The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for C-shell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C-shell over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C shell (csh)
London / City of London
Rank - 155 191
Contract jobs citing C-shell 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.090% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

C-shell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1446 1546 2230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.30% 46.47% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1303 1794
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C-shell
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing C-shell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C-shell in the City of London

C-shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C-shell in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for C-shell in the City of London