The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 83 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing C 22 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.40% 0.80% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.46% 1.75% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £263 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £334 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £341
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.87% -9.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.11%
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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
635 514 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.45% 45.85% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 367 204
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.45 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

C
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

C
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (53.85%) C++
2 18 (46.15%) Linux
3 15 (38.46%) Java
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) SQL
6 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) UNIX
8 7 (17.95%) EPoS
8 7 (17.95%) Ruby
9 6 (15.38%) AIX
9 6 (15.38%) PHP
9 6 (15.38%) Python
9 6 (15.38%) CouchDB
9 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
9 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.82%) Ansible
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps
10 5 (12.82%) SaltStack
10 5 (12.82%) Graphite
10 5 (12.82%) Splunk
10 5 (12.82%) Riak
10 5 (12.82%) CFEngine
10 5 (12.82%) Puppet
10 5 (12.82%) Hypertable
10 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
10 5 (12.82%) DB2
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle
10 5 (12.82%) Apache
10 5 (12.82%) Nagios

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) POP3
2 1 (2.56%) SMTP
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) CouchDB
1 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.82%) Riak
2 5 (12.82%) Hypertable
2 5 (12.82%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Fiddler
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.56%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.56%) Redmine
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.26%) Electronics
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) C++ Developer
3 10 (25.64%) C Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Applications Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C++/Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) EPoS Developer
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Applications Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Programmer
5 4 (10.26%) C Programmer
6 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.13%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Pick Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) CSS
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) Qt
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) GStreamer
3 2 (5.13%) WebKit
3 2 (5.13%) QML
3 2 (5.13%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (5.13%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) XSD
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
4 1 (2.56%) JDBC
4 1 (2.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) EPoS
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) STB
3 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.13%) DTV
3 2 (5.13%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.56%) APACS
4 1 (2.56%) IVR
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) UNIX
3 6 (15.38%) AIX
4 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) SDLC
4 4 (10.26%) TDD
5 3 (7.69%) Release Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) ITSM
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) OO
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) C++
2 15 (38.46%) Java
3 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Ruby
5 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 6 (15.38%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.13%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) Lua
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Nagios
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
1 5 (12.82%) CFEngine
1 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
1 5 (12.82%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
1 5 (12.82%) Splunk
1 5 (12.82%) SaltStack
2 4 (10.26%) jBASE
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
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