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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 68 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing C 5 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 2.28% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 5.54% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +1.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £319 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 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 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
341 379 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.01% 41.06% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 221 354
Average daily rate £320 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 4
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
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 22 August 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 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) VLAN
3 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 4 (22.22%) IPTV
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) QA
3 4 (22.22%) Video on Demand
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 4 (22.22%) MPEG
3 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) Tcl
3 4 (22.22%) DVB
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VLAN
1 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) DVB
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) 3G
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) 2G
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.56%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) OLE
1 1 (5.56%) OLE DB
1 1 (5.56%) ODBC
1 1 (5.56%) ActiveX
1 1 (5.56%) J2ME
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) MFC
1 1 (5.56%) ISAPI
1 1 (5.56%) MAPI
1 1 (5.56%) Java EE
1 1 (5.56%) DAO
1 1 (5.56%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) IPTV
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Video on Demand
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 4 (22.22%) MPEG
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) STB
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Tcl
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
1 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.56%) Brocade
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