The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 26 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing C 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.18% 0.61% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 4.76% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
C
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.47% 12.80% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 10
Average daily rate £290 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £445 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

C
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Halifax region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Halifax region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

C
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux

C
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C++