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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 175 188 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -56
Contract jobs citing C 309 293 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.24% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 2.93% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 217 263
Median daily rate £466 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +18.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
9744 9992 9829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.95% 42.39% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7330 7319 7045
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 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 91 67
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £16.47 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +29 40 £450 -14.28% 27
Hayes - 5 £340 - 1
Uxbridge +5 4 £305 +7.96% 1
Docklands, London +5 3 £293 +6.36%
Croydon - 2 £525 - 2
Feltham -3 1 £440 +11.11%
Bromley -4 1 £450 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 217 (35.11%) C++
2 205 (33.17%) Linux
3 194 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (31.23%) Java
5 133 (21.52%) Finance
6 124 (20.06%) Windows
7 119 (19.26%) Unix
8 101 (16.34%) Python
9 98 (15.86%) SQL
10 92 (14.89%) TDD
11 90 (14.56%) Security Cleared
12 89 (14.40%) JavaScript
13 84 (13.59%) C#
13 84 (13.59%) Scrum
14 80 (12.94%) Oracle
15 78 (12.62%) Banking
16 74 (11.97%) Perl
17 71 (11.49%) HTML
18 70 (11.33%) XML
18 70 (11.33%) JIRA
19 69 (11.17%) .NET
20 68 (11.00%) Microsoft
21 60 (9.71%) Red Hat
22 57 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (8.74%) Software Engineering
23 54 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 53 (8.58%) SQL Server
24 53 (8.58%) MS Excel
25 51 (8.25%) Jenkins
26 50 (8.09%) AIX

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 (5.02%) Confluence
2 23 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.24%) Apache
4 14 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (1.78%) IIS
7 10 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.46%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.46%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.46%) CMS
8 9 (1.46%) Mule
8 9 (1.46%) nginx
9 6 (0.97%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.65%) SAS
12 3 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.02%) MS Office
3 14 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.65%) MS Project
6 4 (0.65%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.13%) Sonata
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) RMDS
6 1 (0.16%) Global One
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) Primavera
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.07%) GitHub
2 18 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.78%) IaaS
5 9 (1.46%) PaaS
6 8 (1.29%) Office 365
7 4 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.65%) SaaS
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.32%) Boomi
9 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.32%) Google Play
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.02%) HTTP
2 19 (3.07%) Internet
3 15 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.94%) VPN
5 11 (1.78%) DNS
6 10 (1.62%) SAN
6 10 (1.62%) Wireless
7 9 (1.46%) DHCP
7 9 (1.46%) Kerberos
7 9 (1.46%) VoIP
8 8 (1.29%) DVB
8 8 (1.29%) LDAP
9 6 (0.97%) AMQP
9 6 (0.97%) DMZ
9 6 (0.97%) Telepresence
10 5 (0.81%) Firewall
10 5 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.65%) H.323
11 4 (0.65%) IPsec
11 4 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.07%) Hadoop
5 18 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.75%) DB2
7 16 (2.59%) Big Data
7 16 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.43%) MySQL
9 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.29%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.29%) QlikView
11 7 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.13%) GIS
11 7 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.97%) KDB
12 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 70 (11.33%) JIRA
2 51 (8.25%) Jenkins
3 49 (7.93%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (4.21%) Subversion
6 14 (2.27%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.10%) Ant
7 13 (2.10%) Maven
8 11 (1.78%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.78%) Gradle
8 11 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.62%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.29%) JUnit
11 7 (1.13%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.13%) Selenium
12 5 (0.81%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.81%) JMeter
12 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.65%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.65%) PowerBuilder
General
1 133 (21.52%) Finance
2 78 (12.62%) Banking
3 21 (3.40%) Retail
3 21 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.27%) Publishing
5 13 (2.10%) Legal
6 12 (1.94%) Games
6 12 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.62%) Law
7 10 (1.62%) Marketing
8 9 (1.46%) Front Office
9 6 (0.97%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.49%) French Language
12 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 172 (27.83%) Developer
2 65 (10.52%) Consultant
3 46 (7.44%) Analyst
4 41 (6.63%) Architect
5 38 (6.15%) C++ Developer
6 33 (5.34%) Project Manager
7 30 (4.85%) Software Engineer
8 27 (4.37%) Java Developer
9 25 (4.05%) Solaris Consultant
10 23 (3.72%) Linux Consultant
11 21 (3.40%) C Developer
12 19 (3.07%) Unix Consultant
13 18 (2.91%) Business Analyst
14 17 (2.75%) Administrator
14 17 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (2.75%) Software Developer
15 16 (2.59%) Development Manager
15 16 (2.59%) Support Engineer
16 15 (2.43%) iOS Developer
16 15 (2.43%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.49%) HTML
2 70 (11.33%) XML
3 69 (11.17%) .NET
4 45 (7.28%) Web Services
5 40 (6.47%) JSON
6 33 (5.34%) CSS
7 32 (5.18%) J2EE
8 31 (5.02%) AngularJS
9 29 (4.69%) HTML5
10 26 (4.21%) Middleware
10 26 (4.21%) Spring
11 25 (4.05%) jQuery
12 23 (3.72%) REST
13 22 (3.56%) SOAP
14 21 (3.40%) RESTful
15 18 (2.91%) JSP
16 14 (2.27%) ASP.NET
17 13 (2.10%) Node.js
18 12 (1.94%) Java EE
19 10 (1.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.66%) User Experience
2 32 (5.18%) Mathematics
3 30 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
5 23 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.43%) Device Driver
8 15 (2.43%) STB
9 14 (2.27%) NHS
9 14 (2.27%) Replication
10 13 (2.10%) Clustering
10 13 (2.10%) Smartphone
10 13 (2.10%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.78%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 11 (1.78%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 205 (33.17%) Linux
2 124 (20.06%) Windows
3 119 (19.26%) Unix
4 54 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (8.09%) AIX
6 49 (7.93%) Android
7 47 (7.61%) Solaris
8 32 (5.18%) Apple iOS
9 28 (4.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 20 (3.24%) Windows Server
11 7 (1.13%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.97%) webOS
12 6 (0.97%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.97%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.97%) Windows Phone 7
13 4 (0.65%) CentOS
13 4 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (14.89%) TDD
3 84 (13.59%) Scrum
4 57 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (8.74%) Software Engineering
6 48 (7.77%) ITIL
7 42 (6.80%) SDLC
8 41 (6.63%) Project Management
9 35 (5.66%) E-Commerce
9 35 (5.66%) Unit Testing
10 32 (5.18%) Multithreading
11 31 (5.02%) OO
11 31 (5.02%) Open Source
12 28 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (4.37%) Change Management
13 27 (4.37%) Test Strategy
14 26 (4.21%) High Availability
15 25 (4.05%) Coaching
16 23 (3.72%) Android Development
16 23 (3.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 217 (35.11%) C++
2 193 (31.23%) Java
3 101 (16.34%) Python
4 98 (15.86%) SQL
5 89 (14.40%) JavaScript
6 84 (13.59%) C#
7 74 (11.97%) Perl
8 35 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 29 (4.69%) Ruby
10 24 (3.88%) Objective-C
11 23 (3.72%) PHP
12 20 (3.24%) Bash Shell
13 19 (3.07%) PowerShell
14 17 (2.75%) VB
15 14 (2.27%) Groovy
16 12 (1.94%) Embedded C
16 12 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.94%) Tcl
17 11 (1.78%) Scala
17 11 (1.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 50 (8.09%) Degree
3 47 (7.61%) DV Cleared
4 36 (5.83%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.29%) CISSP
6 7 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.97%) CISM
7 6 (0.97%) PMP
8 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.65%) ISEB
9 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.49%) CISA
10 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.49%) GIAC
10 3 (0.49%) IBM Certification
10 3 (0.49%) MCITP
10 3 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (0.49%) OCP
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.56%) QA
2 11 (1.78%) SLA
3 8 (1.29%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.49%) GPG13
6 3 (0.49%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.49%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.49%) SEPA
7 2 (0.32%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.32%) GxP
7 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 2 (0.32%) MISRA
7 2 (0.32%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.16%) Basel II
8 1 (0.16%) Basel III
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.78%) Docker
4 8 (1.29%) KVM
4 8 (1.29%) RHEV
5 5 (0.81%) HDFS
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.65%) LXC
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.49%) NFS
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) Ceph
9 1 (0.16%) iptables
9 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (3.40%) Puppet
2 18 (2.91%) Control-M
3 11 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (1.13%) BladeLogic
5 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.97%) SCCM
6 5 (0.81%) Nagios
7 4 (0.65%) SCOM
7 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.49%) Ansible
8 3 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.49%) Oozie
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.32%) Cacti
9 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.32%) OpenNebula
9 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.32%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 80 (12.94%) Oracle
2 68 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 60 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 31 (5.02%) IBM
5 28 (4.53%) Veritas
6 22 (3.56%) HP
7 21 (3.40%) Google
8 19 (3.07%) VMware
9 17 (2.75%) Sybase
10 16 (2.59%) Remedy
11 15 (2.43%) Cisco
12 14 (2.27%) Adobe
13 12 (1.94%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.78%) SAP
15 10 (1.62%) Splunk
16 9 (1.46%) OpenTV
17 7 (1.13%) BMC
17 7 (1.13%) FNZ
18 5 (0.81%) Citrix
18 5 (0.81%) Ericsson
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