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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 76 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing C 29 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 0.57% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% 1.55% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £275 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.87% -60.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £11.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
661 387 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.93% 36.65% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 269 208
Average daily rate £345 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -61.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £12.88 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 August 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 August 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 25 (65.79%) C++
2 22 (57.89%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) Linux
4 12 (31.58%) EPoS
5 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) UNIX
8 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 4 (10.53%) HTML
9 4 (10.53%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) Python
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.89%) AIX
10 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
10 3 (7.89%) Middleware
10 3 (7.89%) DB2
10 3 (7.89%) PHP
10 3 (7.89%) Ruby
10 3 (7.89%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
10 3 (7.89%) CouchDB
10 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.26%) Ansible
11 2 (5.26%) DevOps
11 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
11 2 (5.26%) Graphite
11 2 (5.26%) SDLC

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) POP3
1 1 (2.63%) SMTP
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) DB2
1 3 (7.89%) CouchDB
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Riak
2 2 (5.26%) Hypertable
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.63%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.63%) Redmine
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.26%) Electronics
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) C++ Developer
3 14 (36.84%) C Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Applications Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Java Applications Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C++/Java Developer
4 10 (26.32%) EPoS Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) C Programmer
6 4 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) Communications Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) Qt
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) GStreamer
3 2 (5.26%) WebKit
3 2 (5.26%) QML
3 2 (5.26%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (5.26%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) JDBC
4 1 (2.63%) JSP
4 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) EPoS
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) STB
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
3 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.63%) APACS
4 1 (2.63%) IVR
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) TDD
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Release Management
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (2.63%) Coaching
5 1 (2.63%) People Management
5 1 (2.63%) ATDD
5 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C++
2 22 (57.89%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) Lua
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) CFEngine
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) Splunk
2 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.63%) jBASE
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Avaya
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago