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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
England / London
Rank 140 165 168
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing C 332 315 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.47% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 3.49% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 218 197
Median daily rate £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.98 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.82% -51.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%

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
8689 9029 9071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.49% 42.10% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6496 6699 6697
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £18.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +14 32 £520 -5.45% 21
Croydon +6 7 £550 +18.91% 1
Osterley +1 2 £450 -5.26%
Canary Wharf -2 2 £561 -18.06%
Bromley - 2 £550 -
Uxbridge +6 1 £300 -
Westminster +3 1 £550 +57.14%
Brentford - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £450 - 1
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 261 (35.32%) Java
2 213 (28.82%) Python
3 210 (28.42%) C++
4 193 (26.12%) Linux
5 166 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (19.76%) Finance
7 139 (18.81%) Windows
7 139 (18.81%) Security Cleared
8 110 (14.88%) SQL
9 106 (14.34%) DevOps
10 92 (12.45%) TDD
11 90 (12.18%) Microsoft
12 87 (11.77%) HTTP
13 83 (11.23%) Software Engineering
14 82 (11.10%) Degree
15 78 (10.55%) JSON
15 78 (10.55%) C#
16 76 (10.28%) JavaScript
17 73 (9.88%) HTML
17 73 (9.88%) SC Cleared
18 72 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
19 70 (9.47%) Banking
20 66 (8.93%) Jenkins
21 65 (8.80%) Scrum
21 65 (8.80%) DV Cleared
22 64 (8.66%) Unix
23 63 (8.53%) Computer Science
24 62 (8.39%) SQL Server
24 62 (8.39%) SDLC
25 61 (8.25%) Web Services

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 32 (4.33%) Apache
2 25 (3.38%) nginx
3 19 (2.57%) Confluence
3 19 (2.57%) Skype for Business
4 18 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 17 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 16 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.89%) Apache Spark
7 14 (1.89%) CMS
8 10 (1.35%) IIS
9 7 (0.95%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.54%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.54%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 4 (0.54%) SAS
12 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.41%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 57 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (2.17%) MS Office
4 8 (1.08%) MS Project
4 8 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.68%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.27%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.27%) Simulink
7 2 (0.27%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (3.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.62%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.68%) Sonata
5 4 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.27%) Endur
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.27%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.27%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) assyst
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.52%) Office 365
4 10 (1.35%) GitHub
5 9 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.08%) SaaS
7 7 (0.95%) IaaS
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.68%) PaaS
10 4 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.54%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.14%) Heroku
13 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 87 (11.77%) HTTP
2 46 (6.22%) Internet
3 41 (5.55%) TCP/IP
4 35 (4.74%) DNS
5 33 (4.47%) MQTT
5 33 (4.47%) RTSP
6 30 (4.06%) SSL
7 27 (3.65%) VPN
8 25 (3.38%) DHCP
9 23 (3.11%) LDAP
10 19 (2.57%) Firewall
11 11 (1.49%) Skype
11 11 (1.49%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.35%) BGP
12 10 (1.35%) WebEx
13 8 (1.08%) Wireless
14 7 (0.95%) DVB
14 7 (0.95%) SAN
14 7 (0.95%) Telepresence
14 7 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.92%) Big Data
3 25 (3.38%) Hadoop
4 24 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.62%) MySQL
8 11 (1.49%) KDB
8 11 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.08%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (0.95%) HBase
10 7 (0.95%) Tick Data
11 6 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
11 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 53 (7.17%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.06%) JIRA
4 25 (3.38%) Subversion
5 16 (2.17%) Android Studio
6 13 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (1.62%) Gradle
7 12 (1.62%) Maven
8 11 (1.49%) Xcode
9 10 (1.35%) Mercurial
10 8 (1.08%) CocoaPods
10 8 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.95%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.81%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.81%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.81%) Hudson
12 6 (0.81%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.68%) JUnit
13 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.54%) CruiseControl
General
1 146 (19.76%) Finance
2 70 (9.47%) Banking
3 41 (5.55%) Front Office
4 25 (3.38%) Law
5 24 (3.25%) Retail
6 22 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.17%) Marketing
8 13 (1.76%) Military
9 11 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.35%) Games
11 9 (1.22%) Legal
11 9 (1.22%) Publishing
12 6 (0.81%) Electronics
12 6 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.68%) Back Office
13 5 (0.68%) Billing
14 4 (0.54%) Advertising
14 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 234 (31.66%) Developer
2 78 (10.55%) Java Developer
3 69 (9.34%) Architect
4 68 (9.20%) Analyst
5 64 (8.66%) Consultant
6 53 (7.17%) Senior Developer
7 47 (6.36%) Business Analyst
8 45 (6.09%) C++ Developer
9 38 (5.14%) Software Engineer
10 28 (3.79%) C Developer
10 28 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.25%) AWS DevOps
12 24 (3.25%) Technical Architect
13 23 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
13 23 (3.11%) Python Developer
14 21 (2.84%) C/C++ Developer
15 20 (2.71%) Project Manager
16 19 (2.57%) Agile Developer
17 17 (2.30%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (10.55%) JSON
2 73 (9.88%) HTML
3 61 (8.25%) Web Services
4 44 (5.95%) XML
5 42 (5.68%) .NET
6 38 (5.14%) CSS
6 38 (5.14%) Kafka
6 38 (5.14%) REST
7 36 (4.87%) Protocol Buffers
8 24 (3.25%) JNI
9 22 (2.98%) J2EE
9 22 (2.98%) XSLT
10 19 (2.57%) HTML5
10 19 (2.57%) RESTful
11 17 (2.30%) Android SDK
11 17 (2.30%) AngularJS
11 17 (2.30%) Middleware
12 16 (2.17%) RSS
13 14 (1.89%) SOAP
13 14 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.53%) Computer Science
2 43 (5.82%) Fixed Income
3 42 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (5.41%) Video on Demand
5 37 (5.01%) PKI
6 34 (4.60%) Public Cloud
7 32 (4.33%) Equities
8 30 (4.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 27 (3.65%) Client/Server
10 25 (3.38%) Algorithms
11 24 (3.25%) Derivative
12 22 (2.98%) Data Centre
12 22 (2.98%) Mobile App
13 20 (2.71%) Management Information System
14 16 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
14 16 (2.17%) Web 2.0
15 15 (2.03%) Streaming Video
16 11 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
16 11 (1.49%) User Experience
17 10 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 193 (26.12%) Linux
2 139 (18.81%) Windows
3 64 (8.66%) Unix
4 41 (5.55%) Windows Server
5 31 (4.19%) Android
6 25 (3.38%) CentOS
7 23 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (2.98%) Windows 10
9 19 (2.57%) Apple iOS
10 17 (2.30%) Ubuntu
11 13 (1.76%) Solaris
12 10 (1.35%) MVS
13 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.81%) AIX
15 5 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.68%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.41%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (14.34%) DevOps
3 92 (12.45%) TDD
4 83 (11.23%) Software Engineering
5 65 (8.80%) Scrum
6 62 (8.39%) SDLC
7 59 (7.98%) BDD
8 54 (7.31%) Project Management
9 51 (6.90%) High Availability
10 49 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (6.36%) OO
12 45 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (5.68%) ITIL
13 42 (5.68%) Open Source
13 42 (5.68%) Pair Programming
14 40 (5.41%) Migration
15 35 (4.74%) Microservices
16 33 (4.47%) Multithreading
17 32 (4.33%) OOP
18 31 (4.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (35.32%) Java
2 213 (28.82%) Python
3 210 (28.42%) C++
4 110 (14.88%) SQL
5 78 (10.55%) C#
6 76 (10.28%) JavaScript
7 60 (8.12%) Perl
8 42 (5.68%) Bash Shell
9 40 (5.41%) PHP
10 32 (4.33%) Ruby
11 26 (3.52%) Go
11 26 (3.52%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.57%) VB
13 17 (2.30%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 16 (2.17%) SPARQL
15 15 (2.03%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.62%) Embedded C
17 11 (1.49%) COBOL
17 11 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 82 (11.10%) Degree
3 73 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 65 (8.80%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.62%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.81%) ISEB
6 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.54%) CBAP
8 4 (0.54%) CCNA
8 4 (0.54%) CCNP
8 4 (0.54%) NVQ Level 3
8 4 (0.54%) PhD
8 4 (0.54%) PMP
9 3 (0.41%) MCP
9 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.79%) QA
2 9 (1.22%) PMO
3 7 (0.95%) JSP 440
4 5 (0.68%) MiFID
5 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.54%) SEPA
6 3 (0.41%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 2 (0.27%) MISRA
7 2 (0.27%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.27%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) GDPR
8 1 (0.14%) IFRS
8 1 (0.14%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.14%) ISO20022
System Software
1 59 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.36%) Docker
3 25 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.08%) XenApp
5 6 (0.81%) vCloud
6 5 (0.68%) Firmware
6 5 (0.68%) RHEV
7 4 (0.54%) NFS
7 4 (0.54%) Squid
8 3 (0.41%) HDFS
8 3 (0.41%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.27%) KVM
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.27%) vSphere
9 2 (0.27%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (5.82%) Puppet
2 35 (4.74%) Ansible
3 26 (3.52%) SCCM
4 22 (2.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (2.98%) SCOM
5 21 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.57%) Kubernetes
7 16 (2.17%) Rancher
8 12 (1.62%) Graphite
9 7 (0.95%) Terraform
10 6 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.81%) SELinux
10 6 (0.81%) yum
11 4 (0.54%) Control-M
11 4 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.41%) Mesos
12 3 (0.41%) Nagios
13 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 90 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.22%) Red Hat
3 41 (5.55%) Oracle
4 30 (4.06%) VMware
5 25 (3.38%) IBM
6 22 (2.98%) Cisco
7 16 (2.17%) ION Trading
7 16 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.76%) Citrix
9 12 (1.62%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.49%) Sybase
11 10 (1.35%) HP
11 10 (1.35%) SAP
11 10 (1.35%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.08%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.08%) Google
13 7 (0.95%) JD Edwards
13 7 (0.95%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.81%) Informatica
14 6 (0.81%) New Relic
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