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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 162 172 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -49
Contract jobs citing C 309 293 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.38% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.46% 3.24% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 190 238
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 27
Average hourly rate £15.17 £34.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.35% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% +2.85%
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
8932 9030 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.18% 42.58% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6625 6723 6325
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 78
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 30 £481 +16.66% 42
Osterley - 2 £475 -
Docklands, London +7 1 £750 -
Uxbridge -2 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf -5 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £440 -
Croydon - 1 £463 - 2
Westminster - 1 £350 -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 222 (32.79%) C++
2 178 (26.29%) Linux
3 162 (23.93%) Finance
4 150 (22.16%) Python
5 149 (22.01%) Java
6 136 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (17.58%) SQL
8 117 (17.28%) Unix
9 103 (15.21%) Security Cleared
10 102 (15.07%) Windows
11 88 (13.00%) Banking
12 86 (12.70%) Microsoft
13 77 (11.37%) JavaScript
14 76 (11.23%) C#
15 75 (11.08%) Perl
16 68 (10.04%) Oracle
16 68 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
17 63 (9.31%) Software Engineering
18 62 (9.16%) DV Cleared
19 61 (9.01%) HTML
20 60 (8.86%) Degree
21 57 (8.42%) TDD
22 52 (7.68%) SQL Server
23 50 (7.39%) TCP/IP
24 49 (7.24%) Migration
24 49 (7.24%) Project Management
25 48 (7.09%) HTTP
25 48 (7.09%) .NET
26 46 (6.79%) MS Excel
27 45 (6.65%) ITIL

C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (6.35%) Apache
2 21 (3.10%) Node.js
3 15 (2.22%) OpenStack
4 13 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.89%) nginx
6 6 (0.89%) SAS
7 5 (0.74%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.59%) Confluence
8 4 (0.59%) Eucalyptus
8 4 (0.59%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.44%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.44%) CMS
10 2 (0.30%) IIS
10 2 (0.30%) JBoss
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.02%) MS Office
3 10 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.18%) MS Project
4 8 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.44%) Simulink
8 2 (0.30%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (0.30%) SPSS
9 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.15%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.15%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (2.36%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.15%) ACBS
7 1 (0.15%) HFM
7 1 (0.15%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.15%) Maximo
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Primavera
7 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.77%) GitHub
4 11 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.62%) CloudFront
4 11 (1.62%) SaaS
5 8 (1.18%) Office 365
6 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.30%) Route 53
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 48 (7.09%) HTTP
3 32 (4.73%) Internet
4 23 (3.40%) DVB
5 21 (3.10%) DNS
6 18 (2.66%) Firewall
6 18 (2.66%) SSL
7 16 (2.36%) Bluetooth
7 16 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (2.07%) X.509
8 14 (2.07%) ZigBee
9 13 (1.92%) 802.15
10 12 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (1.77%) iSCSI
11 9 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (1.33%) FCoE
11 9 (1.33%) Multicast
12 8 (1.18%) BGP
13 7 (1.03%) LAN
14 6 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.47%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.99%) MySQL
4 25 (3.69%) Big Data
5 19 (2.81%) GIS
6 15 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.62%) Data Mining
10 10 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.18%) QlikView
13 7 (1.03%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.59%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.59%) HBase
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.59%) Text Mining
15 3 (0.44%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 28 (4.14%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.99%) Subversion
3 25 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.25%) Eclipse
5 18 (2.66%) JIRA
6 16 (2.36%) NetBeans
7 11 (1.62%) Maven
7 11 (1.62%) Xcode
8 10 (1.48%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.18%) Selenium
10 7 (1.03%) ClearCase
11 6 (0.89%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.89%) Grunt
11 6 (0.89%) ProC
12 5 (0.74%) Bower
12 5 (0.74%) FishEye
12 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.59%) Hudson
General
1 162 (23.93%) Finance
2 88 (13.00%) Banking
3 37 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.55%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.10%) Marketing
7 17 (2.51%) Billing
7 17 (2.51%) Front Office
7 17 (2.51%) Retail
8 11 (1.62%) Legal
9 10 (1.48%) International Banking
10 8 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.89%) Law
11 6 (0.89%) Publishing
12 5 (0.74%) Electronics
13 4 (0.59%) Advertising
14 3 (0.44%) Back Office
14 3 (0.44%) Danish Language
14 3 (0.44%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 230 (33.97%) Developer
2 55 (8.12%) Analyst
3 53 (7.83%) Architect
4 52 (7.68%) C Developer
5 50 (7.39%) C++ Developer
6 41 (6.06%) Consultant
7 38 (5.61%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.28%) Senior Developer
9 28 (4.14%) Python Developer
9 28 (4.14%) Software Engineer
10 24 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
11 23 (3.40%) SQL Developer
12 22 (3.25%) C/C++ Developer
13 21 (3.10%) Business Analyst
14 19 (2.81%) Technical Architect
15 18 (2.66%) Oracle Developer
15 18 (2.66%) Project Manager
16 16 (2.36%) DBA
16 16 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
16 16 (2.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.01%) HTML
2 48 (7.09%) .NET
3 45 (6.65%) CSS
4 40 (5.91%) JSON
5 31 (4.58%) XML
6 30 (4.43%) HTML5
7 29 (4.28%) Web Services
8 27 (3.99%) AngularJS
9 24 (3.55%) jQuery
9 24 (3.55%) REST
10 21 (3.10%) Ajax
11 16 (2.36%) Swing
12 14 (2.07%) Middleware
12 14 (2.07%) RESTful
13 13 (1.92%) 802.1X
13 13 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
13 13 (1.92%) Sass
14 12 (1.77%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.77%) J2EE
14 12 (1.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.35%) Mathematics
3 40 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 25 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.55%) User Experience
6 23 (3.40%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.81%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.66%) MPEG
9 15 (2.22%) Derivative
9 15 (2.22%) Equities
9 15 (2.22%) STB
10 13 (1.92%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.92%) Interactive TV
11 12 (1.77%) Fat Client
11 12 (1.77%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.62%) Biometrics
12 11 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.48%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 178 (26.29%) Linux
2 117 (17.28%) Unix
3 102 (15.07%) Windows
4 24 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.36%) Solaris
8 13 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.77%) Android
10 9 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.03%) AIX
12 6 (0.89%) CentOS
12 6 (0.89%) Debian
13 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (9.31%) Software Engineering
3 57 (8.42%) TDD
4 49 (7.24%) Migration
4 49 (7.24%) Project Management
5 45 (6.65%) ITIL
6 44 (6.50%) OO
7 42 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (5.32%) Multithreading
9 35 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (4.73%) Analytics
11 31 (4.58%) BDD
12 30 (4.43%) SDLC
13 29 (4.28%) Scrum
14 28 (4.14%) Low Latency
15 27 (3.99%) E-Commerce
16 26 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (3.84%) Electronic Trading
16 26 (3.84%) MVC
17 24 (3.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (32.79%) C++
2 150 (22.16%) Python
3 149 (22.01%) Java
4 119 (17.58%) SQL
5 77 (11.37%) JavaScript
6 76 (11.23%) C#
7 75 (11.08%) Perl
8 40 (5.91%) PL/SQL
8 40 (5.91%) Shell Script
9 38 (5.61%) Bash Shell
10 26 (3.84%) Ruby
11 20 (2.95%) Go
12 17 (2.51%) PHP
13 16 (2.36%) R
14 13 (1.92%) Scala
14 13 (1.92%) VBA
15 12 (1.77%) ANSI C
15 12 (1.77%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.62%) Erlang
16 11 (1.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 103 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 62 (9.16%) DV Cleared
3 60 (8.86%) Degree
4 40 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.07%) CISSP
7 13 (1.92%) CCNA
7 13 (1.92%) CISM
8 12 (1.77%) CCNP
9 9 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.03%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.89%) RHCE
11 6 (0.89%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.58%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) SLA
3 7 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.59%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.44%) MiFID
6 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.30%) RMADS
7 2 (0.30%) SEPA
8 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) HL7
8 1 (0.15%) P3O
8 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.77%) KVM
4 11 (1.62%) Docker
5 8 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.89%) NFS
6 6 (0.89%) vSphere
7 3 (0.44%) Ceph
7 3 (0.44%) Dovecot
7 3 (0.44%) Firmware
7 3 (0.44%) iptables
7 3 (0.44%) LXC
7 3 (0.44%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.44%) Squid
8 2 (0.30%) RHEV
9 1 (0.15%) Postfix
9 1 (0.15%) Samba
9 1 (0.15%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (3.25%) Puppet
2 13 (1.92%) Nagios
3 8 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.74%) Cacti
5 4 (0.59%) Control-M
6 3 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.44%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.30%) Ansible
7 2 (0.30%) Nmap
7 2 (0.30%) OpenNebula
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.30%) RANCID
7 2 (0.30%) SCCM
7 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Nessus
8 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 86 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 68 (10.04%) Oracle
3 26 (3.84%) Cisco
3 26 (3.84%) VMware
4 23 (3.40%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.36%) SAP
6 13 (1.92%) OpenTV
7 12 (1.77%) HP
8 11 (1.62%) Google
9 10 (1.48%) Cognos
9 10 (1.48%) Remedy
10 9 (1.33%) IBM
10 9 (1.33%) PayPal
11 8 (1.18%) Sybase
12 7 (1.03%) Citrix
12 7 (1.03%) NetApp
13 6 (0.89%) Altera
13 6 (0.89%) ESRI
13 6 (0.89%) Splunk
14 5 (0.74%) BMC
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
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London
G2 Recruitment
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Croydon, Surrey
LA International
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Eaglecliff
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £320 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
Nigel Frank International
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London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Vivid Resourcing
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Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
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London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
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Nigel Frank International
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London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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London
Nigel Frank International
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City of London
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London
People Source Consulting
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Oho Group
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