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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 69 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing C 4 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 2.49% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 6.30% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Average daily rate
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- £338 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
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
318 349 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.96% 39.48% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 220 285
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) IPTV
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (25.00%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Video on Demand
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (25.00%) MPEG
3 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) Tcl
3 4 (25.00%) DVB
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) C#

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VLAN
1 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) DVB
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) SOA Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) BREW
1 1 (6.25%) DAO
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) OLE
1 1 (6.25%) OLE DB
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) MFC
1 1 (6.25%) ODBC
1 1 (6.25%) ActiveX
1 1 (6.25%) J2ME
1 1 (6.25%) ISAPI
1 1 (6.25%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IPTV
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (25.00%) Video on Demand
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (25.00%) MPEG
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) STB
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) Animation
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Tcl
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
1 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco