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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / London
Rank 157 159 181
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Contract jobs citing C 314 316 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.62% 1.51% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 3.49% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 214 190
Median daily rate £496 £474 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +18.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £635 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Median hourly rate £46.25 £15.08 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.69% -56.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.06 £13.30 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £21.52 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%

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
8833 9053 8849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.48% 43.29% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6580 6678 6658
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 73 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.12 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -20 30 £520 +6.66% 32
Croydon -1 8 £633 +36.75% 5
Osterley +4 2 £438 -7.89%
Docklands, London +1 2 £150 -80.00%
Brentford - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Greenford - 1 £360 -
Uxbridge - 1 £300 - 1
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 279 (36.81%) Java
2 224 (29.55%) Python
3 211 (27.84%) Linux
4 202 (26.65%) C++
5 186 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (20.32%) Finance
7 145 (19.13%) Security Cleared
8 143 (18.87%) Windows
9 122 (16.09%) DevOps
10 117 (15.44%) SQL
11 101 (13.32%) HTTP
12 100 (13.19%) TDD
13 92 (12.14%) JSON
14 91 (12.01%) Software Engineering
15 80 (10.55%) JavaScript
15 80 (10.55%) Unix
16 79 (10.42%) Degree
16 79 (10.42%) Jenkins
17 77 (10.16%) HTML
17 77 (10.16%) Scrum
18 75 (9.89%) Banking
18 75 (9.89%) SQL Server
18 75 (9.89%) DV Cleared
19 74 (9.76%) Microsoft
20 71 (9.37%) Web Services
21 70 (9.23%) C#
21 70 (9.23%) BDD
22 69 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
22 69 (9.10%) SC Cleared
22 69 (9.10%) Perl

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 39 (5.15%) Apache
2 24 (3.17%) nginx
3 22 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.77%) Confluence
5 18 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.37%) WebSphere
6 16 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.58%) IIS
8 8 (1.06%) SAS
8 8 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.92%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.92%) CMS
9 7 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.40%) Apache Qpid
11 3 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.26%) JBoss
12 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 54 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (2.24%) MS Office
4 11 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.66%) PaintShop Pro
7 4 (0.53%) MS Project
7 4 (0.53%) SPSS
8 2 (0.26%) Simulink
9 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (1.19%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.66%) Sonata
4 4 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.26%) RMDS
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.26%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.26%) Summit
7 1 (0.13%) assyst
7 1 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.13%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.10%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.64%) Office 365
4 14 (1.85%) GitHub
5 9 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.92%) IaaS
7 6 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.79%) PaaS
7 6 (0.79%) SaaS
8 4 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.40%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.26%) Google Play
10 2 (0.26%) Heroku
11 1 (0.13%) Force.com
11 1 (0.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 101 (13.32%) HTTP
2 53 (6.99%) Internet
3 43 (5.67%) TCP/IP
4 37 (4.88%) MQTT
4 37 (4.88%) RTSP
5 33 (4.35%) DNS
6 29 (3.83%) LDAP
7 26 (3.43%) SSL
8 22 (2.90%) DHCP
8 22 (2.90%) VPN
9 21 (2.77%) Firewall
10 12 (1.58%) SAN
11 10 (1.32%) BGP
11 10 (1.32%) DVB
12 9 (1.19%) Wireshark
13 7 (0.92%) LAN
14 6 (0.79%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.79%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.79%) WAN
14 6 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.75%) Big Data
3 30 (3.96%) Hadoop
4 27 (3.56%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 20 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.37%) MySQL
8 13 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.19%) IBM InfoSphere
10 9 (1.19%) KDB
11 8 (1.06%) Apache Hive
12 7 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.66%) Apache Accumulo
14 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.53%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 79 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 59 (7.78%) Git (software)
3 38 (5.01%) JIRA
4 31 (4.09%) Subversion
5 18 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (2.11%) Android Studio
6 16 (2.11%) Maven
7 13 (1.72%) Gradle
7 13 (1.72%) Mercurial
8 11 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.45%) Xcode
9 10 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.06%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.06%) CocoaPods
10 8 (1.06%) Hudson
10 8 (1.06%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.92%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.79%) Selenium
12 6 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 154 (20.32%) Finance
2 75 (9.89%) Banking
3 34 (4.49%) Front Office
4 25 (3.30%) Law
5 23 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.03%) Retail
6 12 (1.58%) Games
7 10 (1.32%) Legal
7 10 (1.32%) Military
7 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.19%) Marketing
9 8 (1.06%) Publishing
10 7 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.66%) Billing
11 5 (0.66%) Electronics
12 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.53%) Back Office
13 3 (0.40%) Advertising
13 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 239 (31.53%) Developer
2 80 (10.55%) Java Developer
3 72 (9.50%) Analyst
4 65 (8.58%) Consultant
5 58 (7.65%) Architect
6 50 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 48 (6.33%) Business Analyst
8 43 (5.67%) C++ Developer
9 39 (5.15%) Software Engineer
10 32 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (3.69%) Python Developer
12 26 (3.43%) C Developer
13 22 (2.90%) Technical Architect
14 21 (2.77%) AWS DevOps
15 20 (2.64%) Administrator
16 18 (2.37%) AWS Developer
16 18 (2.37%) Project Manager
17 17 (2.24%) Infrastructure Architect
18 16 (2.11%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (12.14%) JSON
2 77 (10.16%) HTML
3 71 (9.37%) Web Services
4 61 (8.05%) XML
5 49 (6.46%) .NET
6 41 (5.41%) Kafka
7 40 (5.28%) Protocol Buffers
8 39 (5.15%) CSS
8 39 (5.15%) REST
9 25 (3.30%) J2EE
9 25 (3.30%) RESTful
10 24 (3.17%) XSLT
11 20 (2.64%) Middleware
11 20 (2.64%) Spring
12 19 (2.51%) Android SDK
12 19 (2.51%) HTML5
13 17 (2.24%) SOAP
14 16 (2.11%) iOS SDK
14 16 (2.11%) JNI
14 16 (2.11%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.78%) Computer Science
2 47 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.67%) Video on Demand
4 35 (4.62%) Public Cloud
5 31 (4.09%) Client/Server
5 31 (4.09%) PKI
6 28 (3.69%) Fixed Income
7 27 (3.56%) Management Information System
8 25 (3.30%) Equities
8 25 (3.30%) Mathematics
8 25 (3.30%) Mobile App
9 23 (3.03%) Data Centre
9 23 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (2.90%) Derivative
11 20 (2.64%) Embedded Systems
12 18 (2.37%) Algorithms
13 16 (2.11%) Clustering
13 16 (2.11%) Web 2.0
14 15 (1.98%) Streaming Video
14 15 (1.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 211 (27.84%) Linux
2 143 (18.87%) Windows
3 80 (10.55%) Unix
4 41 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 39 (5.15%) Android
6 33 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (3.43%) Apple iOS
8 25 (3.30%) CentOS
9 17 (2.24%) Ubuntu
9 17 (2.24%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.98%) Solaris
11 10 (1.32%) AIX
11 10 (1.32%) MVS
12 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.53%) SUSE
15 3 (0.40%) Tizen
15 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (16.09%) DevOps
3 100 (13.19%) TDD
4 91 (12.01%) Software Engineering
5 77 (10.16%) Scrum
6 70 (9.23%) BDD
7 61 (8.05%) High Availability
8 56 (7.39%) OO
9 55 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (6.99%) ITIL
11 52 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (6.86%) Project Management
11 52 (6.86%) SDLC
12 50 (6.60%) Pair Programming
13 49 (6.46%) Open Source
14 40 (5.28%) Migration
15 38 (5.01%) OOP
16 37 (4.88%) Microservices
17 32 (4.22%) Configuration Management
17 32 (4.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 279 (36.81%) Java
2 224 (29.55%) Python
3 202 (26.65%) C++
4 117 (15.44%) SQL
5 80 (10.55%) JavaScript
6 70 (9.23%) C#
7 69 (9.10%) Perl
8 49 (6.46%) PHP
9 47 (6.20%) Bash Shell
10 30 (3.96%) Ruby
11 25 (3.30%) Go
12 24 (3.17%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.90%) PowerShell
14 20 (2.64%) VB
15 19 (2.51%) Objective-C
16 18 (2.37%) SPARQL
17 15 (1.98%) VBA
18 13 (1.72%) COBOL
18 13 (1.72%) Scala
19 11 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 145 (19.13%) Security Cleared
2 79 (10.42%) Degree
3 75 (9.89%) DV Cleared
4 69 (9.10%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.45%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.32%) ISEB
7 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.79%) CCNA
9 6 (0.79%) PhD
10 5 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.66%) PMP
11 4 (0.53%) CCNP
11 4 (0.53%) IBM Certification
11 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.53%) MCITP
11 4 (0.53%) OCP
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.09%) QA
2 6 (0.79%) MiFID
2 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (0.40%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) MISRA
3 3 (0.40%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.40%) SLA
3 3 (0.40%) WCAG
4 2 (0.26%) COSO
4 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.26%) EMIR
4 2 (0.26%) GAAP
4 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.26%) SDET
4 2 (0.26%) SEPA
4 2 (0.26%) TARGET2
System Software
1 58 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 50 (6.60%) Docker
3 24 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.06%) RHEV
5 6 (0.79%) vCloud
6 5 (0.66%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.66%) Firmware
6 5 (0.66%) HDFS
6 5 (0.66%) NFS
6 5 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.66%) Squid
7 4 (0.53%) XenApp
8 3 (0.40%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.40%) vSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.26%) KVM
9 2 (0.26%) XenServer
10 1 (0.13%) Ceph
10 1 (0.13%) iptables
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (6.33%) Puppet
2 29 (3.83%) Ansible
3 20 (2.64%) SCCM
4 18 (2.37%) SCOM
5 17 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.11%) Kubernetes
7 15 (1.98%) Rancher
8 11 (1.45%) Graphite
9 8 (1.06%) Control-M
9 8 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.79%) SELinux
10 6 (0.79%) Terraform
11 5 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.66%) Oozie
11 5 (0.66%) yum
12 4 (0.53%) MOM
13 3 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 74 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.18%) Oracle
3 56 (7.39%) Red Hat
4 33 (4.35%) IBM
5 28 (3.69%) VMware
6 15 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 14 (1.85%) Cisco
7 14 (1.85%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.72%) HP
8 13 (1.72%) Sybase
9 12 (1.58%) ION Trading
10 10 (1.32%) SolarWinds
11 9 (1.19%) Citrix
12 8 (1.06%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.06%) Google
13 7 (0.92%) ForgeRock
13 7 (0.92%) Informatica
13 7 (0.92%) Mercator
13 7 (0.92%) SAP
14 6 (0.79%) Adobe
London
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKas international
Rate: 620 per day
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TRG
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
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