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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 69 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing C 12 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 1.45% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 3.47% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £284 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £348 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.73% -9.45%
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
382 375 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.17% 41.85% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 243 242
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Video on Demand
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) VLAN
4 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) IPTV
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) QA
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
4 4 (21.05%) MPEG
4 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) ISEB
4 4 (21.05%) Tcl
4 4 (21.05%) DVB
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) DVB
1 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (21.05%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) 3G
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) 2G
3 1 (5.26%) 4G
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) CouchDB
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) Riak
1 2 (10.53%) Hypertable
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Trainer
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) MFC
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) ODBC
2 1 (5.26%) ActiveX
2 1 (5.26%) J2ME
2 1 (5.26%) ISAPI
2 1 (5.26%) MAPI
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) OLE
2 1 (5.26%) OLE DB
2 1 (5.26%) DAO
2 1 (5.26%) BREW
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (21.05%) MPEG
1 4 (21.05%) IPTV
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Video on Demand
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) STB
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) VMS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Test Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Tcl
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
2 2 (10.53%) NetApp
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Capita
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
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