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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 88 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing C 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 1.07% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 2.17% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £359 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
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
640 598 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.16% 49.14% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 431 194
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 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 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 2015.

C Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (73.17%) Linux
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) PHP
4 18 (43.90%) SQL
5 14 (34.15%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) DevOps
6 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
6 13 (31.71%) C++
7 12 (29.27%) Oracle
7 12 (29.27%) Ruby
8 11 (26.83%) CouchDB
8 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
8 11 (26.83%) Python
9 10 (24.39%) Apache
9 10 (24.39%) UNIX
9 10 (24.39%) Nagios
9 10 (24.39%) Splunk
9 10 (24.39%) Riak
9 10 (24.39%) CFEngine
9 10 (24.39%) Puppet
9 10 (24.39%) Hypertable
9 10 (24.39%) SaltStack
9 10 (24.39%) Ansible
9 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (24.39%) Graphite
9 10 (24.39%) Fiddler
10 9 (21.95%) Service Management
11 8 (19.51%) AIX
11 8 (19.51%) VB

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 5 (12.20%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) CouchDB
1 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
2 10 (24.39%) Riak
2 10 (24.39%) Hypertable
3 5 (12.20%) DB2
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) Ingres
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Electronics
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.20%) C Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Pick Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Web Manager
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) EPoS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Customer Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) XSD
3 1 (2.44%) XSLT
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) JDBC
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.44%) Servlets
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) Symfony
3 1 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Open Source
3 4 (9.76%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) APACS
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) UNIX
3 8 (19.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) DevOps
3 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.95%) Service Management
5 6 (14.63%) Supplier Management
5 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) Release Management
8 3 (7.32%) Coaching
9 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.88%) People Management
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.88%) ITSM
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) PHP
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) C++
5 12 (29.27%) Ruby
6 11 (26.83%) Python
7 8 (19.51%) VB
7 8 (19.51%) Scala
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.44%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Nagios
1 10 (24.39%) CFEngine
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
1 10 (24.39%) Ansible
1 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (24.39%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) Splunk
2 10 (24.39%) SaltStack
3 6 (14.63%) jBASE
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft