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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 133 137 119
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing C 384 393 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.59% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 3.60% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 267 235
Average daily rate
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£410 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.99% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 46
Average hourly rate £17.68 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £17.11 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.25 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
10061 10914 10501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 44.06% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7112 7735 7316
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 87 146
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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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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 -28 88 £450 +11.94% 56
Uxbridge +3 8 £320 -
Docklands, London +13 7 £318 -36.18%
Canary Wharf +19 3 £575 +4.54% 1
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 4
Dagenham - - - - 2
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 274 (35.22%) C++
2 201 (25.84%) Java
3 179 (23.01%) Linux
4 165 (21.21%) Finance
5 144 (18.51%) UNIX
6 129 (16.58%) Windows
7 123 (15.81%) SQL
8 121 (15.55%) Oracle
9 115 (14.78%) Banking
9 115 (14.78%) Degree
10 114 (14.65%) Python
11 103 (13.24%) OO
12 93 (11.95%) JavaScript
13 92 (11.83%) Microsoft
14 87 (11.18%) HTML
15 86 (11.05%) C#
16 82 (10.54%) Software Engineering
17 69 (8.87%) Perl
18 66 (8.48%) ITIL
19 65 (8.35%) .NET
19 65 (8.35%) HTTP
19 65 (8.35%) TCP/IP
20 64 (8.23%) Migration
20 64 (8.23%) TDD
21 62 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
21 62 (7.97%) Security Cleared
22 61 (7.84%) Computer Science
23 57 (7.33%) Web Services
24 56 (7.20%) SQL Server
25 52 (6.68%) CSS

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 40 (5.14%) WebSphere
2 30 (3.86%) Apache
3 23 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 22 (2.83%) WebLogic
5 14 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.67%) GlassFish
7 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.03%) IIS
7 8 (1.03%) ColdFusion
8 7 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.90%) Node.js
9 6 (0.77%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.77%) WebSphere Process Server
9 6 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.77%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.77%) SAS
10 5 (0.64%) CMS
11 4 (0.51%) Confluence
11 4 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 45 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.34%) MS Office
3 23 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.90%) MS Project
6 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.64%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.51%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.39%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.39%) HFM
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.26%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.26%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.13%) Summit
7 1 (0.13%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.13%) RMDS
7 1 (0.13%) Endur
7 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.13%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.77%) SaaS
2 6 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.39%) Heroku
4 2 (0.26%) PaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Force.com
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (8.35%) HTTP
1 65 (8.35%) TCP/IP
2 34 (4.37%) DNS
2 34 (4.37%) Firewall
3 32 (4.11%) Internet
4 26 (3.34%) SAN
5 19 (2.44%) VPN
6 18 (2.31%) DHCP
6 18 (2.31%) SSL
7 15 (1.93%) WAN
8 13 (1.67%) BGP
9 9 (1.16%) SMTP
9 9 (1.16%) VLAN
9 9 (1.16%) BIG-IP
10 7 (0.90%) IPsec
10 7 (0.90%) SSH
10 7 (0.90%) ATM
10 7 (0.90%) LAN
10 7 (0.90%) DVB
10 7 (0.90%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.24%) MySQL
2 33 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 18 (2.31%) Big Data
5 16 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.93%) MongoDB
6 15 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.54%) Apache Hive
9 10 (1.29%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.29%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.90%) SQLite
11 7 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.77%) DB2
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.64%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 43 (5.53%) Subversion
2 38 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.19%) JIRA
4 10 (1.29%) Maven
4 10 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (1.03%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.90%) ProC
8 6 (0.77%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.64%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.64%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.51%) GCC
10 4 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.51%) Xcode
10 4 (0.51%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.39%) JUnit
11 3 (0.39%) NetBeans
General
1 165 (21.21%) Finance
2 115 (14.78%) Banking
3 48 (6.17%) Investment Banking
4 29 (3.73%) Retail
5 26 (3.34%) Electronics
6 23 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.70%) Marketing
8 19 (2.44%) Front Office
9 18 (2.31%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.67%) Publishing
11 11 (1.41%) Games
12 9 (1.16%) Legal
12 9 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.03%) Advertising
13 8 (1.03%) Back Office
14 5 (0.64%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.51%) International Banking
16 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 301 (38.69%) Developer
2 65 (8.35%) Analyst
3 52 (6.68%) Software Engineer
4 49 (6.30%) Project Manager
5 44 (5.66%) C++ Developer
6 40 (5.14%) Consultant
7 33 (4.24%) Architect
8 31 (3.98%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.34%) Front-End Developer
10 24 (3.08%) Administrator
11 23 (2.96%) iOS Developer
12 22 (2.83%) Python Developer
13 19 (2.44%) Fidessa Developer
14 18 (2.31%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.19%) Junior
16 15 (1.93%) Business Analyst
16 15 (1.93%) Support Engineer
16 15 (1.93%) Junior Software Engineer
17 14 (1.80%) Software Developer
18 13 (1.67%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (11.18%) HTML
2 65 (8.35%) .NET
3 57 (7.33%) Web Services
4 52 (6.68%) CSS
4 52 (6.68%) HTML5
5 48 (6.17%) XML
6 46 (5.91%) jQuery
7 39 (5.01%) CSS3
8 32 (4.11%) JSON
9 29 (3.73%) Middleware
10 25 (3.21%) REST
11 23 (2.96%) Backbone.js
12 19 (2.44%) RESTful
12 19 (2.44%) SOAP
12 19 (2.44%) Spring
13 16 (2.06%) Hibernate
13 16 (2.06%) J2EE
14 15 (1.93%) SciPy
14 15 (1.93%) NumPy
15 14 (1.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.21%) Open Source
3 24 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 23 (2.96%) Equities
4 23 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.19%) Statistics
6 16 (2.06%) DTV
6 16 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.67%) Clustering
8 13 (1.67%) Replication
8 13 (1.67%) iPhone
9 12 (1.54%) STB
10 11 (1.41%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.41%) iPad
11 10 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.16%) Animation
12 9 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 179 (23.01%) Linux
2 144 (18.51%) UNIX
3 129 (16.58%) Windows
4 37 (4.76%) Android
5 33 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.67%) Solaris
9 12 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (1.03%) Debian
11 8 (1.03%) AIX
12 7 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.77%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.64%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.51%) HPUX
15 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (13.24%) OO
2 82 (10.54%) Software Engineering
3 66 (8.48%) ITIL
4 64 (8.23%) Migration
4 64 (8.23%) TDD
5 62 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (6.30%) Scrum
7 45 (5.78%) Project Management
7 45 (5.78%) Change Management
7 45 (5.78%) Analytics
8 43 (5.53%) Multithreading
9 37 (4.76%) Release Management
9 37 (4.76%) MVC
10 36 (4.63%) PRINCE2
11 35 (4.50%) Configuration Management
12 28 (3.60%) OOP
12 28 (3.60%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (3.47%) Low Latency
14 26 (3.34%) iOS Development
15 24 (3.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 274 (35.22%) C++
2 201 (25.84%) Java
3 123 (15.81%) SQL
4 114 (14.65%) Python
5 93 (11.95%) JavaScript
6 86 (11.05%) C#
7 69 (8.87%) Perl
8 47 (6.04%) PHP
9 43 (5.53%) Shell Script
10 42 (5.40%) Ruby
11 38 (4.88%) PowerShell
12 30 (3.86%) Objective-C
13 25 (3.21%) Embedded C
14 22 (2.83%) Scala
15 20 (2.57%) Tcl
15 20 (2.57%) Assembly Language
16 15 (1.93%) VBScript
16 15 (1.93%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.93%) R
17 13 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 115 (14.78%) Degree
2 62 (7.97%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.27%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.96%) PMI Certification
5 21 (2.70%) PMP
6 19 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.03%) BC Cleared
9 7 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.77%) MCP
10 6 (0.77%) CCNA
11 5 (0.64%) MCSE
11 5 (0.64%) PhD
12 4 (0.51%) ISEB
12 4 (0.51%) CISSP
12 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.51%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.57%) ISO 9001
2 17 (2.19%) QA
3 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.39%) SLA
4 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) JTAG
5 1 (0.13%) Basel III
5 1 (0.13%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 35 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.96%) Varnish
4 16 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (1.67%) XenServer
6 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.03%) XenApp
7 7 (0.90%) NFS
8 6 (0.77%) vSphere
8 6 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.51%) Xen
10 3 (0.39%) Nmap
11 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.13%) RACF
12 1 (0.13%) Squid
12 1 (0.13%) NDS
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (2.83%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.29%) Puppet
3 8 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.77%) HP SIM
5 6 (0.77%) SCCM
6 5 (0.64%) SCOM
6 5 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.51%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (0.39%) Nessus
8 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.39%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.39%) Nagios
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.26%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.26%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 121 (15.55%) Oracle
2 92 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.14%) VMware
4 37 (4.76%) HP
5 28 (3.60%) IBM
6 26 (3.34%) Sybase
7 23 (2.96%) Citrix
8 19 (2.44%) Fidessa
8 19 (2.44%) SAP
9 17 (2.19%) JBoss
10 15 (1.93%) Cisco
11 14 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.80%) Remedy
12 13 (1.67%) LANDesk
13 10 (1.29%) F5
13 10 (1.29%) Tableau
14 9 (1.16%) Zend
15 8 (1.03%) NetApp
15 8 (1.03%) BMC
15 8 (1.03%) Dell
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 - £550 p/day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
set2recruit
Rate: £50000 - £140000 Per Annum 4- 20% bonus. pension. company ca
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ruislip
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £150 per day Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £170.00 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Age Uk
Rate: £36,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago