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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 133 149 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing C 391 384 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.60% 1.53% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 3.51% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 257 224
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 50
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 £15.25 £17.27 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £57.50 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
10172 10931 10384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 43.49% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7298 7805 7252
Average daily rate £425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
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 91 136
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £59.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -34 85 £438 +7.42% 74
Docklands, London +22 10 £135 -71.87%
Uxbridge -6 6 £320 -
Canary Wharf +23 3 £575 +47.43%
Croydon - 3 £520 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £175 -59.77%
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 284 (35.68%) C++
2 209 (26.26%) Java
3 187 (23.49%) Linux
4 172 (21.61%) Finance
5 141 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (17.34%) UNIX
7 133 (16.71%) Windows
7 133 (16.71%) Oracle
8 125 (15.70%) SQL
8 125 (15.70%) Banking
8 125 (15.70%) Degree
9 117 (14.70%) Python
10 104 (13.07%) OO
10 104 (13.07%) Microsoft
11 95 (11.93%) JavaScript
11 95 (11.93%) C#
12 89 (11.18%) Software Engineering
13 86 (10.80%) HTML
14 79 (9.92%) ITIL
15 74 (9.30%) .NET
15 74 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
16 72 (9.05%) TDD
17 68 (8.54%) Perl
17 68 (8.54%) HTTP
18 67 (8.42%) TCP/IP
19 65 (8.17%) Security Cleared
20 62 (7.79%) Computer Science
21 60 (7.54%) Migration
22 56 (7.04%) SQL Server
23 55 (6.91%) Web Services

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (5.78%) WebSphere
2 36 (4.52%) Apache
3 29 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.01%) GlassFish
6 14 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.38%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.13%) IBM Notes
8 9 (1.13%) Confluence
8 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.01%) ColdFusion
9 8 (1.01%) IIS
10 7 (0.88%) CMS
10 7 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.75%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.63%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.63%) SAS
12 5 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 47 (5.90%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.76%) MS Office
3 16 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.63%) MS Project
5 5 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.38%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.38%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (0.38%) HFM
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.25%) Bond Adapt
5 2 (0.25%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.25%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.13%) Summit
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (1.01%) SaaS
2 7 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.25%) Force.com
4 2 (0.25%) Heroku
4 2 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.54%) HTTP
2 67 (8.42%) TCP/IP
3 38 (4.77%) DNS
4 37 (4.65%) Firewall
5 32 (4.02%) Internet
6 28 (3.52%) SAN
7 27 (3.39%) SSL
8 22 (2.76%) VPN
9 20 (2.51%) DHCP
10 14 (1.76%) WAN
11 11 (1.38%) VLAN
12 10 (1.26%) BIG-IP
13 9 (1.13%) SMTP
13 9 (1.13%) BGP
14 8 (1.01%) SSH
15 7 (0.88%) Multicast
15 7 (0.88%) SPDY
15 7 (0.88%) IPsec
15 7 (0.88%) ATM
15 7 (0.88%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.28%) MySQL
3 40 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.89%) Hadoop
5 20 (2.51%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.26%) Big Data
7 16 (2.01%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.01%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.63%) Apache Hive
10 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.88%) SQLite
12 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.75%) DB2
14 5 (0.63%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 46 (5.78%) Subversion
2 39 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.76%) JIRA
4 16 (2.01%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.88%) Maven
6 8 (1.01%) Hudson
6 8 (1.01%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.75%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.63%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.63%) CruiseControl
8 5 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.50%) GCC
9 4 (0.50%) Selenium
9 4 (0.50%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.50%) JUnit
9 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 172 (21.61%) Finance
2 125 (15.70%) Banking
3 53 (6.66%) Investment Banking
4 25 (3.14%) Electronics
5 23 (2.89%) Retail
6 22 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.64%) Financial Institution
8 18 (2.26%) Marketing
8 18 (2.26%) Front Office
9 16 (2.01%) Legal
10 13 (1.63%) Publishing
11 10 (1.26%) Games
11 10 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.13%) Advertising
13 5 (0.63%) Back Office
13 5 (0.63%) Law
13 5 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.50%) International Banking
15 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 292 (36.68%) Developer
2 76 (9.55%) Analyst
3 57 (7.16%) Software Engineer
4 50 (6.28%) Project Manager
5 48 (6.03%) C++ Developer
6 36 (4.52%) Consultant
7 31 (3.89%) Java Developer
8 29 (3.64%) Administrator
8 29 (3.64%) Architect
9 23 (2.89%) Business Analyst
10 22 (2.76%) Front-End Developer
10 22 (2.76%) iOS Developer
11 21 (2.64%) Python Developer
12 20 (2.51%) Senior Developer
13 19 (2.39%) Fidessa Developer
14 18 (2.26%) Junior
14 18 (2.26%) Support Engineer
15 15 (1.88%) Junior Software Engineer
15 15 (1.88%) Android Developer
16 14 (1.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (10.80%) HTML
2 74 (9.30%) .NET
3 55 (6.91%) Web Services
4 52 (6.53%) HTML5
5 51 (6.41%) CSS
6 49 (6.16%) XML
7 44 (5.53%) jQuery
8 36 (4.52%) JSON
8 36 (4.52%) CSS3
9 30 (3.77%) REST
10 27 (3.39%) Middleware
11 24 (3.02%) Backbone.js
12 22 (2.76%) SOAP
13 18 (2.26%) Spring
14 17 (2.14%) ASP.NET
14 17 (2.14%) RESTful
15 15 (1.88%) Hibernate
16 14 (1.76%) .NET Framework
16 14 (1.76%) JMS
17 13 (1.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 27 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.76%) Open Source
5 22 (2.76%) Equities
5 22 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (2.64%) User Experience
7 20 (2.51%) Clustering
8 16 (2.01%) Blackberry
8 16 (2.01%) DTV
8 16 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.88%) Replication
10 14 (1.76%) Statistics
10 14 (1.76%) STB
11 12 (1.51%) iPhone
11 12 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.38%) CMDB
13 10 (1.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 187 (23.49%) Linux
2 138 (17.34%) UNIX
3 133 (16.71%) Windows
4 36 (4.52%) Android
5 35 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.88%) Solaris
10 11 (1.38%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.26%) AIX
12 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.13%) Debian
12 9 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (1.13%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.75%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.50%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (13.07%) OO
3 89 (11.18%) Software Engineering
4 79 (9.92%) ITIL
5 72 (9.05%) TDD
6 60 (7.54%) Migration
7 50 (6.28%) Project Management
8 49 (6.16%) Scrum
9 47 (5.90%) Change Management
10 44 (5.53%) Multithreading
11 41 (5.15%) Analytics
12 39 (4.90%) Release Management
13 38 (4.77%) Configuration Management
14 35 (4.40%) PRINCE2
15 32 (4.02%) MVC
16 30 (3.77%) Service Management
17 29 (3.64%) OOP
18 27 (3.39%) Low Latency
19 26 (3.27%) Responsive Web Design
20 25 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 284 (35.68%) C++
2 209 (26.26%) Java
3 125 (15.70%) SQL
4 117 (14.70%) Python
5 95 (11.93%) JavaScript
5 95 (11.93%) C#
6 68 (8.54%) Perl
7 54 (6.78%) PHP
8 44 (5.53%) Shell Script
9 43 (5.40%) Ruby
10 42 (5.28%) PowerShell
11 27 (3.39%) Objective-C
12 22 (2.76%) Embedded C
13 21 (2.64%) Scala
14 20 (2.51%) Tcl
15 17 (2.14%) VBScript
15 17 (2.14%) Assembly Language
16 16 (2.01%) VB
17 12 (1.51%) R
17 12 (1.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (15.70%) Degree
2 65 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 40 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.26%) PMI Certification
5 17 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (2.01%) PMP
7 13 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.13%) MCP
8 9 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.01%) BC Cleared
9 8 (1.01%) CCNA
9 8 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.88%) MCSE
10 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.63%) ISEB
11 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.50%) MCITP
12 4 (0.50%) JNCIP
12 4 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.89%) ISO 9001
2 20 (2.51%) QA
3 7 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.63%) SLA
5 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.25%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) Basel II
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) Basel III
8 1 (0.13%) JTAG
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.89%) Varnish
4 19 (2.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (2.01%) XenServer
6 10 (1.26%) NFS
7 9 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.13%) XenApp
8 8 (1.01%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.75%) vSphere
10 5 (0.63%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.50%) Xen
12 3 (0.38%) Nmap
13 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.25%) KVM
14 1 (0.13%) RHEV
14 1 (0.13%) HDFS
14 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (3.02%) Tivoli
2 15 (1.88%) Puppet
3 12 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.13%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.88%) SCCM
5 7 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.75%) HP SIM
7 5 (0.63%) Nagios
7 5 (0.63%) SCOM
7 5 (0.63%) YUM
8 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
9 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (0.38%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (0.38%) Nessus
10 2 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 133 (16.71%) Oracle
2 104 (13.07%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.65%) VMware
4 41 (5.15%) HP
5 38 (4.77%) IBM
6 28 (3.52%) SAP
6 28 (3.52%) Citrix
7 25 (3.14%) Sybase
8 21 (2.64%) Red Hat
8 21 (2.64%) JBoss
9 19 (2.39%) Fidessa
10 17 (2.14%) Remedy
10 17 (2.14%) LANDesk
11 15 (1.88%) Cisco
12 12 (1.51%) BMC
13 11 (1.38%) F5
14 10 (1.26%) Zend
15 9 (1.13%) Perforce
15 9 (1.13%) NetApp
15 9 (1.13%) Lotus
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £625 - 650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago