The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

C
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 131 147
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16  
Contract jobs citing C 38 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 1.01% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.07% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 55
Median daily rate £525 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -17.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £388 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £623 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

C 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 1686 1643 2490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 51.62% 48.57% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1406 2053
Median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £53.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.43% +118.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £19.00 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £80.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for C in the City of London

C
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for C in the City of London

C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C in the City of London

C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for C.

1 40 (50.63%) Finance
2 31 (39.24%) Banking
3 22 (27.85%) C++
3 22 (27.85%) Linux
4 20 (25.32%) Java
5 18 (22.78%) Windows
6 16 (20.25%) SQL
7 15 (18.99%) Python
8 14 (17.72%) Degree
8 14 (17.72%) SEPA
9 12 (15.19%) Project Management
10 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
11 10 (12.66%) C#
11 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
11 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.39%) Front Office
12 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.13%) Mathematics
13 8 (10.13%) ITIL
14 7 (8.86%) Unix
14 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (8.86%) Sybase
14 7 (8.86%) VB
14 7 (8.86%) HTML
14 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
14 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.86%) CentOS
14 7 (8.86%) Analytics
15 6 (7.59%) Low Latency

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (6.33%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) EPiServer
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) DHCP
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 3 (3.80%) WebEx
3 2 (2.53%) Skype
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
3 2 (2.53%) Telepresence
3 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.27%) AMQP
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) Multicast
4 1 (1.27%) NAS
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.80%) Couchbase
3 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.80%) Tick Data
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.27%) DB2
4 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.27%) KDB
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.33%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Bower
2 3 (3.80%) gulp
2 3 (3.80%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (3.80%) Mocha
2 3 (3.80%) Protractor
2 3 (3.80%) Selenium
2 3 (3.80%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.27%) GitLab
4 1 (1.27%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (1.27%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 40 (50.63%) Finance
2 31 (39.24%) Banking
3 9 (11.39%) Front Office
4 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Marketing
6 3 (3.80%) Advertising
7 2 (2.53%) Back Office
7 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.53%) Law
7 2 (2.53%) Legal
7 2 (2.53%) Retail
8 1 (1.27%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.27%) Games
8 1 (1.27%) International Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.13%) C++ Developer
4 8 (10.13%) IT Manager
5 7 (8.86%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (7.59%) C Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# Programmer
6 6 (7.59%) C/C++ Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 6 (7.59%) Java Programmer
6 6 (7.59%) Payments Project Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Programmer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior IT Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) HTML
2 6 (7.59%) CSS
3 5 (6.33%) .NET
4 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.06%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.06%) JSON
4 4 (5.06%) NHibernate
4 4 (5.06%) RESTful
4 4 (5.06%) XML
5 3 (3.80%) Backbone.js
5 3 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (3.80%) CSS3
5 3 (3.80%) D3.js
5 3 (3.80%) Ember.js
5 3 (3.80%) HTML5
5 3 (3.80%) HTML5 Canvas
5 3 (3.80%) LESS
5 3 (3.80%) Sass
5 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.80%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 3 (3.80%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.53%) Derivative
6 2 (2.53%) Equities
6 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Fintech
7 1 (1.27%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Linux
2 18 (22.78%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) CentOS
3 7 (8.86%) Unix
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Project Management
2 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.13%) ITIL
3 8 (10.13%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.86%) Analytics
4 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.59%) High-Frequency Trading
5 6 (7.59%) Investment Management
5 6 (7.59%) Low Latency
5 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.33%) SDLC
7 4 (5.06%) Change Management
7 4 (5.06%) MVC
7 4 (5.06%) SEO
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) C++
2 20 (25.32%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) SQL
4 15 (18.99%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) C#
5 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.86%) VB
7 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.59%) Perl
7 6 (7.59%) Ruby
8 5 (6.33%) PHP
8 5 (6.33%) R
9 3 (3.80%) VBA
10 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.27%) Lua
11 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.27%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) PhD
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) SEPA
2 1 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.27%) MiFID
2 1 (1.27%) PMO
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.27%) Terraform
2 1 (1.27%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.86%) Sybase
3 6 (7.59%) webMethods
4 4 (5.06%) Infragistics
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.80%) Apple
5 3 (3.80%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.80%) Calypso
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) Marketo
5 3 (3.80%) MobileIron
5 3 (3.80%) Reuters
5 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.80%) Snow
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.53%) Google
6 2 (2.53%) Polycom
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
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