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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 142 172 139
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -33
Contract jobs citing C 401 340 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.76% 1.46% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 3.36% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 240 267
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Median hourly rate £36.25 £41.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +137.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £28.24 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £54.20 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
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
10285 10105 10240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 43.39% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7672 7570 7411
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 66 65
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.90 £126.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 61 £550 +29.41% 36
Bromley +1 5 £375 +56.25%
Uxbridge +7 4 £305 +7.96%
Canary Wharf -1 3 £575 +27.77%
Feltham -1 2 £440 +5.26%
Hayes - 2 £340 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £450 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 246 (34.84%) Java
2 226 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (32.01%) C++
3 193 (27.34%) Linux
4 145 (20.54%) Python
5 141 (19.97%) Finance
6 134 (18.98%) Windows
7 126 (17.85%) SQL
8 120 (17.00%) TDD
9 115 (16.29%) Security Cleared
10 95 (13.46%) Unix
11 94 (13.31%) Scrum
12 92 (13.03%) Oracle
13 90 (12.75%) Banking
14 89 (12.61%) JavaScript
15 84 (11.90%) HTML
16 83 (11.76%) Software Engineering
17 81 (11.47%) DV Cleared
18 78 (11.05%) JSON
18 78 (11.05%) HTTP
19 76 (10.76%) XML
20 75 (10.62%) C#
20 75 (10.62%) Jenkins
21 71 (10.06%) DevOps
22 68 (9.63%) SQL Server
23 67 (9.49%) Perl
23 67 (9.49%) BDD
24 66 (9.35%) Web Services
25 64 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
26 63 (8.92%) Microsoft

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 26 (3.68%) Apache
2 25 (3.54%) Confluence
3 21 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.42%) SAS
7 9 (1.27%) Apache Pig
7 9 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.27%) IIS
7 9 (1.27%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.99%) CMS
9 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.71%) nginx
10 5 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.57%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.57%) Mule
11 4 (0.57%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.68%) MS Office
3 20 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.13%) PaintShop Pro
5 8 (1.13%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.57%) SPSS
8 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.28%) MS Project
9 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Sonata
2 9 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.28%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.28%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Global One
6 1 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Primavera
6 1 (0.14%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.14%) RMDS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.55%) GitHub
4 6 (0.85%) Office 365
5 5 (0.71%) IaaS
6 4 (0.57%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.57%) PaaS
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.42%) Google Play
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.28%) Boomi
8 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.28%) Heroku
8 2 (0.28%) SaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 78 (11.05%) HTTP
2 35 (4.96%) Internet
3 31 (4.39%) MQTT
3 31 (4.39%) RTSP
4 15 (2.12%) DVB
4 15 (2.12%) SSL
4 15 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.56%) LDAP
6 9 (1.27%) HTTPS
6 9 (1.27%) SAN
7 8 (1.13%) VoIP
7 8 (1.13%) Wireless
8 7 (0.99%) DNS
8 7 (0.99%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.85%) AMQP
9 6 (0.85%) WebEx
10 5 (0.71%) DHCP
10 5 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 31 (4.39%) Big Data
3 31 (4.39%) NoSQL
4 28 (3.97%) Hadoop
5 27 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 22 (3.12%) MySQL
7 21 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.42%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.27%) IBM InfoSphere
10 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.99%) Apache Accumulo
12 7 (0.99%) GIS
12 7 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 75 (10.62%) Jenkins
2 57 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.07%) JIRA
3 38 (5.38%) Subversion
4 21 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (2.83%) Android Studio
6 18 (2.55%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.27%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.12%) Gradle
8 15 (2.12%) Maven
9 14 (1.98%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.27%) Ant
10 9 (1.27%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.13%) Selenium
11 8 (1.13%) Xcode
12 7 (0.99%) Hudson
12 7 (0.99%) JUnit
13 6 (0.85%) CocoaPods
14 5 (0.71%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 141 (19.97%) Finance
2 90 (12.75%) Banking
3 20 (2.83%) Retail
4 15 (2.12%) Front Office
4 15 (2.12%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.84%) Legal
7 12 (1.70%) Publishing
8 11 (1.56%) Law
9 10 (1.42%) Games
10 8 (1.13%) Back Office
11 7 (0.99%) Marketing
12 6 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.57%) French Language
15 3 (0.42%) Advertising
15 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 239 (33.85%) Developer
2 67 (9.49%) Analyst
3 62 (8.78%) Java Developer
4 56 (7.93%) Consultant
5 45 (6.37%) Senior Developer
6 43 (6.09%) Software Engineer
7 42 (5.95%) C++ Developer
8 38 (5.38%) Architect
9 31 (4.39%) Business Analyst
10 27 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 25 (3.54%) Project Manager
12 24 (3.40%) Python Developer
13 21 (2.97%) Android Developer
13 21 (2.97%) C Developer
14 19 (2.69%) Administrator
15 18 (2.55%) AWS Developer
16 17 (2.41%) Agile Developer
16 17 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
16 17 (2.41%) Support Engineer
17 16 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (11.90%) HTML
2 78 (11.05%) JSON
3 76 (10.76%) XML
4 66 (9.35%) Web Services
5 55 (7.79%) .NET
6 41 (5.81%) CSS
7 40 (5.67%) REST
8 32 (4.53%) Kafka
9 31 (4.39%) Protocol Buffers
10 30 (4.25%) jQuery
11 29 (4.11%) HTML5
12 27 (3.82%) Spring
13 26 (3.68%) AngularJS
14 25 (3.54%) J2EE
15 22 (3.12%) Android SDK
15 22 (3.12%) RESTful
16 21 (2.97%) SOAP
17 18 (2.55%) Middleware
18 17 (2.41%) iOS SDK
18 17 (2.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.24%) Video on Demand
3 31 (4.39%) Mathematics
4 29 (4.11%) User Experience
5 26 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 25 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.54%) Public Cloud
7 22 (3.12%) Embedded Systems
7 22 (3.12%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.97%) Client/Server
9 20 (2.83%) Fixed Income
10 18 (2.55%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.27%) Clustering
11 16 (2.27%) Streaming Video
12 15 (2.12%) Replication
13 14 (1.98%) Data Centre
13 14 (1.98%) Fat Client
13 14 (1.98%) MPEG
13 14 (1.98%) Thin Client
14 12 (1.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 193 (27.34%) Linux
2 134 (18.98%) Windows
3 95 (13.46%) Unix
4 59 (8.36%) Android
5 44 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (5.38%) Apple iOS
7 19 (2.69%) AIX
7 19 (2.69%) Solaris
7 19 (2.69%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.99%) VxWorks
9 7 (0.99%) webOS
9 7 (0.99%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.99%) Windows Phone 7
10 6 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.71%) MVS
11 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.57%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (17.00%) TDD
3 94 (13.31%) Scrum
4 83 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 71 (10.06%) DevOps
6 67 (9.49%) BDD
7 64 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (7.37%) High Availability
9 50 (7.08%) ITIL
10 49 (6.94%) Pair Programming
10 49 (6.94%) Project Management
11 47 (6.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (6.23%) OO
13 40 (5.67%) SDLC
14 36 (5.10%) Open Source
15 35 (4.96%) Android Development
15 35 (4.96%) Change Management
16 33 (4.67%) Microservices
17 31 (4.39%) Waterfall
18 29 (4.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 246 (34.84%) Java
2 226 (32.01%) C++
3 145 (20.54%) Python
4 126 (17.85%) SQL
5 89 (12.61%) JavaScript
6 75 (10.62%) C#
7 67 (9.49%) Perl
8 33 (4.67%) Shell Script
9 29 (4.11%) Ruby
10 28 (3.97%) PHP
11 27 (3.82%) Objective-C
12 25 (3.54%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.97%) VB
14 20 (2.83%) Go
15 19 (2.69%) PowerShell
16 17 (2.41%) ANSI C
17 16 (2.27%) Scala
18 14 (1.98%) SPARQL
19 13 (1.84%) Embedded C
19 13 (1.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (16.29%) Security Cleared
2 81 (11.47%) DV Cleared
3 62 (8.78%) Degree
4 39 (5.52%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.27%) ISEB
8 7 (0.99%) IBM Certification
8 7 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.99%) MCITP
8 7 (0.99%) OCP
8 7 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.85%) CISSP
9 6 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.71%) CISM
10 5 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.71%) PMP
11 4 (0.57%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.25%) QA
2 9 (1.27%) SLA
3 8 (1.13%) JSP 440
3 8 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.71%) SEPA
6 4 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.57%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 4 (0.57%) MiFID
6 4 (0.57%) MISRA
6 4 (0.57%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.42%) GPG13
7 3 (0.42%) ISO15022
7 3 (0.42%) ISO20022
7 3 (0.42%) SDET
7 3 (0.42%) WCAG
8 2 (0.28%) COSO
System Software
1 39 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.41%) Docker
3 10 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.13%) HDFS
4 8 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.99%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.99%) RHEV
6 4 (0.57%) NFS
7 3 (0.42%) Squid
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.28%) vSphere
8 2 (0.28%) XenApp
9 1 (0.14%) Ceph
9 1 (0.14%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.14%) iptables
9 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (3.54%) Puppet
2 16 (2.27%) Control-M
3 10 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.99%) Oozie
6 6 (0.85%) Ansible
6 6 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.71%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.57%) SCCM
8 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.42%) MOM
9 3 (0.42%) Nagios
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.28%) SCOM
11 1 (0.14%) Graphite
11 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 92 (13.03%) Oracle
2 63 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 45 (6.37%) Red Hat
4 34 (4.82%) IBM
5 17 (2.41%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.12%) Cisco
7 13 (1.84%) Google
7 13 (1.84%) Remedy
7 13 (1.84%) VMware
8 12 (1.70%) HP
8 12 (1.70%) OpenTV
9 11 (1.56%) Sybase
10 10 (1.42%) FNZ
11 9 (1.27%) Cloudera
12 8 (1.13%) Adobe
12 8 (1.13%) Bloomberg
12 8 (1.13%) SAP
12 8 (1.13%) Veritas
13 7 (0.99%) ForgeRock
13 7 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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