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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 75 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing C 17 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.44% 1.62% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 3.51% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 4
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£363 £353 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £303 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £473 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +73.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
608 485 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 51.66% 46.19% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 346 133
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) PHP
4 25 (47.17%) SQL
5 22 (41.51%) DevOps
6 20 (37.74%) Oracle
6 20 (37.74%) Python
6 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
6 20 (37.74%) Ruby
7 18 (33.96%) Fiddler
7 18 (33.96%) CouchDB
7 18 (33.96%) Puppet
7 18 (33.96%) MongoDB
7 18 (33.96%) Apache
7 18 (33.96%) Nagios
7 18 (33.96%) SaltStack
7 18 (33.96%) Ansible
7 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (33.96%) Graphite
7 18 (33.96%) Splunk
7 18 (33.96%) Riak
7 18 (33.96%) CFEngine
7 18 (33.96%) Hypertable
7 18 (33.96%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (22.64%) Java
9 10 (18.87%) C++
10 9 (16.98%) Service Management
11 8 (15.09%) VB
11 8 (15.09%) Open Source
11 8 (15.09%) Scala

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (33.96%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
1 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.43%) SSL
2 3 (5.66%) Wireless
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) CouchDB
1 18 (33.96%) MongoDB
1 18 (33.96%) Riak
1 18 (33.96%) Hypertable
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) DB2
2 2 (3.77%) Ingres
2 2 (3.77%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (9.43%) Electronics
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Pick Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Web Manager
3 3 (5.66%) AWS Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Real Time Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (3.77%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (3.77%) Security Officer
4 2 (3.77%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Operations Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (1.89%) C Developer
5 1 (1.89%) C Programmer
5 1 (1.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (1.89%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.77%) jQuery
2 2 (3.77%) HTML5
2 2 (3.77%) CSS3
2 2 (3.77%) WebSockets
2 2 (3.77%) Underscore.js
2 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) XSD
3 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Open Source
3 2 (3.77%) FMCG
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.89%) Economics
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) AIX
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) VMS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) DevOps
3 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.98%) Service Management
5 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.32%) Supplier Management
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Coaching
9 3 (5.66%) CRM
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
10 2 (3.77%) ITSM
10 2 (3.77%) ERP
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) PHP
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) Python
3 20 (37.74%) Ruby
4 12 (22.64%) Java
5 10 (18.87%) C++
6 8 (15.09%) VB
6 8 (15.09%) Scala
7 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.77%) C#
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) CHFI
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) Nagios
1 18 (33.96%) Puppet
1 18 (33.96%) CFEngine
1 18 (33.96%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (33.96%) Ansible
1 18 (33.96%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Oracle
2 18 (33.96%) Splunk
2 18 (33.96%) SaltStack
3 5 (9.43%) jBASE
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) VMware