04%) Kerberos
9 7 (1.04%) SSL
9 7 (1.04%) Telepresence
10 6 (0.89%) AMQP
10 6 (0.89%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.89%) MQTT
10 6 (0.89%) RTSP
10 6 (0.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.16%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.71%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.57%) Big Data
4 24 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 23 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.12%) MySQL
7 13 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.78%) DB2
8 12 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.34%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.04%) GIS
11 7 (1.04%) QlikView
12 6 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (10.10%) JIRA
2 59 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 53 (7.88%) Git (software)
4 31 (4.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 30 (4.46%) Subversion
6 18 (2.67%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.38%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.23%) Maven
9 12 (1.78%) Ant
9 12 (1.78%) Gradle
10 11 (1.63%) Android Studio
11 10 (1.49%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.34%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.04%) Selenium
14 6 (0.89%) JUnit
14 6 (0.89%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.74%) ClearCase
15 5 (0.74%) Hudson
16 4 (0.59%) SoapUI
16 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 142 (21.10%) Finance
2 88 (13.08%) Banking
3 23 (3.42%) Retail
4 20 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.23%) Legal
6 13 (1.93%) Front Office
6 13 (1.93%) Games
7 12 (1.78%) Publishing
8 11 (1.63%) Law
9 9 (1.34%) Marketing
10 6 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.89%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.74%) Back Office
12 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.59%) French Language
13 3 (0.45%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 193 (28.68%) Developer
2 73 (10.85%) Consultant
3 55 (8.17%) Analyst
4 40 (5.94%) Architect
5 37 (5.50%) C++ Developer
5 37 (5.50%) Project Manager
6 34 (5.05%) Java Developer
6 34 (5.05%) Software Engineer
7 23 (3.42%) Solaris Consultant
8 20 (2.97%) Administrator
8 20 (2.97%) Linux Consultant
8 20 (2.97%) Software Developer
9 19 (2.82%) Business Analyst
9 19 (2.82%) C Developer
10 17 (2.53%) Android Developer
10 17 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (2.53%) Support Engineer
11 16 (2.38%) Python Developer
11 16 (2.38%) Senior Developer
11 16 (2.38%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (12.04%) XML
2 78 (11.59%) HTML
3 69 (10.25%) .NET
4 57 (8.47%) Web Services
5 49 (7.28%) JSON
6 34 (5.05%) CSS
7 32 (4.75%) HTML5
8 30 (4.46%) AngularJS
8 30 (4.46%) REST
9 29 (4.31%) Spring
10 28 (4.16%) J2EE
11 27 (4.01%) jQuery
12 22 (3.27%) Middleware
12 22 (3.27%) SOAP
13 18 (2.67%) JSP
13 18 (2.67%) RESTful
14 17 (2.53%) Node.js
15 15 (2.23%) XSD
16 14 (2.08%) Java EE
17 13 (1.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.20%) Mathematics
2 35 (5.20%) User Experience
3 28 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.71%) Embedded Systems
5 23 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.38%) Clustering
8 15 (2.23%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.23%) Replication
9 14 (2.08%) Fat Client
9 14 (2.08%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.93%) NHS
11 12 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.78%) Interactive TV
11 12 (1.78%) MPEG
11 12 (1.78%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.78%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.63%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.49%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 207 (30.76%) Linux
2 140 (20.80%) Windows
3 117 (17.38%) Unix
4 60 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (8.02%) Android
6 38 (5.65%) AIX
6 38 (5.65%) Solaris
7 35 (5.20%) Apple iOS
8 26 (3.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 25 (3.71%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.04%) VxWorks
10 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.89%) webOS
11 6 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.89%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.89%) Windows Phone 7
11 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.74%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (16.79%) TDD
3 96 (14.26%) Scrum
4 66 (9.81%) Software Engineering
5 62 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (7.88%) ITIL
7 48 (7.13%) Project Management
8 44 (6.54%) SDLC
8 44 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (6.09%) BDD
9 41 (6.09%) DevOps
10 35 (5.20%) Change Management
10 35 (5.20%) E-Commerce
10 35 (5.20%) OO
11 34 (5.05%) Open Source
12 33 (4.90%) Unit Testing
13 31 (4.61%) Test Strategy
14 29 (4.31%) Coaching
14 29 (4.31%) High Availability
15 27 (4.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 220 (32.69%) C++
2 219 (32.54%) Java
3 115 (17.09%) SQL
4 109 (16.20%) Python
5 90 (13.37%) JavaScript
6 83 (12.33%) C#
7 75 (11.14%) Perl
8 30 (4.46%) Objective-C
8 30 (4.46%) Shell Script
9 29 (4.31%) Ruby
10 26 (3.86%) PHP
11 24 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 24 (3.57%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.23%) ANSI C
13 14 (2.08%) Go
13 14 (2.08%) Scala
13 14 (2.08%) VB
14 13 (1.93%) VBA
15 12 (1.78%) Groovy
15 12 (1.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 64 (9.51%) DV Cleared
3 61 (9.06%) Degree
4 37 (5.50%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.19%) PMP
6 7 (1.04%) CISSP
6 7 (1.04%) ISEB
7 6 (0.89%) CISM
7 6 (0.89%) IBM Certification
7 6 (0.89%) MCITP
7 6 (0.89%) OCP
7 6 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.59%) NVQ Level 3
9 4 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.31%) QA
2 11 (1.63%) SLA
3 8 (1.19%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.45%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.45%) GPG13
7 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 3 (0.45%) ISO15022
7 3 (0.45%) ISO20022
7 3 (0.45%) MISRA
7 3 (0.45%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.45%) SDET
7 3 (0.45%) SEPA
8 2 (0.30%) COSO
8 2 (0.30%) MiFID
8 2 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.23%) Docker
3 12 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.04%) HDFS
4 7 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.04%) RHEV
5 6 (0.89%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.59%) NFS
7 2 (0.30%) KVM
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.30%) vSphere
7 2 (0.30%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) LXC
8 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.15%) vCloud
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (3.71%) Puppet
2 17 (2.53%) Control-M
3 10 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.04%) BladeLogic
5 6 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.89%) Oozie
5 6 (0.89%) SCCM
6 5 (0.74%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.59%) Ansible
7 4 (0.59%) SCOM
8 3 (0.45%) MOM
8 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.30%) Nagios
9 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.30%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 95 (14.12%) Oracle
2 69 (10.25%) Microsoft
3 63 (9.36%) Red Hat
4 34 (5.05%) IBM
5 25 (3.71%) Veritas
6 22 (3.27%) Sybase
7 17 (2.53%) Google
8 16 (2.38%) Cisco
8 16 (2.38%) VMware
9 15 (2.23%) Remedy
10 14 (2.08%) Adobe
10 14 (2.08%) Atlassian
10 14 (2.08%) HP
11 12 (1.78%) OpenTV
12 11 (1.63%) SAP
13 8 (1.19%) FNZ
14 7 (1.04%) Cloudera
14 7 (1.04%) Splunk
15 6 (0.89%) Citrix
15 6 (0.89%) Fidessa
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Robert Walters
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Climate-KIC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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