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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 143 155 171
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Contract jobs citing C 386 359 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.78% 1.58% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.57% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 251 221
Median daily rate £483 £473 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £16.03 £15.17 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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
9927 10062 10248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 44.29% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7440 7571 7785
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 70 57
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +15 61 £550 +13.87% 34
Croydon -6 12 £575 +24.32% 1
Bromley - 5 £375 - 1
Docklands, London +1 2 £150 -52.00%
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £300 -
Feltham - 1 £440 -
Greenford - 1 £360 -
Northolt - 1 £340 -
Uxbridge - 1 £305 - 1
Osterley - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 265 (35.43%) Java
2 222 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (26.20%) C++
3 196 (26.20%) Python
4 185 (24.73%) Linux
5 154 (20.59%) Finance
6 130 (17.38%) Windows
7 129 (17.25%) Security Cleared
8 116 (15.51%) SQL
9 113 (15.11%) DevOps
10 110 (14.71%) TDD
11 97 (12.97%) HTTP
12 86 (11.50%) Jenkins
13 84 (11.23%) Scrum
14 83 (11.10%) Banking
14 83 (11.10%) JSON
15 82 (10.96%) Software Engineering
16 81 (10.83%) DV Cleared
17 79 (10.56%) Web Services
18 78 (10.43%) Unix
19 74 (9.89%) HTML
19 74 (9.89%) JavaScript
20 73 (9.76%) Oracle
21 71 (9.49%) C#
21 71 (9.49%) BDD
22 70 (9.36%) Perl
22 70 (9.36%) Microsoft
23 69 (9.22%) SQL Server
24 68 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
25 64 (8.56%) High Availability

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 36 (4.81%) Apache
2 20 (2.67%) Confluence
3 19 (2.54%) nginx
3 19 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.14%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.60%) IIS
7 9 (1.20%) SAS
8 8 (1.07%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.80%) CMS
10 6 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.80%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.53%) Apache Qpid
11 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.40%) Drupal
12 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 53 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (2.81%) MS Office
4 10 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.94%) PaintShop Pro
7 4 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.53%) SPSS
8 2 (0.27%) Simulink
9 1 (0.13%) MS Project
9 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.53%) Sonata
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.27%) RMDS
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.27%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.27%) Summit
6 1 (0.13%) assyst
6 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.01%) GitHub
4 11 (1.47%) Office 365
5 9 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.07%) IaaS
7 7 (0.94%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.80%) PaaS
9 5 (0.67%) SaaS
10 4 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.40%) G Suite
11 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.40%) Google Play
12 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 97 (12.97%) HTTP
2 48 (6.42%) Internet
3 37 (4.95%) MQTT
3 37 (4.95%) RTSP
4 29 (3.88%) LDAP
5 19 (2.54%) DNS
5 19 (2.54%) Firewall
5 19 (2.54%) SSL
5 19 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.87%) SAN
7 13 (1.74%) DHCP
8 12 (1.60%) DVB
9 10 (1.34%) VPN
9 10 (1.34%) Wireless
9 10 (1.34%) Wireshark
10 9 (1.20%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.94%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.80%) LAN
12 6 (0.80%) VoIP
12 6 (0.80%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.81%) Big Data
3 35 (4.68%) Hadoop
4 31 (4.14%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.67%) MySQL
6 19 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.47%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
11 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.80%) KDB
15 5 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
15 5 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 86 (11.50%) Jenkins
2 61 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 41 (5.48%) JIRA
4 35 (4.68%) Subversion
5 22 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (2.67%) Maven
7 17 (2.27%) Android Studio
8 15 (2.01%) Gradle
9 13 (1.74%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.60%) Eclipse
11 11 (1.47%) Hudson
11 11 (1.47%) Mercurial
12 10 (1.34%) Xcode
13 8 (1.07%) CocoaPods
14 7 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.94%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.80%) Ant
15 6 (0.80%) JUnit
15 6 (0.80%) Selenium
15 6 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 154 (20.59%) Finance
2 83 (11.10%) Banking
3 27 (3.61%) Retail
4 26 (3.48%) Front Office
5 22 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.27%) Law
6 17 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.74%) Games
8 11 (1.47%) Legal
8 11 (1.47%) Publishing
9 8 (1.07%) Military
9 8 (1.07%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.80%) Back Office
10 6 (0.80%) Marketing
11 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.53%) Advertising
12 4 (0.53%) Billing
12 4 (0.53%) French Language
13 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 231 (30.88%) Developer
2 76 (10.16%) Analyst
3 75 (10.03%) Java Developer
4 59 (7.89%) Consultant
5 57 (7.62%) Architect
6 49 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 47 (6.28%) Senior Developer
8 39 (5.21%) C++ Developer
9 35 (4.68%) Software Engineer
10 32 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
11 27 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.21%) Project Manager
12 24 (3.21%) Python Developer
13 20 (2.67%) C Developer
14 18 (2.41%) Administrator
14 18 (2.41%) AWS Developer
15 16 (2.14%) AWS DevOps
15 16 (2.14%) Java Engineer
15 16 (2.14%) Linux Engineer
15 16 (2.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.10%) JSON
2 79 (10.56%) Web Services
3 74 (9.89%) HTML
4 62 (8.29%) XML
5 55 (7.35%) .NET
6 40 (5.35%) Kafka
6 40 (5.35%) Protocol Buffers
7 38 (5.08%) REST
8 32 (4.28%) CSS
9 29 (3.88%) Spring
10 27 (3.61%) RESTful
11 26 (3.48%) J2EE
12 23 (3.07%) Android SDK
13 22 (2.94%) HTML5
14 20 (2.67%) iOS SDK
14 20 (2.67%) jQuery
15 17 (2.27%) AngularJS
15 17 (2.27%) SOAP
16 16 (2.14%) XSD
17 15 (2.01%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.75%) Video on Demand
3 39 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.41%) Public Cloud
5 30 (4.01%) Client/Server
6 28 (3.74%) Fixed Income
7 25 (3.34%) Mathematics
7 25 (3.34%) Mobile App
8 24 (3.21%) Data Centre
9 23 (3.07%) User Experience
10 22 (2.94%) Derivative
11 21 (2.81%) Algorithms
11 21 (2.81%) Management Information System
12 20 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (2.41%) Equities
14 17 (2.27%) Streaming Video
15 16 (2.14%) Clustering
15 16 (2.14%) PKI
16 15 (2.01%) Replication
17 14 (1.87%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.73%) Linux
2 130 (17.38%) Windows
3 78 (10.43%) Unix
4 50 (6.68%) Android
5 35 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 35 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (3.21%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.87%) AIX
8 11 (1.47%) Solaris
9 10 (1.34%) MVS
10 9 (1.20%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.07%) CentOS
12 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.67%) webOS
13 5 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (15.11%) DevOps
3 110 (14.71%) TDD
4 84 (11.23%) Scrum
5 82 (10.96%) Software Engineering
6 71 (9.49%) BDD
7 64 (8.56%) High Availability
8 60 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (7.22%) Pair Programming
10 51 (6.82%) Project Management
11 48 (6.42%) OO
11 48 (6.42%) SDLC
12 42 (5.61%) ITIL
13 41 (5.48%) Microservices
14 38 (5.08%) Open Source
15 37 (4.95%) Change Management
16 34 (4.55%) Migration
17 29 (3.88%) Android Development
18 28 (3.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 265 (35.43%) Java
2 196 (26.20%) C++
2 196 (26.20%) Python
3 116 (15.51%) SQL
4 74 (9.89%) JavaScript
5 71 (9.49%) C#
6 70 (9.36%) Perl
7 47 (6.28%) Bash Shell
8 32 (4.28%) PHP
9 31 (4.14%) Ruby
10 26 (3.48%) Go
11 25 (3.34%) Shell Script
11 25 (3.34%) VB
12 23 (3.07%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.94%) Objective-C
14 19 (2.54%) SPARQL
15 17 (2.27%) Scala
16 16 (2.14%) VBA
17 14 (1.87%) COBOL
18 13 (1.74%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 129 (17.25%) Security Cleared
2 81 (10.83%) DV Cleared
3 64 (8.56%) Degree
4 46 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.60%) ISEB
6 10 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 8 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.80%) CCNA
9 6 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.80%) PMP
10 5 (0.67%) CBAP
11 4 (0.53%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.53%) IBM Certification
11 4 (0.53%) MCITP
11 4 (0.53%) NVQ Level 3
11 4 (0.53%) OCP
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.68%) QA
2 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.80%) MiFID
4 5 (0.67%) SLA
5 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.53%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 4 (0.53%) MISRA
5 4 (0.53%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.53%) SEPA
6 3 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.40%) WCAG
7 2 (0.27%) COSO
7 2 (0.27%) EMIR
7 2 (0.27%) GAAP
7 2 (0.27%) GxP
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) SDET
7 2 (0.27%) TARGET2
System Software
1 51 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.08%) Docker
3 24 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.34%) RHEV
5 6 (0.80%) HDFS
5 6 (0.80%) vCloud
6 5 (0.67%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.67%) NFS
6 5 (0.67%) Squid
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.53%) Shibboleth
7 4 (0.53%) XenApp
8 3 (0.40%) vSphere
9 2 (0.27%) Firmware
9 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.27%) KVM
9 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.27%) XenServer
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (6.55%) Puppet
2 20 (2.67%) Ansible
3 16 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.87%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.74%) Control-M
5 13 (1.74%) Rancher
6 10 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (1.07%) SCCM
7 8 (1.07%) SCOM
8 7 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.80%) SELinux
10 5 (0.67%) Graphite
10 5 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.67%) Oozie
11 4 (0.53%) MOM
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.40%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 73 (9.76%) Oracle
2 70 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.61%) Red Hat
4 30 (4.01%) IBM
5 28 (3.74%) VMware
6 19 (2.54%) Atlassian
7 16 (2.14%) HP
8 13 (1.74%) Cisco
9 12 (1.60%) Google
9 12 (1.60%) Sybase
10 9 (1.20%) Bloomberg
10 9 (1.20%) Cloudera
10 9 (1.20%) SAP
10 9 (1.20%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.07%) Adobe
11 8 (1.07%) Citrix
11 8 (1.07%) OpenTV
11 8 (1.07%) Remedy
12 7 (0.94%) ForgeRock
12 7 (0.94%) Mercator
London
Aquent
Rate: £275 - £350 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FDM Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - FCA
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £140000 - £180000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
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Posted: 3 days ago
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