The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 71 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing C 7 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 1.87% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 4.49% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -11.40%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
397 379 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.21% 41.79% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 220 342
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 10 (45.45%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) MySQL
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) IPTV
5 4 (18.18%) VLAN
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 4 (18.18%) QA
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) UNIX
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
5 4 (18.18%) MPEG
5 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) Tcl
5 4 (18.18%) DVB
5 4 (18.18%) Video on Demand
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 4 (18.18%) DVB
1 4 (18.18%) VLAN
2 2 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) DSL
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
1 4 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SOA Designer
4 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) J2EE
1 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) BREW
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.55%) Spring Batch
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) MFC
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) ODBC
2 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.55%) J2ME
2 1 (4.55%) ISAPI
2 1 (4.55%) MAPI
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) OLE
2 1 (4.55%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 4 (18.18%) MPEG
1 4 (18.18%) IPTV
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 4 (18.18%) Video on Demand
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.09%) STB
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Animation
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Handset
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Tcl
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
1 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Sun
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) jBASE
3 2 (9.09%) Capita
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Brocade
4 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.55%) Verint
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
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