The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 29 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing C 3 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.27% 0.63% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 1.00% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.71 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £33.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.73% -9.45%
C
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 201 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.98% 63.41% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 85 55
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Leicestershire region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Leicestershire region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +13 1 £325 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
C
East Midlands

C
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) POSIX
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat

C
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Service Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) POSIX
1 1 (16.67%) WinForms
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
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