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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 168 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -1
Contract jobs citing C 304 392 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.68% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 4.14% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 284 232
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £629 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -
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
9303 9472 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.65% 40.63% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6696 6929 6366
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 65 101
Average hourly rate £24.23 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.77% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.10 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -40 62 £450 +14.64% 59
Canary Wharf - 5 £475 -
Feltham 0 4 £380 -31.40% 1
Uxbridge -1 4 £280 -12.50%
Harrow +1 1 - - 4
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 166 (27.81%) C++
2 149 (24.96%) Linux
3 144 (24.12%) Finance
4 141 (23.62%) Java
5 120 (20.10%) SQL
6 118 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (17.59%) Windows
8 96 (16.08%) Oracle
9 95 (15.91%) Python
10 93 (15.58%) UNIX
11 88 (14.74%) Banking
12 75 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
13 73 (12.23%) HTML
14 72 (12.06%) JavaScript
15 70 (11.73%) C#
16 64 (10.72%) Microsoft
16 64 (10.72%) CSS
17 60 (10.05%) OO
17 60 (10.05%) Degree
18 56 (9.38%) Security Cleared
19 55 (9.21%) .NET
20 50 (8.38%) SQL Server
21 49 (8.21%) HTML5
22 48 (8.04%) Perl
23 47 (7.87%) Project Management
24 45 (7.54%) HP
25 42 (7.04%) jQuery
26 41 (6.87%) Investment Banking
26 41 (6.87%) Software Engineering
26 41 (6.87%) TCP/IP

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (4.02%) Apache
2 17 (2.85%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.01%) Node.js
4 11 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.68%) Confluence
6 9 (1.51%) Oracle Application Server
6 9 (1.51%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.34%) IIS
7 8 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle 10gAS
9 4 (0.67%) FileNet
9 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.67%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.50%) SAS
10 3 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 39 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.84%) MS Office
3 7 (1.17%) MS Project
4 5 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.84%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.67%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.50%) Summit
3 3 (0.50%) Cerner Millennium
3 3 (0.50%) Endur
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.84%) SaaS
2 5 (0.84%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (0.50%) IaaS
3 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.87%) TCP/IP
2 35 (5.86%) DNS
3 29 (4.86%) HTTP
4 27 (4.52%) SAN
5 23 (3.85%) DHCP
6 19 (3.18%) SSL
6 19 (3.18%) Firewall
7 15 (2.51%) Internet
8 14 (2.35%) Network Security
9 13 (2.18%) OSPF
10 12 (2.01%) VPN
11 11 (1.84%) BGP
12 10 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (1.51%) BIG-IP
13 9 (1.51%) NAS
13 9 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (1.51%) WAN
14 8 (1.34%) LAN
14 8 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.35%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.51%) Big Data
6 14 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (2.18%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.18%) MySQL
8 12 (2.01%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.51%) OLAP
11 8 (1.34%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.17%) QlikView
12 7 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.01%) Spotfire
13 6 (1.01%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 34 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.85%) Maven
4 19 (3.18%) JIRA
4 19 (3.18%) Subversion
5 17 (2.85%) Hudson
6 13 (2.18%) Selenium
7 12 (2.01%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (1.68%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.68%) GDB
9 10 (1.68%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.01%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.84%) Grunt
12 5 (0.84%) Fiddler
13 4 (0.67%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.67%) Ant
13 4 (0.67%) Xcode
General
1 144 (24.12%) Finance
2 88 (14.74%) Banking
3 41 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 28 (4.69%) Front Office
5 26 (4.36%) Retail
6 21 (3.52%) Marketing
7 17 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.01%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.84%) Publishing
10 9 (1.51%) Advertising
11 8 (1.34%) Law
12 6 (1.01%) Legal
12 6 (1.01%) Back Office
12 6 (1.01%) Games
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.34%) Billing
15 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 189 (31.66%) Developer
2 68 (11.39%) Analyst
3 36 (6.03%) Architect
4 33 (5.53%) Consultant
5 31 (5.19%) Business Analyst
6 30 (5.03%) Senior Developer
7 29 (4.86%) Front-End Developer
8 26 (4.36%) Project Manager
8 26 (4.36%) Software Engineer
9 24 (4.02%) C++ Developer
10 20 (3.35%) Java Developer
11 16 (2.68%) Oracle Developer
12 15 (2.51%) Administrator
13 14 (2.35%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (2.35%) Technical Architect
13 14 (2.35%) C Developer
14 11 (1.84%) Platform Engineer
15 10 (1.68%) Chief Technology Officer
16 9 (1.51%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (1.51%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.23%) HTML
2 64 (10.72%) CSS
3 55 (9.21%) .NET
4 49 (8.21%) HTML5
5 42 (7.04%) jQuery
6 40 (6.70%) CSS3
7 35 (5.86%) Web Services
8 23 (3.85%) XML
9 19 (3.18%) Sass
10 18 (3.02%) AngularJS
10 18 (3.02%) JSON
11 14 (2.35%) Middleware
12 12 (2.01%) RESTful
13 11 (1.84%) LESS
13 11 (1.84%) Pandas
13 11 (1.84%) J2EE
13 11 (1.84%) ASP.NET
14 10 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (1.68%) NumPy
15 9 (1.51%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.69%) Open Source
4 17 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (2.68%) Statistics
5 16 (2.68%) Fixed Income
6 14 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.35%) Social Media
6 14 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.18%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.18%) Device Driver
8 12 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.01%) Physics
8 12 (2.01%) User Experience
9 11 (1.84%) Replication
10 10 (1.68%) Equities
11 8 (1.34%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.34%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 149 (24.96%) Linux
2 105 (17.59%) Windows
3 93 (15.58%) UNIX
4 25 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (4.02%) Apple iOS
6 23 (3.85%) Solaris
7 22 (3.69%) Android
8 21 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (1.34%) AIX
11 8 (1.34%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.01%) VMS
12 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.84%) VxWorks
13 5 (0.84%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.67%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.67%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.50%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (10.05%) OO
3 47 (7.87%) Project Management
4 41 (6.87%) Software Engineering
5 38 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (6.03%) Analytics
7 33 (5.53%) Migration
8 32 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 31 (5.19%) TDD
10 30 (5.03%) Multithreading
11 27 (4.52%) Configuration Management
12 26 (4.36%) ITIL
12 26 (4.36%) MVC
12 26 (4.36%) Responsive Web Design
12 26 (4.36%) DevOps
13 25 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (3.85%) Change Management
15 21 (3.52%) Scrum
16 19 (3.18%) Workflow
16 19 (3.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 166 (27.81%) C++
2 141 (23.62%) Java
3 120 (20.10%) SQL
4 95 (15.91%) Python
5 72 (12.06%) JavaScript
6 70 (11.73%) C#
7 48 (8.04%) Perl
8 39 (6.53%) PHP
8 39 (6.53%) Shell Script
9 27 (4.52%) Ruby
10 23 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 23 (3.85%) VB
11 21 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.35%) VBA
13 13 (2.18%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.01%) Embedded C
15 11 (1.84%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.68%) VC++
16 10 (1.68%) R
17 9 (1.51%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 60 (10.05%) Degree
2 56 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.19%) DV Cleared
4 23 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.35%) CCNP
7 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.68%) MCITP
9 9 (1.51%) CCSE
10 8 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.34%) VCP4
10 8 (1.34%) PhD
10 8 (1.34%) VCP5
11 7 (1.17%) PMP
11 7 (1.17%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.01%) CISA
12 6 (1.01%) CISSP
13 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.67%) OCP
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.37%) QA
2 9 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.84%) SLA
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) FATCA
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
5 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.01%) Varnish
4 8 (1.34%) Xen
4 8 (1.34%) NFS
4 8 (1.34%) vSphere
5 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.17%) Docker
5 7 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.67%) Firmware
6 4 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.67%) KVM
7 3 (0.50%) RHEV
7 3 (0.50%) XenServer
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.34%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (3.85%) Puppet
2 13 (2.18%) yum
3 9 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.01%) SCOM
6 5 (0.84%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.84%) MOM
7 4 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.67%) Legato
7 4 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.67%) SCCM
8 3 (0.50%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.34%) Salt
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.34%) CORE IMPACT
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 96 (16.08%) Oracle
2 64 (10.72%) Microsoft
3 45 (7.54%) HP
4 38 (6.37%) Cisco
4 38 (6.37%) VMware
5 29 (4.86%) Red Hat
6 24 (4.02%) Sybase
7 19 (3.18%) IBM
7 19 (3.18%) NetApp
8 16 (2.68%) SAP
9 13 (2.18%) Citrix
10 12 (2.01%) EMC
11 11 (1.84%) F5
12 10 (1.68%) 3PAR
12 10 (1.68%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.51%) Cognos
13 9 (1.51%) Blue Coat
13 9 (1.51%) Infoblox
14 8 (1.34%) Google
15 7 (1.17%) Imperva
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Stott & May
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Unspecified Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
William-Arthur & Associates
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrow
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago