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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 162 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing C 349 399 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.57% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 3.70% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 265 220
Average daily rate
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£400 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £581 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £46.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.73% -9.45%
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
10387 10785 10129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.11% 42.55% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7661 7769 7176
Average daily rate £428 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 60 80 124
Average hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -45 74 £438 +8.83% 60
Docklands, London +21 8 £135 -71.87%
Uxbridge -8 5 £320 -2.66%
Croydon -5 4 £520 +15.55%
Beckenham - 1 £325 - 1
Greenford - 1 £320 - 4
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 3
Isleworth - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Clapham - - - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 242 (32.88%) C++
2 177 (24.05%) Java
3 168 (22.83%) Finance
4 157 (21.33%) Linux
5 136 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (16.98%) Banking
7 118 (16.03%) Oracle
7 118 (16.03%) Degree
8 117 (15.90%) UNIX
9 112 (15.22%) Windows
10 111 (15.08%) SQL
11 100 (13.59%) Microsoft
12 98 (13.32%) Python
13 91 (12.36%) OO
14 84 (11.41%) C#
15 83 (11.28%) Software Engineering
16 70 (9.51%) JavaScript
16 70 (9.51%) ITIL
16 70 (9.51%) TDD
17 65 (8.83%) HTML
18 61 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
19 59 (8.02%) .NET
20 58 (7.88%) Computer Science
21 56 (7.61%) Investment Banking
22 55 (7.47%) Security Cleared
23 54 (7.34%) Migration
24 53 (7.20%) HTTP
25 51 (6.93%) Project Management
26 50 (6.79%) MS Excel
27 48 (6.52%) Multithreading

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (5.43%) WebSphere
2 35 (4.76%) Apache
3 29 (3.94%) WebLogic
4 27 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 24 (3.26%) JBoss
6 19 (2.58%) GlassFish
7 12 (1.63%) IBM Notes
8 11 (1.49%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.22%) Confluence
10 8 (1.09%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.95%) Node.js
11 7 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.82%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.82%) CMS
12 6 (0.82%) IIS
13 5 (0.68%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.68%) SAS
13 5 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
13 5 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.40%) MS Office
3 14 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.41%) SPSS
6 3 (0.41%) MS Project
7 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) MODO
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.82%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.54%) Cerner Millennium
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.54%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.41%) HFM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.41%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.27%) SAP FI-AP
6 2 (0.27%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Summit
7 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.82%) SaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Force.com
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Heroku
6 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.20%) HTTP
2 46 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.94%) DNS
4 28 (3.80%) Internet
5 27 (3.67%) SSL
6 26 (3.53%) Firewall
7 19 (2.58%) SAN
8 13 (1.77%) VPN
9 12 (1.63%) WAN
10 11 (1.49%) DHCP
11 9 (1.22%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.95%) 2G
12 7 (0.95%) SMTP
12 7 (0.95%) DVB
12 7 (0.95%) SPDY
12 7 (0.95%) Multicast
13 6 (0.82%) SSH
13 6 (0.82%) ATM
13 6 (0.82%) VoIP
14 5 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.76%) MySQL
2 35 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 22 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 22 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 19 (2.58%) Big Data
5 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.77%) Apache Hive
8 12 (1.63%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.95%) SQLite
11 7 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.82%) DB2
12 6 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.68%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 47 (6.39%) Subversion
2 35 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 25 (3.40%) JIRA
4 14 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.22%) Maven
6 8 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.09%) Hudson
7 7 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.68%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.68%) CruiseControl
9 5 (0.68%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.54%) Selenium
10 4 (0.54%) GCC
10 4 (0.54%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.41%) GDB
11 3 (0.41%) MyEclipse
11 3 (0.41%) Bugzilla
General
1 168 (22.83%) Finance
2 125 (16.98%) Banking
3 56 (7.61%) Investment Banking
4 23 (3.13%) Retail
5 22 (2.99%) Marketing
6 20 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.58%) Legal
8 18 (2.45%) Front Office
9 17 (2.31%) Electronics
10 16 (2.17%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.49%) Games
12 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.36%) Advertising
12 10 (1.36%) Publishing
13 6 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.68%) Law
14 5 (0.68%) Back Office
14 5 (0.68%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.54%) International Banking
16 3 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 270 (36.68%) Developer
2 69 (9.38%) Analyst
3 53 (7.20%) Software Engineer
4 50 (6.79%) Project Manager
5 47 (6.39%) C++ Developer
6 38 (5.16%) Consultant
7 33 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 29 (3.94%) Business Analyst
9 28 (3.80%) Architect
10 26 (3.53%) Administrator
11 21 (2.85%) Senior Developer
11 21 (2.85%) iOS Developer
12 20 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
13 17 (2.31%) Junior
14 16 (2.17%) Python Developer
14 16 (2.17%) Android Developer
15 15 (2.04%) Support Engineer
16 14 (1.90%) Fidessa Developer
17 13 (1.77%) 2nd Line Support
17 13 (1.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.83%) HTML
2 59 (8.02%) .NET
3 46 (6.25%) Web Services
3 46 (6.25%) XML
4 43 (5.84%) CSS
5 41 (5.57%) HTML5
6 38 (5.16%) jQuery
7 28 (3.80%) JSON
8 27 (3.67%) Middleware
8 27 (3.67%) CSS3
9 19 (2.58%) REST
10 18 (2.45%) Backbone.js
11 17 (2.31%) Spring
12 16 (2.17%) RESTful
13 15 (2.04%) ASP.NET
14 14 (1.90%) Hibernate
15 13 (1.77%) SOAP
15 13 (1.77%) WSDL
16 12 (1.63%) JMS
16 12 (1.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.40%) Mathematics
5 18 (2.45%) User Experience
6 17 (2.31%) Blackberry
6 17 (2.31%) Equities
7 16 (2.17%) Open Source
7 16 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
8 15 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.04%) Clustering
9 13 (1.77%) STB
10 12 (1.63%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.36%) DTV
11 10 (1.36%) iPhone
11 10 (1.36%) CMDB
12 9 (1.22%) Social Media
12 9 (1.22%) iPad
12 9 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (21.33%) Linux
2 117 (15.90%) UNIX
3 112 (15.22%) Windows
4 33 (4.48%) Apple iOS
5 29 (3.94%) Android
6 20 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (2.17%) Solaris
9 14 (1.90%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.63%) AIX
11 10 (1.36%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.09%) Debian
13 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.82%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.54%) Nucleus RTOS
16 4 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.41%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (12.36%) OO
3 83 (11.28%) Software Engineering
4 70 (9.51%) TDD
4 70 (9.51%) ITIL
5 54 (7.34%) Migration
6 51 (6.93%) Project Management
7 48 (6.52%) Multithreading
8 44 (5.98%) Analytics
9 42 (5.71%) Change Management
10 41 (5.57%) Scrum
11 37 (5.03%) Configuration Management
12 35 (4.76%) Release Management
13 31 (4.21%) PRINCE2
14 30 (4.08%) OOP
15 29 (3.94%) Low Latency
16 26 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (3.53%) Risk Management
17 25 (3.40%) MVC
17 25 (3.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 242 (32.88%) C++
2 177 (24.05%) Java
3 111 (15.08%) SQL
4 98 (13.32%) Python
5 84 (11.41%) C#
6 70 (9.51%) JavaScript
7 47 (6.39%) Perl
8 42 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 40 (5.43%) PHP
10 35 (4.76%) Ruby
11 34 (4.62%) PowerShell
12 26 (3.53%) Objective-C
13 20 (2.72%) Scala
14 19 (2.58%) Embedded C
15 18 (2.45%) VB
16 15 (2.04%) Assembly Language
16 15 (2.04%) Tcl
17 12 (1.63%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.63%) R
18 9 (1.22%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 118 (16.03%) Degree
2 55 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 29 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.45%) PMI Certification
5 16 (2.17%) PMP
6 15 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.49%) MCP
9 9 (1.22%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.82%) MCSE
10 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.54%) APMG
13 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.41%) LPIC
13 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.41%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.26%) ISO 9001
2 21 (2.85%) QA
3 8 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.68%) SLA
4 5 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.27%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) FATCA
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) JTAG
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (2.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (2.85%) Active Directory
4 19 (2.58%) XenServer
5 18 (2.45%) Varnish
6 6 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.68%) NFS
8 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.41%) vSphere
10 2 (0.27%) KVM
10 2 (0.27%) RHEV
10 2 (0.27%) XenApp
10 2 (0.27%) Nmap
10 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.14%) RACF
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.14%) NDS
11 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (3.67%) Tivoli
2 14 (1.90%) Puppet
3 12 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.82%) SCCM
6 5 (0.68%) YUM
6 5 (0.68%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.54%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.54%) Nagios
8 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.41%) SCOM
8 3 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.27%) CORE IMPACT
9 2 (0.27%) Opsview
9 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.27%) Nessus
9 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 118 (16.03%) Oracle
2 100 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.30%) VMware
4 32 (4.35%) IBM
5 31 (4.21%) SAP
6 29 (3.94%) HP
7 25 (3.40%) Citrix
8 22 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 20 (2.72%) LANDesk
10 16 (2.17%) Sybase
11 14 (1.90%) Fidessa
12 12 (1.63%) Lotus
12 12 (1.63%) Google
13 10 (1.36%) Zend
13 10 (1.36%) F5
13 10 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.36%) Remedy
14 9 (1.22%) Perforce
14 9 (1.22%) Dell
15 8 (1.09%) Cisco
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