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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 172 138 151
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +13
Contract jobs citing C 311 386 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.59% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 3.83% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 259 251
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 27
Average hourly rate £41.00 £17.87 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.49% -52.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.64 £15.25 £17.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £37.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
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
10195 10091 11117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.05% 41.64% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7530 7121 7929
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 65 89
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £65.31 £59.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -23 48 £450 +2.85% 73
Canary Wharf -6 5 £463 -19.56%
Docklands, London -9 5 £275 +103.70%
Uxbridge +1 2 £283 -11.71% 1
Bromley -3 2 £240 - 3
Feltham - 2 £418 -
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Hounslow - 2 £375 -
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £330 - 2
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 166 (27.99%) Linux
2 162 (27.32%) C++
3 143 (24.11%) Finance
4 124 (20.91%) Java
5 117 (19.73%) SQL
6 102 (17.20%) UNIX
7 101 (17.03%) Windows
8 96 (16.19%) Python
9 92 (15.51%) Oracle
10 89 (15.01%) Banking
11 87 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (11.64%) Perl
13 65 (10.96%) JavaScript
13 65 (10.96%) Microsoft
14 58 (9.78%) Security Cleared
15 57 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (9.44%) Degree
17 53 (8.94%) C#
18 51 (8.60%) HTML
18 51 (8.60%) MS Excel
19 47 (7.93%) Web Services
19 47 (7.93%) Software Engineering
20 46 (7.76%) SQL Server
20 46 (7.76%) Shell Script
21 44 (7.42%) DV Cleared
22 42 (7.08%) .NET
22 42 (7.08%) OO
23 40 (6.75%) CSS
23 40 (6.75%) QA
24 39 (6.58%) Computer Science

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 36 (6.07%) Apache
2 20 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.36%) Confluence
4 13 (2.19%) Node.js
5 11 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 11 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.52%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.35%) IIS
9 7 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
10 5 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.84%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.84%) Lync
10 5 (0.84%) nginx
11 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.70%) MS Office
3 13 (2.19%) MS Project
3 13 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.67%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.34%) Simulink
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.67%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.51%) Maximo
5 3 (0.51%) Summit
5 3 (0.51%) LabWindows
6 2 (0.34%) RMDS
6 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.52%) SaaS
1 9 (1.52%) IaaS
2 6 (1.01%) Office 365
3 5 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.67%) PaaS
4 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.17%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) Taleo
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 32 (5.40%) DNS
3 30 (5.06%) HTTP
4 23 (3.88%) Internet
5 21 (3.54%) DHCP
6 20 (3.37%) SAN
7 17 (2.87%) Firewall
8 12 (2.02%) LAN
8 12 (2.02%) WAN
9 11 (1.85%) Wireless
9 11 (1.85%) SSL
9 11 (1.85%) NAS
10 10 (1.69%) VPN
11 9 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.35%) FTP
12 8 (1.35%) DVB
12 8 (1.35%) SMTP
12 8 (1.35%) LDAP
13 6 (1.01%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.01%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.53%) MySQL
5 14 (2.36%) Big Data
6 13 (2.19%) Data Mining
7 12 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.85%) OLAP
9 10 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.18%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.84%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.84%) HBase
Development Applications
1 31 (5.23%) JIRA
2 30 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.22%) Subversion
3 25 (4.22%) Maven
4 23 (3.88%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (2.19%) Hudson
6 13 (2.19%) Artifactory
7 12 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.69%) Ant
8 10 (1.69%) Gradle
9 9 (1.52%) NetBeans
10 8 (1.35%) JUnit
11 7 (1.18%) Selenium
11 7 (1.18%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.84%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.84%) Grunt
13 4 (0.67%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.67%) ClearCase
General
1 143 (24.11%) Finance
2 89 (15.01%) Banking
3 36 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.54%) Front Office
6 17 (2.87%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.87%) Retail
7 14 (2.36%) Marketing
8 11 (1.85%) Back Office
8 11 (1.85%) Legal
8 11 (1.85%) Publishing
9 8 (1.35%) Billing
10 7 (1.18%) Advertising
11 6 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.67%) Electronics
13 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) International Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 202 (34.06%) Developer
2 43 (7.25%) Analyst
3 41 (6.91%) C++ Developer
4 36 (6.07%) Consultant
5 33 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 30 (5.06%) Software Engineer
7 27 (4.55%) Architect
8 22 (3.71%) Business Analyst
9 21 (3.54%) Administrator
9 21 (3.54%) Front-End Developer
10 19 (3.20%) Oracle Developer
11 18 (3.04%) Applications Support
12 17 (2.87%) Java Developer
13 16 (2.70%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.36%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (2.36%) C Developer
15 13 (2.19%) Linux Engineer
16 11 (1.85%) Deployment Engineer
16 11 (1.85%) Implementation Engineer
16 11 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (8.60%) HTML
2 47 (7.93%) Web Services
3 42 (7.08%) .NET
4 40 (6.75%) CSS
5 34 (5.73%) jQuery
6 30 (5.06%) HTML5
7 28 (4.72%) CSS3
8 21 (3.54%) XML
9 19 (3.20%) Sass
10 17 (2.87%) AngularJS
11 15 (2.53%) JSON
12 13 (2.19%) SOAP
12 13 (2.19%) J2EE
13 12 (2.02%) Swing
14 11 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (1.69%) NumPy
15 10 (1.69%) Pandas
16 9 (1.52%) REST
16 9 (1.52%) Java EE
16 9 (1.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.22%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.71%) Algorithms
5 21 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.20%) Derivative
6 19 (3.20%) Mathematics
7 18 (3.04%) Data Structures
7 18 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.36%) Social Media
9 13 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.85%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.69%) MPEG
11 10 (1.69%) User Experience
12 9 (1.52%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.52%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.35%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.35%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 166 (27.99%) Linux
2 102 (17.20%) UNIX
3 101 (17.03%) Windows
4 31 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (5.06%) Solaris
6 16 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.53%) Android
8 14 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
10 12 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.35%) AIX
12 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.67%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.67%) VMS
14 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.51%) CentOS
14 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.34%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (7.93%) Software Engineering
3 42 (7.08%) OO
4 36 (6.07%) Project Management
4 36 (6.07%) TDD
5 35 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (5.23%) Workflow
7 30 (5.06%) Multithreading
7 30 (5.06%) Analytics
8 28 (4.72%) Configuration Management
9 27 (4.55%) ITIL
10 26 (4.38%) DevOps
11 25 (4.22%) MVC
11 25 (4.22%) Migration
12 24 (4.05%) Open Source
12 24 (4.05%) SDLC
13 23 (3.88%) Scrum
14 22 (3.71%) E-Commerce
14 22 (3.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (27.32%) C++
2 124 (20.91%) Java
3 117 (19.73%) SQL
4 96 (16.19%) Python
5 69 (11.64%) Perl
6 65 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 53 (8.94%) C#
8 46 (7.76%) Shell Script
9 31 (5.23%) PL/SQL
10 27 (4.55%) PHP
11 21 (3.54%) PowerShell
12 19 (3.20%) Ruby
13 18 (3.04%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.36%) Objective-C
15 12 (2.02%) VBScript
16 9 (1.52%) VB
16 9 (1.52%) Embedded C
16 9 (1.52%) R
17 7 (1.18%) Embedded C++
18 6 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 58 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.44%) Degree
3 44 (7.42%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.19%) ISEB
6 9 (1.52%) CISA
7 8 (1.35%) CISSP
8 7 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.18%) CCNA
8 7 (1.18%) PMP
8 7 (1.18%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.01%) CISM
10 5 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.84%) CCNP
11 4 (0.67%) OCP
11 4 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.51%) RHCE
12 3 (0.51%) CCSA
12 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.75%) QA
2 13 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.67%) SLA
4 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.51%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) WCAG
7 1 (0.17%) WAI
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 22 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 12 (2.02%) vSphere
5 10 (1.69%) NFS
6 9 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.35%) Varnish
7 8 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.01%) Firmware
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.67%) OpenSSH
11 3 (0.51%) KVM
11 3 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.51%) Xen
12 2 (0.34%) Docker
13 1 (0.17%) HDFS
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
13 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (3.20%) Puppet
2 8 (1.35%) yum
2 8 (1.35%) SCOM
3 6 (1.01%) MOM
3 6 (1.01%) Nagios
3 6 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.84%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (0.67%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.67%) SCCM
5 4 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.34%) Salt
8 1 (0.17%) Icinga
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.17%) Ansible
8 1 (0.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 92 (15.51%) Oracle
2 65 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.41%) Red Hat
4 30 (5.06%) HP
5 29 (4.89%) VMware
6 28 (4.72%) Sybase
7 23 (3.88%) Cisco
8 16 (2.70%) NetApp
9 15 (2.53%) SAP
10 10 (1.69%) IBM
11 9 (1.52%) EMC
12 8 (1.35%) Citrix
12 8 (1.35%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.01%) Brocade
13 6 (1.01%) Google
13 6 (1.01%) Telcordia
13 6 (1.01%) Cognos
13 6 (1.01%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.01%) PayPal
14 5 (0.84%) Fidessa
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £605 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £390 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Ltd./Umbrella Company Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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HFG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
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NIIT Technologies
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