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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 172 186 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -54
Contract jobs citing C 311 280 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.43% 1.22% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 2.89% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 204 265
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.25 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.93% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
9424 9687 9567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.47% 42.15% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 7092 6966
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £18.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £52.55 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +11 34 £425 -19.04% 29
Hayes - 5 £340 -
Docklands, London +5 3 £293 +6.36%
Uxbridge +5 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £525 - 2
Southall - 2 £340 -
Bromley -7 1 £425 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 233 (36.18%) C++
2 212 (32.92%) Linux
3 184 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (27.95%) Java
5 144 (22.36%) Finance
6 120 (18.63%) Unix
6 120 (18.63%) Windows
7 106 (16.46%) Python
8 95 (14.75%) SQL
9 92 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 92 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 90 (13.98%) TDD
11 81 (12.58%) C#
12 78 (12.11%) Oracle
13 76 (11.80%) Microsoft
13 76 (11.80%) Scrum
14 72 (11.18%) Banking
14 72 (11.18%) Perl
15 69 (10.71%) HTML
15 69 (10.71%) JIRA
16 68 (10.56%) .NET
17 65 (10.09%) XML
18 59 (9.16%) Red Hat
19 56 (8.70%) SQL Server
20 53 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
20 53 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 51 (7.92%) AIX
22 50 (7.76%) MS Excel
23 48 (7.45%) ITIL
24 47 (7.30%) Software Engineering

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 31 (4.81%) Confluence
2 18 (2.80%) Apache
2 18 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (1.55%) IIS
5 8 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.24%) CMS
5 8 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.09%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.09%) Mule
6 7 (1.09%) nginx
7 5 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.62%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.31%) FileNet
9 2 (0.31%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 50 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.66%) MS Office
3 10 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.62%) MS Project
8 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.31%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.09%) Sonata
3 5 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Global One
7 1 (0.16%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) RMDS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.48%) GitHub
3 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.55%) IaaS
5 8 (1.24%) PaaS
6 7 (1.09%) Office 365
7 6 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.78%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.78%) SaaS
9 4 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.47%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.31%) Boomi
11 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.19%) HTTP
2 22 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.26%) Internet
4 11 (1.71%) VPN
5 10 (1.55%) SAN
6 9 (1.40%) DNS
6 9 (1.40%) DVB
7 8 (1.24%) Kerberos
7 8 (1.24%) LDAP
7 8 (1.24%) VoIP
7 8 (1.24%) Wireless
8 7 (1.09%) DHCP
8 7 (1.09%) Firewall
9 6 (0.93%) AMQP
9 6 (0.93%) DMZ
9 6 (0.93%) Telepresence
10 5 (0.78%) SSL
11 4 (0.62%) H.323
11 4 (0.62%) IPsec
11 4 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.64%) DB2
5 15 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 15 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.17%) Big Data
6 14 (2.17%) MySQL
7 12 (1.86%) GIS
8 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.24%) QlikView
10 7 (1.09%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.93%) KDB
11 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 69 (10.71%) JIRA
2 45 (6.99%) Git (software)
3 44 (6.83%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (3.57%) Subversion
6 14 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.02%) Ant
8 11 (1.71%) Gradle
8 11 (1.71%) Maven
8 11 (1.71%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.55%) Android Studio
9 10 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.09%) Selenium
11 6 (0.93%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.78%) JMeter
12 5 (0.78%) JUnit
12 5 (0.78%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.62%) SonarQube
General
1 144 (22.36%) Finance
2 72 (11.18%) Banking
3 26 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.11%) Retail
5 14 (2.17%) Marketing
6 13 (2.02%) Legal
6 13 (2.02%) Publishing
7 12 (1.86%) Front Office
8 9 (1.40%) Games
8 9 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.40%) Law
9 5 (0.78%) Back Office
9 5 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.47%) International Banking
11 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) Military
12 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 182 (28.26%) Developer
2 67 (10.40%) Consultant
3 48 (7.45%) Analyst
4 43 (6.68%) C++ Developer
5 38 (5.90%) Architect
6 29 (4.50%) Project Manager
7 27 (4.19%) Software Engineer
8 26 (4.04%) C Developer
9 25 (3.88%) Solaris Consultant
10 22 (3.42%) Java Developer
10 22 (3.42%) Linux Consultant
11 21 (3.26%) Business Analyst
12 18 (2.80%) Agile Developer
12 18 (2.80%) C/C++ Developer
12 18 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (2.80%) Unix Consultant
13 17 (2.64%) Administrator
13 17 (2.64%) iOS Developer
13 17 (2.64%) Software Developer
14 16 (2.48%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.71%) HTML
2 68 (10.56%) .NET
3 65 (10.09%) XML
4 44 (6.83%) JSON
5 38 (5.90%) CSS
6 36 (5.59%) Web Services
7 31 (4.81%) AngularJS
8 30 (4.66%) jQuery
9 28 (4.35%) HTML5
10 27 (4.19%) J2EE
11 25 (3.88%) Middleware
12 20 (3.11%) Spring
13 18 (2.80%) REST
13 18 (2.80%) RESTful
13 18 (2.80%) SOAP
14 17 (2.64%) JSP
15 15 (2.33%) ASP.NET
16 13 (2.02%) Ajax
17 12 (1.86%) Node.js
18 11 (1.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.43%) User Experience
3 33 (5.12%) Embedded Systems
3 33 (5.12%) Mathematics
4 24 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.26%) STB
6 20 (3.11%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 15 (2.33%) Device Driver
8 15 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.17%) Replication
9 14 (2.17%) Smartphone
9 14 (2.17%) Virtual Team
10 13 (2.02%) NHS
11 12 (1.86%) Clustering
11 12 (1.86%) Interactive TV
12 11 (1.71%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.71%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 212 (32.92%) Linux
2 120 (18.63%) Unix
2 120 (18.63%) Windows
3 53 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (7.92%) AIX
5 44 (6.83%) Solaris
6 43 (6.68%) Android
7 30 (4.66%) Apple iOS
8 28 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 21 (3.26%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.09%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.93%) webOS
11 6 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.93%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
11 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.62%) CentOS
13 4 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (13.98%) TDD
3 76 (11.80%) Scrum
4 53 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (7.45%) ITIL
6 47 (7.30%) Software Engineering
7 41 (6.37%) SDLC
8 40 (6.21%) Project Management
8 40 (6.21%) Unit Testing
9 35 (5.43%) E-Commerce
10 34 (5.28%) Multithreading
11 31 (4.81%) OO
12 27 (4.19%) Open Source
13 26 (4.04%) Test Strategy
14 25 (3.88%) Functional Testing
15 24 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (3.73%) Validation
16 23 (3.57%) Change Management
16 23 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 233 (36.18%) C++
2 180 (27.95%) Java
3 106 (16.46%) Python
4 95 (14.75%) SQL
5 92 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 81 (12.58%) C#
7 72 (11.18%) Perl
8 32 (4.97%) Shell Script
9 30 (4.66%) Ruby
10 24 (3.73%) PHP
11 22 (3.42%) Objective-C
12 19 (2.95%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.48%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.33%) VB
15 14 (2.17%) Embedded C
16 13 (2.02%) Tcl
17 12 (1.86%) Groovy
17 12 (1.86%) VBA
17 12 (1.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 45 (6.99%) Degree
3 43 (6.68%) DV Cleared
4 40 (6.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.09%) CISSP
5 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.78%) CISM
8 3 (0.47%) CEH
8 3 (0.47%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.47%) GIAC
8 3 (0.47%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.47%) IISP
8 3 (0.47%) MCITP
8 3 (0.47%) NVQ Level 3
8 3 (0.47%) OCP
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.95%) QA
2 9 (1.40%) SLA
3 8 (1.24%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.47%) GPG13
6 3 (0.47%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.47%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.31%) GxP
7 2 (0.31%) HL7
7 2 (0.31%) MiFID
7 2 (0.31%) SEPA
8 1 (0.16%) Basel II
8 1 (0.16%) Basel III
8 1 (0.16%) RMADS
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) SDET
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.02%) Docker
3 11 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.55%) KVM
5 8 (1.24%) RHEV
6 6 (0.93%) LXC
7 4 (0.62%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.62%) HDFS
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.47%) NFS
9 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.16%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.16%) vCloud
10 1 (0.16%) XenApp
10 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (3.26%) Puppet
2 19 (2.95%) Control-M
3 11 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (0.93%) BladeLogic
4 6 (0.93%) SCCM
5 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.78%) Nagios
5 5 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.47%) Ansible
7 3 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.47%) Oozie
7 3 (0.47%) SCOM
8 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.31%) Cacti
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.31%) OpenNebula
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 78 (12.11%) Oracle
2 76 (11.80%) Microsoft
3 59 (9.16%) Red Hat
4 29 (4.50%) IBM
5 28 (4.35%) Veritas
6 25 (3.88%) HP
7 21 (3.26%) Google
8 17 (2.64%) Sybase
8 17 (2.64%) VMware
9 14 (2.17%) Remedy
10 13 (2.02%) Cisco
11 12 (1.86%) Adobe
11 12 (1.86%) OpenTV
12 11 (1.71%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.71%) SAP
13 10 (1.55%) Splunk
14 8 (1.24%) BMC
15 7 (1.09%) FNZ
15 7 (1.09%) Sun
16 5 (0.78%) Ericsson
London
Computer People
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £110 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £100 - 250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London, Angel
Ticketmaster
Rate: £0 - £12,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago