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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 161 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Contract jobs citing C 302 384 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.75% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 4.32% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 254 218
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 28 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £18.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +11.11%
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
9003 8890 8291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.33% 40.50% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6603 6325 5963
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% +1.05%
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 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 74 87
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £27.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £61.25 £50.00
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -38 69 £419 +4.68% 82
Uxbridge +4 5 £325 -14.47% 2
Canary Wharf - 5 £500 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Brentford - - - - 4
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 172 (27.83%) C++
2 153 (24.76%) Finance
3 146 (23.62%) Java
4 133 (21.52%) Linux
5 131 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (17.80%) SQL
7 101 (16.34%) Windows
8 86 (13.92%) Banking
9 84 (13.59%) Oracle
10 82 (13.27%) C#
10 82 (13.27%) UNIX
10 82 (13.27%) Degree
11 81 (13.11%) Python
12 78 (12.62%) HTML
13 74 (11.97%) JavaScript
13 74 (11.97%) Microsoft
13 74 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (11.49%) OO
15 69 (11.17%) CSS
16 66 (10.68%) Project Management
17 62 (10.03%) .NET
18 58 (9.39%) Security Cleared
19 51 (8.25%) HTML5
20 49 (7.93%) Software Engineering
21 47 (7.61%) Shell Script
22 46 (7.44%) jQuery
23 45 (7.28%) Investment Banking
24 43 (6.96%) Computer Science
25 42 (6.80%) Perl
25 42 (6.80%) PHP

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 27 (4.37%) WebSphere
2 21 (3.40%) Apache
3 16 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.27%) Node.js
5 13 (2.10%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.62%) JBoss
7 9 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (1.13%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.13%) Confluence
9 7 (1.13%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (0.97%) IIS
11 5 (0.81%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle 10gAS
12 4 (0.65%) FileNet
12 4 (0.65%) CMS
13 3 (0.49%) SAS
13 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.40%) MS Office
3 8 (1.29%) MS Project
4 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
8 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.16%) MODO
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.81%) Cerner Millennium
2 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.49%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.32%) Endur
5 2 (0.32%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.32%) Bond Adapt
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.97%) SaaS
2 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.34%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.72%) DNS
2 23 (3.72%) HTTP
3 20 (3.24%) SSL
3 20 (3.24%) SAN
3 20 (3.24%) Firewall
4 18 (2.91%) Internet
5 14 (2.27%) DHCP
5 14 (2.27%) Network Security
6 13 (2.10%) OSPF
7 12 (1.94%) VPN
7 12 (1.94%) BIG-IP
8 11 (1.78%) BGP
9 10 (1.62%) WAN
9 10 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (1.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (1.46%) LAN
11 8 (1.29%) Intranet
11 8 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.88%) MySQL
4 22 (3.56%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.43%) Big Data
6 14 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.81%) QlikView
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.81%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.65%) Spotfire
12 4 (0.65%) SQLite
12 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.69%) Subversion
3 20 (3.24%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.07%) JIRA
5 14 (2.27%) Maven
6 13 (2.10%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.94%) Selenium
8 11 (1.78%) Hudson
9 10 (1.62%) GDB
9 10 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.46%) WebDriver
10 9 (1.46%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.97%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.97%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.81%) Fiddler
13 5 (0.81%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.49%) Appium
15 3 (0.49%) Bower
General
1 153 (24.76%) Finance
2 86 (13.92%) Banking
3 45 (7.28%) Investment Banking
4 34 (5.50%) Front Office
5 27 (4.37%) Retail
6 20 (3.24%) Marketing
7 18 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.59%) Legal
9 11 (1.78%) Publishing
9 11 (1.78%) Law
9 11 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.46%) Games
11 8 (1.29%) Advertising
12 7 (1.13%) Back Office
13 5 (0.81%) Music Industry
14 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.49%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.32%) Billing
16 1 (0.16%) Military
16 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 191 (30.91%) Developer
2 84 (13.59%) Analyst
3 39 (6.31%) Business Analyst
4 38 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 36 (5.83%) Architect
6 29 (4.69%) Software Engineer
7 28 (4.53%) Front-End Developer
8 27 (4.37%) Senior Developer
9 24 (3.88%) Java Developer
10 23 (3.72%) C++ Developer
11 22 (3.56%) Consultant
12 16 (2.59%) C Developer
13 14 (2.27%) Technical Architect
14 13 (2.10%) Programme Manager
14 13 (2.10%) C# Developer
15 12 (1.94%) Administrator
15 12 (1.94%) Test Analyst
16 11 (1.78%) Oracle Developer
16 11 (1.78%) Senior Java Developer
17 10 (1.62%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (12.62%) HTML
2 69 (11.17%) CSS
3 62 (10.03%) .NET
4 51 (8.25%) HTML5
5 46 (7.44%) jQuery
6 37 (5.99%) CSS3
7 33 (5.34%) XML
8 29 (4.69%) Web Services
9 21 (3.40%) JSON
10 18 (2.91%) AngularJS
11 17 (2.75%) Sass
11 17 (2.75%) ASP.NET
12 16 (2.59%) Backbone.js
13 15 (2.43%) LESS
13 15 (2.43%) Middleware
14 14 (2.27%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.78%) RESTful
16 9 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
16 9 (1.46%) REST
17 8 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.07%) Mathematics
5 17 (2.75%) Open Source
5 17 (2.75%) Fixed Income
5 17 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.10%) Social Media
7 13 (2.10%) Clustering
7 13 (2.10%) Statistics
7 13 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.78%) User Experience
9 10 (1.62%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.62%) Replication
10 9 (1.46%) Equities
10 9 (1.46%) Physics
11 8 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 133 (21.52%) Linux
2 101 (16.34%) Windows
3 82 (13.27%) UNIX
4 30 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 29 (4.69%) Android
6 23 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (3.24%) Solaris
8 16 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.43%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.78%) AIX
11 8 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (0.97%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.81%) VxWorks
14 4 (0.65%) ThreadX
14 4 (0.65%) Windows CE
14 4 (0.65%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.65%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (11.49%) OO
3 66 (10.68%) Project Management
4 49 (7.93%) Software Engineering
5 39 (6.31%) ITIL
6 38 (6.15%) Migration
7 37 (5.99%) TDD
8 36 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (5.83%) Analytics
9 29 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 28 (4.53%) Responsive Web Design
11 27 (4.37%) Multithreading
12 26 (4.21%) Configuration Management
13 25 (4.05%) MVC
14 24 (3.88%) Scrum
14 24 (3.88%) Business Analysis
14 24 (3.88%) Change Management
15 22 (3.56%) Risk Management
16 21 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (3.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 172 (27.83%) C++
2 146 (23.62%) Java
3 110 (17.80%) SQL
4 82 (13.27%) C#
5 81 (13.11%) Python
6 74 (11.97%) JavaScript
7 47 (7.61%) Shell Script
8 42 (6.80%) Perl
8 42 (6.80%) PHP
9 31 (5.02%) Ruby
10 27 (4.37%) VB
11 19 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.59%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.27%) VBA
14 10 (1.62%) VC++
14 10 (1.62%) Korn
14 10 (1.62%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.62%) Embedded C
15 9 (1.46%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 82 (13.27%) Degree
2 58 (9.39%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.27%) CCNP
8 12 (1.94%) MCITP
9 11 (1.78%) VCP4
10 9 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.46%) CCSE
11 8 (1.29%) PMP
11 8 (1.29%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.29%) VCP5
12 6 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.97%) MCP
12 6 (0.97%) PhD
13 5 (0.81%) MCSE
13 5 (0.81%) CISSP
13 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.66%) QA
2 10 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.29%) SLA
4 4 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.32%) FATCA
5 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 34 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.46%) XenServer
3 9 (1.46%) Varnish
4 7 (1.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.97%) KVM
6 5 (0.81%) Docker
6 5 (0.81%) RHEV
6 5 (0.81%) Xen
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.49%) Firmware
7 3 (0.49%) NFS
8 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.32%) Nmap
9 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.75%) Puppet
2 11 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.62%) yum
4 7 (1.13%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.65%) Legato
6 4 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.65%) SCCM
7 3 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.49%) Nagios
7 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.49%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.32%) Opsview
8 2 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.32%) CORE IMPACT
8 2 (0.32%) Nessus
9 1 (0.16%) WMI
9 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 84 (13.59%) Oracle
2 74 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.99%) HP
3 37 (5.99%) VMware
4 33 (5.34%) Cisco
5 28 (4.53%) IBM
6 22 (3.56%) SAP
7 21 (3.40%) Citrix
8 19 (3.07%) Red Hat
9 18 (2.91%) Google
10 14 (2.27%) F5
11 13 (2.10%) Sybase
12 11 (1.78%) NetApp
12 11 (1.78%) EMC
13 10 (1.62%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.62%) TIBCO
14 9 (1.46%) Blue Coat
14 9 (1.46%) Infoblox
15 7 (1.13%) Imperva
15 7 (1.13%) ION Trading
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