The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 91 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing C 17 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.12% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 1.72% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
751 639 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.44% 47.44% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 465 430
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for C.

1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 10 (25.00%) C#
4 10 (25.00%) Windows
5 9 (22.50%) Python
5 9 (22.50%) Finance
5 9 (22.50%) Ruby
6 8 (20.00%) Selenium
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) C++
6 8 (20.00%) Perl
6 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (17.50%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Confluence
7 7 (17.50%) JMeter
7 7 (17.50%) SNMP
7 7 (17.50%) HP UFT
7 7 (17.50%) Mac OS X
7 7 (17.50%) JIRA
7 7 (17.50%) PKI
7 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (15.00%) QA
8 6 (15.00%) LoadRunner

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 3 (7.50%) Drupal
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.50%) nginx
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Maximo
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) SNMP
2 4 (10.00%) TACACS
2 4 (10.00%) WebEx
3 2 (5.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (5.00%) INAP
3 2 (5.00%) ISUP
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (2.50%) BGP
4 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) FTP
4 1 (2.50%) GPON
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) OSPF
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (17.50%) HP UFT
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
2 7 (17.50%) JMeter
3 6 (15.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.50%) GitLab
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
3 6 (15.00%) Applications Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) C++ Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) EPoS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Maximo Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) CSS3
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) Drush
4 2 (5.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (5.00%) SAML
4 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.50%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) NHS
3 3 (7.50%) EPoS
4 2 (5.00%) iPhone
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Mac OS X
4 4 (10.00%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
2 7 (17.50%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 4 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 9 (22.50%) Python
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby
5 8 (20.00%) C++
5 8 (20.00%) Perl
5 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) COBOL
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
1 1 (2.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
4 2 (5.00%) Huawei
5 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.50%) BT
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) NEC
5 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.50%) Virgin Media
5 1 (2.50%) VMware