The table below looks at the statistics for C-shell skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C-shell over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C shell (csh)
Rank 570 553 528
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing C-shell 6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.026% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.030% 0.070% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
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£488 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £424 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £625 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19708 18586 16741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 36.98% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12891 11631 10237
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 478 655
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C-shell
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C-shell within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C-shell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C-shell
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C-shell within the UK.

C-shell Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C-shell
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C-shell within the UK.

C-shell Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C-shell
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C-shell within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
London -17 6 £488 -7.04% 1
England -22 6 £488 -2.40% 2
City of London +17 4 £488 -30.28% 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Tetbury - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1

C-shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing C-shell 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-shell.

1 17 (73.91%) Perl
2 15 (65.22%) Banking
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
4 13 (56.52%) UNIX
4 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Korn
5 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
6 11 (47.83%) Apache
7 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
8 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
9 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
9 8 (34.78%) AWK
9 8 (34.78%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) Java
9 8 (34.78%) HTTP
10 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
10 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
10 7 (30.43%) Sybase
10 7 (30.43%) Web Services
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (30.43%) Equities
10 7 (30.43%) Spring
11 6 (26.09%) Jython
11 6 (26.09%) Quality Management
11 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (26.09%) SQL
11 6 (26.09%) .NET

C-shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing C-shell 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-shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) Apache
2 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
3 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
4 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (26.09%) IIS
4 6 (26.09%) JBoss
5 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
5 5 (21.74%) Documentum
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (4.35%) nginx
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) NUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 15 (65.22%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) FIX Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) JMS
4 5 (21.74%) Middleware
4 5 (21.74%) Java EE
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) JDBC
6 3 (13.04%) Servlets
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
7 2 (8.70%) Struts
7 2 (8.70%) Spring Integration
8 1 (4.35%) WPF
8 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Equities
2 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) UNIX
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
1 7 (30.43%) Electronic Trading
2 6 (26.09%) Quality Management
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL V2
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) System Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Perl
2 13 (56.52%) Korn
3 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
4 8 (34.78%) AWK
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
6 6 (26.09%) Jython
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) SQR
7 4 (17.39%) Groovy
8 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 2 (8.70%) Python
10 1 (4.35%) Scala
10 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) HNC
2 1 (4.35%) HND
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Samba
1 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Sybase
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Fidessa
5 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.35%) Reuters
5 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
5 1 (4.35%) NYFIX
5 1 (4.35%) EasyScreen
5 1 (4.35%) EccoWare
5 1 (4.35%) CQG
5 1 (4.35%) ION Trading
5 1 (4.35%) Patsystems
5 1 (4.35%) GL TRADE
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow